Yogurt with Granola Bar

I’ve been buying only organic raw plain whole milk yogurt since last summer. I found some in my local health food store and now I’m hooked. Let me break it down: Organic: means the milk comes

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Green Eggs

I started making green eggs when my daughter was a Dr. Seuss-loving toddler. I started out serving it as a sandwich spread, but now that my family is on a gluten-free diet, I serve it with

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Honey Lemon Garlic Tea

Every year I revisit this recipe, from Dr. Aviva Jill Romm’s book, Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent’s Guide: How to Make Safe, Sensible Decisions about the Risks, Benefits, and Alternatives. The recipe is listed as Garlic Lemonade,

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The Pet Zapper

The family that zaps together stays healthy together. And that includes our dear dog, Cosmo. We all know how many parasites our pets can bring into the home. Taking care of the littlest ones in our

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Fearless Deer Tick Killers

Something terrifying happened! My husband was helping his uncle put away wood in their basement and found a deer tick on him. He showed it to me and flushed it down the toilet. The next morning

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Zapping an Earache Away

We’ve had a really fun weekend with friends, carving pumpkins and roasting marshmallows on a fire outdoors. Then suddenly last night my daughter woke up crying and clutching her ear. My first response is to set

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Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts are so good! We used to  buy them at the grocery store. We’d take this little plastic box home, open it and find alfalfa sprouts that were overpacked and soggy. So during my shopping

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Vodka Sanitizer

I don’t like hand sanitizer. I see them everywhere. I see them at grocery stores. I see moms whipping them out of their handbags and rubbing their babies’ hands with them. Teachers hand them out to

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Cauli Cauli Broccoli

What do cauliflower and broccoli have in common? They are both cruciferous vegetables, super-nutritious and best eaten raw. R.A.W. I love raw food. It feels so alive, all crunchy and juicy and electric. Other cruciferous vegetables

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