Quick Fish Cakes

Whatever the reason may be, Americans are not eating enough fish. Experts suggest we consume two servings of seafood per week and most of us only eat it on occasion – or not at all. We’re missing out on important nutrients like omega-3 and B12. These fish cakes aim to help solve that problem. They’re quick…

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Grapefruit Amaranth Yogurt Parfait

Though somewhat unknown, amaranth is an ancient grain that was once popular in Aztec cuisine. It’s tiny, quick cooking and highly nutritious, not all that unlike quinoa. While amaranth fell into obscurity for a number of years, it has recently seen a resurgence. With plenty of iron, protein and even some Vitamin C, some are considering…

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Blood Orange Hot Toddy

What’s a hot toddy? Some say it’s the best cure for the common cold. Believe it or not, whiskey has the ability to act as a decongestant and it also helps you fall asleep. Before you reach for the cough syrup, give one of these a try. With fresh blood orange juice, this toddy is…

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Navels: The Mutant Oranges

Navels: The Mutant Oranges

Navel oranges are a common citrus fruit and one of the most popular oranges in the world. That wasn’t always the case, however. In fact, navel oranges should have never existed. They don’t have seeds and they can’t self-propagate. Yet in the early 1800s, through a mutation of a sweet orange tree at a Brazillian…

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