Digestion: In the Beginning…

Digestion. What a terribly complicated process! In this digestion mini-series, I want to help simply this crazy and vital process. This post will only go up to the stomach (you may be thinking, but I thought digestion STARTED with the stomach?? I will teach you!),...

Carrot Top Pesto

It’s CSA heaven around here in Central Oregon! Something that I am seeing a ton of is carrots! Wait thought! Don’t throw away those carrot greens! Carrot greens are good sources of protein, and vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, potassium, Vitamin C,...

Salmon Cakes

Since my sister in-law and brother will be moving in about a month from now, I’m trying to help them clean out their house and pantry/fridge! Last night, I decided that I would make salmon patties/salmon cakes from some wild salmon in their freezer. I saw a...

Have You Ever Been Hangry?

Let’s talk about measuring blood sugar! What does this mean, really? At some point, probably most of us have had at least one interaction with a glucometer (the little device that has a super sharp needle on it that can read your blood sugar). You prick your finger,...