• Bodhi Tree Market Gratitude

    Every night when I rest my head on my pillow, I mentally do a list of all the things I am grateful for. It is a practice I have been doing for years. An important lesson I have learned in this practice is that while there are things I may take for granted, such as [...] Continue Reading
  • Fermenting Vegetables

    Fermenting Vegetables Around here, we share the workload in lots of ways. One of them is in the kitchen. All of us, including the kids, have their favorite things to make for themselves and the family. This time of year, my husband always has a heightened interest in fermenting vegetables. He loves to make sauerkraut, [...] Continue Reading
  • Planting Seeds

    With each New Year comes many things. One of them in our household is the excitement of picking out seeds for our gardens. My husband and his farmer friend Marty, love looking through all the magazines and planning what seeds will be planted. They take into careful consideration the seeds that will fill the gardens [...] Continue Reading
  • Greek Salad With Tofu

    This is one of my favorite summer salad recipes that sounds just as delicious on this warm and sunny February day. It’s a great tasting salad and so simple to make!! (I will strongly suggest you use organic, non-gmo tofu.) This recipe is adapted from the New Farm Vegetarian Cookbook. Ingredients: 1 package (16 ounces) [...] Continue Reading
  • Why I Do What I Do

    All of my life I have been an advocate for justice. I believe that all people are created equal and should be treated fairly. Years ago, when I discovered the conditions in which clothes were being made, art was being created, and coffee/tea was being grown, I knew I had to do something to make [...] Continue Reading
  • Tempeh Tacos

    Tempeh Tacos Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Makes 10-12 tacos Adapted from Betty Goes Vegan I love these tacos, and so does my family! I use romaine leaves or the leaves of Bib lettuce as my taco shells. I also use Daiya shredded pepperjack cheese on these, (along [...] Continue Reading
  • Nourishment for my Soul

    Nourishment for my Soul Life can get busy. In that busyness, it is more important than ever for me to maintain my balance. One thing that always grounds me is walking in nature. I am blessed enough to live on a “country lane”. It is a hidden gem within my community and I treasure every [...] Continue Reading
  • Roasted Delicata Squash and Onions

    One of my favorite recipes using the squash from our garden. The skins of delicata squash are edible if you are feeling adventurous! Delicata Squash and Onions Prep Time 15 minutes Ready in 45 Minutes 2 – 2 ½ pounds delicata squash 1 medium red onion, sliced 2 tablespoons organic olive oil, divided ¼ teaspoon [...] Continue Reading