Maguey Honey..Another Mexican super food from the past.

Maguey Honey..Another Mexican super food from the past. Thanks to our friends that provide Organic Select with heirloom wheat in the high plains of Tlaxcala, we learn firsthand the traditional benefits and processing of the pre-hispanic wonder plant called Maguey..not to be confused with agave, from which tequila is made. The tale goes that this […]

Solar eclipse – The Pathway to Totality

The Pathway to Totality  Is not another catch phrase for a selected group of people, this is what the world is calling the 90 mile swatch of the Eclipse in its full expression across the U.S. Including Oregon. That’s where we come into it. It happens that we are in the middle of the ¨Pathway […]

Pass the Salt!

Pass the Salt!.   I am up visiting my Mother  in the U.S. and notice she salts all her food a bit heavy handedly and over the years has developed eczema.  She visited her Dermatologist who give her (after many trial and error creams)  an expensive prescriptions  which kinda works maybe…  This trial and error […]

Pet Food in the Raw…

Pet Food in the Raw… I want to share a little story about one of our Montana ranch dogs.  They thrived on organs and bones from deer and elk.   “Stubby” was a little mutt off the Crow Indian reservation who loved to ride along and go out with the cows.  One day my husband and […]

Angry Americans

The Angry Americans. A CNN/ORC poll carried out in December 2016 suggests 69% of Americans are either “very angry” or “somewhat angry” about “the way things are going” in the US. And the same proportion – 69% – are angry because the political system “seems to only be working for the insiders with money and […]

Almond /coconut/choc cookies

We make a large amount of almond milk in organic select and are always looking for ways to use the pulp. We tried this recipe in Charlottesville while visiting family.  2.5 cups almond pulp 1 cup oat flour  1 cup coconut flakes or shrded 1 tsp.baking powder 1tsp pink salt rough grind 2 tap.vanilla 3/4 […]

Almond /coconut/choc cookies

We make a large amount of almond milk in organic select and are always looking for ways to use the pulp. We tried this recipe in Charlottesville while visiting family.  2.5 cups almond pulp 1 cup oat flour  1 cup coconut flakes or shrded 1 tsp.baking powder 1tsp pink salt rough grind 2 tap.vanilla 3/4 […]

MAGNOTHERAPY

The Healing Power of Magnets   Sometimes I forget about magnets and how effective They really are.  However, an injured meniscus in my left knee left me in pain and limping around, resting and icing. It happened that i remembered (duhhhh) and ordered them on line, the 12,000 strength neodymium magnets arrived in the mail […]

Food Addict?

Food Addict?   Here we are in the Great Northwest caretaking my mother.  She thinks she is on a healthy diet (most people do) however, we noticed some behavior that reminded me of sugar addiction.  After that sweet, she must have after every meal, even breakfast, she would fall asleep.  Oh, ¨normal¨, one thinks, after […]

Cooking Class with Chef Caliz

        Featuring: Local seafood, fish and shrimp The concoction of two marinades Asian and traditional herbs for fish and shrimp Grilling, roasting and baking techniques, garnishes Sorbet Hands on prep and cooking experience with lunch and appropriate wine or non alcoholic ginger beer included Class limited to 10 Cost 800 pesos per […]