Category Archives: Foods:veggies

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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Garden Trout

I had a smoked trout salad a couple weeks ago which reminded me that I really like trout. I rarely eat meat, but when I do it is something I crave and works well with my body which would be trout, turkey or duck. In the company of others, I may deviate from those.

No, the […]

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Autumn Classes! Fermented Foods in the Kitchen

[ October 9, 2010; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. November 6, 2010; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] What have you been looking for? An easy detox, improved digestion, more stable mood, greater energy?
Join me in the kitchen and I will teach you how to accomplish this and more!
Kefir is chock full of probiotics-all the good bacteria your digestive tract needs. Much of your immune system and serotonin production is housed in your […]

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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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Green Smoothies

I’ve been on an adventure of green smoothies and of fruits from faraway places, and I’m returning to share a few recipes and a bit more of my current adventure! First, here are a few smoothies. Blend one up, sit back and read. I try everything once, take what I like, and make it my […]

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Quick Salad

Outside of blending green smoothies these last few months, I’ve not spent much time in the kitchen. I started receiving weekly boxes of organic veggies from a local grocer this month, which has necessitated me to cook or at least assemble vegetables. Here’s one from this week:
2 small ears of corn3 large leaves of kale1 […]

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Blend and Ferment

Some people have buffet style religious beliefs I have buffet style detox beliefs! Or so it seems to be the case this summer. I started with an herbal colon and liver cleanse without altering diet; the herbs didn’t agree with my colon though it still was detoxifying (see post from June). Since I […]

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Raw Ecology Diet Rejuvenation Program

Here is an amazing program for everyone and a great introduction to raw food by Gina Laverde. Pop over to her blog and read her personal journey with food and healing.
This is a 6 week personalized and guided program for an accessible price: $149 or $250 if you and a friend join.
Definitely check it out!

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one of the many of my favorite green things

Dandelion Greens are making a comeback! These super-nutritious leaves are one of my favorites and local chefs are catching on.

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