ABC Almond Butter Celery

The perfect snack for anyone without nut allergies, especially children. This is an extremely quick, easy snack to prepare. INGREDIENTS: Freshly ground raw almond butter Raw unfiltered honey Celery Mix a desired amount of honey with some almond butter in a bowl.  Put into the crevice of celery ribs.  Eat. You can also just take…

Green Juice

One of the easiest take-aways from my experience at the Wild Food Retreat with Katrina Blair was the practice of drinking 2 green juices a day. Before I eat my breakfast I have a simple, quick green juice and again later while I am preparing dinner.  I always made drinking a green beverage so complicated…

WILD PLANT RETREAT

I just returned from an amazing retreat in the La Plata mountains near Durango, Colorado with my youngest son and 4 other women that I did not previously know.  Our host and teacher was the wild food foraging expert, Katrina Blair.  I cannot begin the articulate the vast amount of information that Katrina shared with…

Children Writers

My 11 year old daughter and some fellow classmates recently published some paragraphs in Orion Magazine with the guidance and encouragement of their 4th/5th grade teachers.  I wanted to share a few of them, but by all means check all of them out at Orion Magazine online.  This effort is a great example of the incredible…

You Have A Better One

I recently had the pleasure of engaging in a brief conversation with one of my favorite little friends.  Her name is Charley and she has existed on our great planet for six and one half years.  Her heart has infinite expansion while her intellect seeps into the crevices of wonder and mystery.  I absolutely adore…

Chicken Soup with Mexican Flare

I was craving a hearty bowl of soup on this gorgeous April day.  Soup is the perfect comfort food.  It warms, fills and bursts with aromatic flavor.  My daughter and I browsed through various cook books in search of the winning recipe.  The following recipe was taken from Danielle Walker’s cook book, Against all Grain.…

The Library

The library is the perfect calming and tranquil environment.  I noticed recently while studying at the library, how calm and relaxed my children were while they finished homework and read from the vast selection of books.  My children get excited when I mention we are going to the library.  They demonstrate the same enthusiasm that they…

Sons

sons are like water grand, changing and essential joy and frustration

Beautiful Innocence

I snapped this photo while my daughter was watching TV, in a moment when my heart was caught between noticing what a beautiful girl she is growing up to be and the remnants of childhood innocence.  She is so sweet, qwirky and fun like any tween.  Totally oblivious to the raw world around her, she…

Potato Tacos

I have been making potato tacos for the past 18 years.  They are so simple and satisfying.  My recipe comes from my Mother in Law who lives in the region of Jalisco, Mexico. I use 100% organic ingredients and have modified the cooking process from fried in lard to heated on a griddle with a…