Tagged: green is gorgeous

Flood Plain Produce

These days “organic” may not mean organic. But when you can actually see your food being grown and harvested on a charming three-acre plot surrounded by groves of ancient Redwoods, you fully understand what “organic” is supposed to mean: natural, sun-infused, unprocessed. And delicious. At Flood Plain Produce, in the tiny village of Pepperwood, along the Avenue of the Giants...


For dietary aesetics who crave stuff that’s creamy, crunchy, chewy and generally as delicious as it is nutritious, the products offered by Nutiva are remarkably satisfying. No soy. No gluten. No dairy. No hexane. Yet…satisfyingly edible. Spread some coconut manna on your sprouted Ezekiel or sprinkle some cracked hemp seeds on your yogurt. And feel good.  

Fast Food

On a recent scorching day, I was riding my bike to an appointment, feeling parched. I had an urge to drink one of those semi-frozen concoctions known on “The Simpsons” as a “squishy.” I’ve heard them called “slurpees” and “icees,” and I recall my notoriously strict anti-sugar parents allowing my brother and I to have...