Nourished Kitchen

Apple Crisp

October 2, 2013

Apple Crisp Tonight we made apple crisp.  I feel accomplished and my family’s belly’s are full with good, local, healthy*, made with love food.  Not only is cooking from scratch good for your waist line, it’s good for your soul. I know of many people who can simply whip up apple crisp from memory.  But […]

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She gave me a rutabaga

September 25, 2013

She gave me a rutabaga- and other great things from her garden—actually she gave us 2 rutabaga’s. My mother-in-law loves to garden.  Spending time in her garden is her place of zen, it’s her getaway from it all.  I can appreciate, but sadly I don’t share such devotion to my garden.  So when she digs […]

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

July 9, 2013

Ingredients 2 c. cooked black beans, or 1 15 oz can, rinsed and drained 2 c. fresh steamed or frozen sweet corn 1 red pepper, chopped 1 yellow pepper, chopped 2 scallions, sliced 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 1 avocado, diced (optional) 1/4 c. fresh cilantro, finely chopped 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 3 […]

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How to store fresh fruit and vegetables

June 30, 2013

You’ve just returned from the farmer’s market or super market with two canvas bags full of gorgeous fresh fruits and veggies.  Great score!!! You sit down at the kitchen table to plan out the delicious dishes you’ll cook up for the week.  But after one look at your calendar, you know deep in your heart […]

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Bee Pollen Smoothie

June 19, 2013

Bee Pollen Smoothie  Here is a great bee pollen smoothie recipe.  A bee pollen smoothie is a great way to introduce bee pollen into your diet.  Click here to learn more about bee pollen.  There are many ways of incorporating these amazing golden granules into your everyday foods.  Sprinkle it on your morning cereal or […]

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Red Haven, East Lansing MI

February 19, 2013

Red Haven East Lansing My husband and I decided to try out the new farm to fork style restaurant  named Red Haven, in East Lansing Mi.   This place was amazing.  Just to be clear….AMAZING.  Without reservations we thought we’d roll the dice, try our luck and give it a try.  Luck was on our side and […]

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