Category Archives: whole plant-based diet

Wintery Stew

To use up the last of some vegetables, I made this savory Winter stew.

Cauliflower is packed with vitamin C
Mushrooms are great for the immune system
Pungency of leek and spices aid in throwing off early cold symptoms
Greens are packed with vitamin K, A, and C folate, and calcium
Garbanzo beans lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar
Cauliflower, greens […]

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Cultured veggies

On a whim a couple months ago, I decided to offer a class on fermented foods. Of all the topics I could speak on from stress reduction, energy work, positive thinking, meditation, acupuncture, nutrition, herbs, essential oils…you get the picture…I chose the most obscure topic.
It has turned out to be the best topic as well. […]

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Gazpacho Memories

The humidity of this current summer has called for some cool creative cooking or uncooking as the case may be. I have lived off salad greens with homemade dressings, smoothies, and gazpacho.
This last batch of gazpacho took me back East to my days in Boston. The summers I spent there weren’t unbearable, but I would […]

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By Land or By Sea, Green Superfoods

Over the last couple months I wrote about a variety of superfoods. Nuts, seeds, berries, and now green stuff that is nutrient-dense for their tiny size. We’ve got nutritious green stuff that we find in the garden and not as familiar green stuff from the water’s depths.
For the landlovers, we’ve got your grasses-alfalfa, barley, and […]

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Nutty, Seedy Superfoods

Hemp Hemp is big right now. It is more alkaline than most proteins, and more easily digestible. Our bodies need to be more alkaline, and it also needs protein. Hemp is a complete protein containing all 10 essential amino acids our bodies don’t produce. When muscle repair and reduction of inflammation is paramount, […]

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