Probiotic Kisses

I’m a big fan of eating fermented foods for probiotics instead of taking pure probiotic capsules, so I was pleased to see this post for Valentine’s Day that kissing transfers probiotics from one body to another. A team of Dutch researchers found that the bacteria on...

My Idea of 72-hour Emergency Food

Last week I received an email promoting a 72-hour emergency food kit that would last 25 years. They were giving them away free to seniors because “everyone needs a 72-hour food supply.” But look at what’s in these kits (the image above is from a real kit). More carbs...

Julia’s Chickens

  No recipe today. Instead I want to share with you a video that made a big impression on me. I saw it several years ago when I was devouring Julia Child on videos rented from the public library and I just assumed it wouldn’t be on youtube. But all of a sudden...

Tea Steeped in Toxics

A new report from Beyond Pesticides gives an inside look into the tea industry, and it’s not a pretty picture. Over the past few years, numerous reports have been published that point to high levels of toxic and illegal pesticide residues contaminating popular tea...