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Chinese New Year Inari Age Laughing Prawns Salad

Why the name “Laughing Prawns”? In Cantonese, the word for prawn is Ha (虾); or in Mandarin, it sounds like 哈, which means laughter. So let’s all go “Hahaha!” with this refreshing sweet & sour appetizer! Ingredients: 12 medium Prawns 2 Hard-boiled Eggs 1 Green Apple ½ Mango (not too ripe so it’s sourish) 1 […]

Apple Dump Cake

This is a recipe that may have been passed down in your family. I have had it many times, but always made by someone else. I decided it was time to try it out myself. If you like apple crisp or apple pie, this is an easy treat that will please your tastebuds. I can […]

Apple Kheer

I had a huge bag of red gala apples staring at me saying “use me soon”. Several thoughts flipped through my head on what to do with them but I kept going back to one of my favorite desserts as a kid. Okay, so it even passed off for breakfast one several occasions. I love […]

When to buy organic?

Some of us who are organic snobs would say “always”, but we all know that buying organic all the time, while honorable, is just not always feasible.    If you have one of the big organic stores near you, lucky you!   If not, consider alternatives such as seeking out an organic co-op, CSA, farmers market or local farm.  Otherwise, you […]

Healthier Apple Crisp

Editor’s Note: Classic recipes like this one –updated for today’s world– make a great Mother’s Day Dessert! I’ve been testing all of this organic produce for my new business, Gaia’s Greens, and had an abundance of apples that I wanted to use in a dessert.   Recently, I’ve had the heart wrenching chore of cleaning out […]