Going Bananas

Going  Bananas   I use to avoid bananas for the simple reason of its high content of sugars and carbs.  Now I see bananas as a super food, already packaged and ready to take along with me to give me a boost when my agenda keeps me running.  It helps to have a few varieties […]

Yoga increases memory cognisance..and more!

Now they tell us?? This comes as no surprise to those that have discovered the benefits of yoga and meditation, which as they say, go way beyond a flexible, strong and balanced body Now New research suggests that yoga and meditation may not only give you a flexible body and inner peace but a combination […]

10 cures for a spider bite

Clip and save.. The wet weather will bring them out of the woodwork.. It happened that my sweet, pretty, super white skinned niece was bitten by a spider while sleeping in our adobe house in San Sebastian. That set us on a cure for the swelling and itching that followed. Hey…they are around and can […]

Maguey Honey..Another Mexican super food from the past.

Maguey Honey..Another Mexican super food from the past. Thanks to our friends that provide Organic Select with heirloom wheat in the high plains of Tlaxcala, we learn firsthand the traditional benefits and processing of the pre-hispanic wonder plant called Maguey..not to be confused with agave, from which tequila is made. The tale goes that this […]

Solar eclipse – The Pathway to Totality

The Pathway to Totality  Is not another catch phrase for a selected group of people, this is what the world is calling the 90 mile swatch of the Eclipse in its full expression across the U.S. Including Oregon. That’s where we come into it. It happens that we are in the middle of the ¨Pathway […]

Pass the Salt!

Pass the Salt!.   I am up visiting my Mother  in the U.S. and notice she salts all her food a bit heavy handedly and over the years has developed eczema.  She visited her Dermatologist who give her (after many trial and error creams)  an expensive prescriptions  which kinda works maybe…  This trial and error […]

Pet Food in the Raw…

Pet Food in the Raw… I want to share a little story about one of our Montana ranch dogs.  They thrived on organs and bones from deer and elk.   “Stubby” was a little mutt off the Crow Indian reservation who loved to ride along and go out with the cows.  One day my husband and […]

Angry Americans

The Angry Americans. A CNN/ORC poll carried out in December 2016 suggests 69% of Americans are either “very angry” or “somewhat angry” about “the way things are going” in the US. And the same proportion – 69% – are angry because the political system “seems to only be working for the insiders with money and […]

Almond /coconut/choc cookies

We make a large amount of almond milk in organic select and are always looking for ways to use the pulp. We tried this recipe in Charlottesville while visiting family.  2.5 cups almond pulp 1 cup oat flour  1 cup coconut flakes or shrded 1 tsp.baking powder 1tsp pink salt rough grind 2 tap.vanilla 3/4 […]


The Healing Power of Magnets   Sometimes I forget about magnets and how effective They really are.  However, an injured meniscus in my left knee left me in pain and limping around, resting and icing. It happened that i remembered (duhhhh) and ordered them on line, the 12,000 strength neodymium magnets arrived in the mail […]