Wellness Retreats Have Gone Virtual–and They Aren’t Bad!

This year has caused many of us to experience spikes in anxiety. Divisive politics, social unrest, rising unemployment, and the star of our show—the pandemic—has spurred stress. Exercise and self-care are smart approaches to mitigating anxiety and depression with or without the added pressures of 2020....

Thanksgiving, Hold the Turkey

Nothing about 2020 is normal, so why not skip tradition and prep a plant-based feast for Thanksgiving this year? Whether you’re hosting vegetarians, are concerned about your own meat consumption, or just want to try something new, a vegetarian celebration will be easier (and tastier)...

Put that Pumpkin to Good Use

Is there any gourd more celebrated than the pumpkin? The plump autumnal staple is the stuff of legends—a carriage for Cinderella’s night out and a head for Jack, from the Irish myth of Jack of the Lantern (aka Jack-O-Lantern). When the slightest whiff of frost...

Everything Apple This Fall

As the Northwest apple crop comes in, here's how to incorporate our region’s most famous fruit into your cooking and baking. I have what must be Seattle’s most prolific apple tree. It is smallish and rarely pruned, yet the tree’s limbs hang low with such abundant...