Calendula flowers are edible. Light and filled with sunshine, they make everything pretty from brownies, pies, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, marinated dried tomatoes. I love turning folks on in cooking classes to using edible flowers as garnishes for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals. And they are easy to grow organic. Flowering again and again all through the summer and fall in New England, where I live, garden, host an organic B&B and teach private and group hands on cooking classes. I also like to add calendula petals to marinated dried tomatoes, and other Continue reading
From pale yellow to deep red, organic nasturtium flowers are easy to grow. In fact, they reseeded themselves in my organic garden. Their mildly peppery taste is a great addition to garden green salads, nori rice rolls, croquettes, sandwiches, whole grain dishes, and other gluten-free, vegetarian dishes. You can also eat the Continue reading
Did you know that eating raw flax seeds, hemp seeds and chia seeds reduces inflammation?
You will find lots of great recipes with seeds for pesto, pie crusts, smoothies, pancakes, and lots more on my website. Here are some delicious recipes to get you started eating more seeds: Continue reading
Spring greens grown in a local green house: spinach, kale, lettuce, arugala, mustard makes an easy salad garnished with chive blossoms, hemp seeds and walnuts. Have a wonderful day full of local feasting! Continue reading