Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


GM Apples


The genetically modified apple known as the Arctic Apple has been approved. The below is the best summary, written by C. J. Walke of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardener Association. This is not the complete article, but the main points. ______________________________ Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., based in Summerland, British Columbia, has genetically engineered (GE)… Read More

Day 7 Buddha Bowl


O.K., this Buddha Bowl might be a stretch as it contains fish and miso soup, but I’ve taken liberties with all the other Buddha Bowls, so what’s one more? First I steamed some collard greens. Collard greens are so good for you and are very versatile. I actually use them for the Dolmas that I… Read More

Day 6 Buddha Bowl


Today’s bowl is actually half of a small spaghetti squash. While the squash was baking (whole-do cut cut in half) I sauteed some red onions, garlic, shitake mushrooms and kale in just a little olive oil over very low heat. When the squash was done (it felt fairly soft when I pushed on it) I… Read More

Day 5 Buddha Bowl


Oh my, I’m pretty sure this one is my favorite. The bowl started with raw ingredients: spinach and slivered kale, then diced carrots and red onions. Next came the cooked ingredients: parsnips, yams and cauliflower. Garbanzo beans were placed on top, then more red onions and the bowl was drizzled with a lime/curry vinaigrette. Delicious!… Read More