Recipes

Crisp and Sweet Japanese Yams

If you haven’t tried this delicious cool weather veggie yet and you want a satisfying and sweet side dish, taste it for yourself.

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Silky mushroom soup with crispy shiitake bacon

Ever since I was a little kid I’ve loved cream of mushroom soup. Mushrooms are powerhouse sources of nutrition. They are rich in selenium, b vitamins, and copper, plus they are great sources of fiber and protein. In this yummy recipe I used cremini mushrooms for the base and shiitakes for the garnish. Shiitake mushrooms…

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G’night Infusion

G’night Infusion

Infuse your body with this herbal blend a couple of hours before bed and get ready to sleep like a baby

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Charred Broccolini

Charred Broccolini

This is one of my favorite ways to eat broccolini… roasted until it’s crispy and charred. 

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Black Beans and Sweet Summer Corn Salad

Beans and corn are kinda like peas and carrots… they work really well together. Corn lacks the amino acids, tryptophan and lysine, that are essential to forming proteins. And, beans are high in lysine and tryptophan to make up for that lack. So these two foods, when combined together, create a healthful and delicious dish.…

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Long Life Tea

Long Life Tea

Do you want to live a long, healthy and happy life? Then try sipping on this Long Life Tea blend (1-2x per day) for a few weeks at a time to support your mind, bones, heart, kidneys and liver.

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Crisp Nappa Summer Salad

Summer time is salad time! This crisp, crunchy and simple summer salad was inspired by my local CSA veggies. It’s simple, refreshing, and totally delish!

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Restorative Herb Balls

Restorative Herb Balls

It’s time to renew, restore and revitalize your body mind and spirit! Try these tasty Restorative Herb Balls to enhance longevity.

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Herbal Lymph Detox Infusion

If your lymphatic system gets clogged/congested, waste products and fluids can buildup in the tissues and interstitial fluid contributing to a whole lotta trouble! Here is a simple tea using alterative herbs to gently detox your lymph.

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Rosemary

Roasted Tomato Soup with Rosemary

Rosemary is a fragrant culinary herb being touted for its positive impact on the cardiovascular system and brain health.That’s a pretty good reason to remember to add rosemary into your next dish. Like this Roasted Tomato Soup.

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Warm Asparagus Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

The fresh and tasty asparagus season is brief – from April until June (in the Northeastern United States). So, you’ve got three months to eat asparagus like crazy! You can start with this delicious Asparagus Salad.

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Radicchio, Fennel and Apple Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Radicchio… you either love it, or you hate it. I LOVE IT! Radicchio (Chichorium intybus) is a member of the daisy or sunflower family (Asteraceae, or Compositae). Some common varieties of this family of lettuces are chicory and endive. I’m sure you’ve seen these interesting lettuces in the grocery store or at the farmers market.…

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Pan Seared Sardines with Parsley Pistou

Pan Seared Sardines with Parsley Pistou

Sardines… some people think of them as oily bait-fish. But, I think of them as totally delicious, heart healthy, whole-body-nourishing food. Especially, when they are paired with the right ingredients.

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