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Easy Nettle & Spinach Soup in 15 Minutes

Ingredients 10 oz bloomsdale spinach 10 oz wild stinging nettles 7 cups broth or water 1 bunch spring onions (12 ea) 1 can coconut milk 3 cloves garlic salt to taste cayenne (optional) Cook time: 15 minutes Bring water/broth to … Continue reading

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Turmeric Burger with Golden Turnip Fries

100% grass-fed beef on a bed of broccoli di cicco topped with balsamic chantenay baby carrots and pastured chicken egg.  Served with roasted golden turnips and homemade heirloom ketchup.  Yum! Turnip Fries: Pre-heat oven at 450°.  Wash and peel (optional) … Continue reading

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Food Journal Part II: Analyzing the Data

So here’s how the first day turned out: It was hard to keep track of everything I ate!  I found it very helpful to carry my journal everywhere I went.  I also used a nice notepad and pen so I … Continue reading

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Food Journal Part I: Getting Started

If I were to ask what you ate this morning how accurate would you be?  How about yesterday?  Last week?! Chances are something would be missing.  It is too easy to forget the extra serving of wine we had with … Continue reading

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Our Future Chefs

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So long sweet corn. Hello Monsanto.

GMO corn was previously restricted to the production of oils, sugar and feed for cattle.  Thanks to Monsanto, we can now expect to see it ‘fresh’ in the produce section of the grocers and in all processed foods.  This is … Continue reading

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Share with Mommy…please?!

I had the opportunity to sample some organic baby food from Fresh Baby Bites in San Francisco.  Let me tell you… babies have it made!  Delicious tasting food served in adorably simple containers waiting to satisfy your taste buds and … Continue reading

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Why You No Got Kefir?

Endless reasons to Get it, Grow it and Gulp it: Kick-ass probiotic (better than yogurt) Keeps your gut healthy and digestion running smoothly Provides massive amounts of vitamins & minerals Reduces/eliminates sugar from milk for low-carbers Awesome post-workout meal Tastes … Continue reading

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Viva Nopales!

This delicious vegetable, used abundantly in Mexican cuisine, is an unfortunate stranger to our taste palette in the US.  It offers a uniquely slimy yet delectable crunch that can enhance meals both cooked and raw.  Once the spines have been … Continue reading

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Raw Milk Prohibition?!

I thought milk was supposed to do a body good.  Apparently not unless it has been denatured by pasteurization according to our government regulators. Our good friends Jane and Mike, who operate a goat share program in San Jose, fell … Continue reading

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