I am flipping ecstatic right now! Guess what showed up in the mail today? Huh?! Huh?! No guesses?! My SCOBY! What in the hell is a SCOBY, you ask? SCOBY stands for Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast, and can also be known as a “mother” or “mushroom”. Don’t be confused; this is no fungi, but a … More It Has Arrived!
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There are 6 things I take, religiously, every day of my life: Cayenne Ginger Lemon Juice Milk Thistle Evening Primrose Oil and the mother of all oils: Black Seed Oil Evening Primrose Oil is known to…
When looking for a quick, healthy dinner to throw together for the family, I often turn to a variation of a Japanese fast-food favorite that I experienced during my time in Okinawa: a Teriyaki Chicken Bowl. The original dish was made with white rice, chicken, and broccoli florets, served in a bowl, all swimming in a … More Teriyaki Chicken Bowl – Minus the Bowl
I guess I should first explain what a “bean” is, so you thoroughly understand what a “bean-ache” is. Between my husband’s prior service in the Marine Corps and my mama’s Creole heritage, our family has a language all of our own. Ink sticks, are pens. Calling one of the kids “booby” or “little willy” is … More Bean-ache Begone!
Describing my dad’s garden in Brussel Sprouts That Don’t Taste Like a Cave must have got me in the mood for my garden, because last night, after the kids were in bed and the dinner dishes done, I couldn’t wait to start my seeds for this year’s garden. Armed with a pair of tweezers and … More You Say Toe-may-toe, I Say Toe-mah-toe
One of my favorite memories as a little girl was sneaking out to my dad’s garden, picking a ripe, sun-warmed tomato, and biting into the juicy red flesh. Sometimes, I would even sneak out a little salt, tied up in a napkin, to season my tomato with. Yum – salted tomatoes are still one of … More Brussels Sprouts That Don’t Taste Like a Cave
Several years ago, while searching for “healthy recipes”, I happened upon an article that caught my eye. The picture of the bright, green liquid in the mason jar piqued my interest. The claim that this emerald green concoction was a sort of detox and would help me “lose weight” sealed the deal. I had to try … More Poo Juice