Teff Porridge

    Teff, the traditional grain of Ethiopia, dates back to 4000 BC and is the smallest grain in the world.  It’s produced in Ethiopia, India, Australia and…Idaho.  Teff’s name [...]

Soft Cooked Amaranth

Amaranth is a tiny South American grain that was a staple food for the Aztecs.  It ranges from shades of rich gold to deep reds.  High in the essential amino [...]

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 in the last few years.  Instead of coffee shops, you [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Asian Medicine Blog, Gluten Free, My Blogs, Recipes, Soups & Stews|2 Comments

Nettle Tea

Nettles are very nourishing and blood building.  They relieve toxins, hot flashes, allergies and anemia–a wonderful addition to the diet.   I brew up a large pan of nettle tea [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Gluten Free, My Blogs, Recipes, Spring recipes|0 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 ginger. […]

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen–it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like something out of a Miyazaki film.  Ge [...]

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A staple in the Amish diet, [...]