How to make delicious Cranberry Lavender Punch

Last weekend I visited Carolina Lavender Farm, a cool place not that far from my house. (Check out their Facebook page!) I went there with a few friends from a local herbal group where we met up with the lovely Su. She gave us the grand tour, showing off her and her husband's gorgeous fields … Continue reading How to make delicious Cranberry Lavender Punch


Pepper Mozzarella Picnic Sandwiches

Before it gets too hot down here in NC I love doing as much as possible outdoors, whether hangin' on the deck or heading to the mountains with a picnic! Picnic sandwiches are easy and fun.  Being out in nature I tend to gravitate towards vegetarian sandwiches for some reason, though not always.  Here are … Continue reading Pepper Mozzarella Picnic Sandwiches

Turmeric & Garlic

I LOVE Indian food and raw garlic. I love raw garlic sprinkled on salad, pasta, toast, pizza. Both turmeric and garlic have amazing health benefits centuries old, if not thousands of years! Turmeric got its start in Southern India, and is still its largest producer.  Unlike over-the-counter drugs, turmeric has no toxic effects on the body. … Continue reading Turmeric & Garlic