Category: Excerpt

Recipe Monday: Hearty Crêpes

Crêpes are the perfect solution to the bounty of holiday leftovers. Whether you desire something sweet or savory, this hearty breakfast crêpe recipe from The Blue Heron Ranch Cookbook is the perfect base for creating a light breakfast or building a hearty brunch. Hearty Breakfast Crêpes Serves 4 – 6 This is one of my …continue

DIY Holiday Gift: Mint-Chocolate Beauty Box

Last year, one of the coolest gifts I received was a beauty box my cousin put together. It was a sweet and simple idea, with a high yield of fun, because it just kept giving! Inside there was lip balm, gloss, nail polish, lotion—you name it. I wanted to put something similar together this year …continue

Recipe Monday: Raw Chocolate Treats

The holidays call for stuffing our faces with traditional delicacies—a lot of them. We’re expected to eat seconds and thirds of foods that only come once a year, especially the range of desserts. Jessica Fenton’s Raw Chocolate Treats allows us to eat without feeling remorseful. Check out the excerpt below for a delicious, guilt-free dessert! Winter Warming Drinking Chocolate On a cold …continue

Recipe Monday: Macrobiotic Winter Bean and Kale Stew

Eating a more wholesome and seasonal diet is one the greatest things you can do for your body—and for your planet. This year, make your New Year’s Resolution to source your produce locally. Use Marlene Watson-Tara’s Macrobiotics for All Seasons as your culinary guide for learning how to cook and prepare the season’s bounty. Get started with …continue

Excerpt: Soil Not Oil

As we look forward to the upcoming holidays, we must pause to appreciate what we take for granted: earth’s soil. In honor of World Soil Day, we’re thrilled to provide an exclusive excerpt from Vandana Shiva’s book Soil Not Oil! The most creative and necessary work that humans do is to work with the soil …continue

Recipe Monday: Chocolate Chaga Peppermint Wafers

Do you love to bake for the holidays? Here’s something new to try: the no-bake peppermint wafers from Julia Corbett’s book Raw Cookies. Deliciously raw and gluten free, these cookies are packed with superfoods, making them the perfect treat to share with your friends and family this holiday season. Raw cookies are one of the …continue