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A Natural Note from Jo— Sweets for your Sweet

Yesterday I  wanted to test out a recipe for valentines day brownies.  Since each Tuesday is our Community Wellness staff meeting at Kishwaukee hospital,  I thought it would be a perfect test panel of 10.  It seemed to get rave reviews and many are going to make it for their ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo—New Job, Kamut, Warldorf Salad

I am so excited to share with you that as of Monday I am the Healthy Culinary Instructor at Kishwaukee Hospital Healthy Systems.  So what this means I will be teaching my natural cooking techniques to the community. I will still continue to offer private classes here at my home ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo— Morning Goodnesss

This weekend put a list together for these two yummy recipes they will jump start your morning. As I write this email my "Sunshine in a Glass" is making me smile!     Sunshine in a Glass 1 ruby grapefruit, peeled, remove seeds 3 large carrots scrub clean cut in large chunks 1 inch of fresh gingeroot ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo— Gingered Melon

We just got a new HyVee store here in the area - it was quite the event in our little town. You could not get a parking spot for the first several days of the opening. What is most exciting to me is the beautiful selection of produce available. On ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo— Green Goodness

This weekend my husband and I packed up my knife, board, food processor and apron and headed to Rushville IL a 4 hour drive to southwestern IL. His sister and husband own Peace Of Earth bed and breakfast and she invites me to teach down there 1 to 2 times ...read more

A Natural Note from Jo— Lift Your Spirits Salad

Yesterday I spent the afternoon with my mom at her farm. We feasted on asparagus from her patch and we made my favorite Rhubarb Custard pie together. A delightful and delicious afternoon. She sent me home with a bag of asparagus to use. Well today is cool and cloudy and I ...read more

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