Sinchronicity and Cowboy Caviar— Giving Up On Control

“Though we can’t always see it at the time, if we look upon events with some perspective, we see things always happen for our best interests. We are always being guided in a way better than we know ourselves.” — Swami Satchidananda syn·chro·nic·i·ty/ˌsiNGkrəˈnisitē/ Yesterday I was planning  for the Mexican themed dinner party I was having […]

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Soul Food — Slow Cooker Summer Ratatouille

First—Foraging Squirrel’s TOP TEN Tips To Stay Healthy: O.k. you may have seen my little joke yesterday. In case you missed it, it went something like this: How do you eliminate Catholic Belly Fat? Go to Mass and genuflect (I hear it’s the earliest form of Pilates), fast, eat bread and wine and read Foraging […]

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The Feast of Corpus Christi Around The World

Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi (also known as the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ). If you didn’t guess from the name, it is the day that Catholics celebrate the transfiguration of the holy Eucharist. Traditionally it is held (in America) on the Sunday following Trinity Sunday and is one of […]

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Don’t Eat Meat Eat: Tomato, Basil and Mozzerella Salad with Crisped Polenta

I am a big believer in keeping it simple! Between work, kids and foraging, I don’t have time to mess with loads of gourmet ingredients. This recipe looks fancy but is super easy and delicious… and vegetarian… and good for you! It whips together in just a few minutes (unlike my husband). Enjoy! Tomato, Basil […]

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Hello Moon Man — Cup Of Tea?

In case you are wondering, no, I haven’t returned from my stay on the moon. I am still in the atmosphere and most likely will not be coming home soon. My name is Foraging Squirrel and I am a space cadet.  Did I or did I not just write a post about BPA? Yes, yes […]

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Don’t Eat Meat. Eat Japanese Eggplant and Lebanese Lentils

I had an “I seriously didn’t know that” moment about three years ago when I read the book  The China Study. Since then, though I’ve tried, It’s been hard to ignore the book’s findings: “People who ate the most animal-based foods got the most chronic disease … People who ate the most plant-based foods were […]

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