Common Kettle Vegan and Gluten Free Baking

Marga den Hoed has lifetime experience with Macrobiotic and vegan foods. A Macrobiotic diet is mostly vegan (except occasional fish), emphasizing traditional Japanese and Chinese fermented products (miso, shoyu, umeboshi, etc), and incorporates the theory of yin and yang to classify foods and help us balance our diets accordingly. Hippocrates once wrote, “Let food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” This concept was once prominent in all cultures, as taking pills could not mask poor health. Many ailments can be remediated by a simple change in diet.

Making a dramatic dietary change is usually not easy. Cravings can often get the best of people. Marga’s lifelong experience in vegan and Macrobiotic foods, as well as formal training at the Kushi Institute, is a valuable resource to those looking to make a dietary and lifestyle change, or even just reduce the amount of meat, gluten, dairy or refined sugar in their diet. Too often do vegetarians and vegans focus on what they “don’t eat,” rather on what they “do eat!” A complete and satisfying diet is essential in leading a happy and healthy life. Eating truly healthy should mean the food tastes even better!





Common Kettle's unique vegan, sugar-free treats coming soon to local Farmer's Markets


Marga's delicious goodies now coming to Farmer's Markets!Our offerings of all vegan, all sugar-free, and much gluten-free is an assortment unparalleled. Mostly sweet and some savory, our products are made with the best organic ingredients and produced at home with quality paramount! Come try at Historic Folsom Saturday mornings 8:00-1:00 and Carmichael Park Sunday morning 9:00-2:00.

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In case you haven't heard, we are experiencing severe drought! It is time to educate ourselves on what this means for our region and how we can adapt our landscapes to handle it.Landscaping with Grewater can be an easy, low-tech method to recycling clean household water into the landscape to feed trees and shrubs.

Greywater Basics Workshop at Common Kettle March 15th from 2:00-4:00. Cost $15

See successful Greywater Systems in action, learn how they work in different settings, what to plant, and help design and build an example.