Monthly Archives: July 2016

Glowing Skin From Your Gut

Glowing Skin From Your Gut

Biking, hiking, picnics, swimming – all these activities can place stress on your skin. While a small amount of sun helps support your vitamin D levels, too much can provide more than just a healthy glow. While we all have sunscreen and hats, the truth of the matter is that a really healthy skin glow actually comes from inside out.…

Loving Basil!

Loving Basil!

One of my favorite summer friends is basil. Not the man, the herb! Between the lovely aroma, the list of health benefits, and the delicious taste addition to so many dishes, this green beauty stands tall as a winner on all fronts. Fairly heat tolerant, we’re able to grow our own basil plants and harvest at will, even here in very…

Soul Food

Soul Food

Here on our farm at Vital Planet black-eyed peas abound – perfect makings for my family soul food recipes! We are grateful that they are a flourishing part of our experimental summer crop. Hot Florida summers aren’t terribly kind to many of our crops, however. Worms found our delicious cucumbers extremely delicious as well, so we’ve removed their tired limbs…