Mushroom & Bok Choi Stir Fry

Bok Choi Stir Fry

    1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon corn starch 1/2 lb bok choi, cut into bite size pieces 1/4 lb mushrooms, cut into 1/2 inch strips 1-2 thai chiles, haved or whole 1/2 tablespoon minced ginger 1 teasspoon vegetable oil 5-10 thai basil leaves, sliced Directions: In a small bowl, wisk … [Read more...]

Are Fresh Eggs Better For You?

Why Fresh Eggs are Better Fresh farm eggs (if you can find them) are truly a valuable food. Two eggs provide 12 grams of protein, 1180 units of vitamin A, 2.3mg of iron, plus lecithin, cholin, vitamin B-12*, niacin, as well as many other essential nutrients. Plus the local eggs have not been commercially washed and dipped in commercial oil. The egg is the most perfect … [Read more...]

Organic- Healthy or Hype?

Your told all the time to "buy organic" because it's healthier for you. It is true that Organic Farmers rely on biological diversity in the field to naturally reduce the habitat for pest organisms instead of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Organic farmers are  also better stewards  of the land as they  purposefully maintain and replenish the fertility of the soil. But is … [Read more...]

Too Busy For Heart Health?

If you're too busy to read this message, then this blog is definitely for you ... More often than not, our health and well-being take a backseat to "urgent" tasks. In our health section of this blog we will try to give you some simple facts to help your health. Want to help your health, then....Take a walk. Just taking a walk a day can mean immense health benefits, … [Read more...]

Questions on Plant Based Diets

Common questions on Plant based diets!  What are raw and plant based foods? Peoples definitions vary, but in general, raw and living foods are foods such as fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds and sprouted grains that have not been heated beyond 112 (some say 115) degrees are considered still living. Live and raw foods are mainly superior to cooked because when food is cooked it … [Read more...]