Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Love Fava Beans!


I love Fava beans and look forward to them in the spring! My favorite way to use them is lightly cooked and marinated in a vinaigrette and served at room temperature. Have you ever wondered how to cook Fava beans? Here’s a great photo from a garden in Puget Sound that explains the peeling process:… Read More

The Kitchen: Part of Healing from PTSD

Veterans and a Healing Kitchen My son Russell was a corpsman in the Navy and his fellow soldiers called him Doc. It’s a corpsman’s job to keep their fellow soldiers healthy and sometimes simply alive. In 2010 Russell was with the Marines in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan –the year I will always think about… Read More