Recipes

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2020-01-19T23:42:25+00:00January 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Preserved Lemons

I love preserved lemons! A tradition in Mediterranean cultures, they add a vibrant taste to dishes from roast lamb and chicken to grain dishes. Though lemons don't grow where [...]

By |2020-01-12T19:49:46+00:00January 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Mushroom Hot Pot (Kinoko Nabe)

Spring and autumn are the ideal seasons for harvesting mushrooms–those fun little fungi that have marvelous healing benefits for the body. It seems that no one [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:18:36+00:00January 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe. Enjoy it at Asian New Year celebrations or as a cheerful summer dish. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:05:23+00:00January 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:17:42+00:00December 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Coffee Substitutes-Getting To Know Grain Beverages

Why would you ever need to substitute something for your coffee?  That's the first question that came to mind, right?  After all many people love their coffee, it seems [...]

By |2019-12-27T14:53:39+00:00December 27th, 2019|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparent’s modest farm. Though not actually related, the families [...]

By |2019-12-17T13:28:38+00:00December 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food a few years ago.  Instead of coffee shops, [...]

By |2019-11-25T19:31:08+00:00November 24th, 2019|2 Comments

Age Dashi

Another of Clara’s favorites, age dashi is a wonderful, classic Japanese dish of tofu, lightly battered and then served in a simple dashi sauce with [...]

By |2019-11-20T19:46:58+00:00November 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Savory Sweet Potatoes, Beets & Kale

Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:56:41+00:00November 7th, 2019|0 Comments