Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Sprout Success!!!

My sprouts were a wonderful success! We ate them with dinner and they were so much better than any sprouts I have ever bought at the store. I'm a proud sprouter! Below, the pictorial story of our sprouty evening...apologies for the poor photo quality, I used my cell phone :)

Monday, December 21, 2009

Living foods are happy foods!

Sprouts will be ready tonight! Finally got to resume sprouting at home...it's so much fun! I'm using Sproutman's hemp sprouting bags - they are wonderfully easy to use! I had a lot of trouble sprouting in jars last year at J's apartment - all my batches rotted early on, probably because it was hot and stuffy in the apartment (Houston summers!). As it is now winter the jars would probably be fine, but I purchased the hemp bags last year and had not gotten to try them yet. I give them a big thumbs-up! My first two sprout batches are alfalfa and clover. They are beautiful! I also soaked almonds last night and will make a batch of almond milk after work tonight. And last night J. and I made a big batch of Living Hemp Dip, with avocado, broccoli, tomato and naan for dipping. So good! I LOVE getting back to working with living foods in my new lovely home. I'm a very happy girl. :)

Friday, December 18, 2009

Hello Again!

What a long hiatus I have taken from blogging! Time to start up again. Lots happening as the year comes to its end...I have moved into a cute little house with my love, and it's so very wonderful! A happy house of love :) I'm finally healing from my accident, and there will much family doings with my daughter & her boyfriend visiting for the end of the year and my mother coming in early 2010. President Bartlett is growing like a weed and delights me with his crazy kitten antics! J. and I have gone vintage bicycle crazy, and I bought him a 60's Raleigh Sports 3-speed for Christmas. I will be starting a nice long Juice Feast in January, and coming off juice onto a high-raw, gluten-free vegan diet. From all my research I have great hope that this process will really turn the tide on my autoimmunity and that pesky gallstone. I have hesitated to consider juicing in winter, but now I see it as the perfect time to rest and hit the reset button.
Oh, and we had Snow!!!