Grow Sweet Basil and Make Avocado Basil Pesto!

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Few endeavors are as rewarding as gardening. It provides exercise and a reason to get outdoors --- not to mention gardening has been proven to help folks de-stress, teaches patience and provides better sleep; it saves money on the food bill, plus it …
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Edible DIY Project: Italian Cheese

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It’s fun to re-purpose old furniture or create a funky light fixture out of mason jars, but how about a DIY project you can eat? Cultures For Health is a web-based company that offers DIY starter kits to create homemade goodies such as yogurt, …
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How ‘Bout Dem Melons? We Try WTRMLN WTR

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I know it's not technically summer yet, but that doesn't stop me from getting excited when I get a little hint of what's to come: longer days, lots of miles on my bike, swimming in lakes instead of my gym's stuffy indoor pool, and all the fresh …
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Jicama, Carrot and Apple Slaw with California Walnuts

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Everybody is allowed a mistake now and again, but the fat-free trend of the 1990s was a doozy! The consumption of any fat was discouraged and foods labeled low- or non-fat were in high demand --- even if they contained oodles of refined grains and …
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Mixed Berry Shiraz Sorbet

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Confession: alcohol and dessert aren't exactly things in the strict paleo world. But wine and fruit are pretty much the closest things to caveman eats you can get when it comes to booze and sweet treats. And, really, wouldn't life be sad without vino …
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Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Cupcakes

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Everyone loves cupcakes! (And if you don't, er, I don't want to judge, but something may be wrong with you ... ) And this Double Chocolate Cupcakes recipe from Nutiva features some more nutrient-dense ingredients than you normally see in cupcakes. …
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