Soups and Starters

Blistered Shishito Peppers

For those of you that are fearful of hot and spicy peppers, but still want their healing and medicinal properties, I introduce you to the mildly sweet and slightly bitter/pungent Shishito pepper.

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Garlicky Tahini Dressing

Sesame tahini is, you guessed it, made from ground sesame seeds. It’s rich in nutrients, good fat and has anti-cancer properties.

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Classic Dashi Broth

Try this easy dashi recipe. You can sip on the broth as is for big boost of vital nutrients, or use it as the base for your favorite soup.

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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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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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Simple Crock Pot Stock

Simple Crock Pot Stock

You can have nourishing broth with minimal effort or energy. Just get yourself a crockpot, throw all of your ingredients into it, set the timer, and go!

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Hearty Mushroom and Veggie Stew

Hearty Mushroom and Veggie Stew

People suffering from deficiencies like osteoporosis and adrenal fatigue always ask me how they should use the bone stocks to help improve their health. Combining bone stocks with vegetables and fungi, gives you the best of both worlds!

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Baked Beef Stew in a Clay Pot

Wholesome and hearty beef stew in a clay pot. If you don’t have a clay pot, don’t sweat it… you can use a deep casserole dish.

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Azuki Bean Miso Soup with Vegetables

For those folks that have “soy” allergies, here’s an awesome miso soup using Azuki Beans instead of Soy. This healing soup is a great way to start the day.

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