Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

 I'm always looking for easy, yet tasty dinners that can be prepared really quickly.The beauty of this brown butter sage sauce recipe is that the sauce can be made, start to finish, while the pasta cooks. This is a true 15 minute dinner!  It's become my go-to dinner on those nights when we have sports and everyone is rushing around. I can get it on the table in T-15! Even though the ingredients are simple and straightforward, if you use fresh … [Read more...]

Supplements with no Side Effects | Gaia Herbs Plantforce Liquid Iron

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Gaia Herbs and the Green Sisterhood. All opinions, as ever, are my own. Gaia Herbs new Plantforce Liquid Iron Supplement really makes it easy to reap the benefits of iron supplements. For many years, as a woman of childbearing age with heavy cycles, I have needed to supplement my iron intake, but the iron supplement side effects have always deterred me.  Huge, hard to swallow pills, … [Read more...]

Homemade Healthy Hummus Recipe: Lemon Dill Hummus

If you've been looking for a homemade healthy hummus recipe that can be made in under 5 minutes with ingredients you probably have on hand, look no further! This lemony dill hummus recipe is extremely easy to throw together, and works just as well on crackers as it does on carrot or bell pepper sticks. My favorite grocery store recently came out with a store brand Lemon Dill hummus, and I loved it so much I had to try to recreate it. My son … [Read more...]

Make It Yourself Monday: Dried Herbs

Herbs are like the orchids of the CSA basket -- beautifully delectable for a day, then they start declining quickly. In my fall CSA basket, I received way more herbs than I could possibly use in the one day before they started wilting.  I recently acquired a hand-me-down food dehydrator, so I wanted to try to dry my herbs for later use. It was surprisingly easy to do.   First, clean and trim the herbs you want to use. If they need to be … [Read more...]

FREE PDF: Herbs at A Glance

Herbs at a Glance: A Quick Guide to Herbal Supplements is available as a free PDF download from the National Center for Complementary or Alternative Medicine.I just downloaded it, and it has a lot of great information about herbs and supplements like aloe, fenugreek, and milk thistle, among many others.  … [Read more...]