Thursday, September 24, 2009
Finding healthy, grab-and-go snacks can be challenging for the gluten-free eater. Gluten is pervasive in most packaged snack foods.Read more »
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Aduki beans, otherwise known as azuki or adzuki beans, are small red beans cultivated throughout East Asia.Read more »
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is a vibrant yellow spice that has been a core component of Indian medicine for centuries.Read more »
Picture of a piece of gingerMonday, August 10, 2009
Ginger is a root that is used in many culinary as well as medicinal applications.Read more »
Picture of mixed berriesThursday, July 30, 2009
Berries are ubiquitous in Seattle during the summertime. Blackberry bushes explode out onto the Burke Gilman trail. Large plastic buckets accompany the masses as they head into Magnuson Park. Red, blue and purple hues are ever-present at the farmers' markets.Read more »
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
A misperception exists that seaweeds are inedible and difficult to incorporate into the daily diet. In fact, they are one of the most versatile foods, providing abundant flavor and a natural source of salt to many different dishes.Read more »
Happy family walking in woods.Sunday, March 1, 2009
By encouraging children to be active, parents can help prevent health risks associated with childhood obesity.Read more »