To Cheese, Or Not To Cheese?

Fun fact: While 65% of the population is officially diagnosed with lactose intolerance, some experts believe that we're all at least a little bit lactose intolerant—we just brush off the bloating and gas as a normal part of life.  I remember reading a story about an American family with two boys who were intolerant to lactose. They had moved to ...

Raw Zucchini, Carrot + Walla Walla Onion Wraps

Overview These wraps are raw and chock-full of whole food vitamins. You'll just need to pull out your handy dehydrator for this one.  Ingredients 1 small zucchini  3 large carrots  1 small Walla Walla, or other sweet onion variety  1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1 lemon, juiced 1/2 cup fresh parsley  1 cup ground flax  3 garlic cloves a big pinch of sea salt Preparation Method In a food ...

Another Fat Update

Oh, so much controversy. Fats:  Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, trans fat. It can be really confusing.  Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid oils in their absolute worst form are those which have been fully or partially hydrogenated. This is a chemical process the factories use to make the oil solidify at room temperature, and make it much more shelf-stable. They start ...

3 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Overview The epitome of simple breakfast food. I haven't met anyone (including kids!) who hasn't loved them. Serves 1 Ingredients 1 large, very ripe banana 2 free-range eggs 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Topping Options  greek yogurt berries, or any fruit  maple syrup, or honey nut butter cinnamon, all-spice, or ground flax seed  Preparation Method Mash banana in a bowl using a fork; add eggs, and vanilla and mix ...

Homemade Chicken Soup w. Seaweed, Reishi Mushroom + Rose hip Broth

Overview This soup starts with an insanely nourishing, herbal infused, medicinal mushroom broth. I added ingredients like reishi mushroom, rose hip, and elderberries; with more traditional seasonings, such as ginger root, rosemary, and of course everyone's favorite, garlic. Feel free to also reserve a bit of broth to freeze - simply pour into ice cube trays ...

Purple Cabbage Crunch

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Overview A perfectly simple recipe thanks to Chelsea @ Meadowseet Yoga & Wellness, in Kimberly, B.C. Ingredients garlic powder turmeric sea salt & pepper a drizzle of raw apple cider vinegar Preparation Method Slice cabbage thinly, and place on baking tray. Sprinkle with above herbs etc. Baked at 350F till soft and crispy.  Ferments Meadowsweet's very own "Warm Joints" Salve Salve Making

Bone Broth w. Chickpea Miso & Chives

Overview This post was inspired by a visit to New York City's bone broth take-out window, Brodo. The recipe has been adapted from Sally Fallon's, Nourishing Traditions (The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition). Ingredients 2 pounds (or more) of any bones from a health source  1 large, white onion 3 large carrots 3 stalks celery  2 T raw apple cider vinegar 3-4 ...