Monday, July 11, 2011


This is how cows are supposed to be raised - not fed corn, processed corn, drugs, animals by products....... Our cows live in a pasture. While they could not be certified organic I know that they eat grass, clover, and alfalfa. In other words, real cow food. I don't eat lots of beef but when I do I want to know what they have eaten because that's what I'll be eating too. You know how it goes- you eat what you eat eats. I tried to get grass fed sirloin at Whole Foods but they were out so you know what I did??? I just bought the grass fed hamburger. I'll eat steak when I know the cows have eaten cow food.

I took the picture because the cows seem so content in knee high clover.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Food Additives

I'm just checking email this morning and I find a link on yahoo to an article about the 10 scariest food additives. I was aware of some of them but caramel color was a surprise. I'm trying to seriously limit the amount of processed foods I eat and this was interesting to me. For some reason the link is acting up so here it is for you to copy and paste.

I want to be able to go back to it.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Smoothie Options

I was perusing the blogosphere like I normally do each morning when I came across this "Smoothie Guide" --> Simple Blueprint's Smoothie Guide. I don't normally make smoothies because my blender is a piece of crap and I just don't ever think to do it. I also think fruit smoothies are good but get boring pretty quick. I have seen several alternative smoothie type recipes lately that have caught my attention due to their addition of veggies like parsley, spinach and even avocado. After I saw this guide I was on Williams Sonoma's website blender shopping in no time : ) What do you think??