Irish Blarney for St. Patrick's Day

A Bit of Irish Blarney?

March is Irish American Heritage and National Celery month. Yes, you read that correctly, a month dedicated to celery! Well, it is green, so I guess it fits in with Irish American heritage… It’s also my birthday month and I’m having a Facebook fundraiser for the No Kid Hungry Program. Click this link if you’d…

Irish food, St Patricks Day

My Favorite Irish Stew – Yummmmmmm!

This stew is so good that I don’t wait until St. Patrick’s Day to serve it, but have it often throughout the winter! Here’s the recipe: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pound lamb, cut into chunks, bones removed (used for the bone broth) 2 lg. red potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters 4 stalks celery,…

Best Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Let’s talk about breast cancer. It’s the most common cancer affecting women in the US, which means it’s time to think more about prevention. Environmental toxins, stress, and the food we eat can increase our risks for all cancers. Why not do anything and everything possible to keep ourselves…

Does Anyone Really Need Mommie’s Little Helper?

Today’s post may be considered controversial, but I feel the need to talk about wine. Specifically, all the women who are being lead to believe by the wine industry that they deserve “Mommie’s little helper,” after a long day taking care of children, home, work, etc. Every day there are memes that show up on…

Healthy Recipe For Rosemary Chicken

  Here’s a delicious recipe that includes Rosemary from Dr. Mark Hyman’s book, “The Blood Sugar Solution.” Lemon Rosemary Chicken with Swiss Chard and Baked Delicata Squash   Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Delicata squash halved and seeded (I used Acorn squash) 1 Lg head of Swiss Chard roughly chopped 2 (6…

Heart Healthy Recipe For Your Valentine!

  Wild Salmon with Rosemary, Sweet Potatoes & Lemon Asparagus (from Dr. Mark Hyman’s Blood Sugar Solution)       Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled and sliced 1 yellow onion, sliced 2 Tblsp extra virgin olive oil Sea salt 1 garlic clove (I love garlic and use 3!) 2 tsp dry mustard Juice and zest…

How To Make Chaga Tea

Chaga Tea tastes a bit like coffee. In fact, when I add a little almond milk, it tastes just like the hazelnut coffee that I used to drink years ago. If you want to read about the benefits of Chaga, check this recent post.  This post also has a short video of our gathering expedition…