Okra

Okra Fries

  The humble okra is an ancient vegetable thought to originate from Africa and Asia and brought to the United States on ships during the 18th century. It is also a powerfully-nutritious food. Okra is full of soluble, mucilaginous fiber which is very healing to the digestive tract, helps to regulate bowel transit time, and…

kugel

Paleo Sweet Potato Parsnip Kugel

Our appetizer table was always piled with latkes, pan-fried mini mounds of shredded potatoes. And the entree table was usually topped with kugel, larger mounds of shredded potato baked in a casserole dish in the oven. Needless to say, I also assumed having scabby knuckles by the end of Hanukkah season was an important cultural part of being Jewish.

FarmersMarketSoup

Farmer’s Market Soup

We love adding seasonal, local ingredients to our recipes. Their freshness and nutrient quality is superior, and their carbon footprint much smaller. As we roll into summer, Farmer’s Markets have once again opened their stalls in our communities with bountiful local options, often organic or grass fed. This tasty recipe, making good use of summer’s…

Methylation Trail Mix

Methylation Trail Mix

We love pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds for their rich minerals, B vitamins and essential fatty acids. They also make a delicious snack, especially in a methylation trail mix recipe like this one. Chocolate tip: Look for organic, dark chocolate (70%+ cacao) wherever you can. Check to make sure you’re comfortable with the ingredients! What…