Eating Healthy With Limited Time

Time is a precious commodity. We are all trying to fit many activities into a day to accommodate our needs, but also the needs of our boss, family, friends, and community. At the top of the list of priorities though, should be you and your family, and your families health. Health starts with the food…

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Naturally Fermented Vegetables

This recipe uses cabbage, fennel, celery, and green apple, but but other vegetable varieties can be substituted as long as the water and sea salt in the recipe is kept constant. Try cabbage, scallion, and carrot with grated garlic for a flavorful combination. Ingredients: 1 tsp sea salt water 1/2 head green cabbage 1 celery…

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Leek-Zucchini Soup

Yields: 4-6 servings Cook Time: about 1 hour This soup is warming, bright, and fresh, a perfect meal for the late stages of winter as we welcome the early signs of spring. Oh spring, I look forward to your longer days, brighter light, and warmer winds, but until then, please enjoy this healthy and nourishing…

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Digestive Complaints?

Stomach Upset Indigestion/Heartburn/GERD Sluggish Digestion Cramping Bloating Constipation (frequency of less than once per day) Diarrhea (soft stool and/or urgency to go) Alternating Constipation with Diarrhea Excessive Gas Putrid Gas All of these symptoms seem common. They are common, so common that there is a corresponding aisle for stomach upset in every grocery store, pharmacy,…

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Annoying, Persistent Symptoms? Could It Be Food Sensitivities?

There are two main types of allergies.  IgE allergies are immediate on-set allergies that involve immunoglobulin-E antibodies that release histamine and cause a dramatic reaction like face and throat swelling requiring immediate administration of an EpiPen (epinephrine injection). Most people with this kind of a reaction develop it early on during childhood. The more common…

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Summer Squash Bake

It is zucchini season. Finding delicious ways to eat this vegetable is quite easy. It’s subtle sweetness and versatile texture lend it to be delicious eaten raw or cooked. Some yummy options for eating zucchini include: sauteed with onions and spinach, in a green curry, incorporate into a flax cracker recipe, or puree into soups…

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Chicken Wings

I was shopping at my local natural grocery store the other day.  To my surprise, rather than the slot that is usually filled with plain old chicken breasts, is filled with my favorite football season treat, chicken drumettes.  Chicken breast is great for adding quick protein to any meal, but for real flavor, juiciness, and…

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