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Recipes IMG_7742 Emily Shea • Oct 20, 2014

Coarse Grain Rosemary Mustard

Homemade mustard is shockingly simply to make and much more flavorful than store-bought. Are you starting to see a trend with the ease and superiority of homemade condiments? This literally requires only a few minutes of mixing and then sits on your counter for a day or two before being puréed. I recently bought a […]

Recipes IMG_7704 Emily Shea • Oct 15, 2014

Cranberry Banana Ice Cream

More like a sorbet, this guilt-free frozen treat is made without dairy. It’s very simple to prepare and can easily be doubled or halved depending on how much you wish to make. The recipe is loosely adapted from one of my favorite health food books, Healing Foods (non-affiliate link here). Try a variety of different toppings, such […]

Recipes IMG_7672 Emily Shea • Oct 13, 2014

Roasted Squash Soup with Maple Cream

It may be short, but fall is my favorite season. It’s a time of year filled with cozy fashion, crisp air, vibrant tree lines and most importantly, delicious food! I missed autumn last year and instead, experienced a typhoon of a rainy season in the jungle. This season I have had some serious fall food […]

Recipes IMG_7610_1 Emily Shea • Sep 30, 2014

No-Fail Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise is incredibly easy to make and takes less than 10 minutes to prepare. One taste of mayo from scratch and you’ll likely never go back to that store-bought crap again. If the superior quality isn’t convincing enough, maybe the price difference will be. Store-bought mayonnaise is essentially oil, really cheap vegetable oil and […]

Blog Eggs Emily Shea • Sep 27, 2014

How Fresh Are Conventional Eggs?

You already know store-bought eggs are less fresh than those collected from your neighbor’s hen house, that’s a given. But just how old are those supermarket eggs? The USDA requires that conventional eggs are sold within 30 days of being packed into cartons. Some cartons might have a “use by” date instead, stamped 45 days out from […]

Blog Fried potato wedges Emily Shea • Sep 24, 2014

Everything We Eat Is Yellow

Our diet is brimming with starches and refined carbohydrates. The combination usually turns into a beigy-yellow on our plates. And we love it! Well… actually, we “like” it, “share” it, and “pin” it. Our preference for bland colored food is more visible than ever through the undeniable popularity of food pornography. Take a quick scan on […]