Zoës Kitchen: Healthy Fast Food With a Mediterranean Flair

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This time last year I was basking in the afterglow of my European vacation. Oh, how I miss those cobblestone streets, ancient cities and most of all, the simple and wholesome food! But, this year, with not a travel plan in site, an invitation to …
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Summer Recipes: Cool Off With Watermelon-Arugula Salad

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It's hot outside, y'all. We finally broke down and turned on the air conditioning for the first time this summer, meaning our stove is on vacation until the crisp air of autumn returns. I'm not complaining about my lack of stove burners, mind you. …
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The Perfect Healthy Summer Snack

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Salads and I go together like peas and carrots. Or peanut butter and jelly. Or chocolate-chip cookies and milk. Or steak and red wine. Or really any other epic food pairing. But lately, my love affair with salads has dried up a bit. I'm not sure …
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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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The Flower You Can Grow — and Eat

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Edible landscapes are all the rage. Planting garden veggies amongst the shrubbery is a smart utilization of tight space and an easy way to cut back on the grocery bill. Done right, it looks every bit as pleasing as a strictly ornamental landscape; …
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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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