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I was grumpy this morning as I rooted through my kitchen cabinets, irritated with myself for running out of green tea, when I located a small bag of Kukicha twigs I’d relegated to secondary tea status. I fixed a cup […] got me interested in these wonderful bento box lunchboxes to use for my kids’ school/camp lunches. Now Rachel Ray is into them too! They seem to foster a healthier dining approach since they can safely (and attractively) contain moist […]

This article describes an emerging trend to expand, rethink, and green up the ritual of keeping kosher. Many observant Jews have always been proponents of eating consciously, so it’s exciting to hear about old rituals being made new. “…for many […]

The July-August Utne Reader publishes four articles on soy, attacking the hot subject from different angles. Starhawk, aaugh, I don’t want to shake your faith or heavy soy habits, but, really, take another look. None of these articles make me […]

<a href=" Some of you may have been alarmed by what Sally Fallon said about "the dark side" of soy, once considered a miracle food, now becoming a virtual mainstay in even the non-vegetarian's diet. Here’s another view of soy […]

Nutrition powerhouses Sally Fallon and Mary Enig (the authors of “Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats“) write passionately about the “dark side of America’s favorite health food”–SOY–in the July/August edition of Well Being […]