Super Simple Congee

You are going to love me for this recipe.  Really you are.  This stuff practically cooks its self.  Congee.  Con-WHO?  Congee  – it’s a super simple rice porridge.  Congee is a classic Chinese breakfast dish and it’s an uber comfort food.  Also used to nurse people back to health, congee is the chicken noodle soup […]


Back in the Saddle Again

I’m back in the saddle again.  Out where a friend is a friend. Where the longhorn cattle feed.  On the lowly jimsonweed.  Back in the saddle again.  I’m on the mend from being sick for over a year and I’m ready to start writing on a regular basis.  Doctors, naturopaths, nutritionists, specialists and surgery – […]


Squashing Perfectionism

Raise your hand if you put off doing something until you can do it ‘just right’.  Oh yeah, it will be more than piddly-assed right – it will be PERFECT.  Here’s the thing; I’ve been listening to Brené Brown – you know the super-dope, totally relatable shame and vulnerability researcher who has skyrocketed to fame status […]


My Top 5 Dr. Dyer Quotes

In June of 2013 I attended the Hay House Toronto “I Can Do It” conference.  It was an interesting and memorable two days.  The event kicked off with a 3 hour keynote from Dr. Wayne Dyer.  There was no denying many of the 2,500 attendees were BIG Dyer-devotees.  I’d never heard him speak before and I’d only read […]


Best Anti-Bullying Message EVER

Sometimes I feel petty about having a blog about food in a world where many people have no idea where their next meal will come from.  Sometimes I wish I had a stronger voice on things that really mattered.  Maybe my words help the few and for that I’m grateful. The fact is, when you […]


Do you have the guts to learn about your guts?

New York Times’s Quentin Hardy has a discussion with Mary Roach about her new book, “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.” It looks like a very interesting book – if you have the guts to read it. http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/04/02/science/100000002150656/ruminating-with-mary-roach.html?smid=pl-share Cheers, Anita Marie – @OrganicExpert