| Dec 19, 2013
Many Americans would like to know more about what they eat, including whether the food they purchase contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That desire has sparked ballot initiatives and bitter fights in states across the country. But what a...
| Jan 22, 2013
Animal-rescue groups will have a great venue for fundraising and adoption this Saturday, Jan. 26, at the 5th Annual Pookie’s RescueFest, presented by The Urban Pet Project. The event is at Maitland’s Lake Lily Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....
| Sep 19, 2013
Q: Many of my friends are feeding their toddlers only foods that are labeled “organic” or “whole.” These foods are very expensive, and I wonder if they are worth the additional cost. I don't feed my 2-year-old son junk foods and...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:48 AM
ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea.
"Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
| Feb 16, 2011
Here's an amazing "potato" dish, minus the butter, the sour cream — even the potatoes. This side dish has the taste of mashed, but contains cauliflower, an antioxidant-rich vegetable, plus millet, a healthful, little-known grain that's been around...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 11:14 PM
Serves 6 Guests
- 3 8-oz free-range chicken breasts (skinless & boneless)
- 4 oz shiitake mushrooms (sliced and cooked)
- 2 Tbsp cilantro (chopped)
- 1 tsp thyme (chopped)
- To taste salt and white pepper
- 8 oz baby greens
| Mar 11, 2011
Bethenny Frankel has turned her one-time unhealthy obsession with being thin into a multifaceted empire.
Her Skinnygirl brand features supplements and reduced-calorie margaritas. She has cookbooks, exercise videos and soul-baring tomes.
The natural food...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Don't miss the REI members-only Used Gear Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bella Terra in Huntington Beach. REI will allow members to purchase used and returned gear at substantial discounts.
REI is known for the best deals on top-quality...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:11 PM
The open egg cartons were at my desk for days, the brilliant patterns and colors of their contents stopping colleagues in their tracks.
"Did you dye these eggs?" they asked with a hint of awe at the mosaic of color. "How did you do it?"
I have to...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:00 PM
At the beginning, the goal seems innocent, smart even: a vow to eat more whole grains, or more fruits and vegetables. But healthy eating can turn rigid and confining, wiping out whole categories of food one by one — first anything with additives,...
| Apr 1, 2011
Nicole Henry is an acclaimed jazz and soul singer whose next album, "Embraceable," is scheduled for release this spring. She exercises regularly — to make sure she keeps her body and voice in peak condition.
Why do you keep fit?
To look healthy...