The Patience to Peel a Pomegranate

Sometimes you need to put in a little effort to reap the reward. Such is the case with a pomegranate. It takes patience to peel a pomegranate. Lots of folks pass up this powerhouse fruit because it seems like too much work. Or the seeds have a funny consistency. Or it’s not sweet enough. This […]

Healthy Food of the Week: The Mighty Pear

Who knew pears were so good for the lungs? I didn’t until my three-month bout with whooping cough gave me a whole new reverence for the lungs and the healthy food of the week the mighty pear. The Chinese know, and in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) the pear is revered for its lung healing properties. Its […]