THE FOOD SERIES: Lime

THE FOOD SERIES: Lime

Refreshing, tart and powerful; let’s learn more about this amazing citrus fruit! DESCRIPTION: Limes are roughly oval, round, and spherical in shape, with green skin and a light yellow-ish green flesh. For many of us, we are most familiar with the sour and or bitter limes that are quite tangy in taste, however there are […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Almonds

THE FOOD SERIES: Almonds

Almonds have definitely increased in popularity over the years. What’s so good about them? Well let’s find out. DESCRIPTION: Almonds are technically the seed of the fruit from the almond tree, bearing very fragrant white and pink flowers. It is related to the peach, cherry, and apricot trees as it too bear fruits with stone-like […]

Staying Healthy on a Road Trip

I’m back from an amazing two week road trip adventure and I want to share with you my tips on how I stayed healthy and other things that I learned along the way. To give you a little bit of background, I started my journey in Vancouver, BC and headed down to Portland, Oregon area. […]

THE FOODS SERIES: Ginger

THE FOODS SERIES: Ginger

Ahh, good ‘ol ginger. Finally a Food Series post in the Herb and Spices category! DESCRIPTION: Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome (an underground stem of a plant) is most widely used as a spice and for its medicinal benefits. The flesh of the ginger rhizome may be found yellow, white, or even red […]