Category Archives: Dining, Recipes and Food

Here is where great restaurants will be discussed, recipes shared and information about healthy and wholesome foods, grocers, farmers markets and other vendors will be introduced.

Where Have I Been?

It has been a very long time since I wrote anything on this blog site.  It had been my intention to write here regularly about all the “Good Times” possibilities that we can discover or create in our day to … Continue reading

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Surprised by 9th Street

For far too long, my life has been over-booked, over-planned, over-scheduled.  I rarely have a day that isn’t at least partially planned, with a “to do” list, and a series of jobs I want to accomplish.  I end most days … Continue reading

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The Continued Food Revolution

There is a growing chorus of voices around the U.S., calling for change, demanding accountability of the corporations and financial institutions which have driven us to ruin. One of the most hated companies in the country now is Monsanto, the … Continue reading

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Trying Not to Let American Food Kill Me

After a few months of serious over-work, I’ve spent the last week and a half in what I call a Spa Staycation — staying close to home, catching up on reading, exercise, a little self-care. One of the things I’ve … Continue reading

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The Power of Potassium

The average American eats a diet that is deficient in potassium; worse than that, our habits often include things that deplete our system of its potassium stores. Water pills (diuretics) draw potassium from your system, as do medicines for asthma … Continue reading

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Veggydelphia: Top Five Vegetarian Restaurants

Are you a vegetarian or vegan who works or lives in the downtown area?   Guest blogger, Nikki Beard offers some great suggestions for vegetarian/vegan restaurants. By Nichole Beard Su Xing: Enjoy Chinese food, but can’t find many vegetarian options … Continue reading

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Top Five Eco-Friendly/Veg-Friendly Beauty Products

By Nichole Beard Like most environmentally conscious minds, you might find your conscience weighed down by the origin of the beauty products you use. We all think: oh well XYZ brand couldn’t possibly test on animals, because they are too … Continue reading

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