Cleveland Style Food Writing!

This is one of the best current books about the selling of food!  Michael Ruhlman, from Cleveland, spends some time with the Heinen Brothers, and really educates the reader about grocery stores and food.  Yes, I like the book, but I am  beginning to see a shift in marketing practices at Heinen’s.  I will be […]

Food is the Fuel You Feed Your Body; Are you Reading the Labels?

Sometimes I believe we spend more time researching the fuel for our car than we do for our body!  There is so much information available on food that I often say “the more I read, the less I eat!”  But there are some easy guidelines, well publicized but often ignored, and easy to follow. Grow Your […]

Farmers’ Markets are Important!

Once upon a time, a farmer’s market was a gathering place in cities where many merchants went to a food terminal, bought at discount, and sold at a profit to individuals.  Time has changed that, and in addition to large city markets, like in Cleveland The West Side Market, there are farmers’ markets in many […]

It is Nothing New!

This is an actual copy of my 1970’s era of The Supermarket Handbook, which inspired me directly and my children indirectly in our food choices way back then.  It is worth reading today.  Some things remain!  And this was decades before all of the shared knowledge on GMOs and pesticides.  What are you worth?  Take […]

How Valuable are You?

you are important…and you need to take care of you!  Not only nutrition but GMOs, pesticides have been shown to harm the human being, and you are a human being!  Why would you choose anything but organic when it is available?  A simple replacement is locally grown when you get to know the local farmers […]

Let’s Talk About the Selfish Basics!

No matter where you are on your path, make sure that the basics needed for a sustainable life are included in your plan.  Sleep is one of the greatest healers, and we many times carry with us the stigma from our parents about sleep issues.  I know as a child I was always told that […]