Eat Less Water Coming to Bookstores Near You Fall 2017

I hit the send button for my completed manuscript for Eat Less Water (with a little help from my three children)! It took seven years, 16,000 miles of travel and a whole lot of faith to finish. But as Nelson Mandela said, "It always seems impossible until it's done." My book research extended from California … Continue reading Eat Less Water Coming to Bookstores Near You Fall 2017

4 Tasty Earth Day Recipes to Save the Planet

Food is a delicious gift from planet earth. Celebrate Earth Day with a feast of flavor. I offer you links to four recipes to eat your way through your Earth Day, including chocolate cake for dessert. But these recipes are a bit different than the standard. These recipes are designed to be action steps to … Continue reading 4 Tasty Earth Day Recipes to Save the Planet

Start Eating Less Water Today, World Water Day

Today, March 22, is World Water Day. I told this to my 8-year old daughter Estrella this morning before school. "Congratulations, it's your day," she said. I laughed at her response and wondered why then I wasn't served breakfast in bed. But this day belongs to all of us. We are water being. It fascinates … Continue reading Start Eating Less Water Today, World Water Day

Celebrate This St. Patrick’s Day with “Green” Water Food

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by eating food produced with GREEN Water. Not literally green, but food grown with natural rain and moisture. Water footprint researchers assigned colors to water to help differentiate the types of water sources: blue, green and gray. Blue water is sourced from aquifers, reservoirs, and rivers that scribble across the landscape. … Continue reading Celebrate This St. Patrick’s Day with “Green” Water Food

“Climate Change is Real”and 5 Things You Can Do About It

"Climate change is real. And it is happening right now," said Leonardo DiCaprio during his impassioned Oscar acceptance speech. He continued, "It is the most urgent threat facing our species. And we need to work collectively and stop procrastinating."   https://youtu.be/u5QwpOPvehs   What I'd add to his moving speech is the following: Climate change is … Continue reading “Climate Change is Real”and 5 Things You Can Do About It

Sing, Dance the Conga Line, and Eat Right with Grammy Nominated Jose-Luis Orozco

  Get ready to dance! Jose-Luis Orozco, a beloved singer and musician for children, is joined by LA's top Grammy-Award winning musicians, on his latest album Come Bien! Eat Right! released on the Smithsonian Folkways label. The album is a mixture of Latino rhythms, from samba, salsa, traditional corridos, performed by members of LA Grammy-winning bands, Quetzal … Continue reading Sing, Dance the Conga Line, and Eat Right with Grammy Nominated Jose-Luis Orozco

Why give fair-trade chocolate to your valentine: A recipe for chocolate cake

"Is this slave chocolate?" my son Joaquin asked after he swallowed a big piece. Seventy percent of the world's cocoa beans are grown in West Africa, much of it produced using enslaved child labor. An estimated 1.8 million children are involved in cocoa production in West Africa according to a Tulane University report . This disturbing child slave/chocolate … Continue reading Why give fair-trade chocolate to your valentine: A recipe for chocolate cake

The Water and Organic Food Daily-Subscribe

What if your newspaper gathered articles most important to you? It is what Paper.li does. Paper.li curates online content relevant to you from media outlets of all shapes and sizes. My newspaper is a collection of articles on organic food and water issues delivered to my email inbox daily. Today's paper includes articles such as … Continue reading The Water and Organic Food Daily-Subscribe

Spread the Love of Water and Win Water Saving Swag

  “The more motivated you are by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.” - Dalai Lama My husband Michael whispers the words, “love and “gratitude,” into his glass of water each morning. Japanese scientists found water responds to feelings, words and intentions.  Water forms intricate snowflake-like shapes when positive and loving … Continue reading Spread the Love of Water and Win Water Saving Swag