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…
Beets are high in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, protein, folate, and manganese. They may help lower blood pressure, fight cancer, and support detoxification.
Top tip for methylation support: research shows that shiitake mushrooms may prevent hyperhomocysteinemia (elevated homocysteine)!
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.
Ahhh, squashes – the epitome of fall. Though pumpkin usually dominates fall recipes, it’s not the only sweet-tasting squash that you should be featuring this season.
Any kind of oil-cooked cabbage disappears pretty fast in our house. Often I like to finely shred the cabbage and saute it with oil and sea salt until it’s just given in and wilted a little.
This nutty-fruity Thanksgiving stuffing comes together quickly. Everything goes from the food processor into the baking dish, and to the oven without any fuss.
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…
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…
Why is turmeric so essential for preventing cancer, AND for supporting cancer treatment? Here’s a huge reason: epigenetics.