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Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Toasted Walnuts + Dijon Vinaigrette

Roasted Brussels Sprouts This recipe boasts nutrient-dense Brussels sprouts, which belong to the Brassica oleracea family, and have anticancer, antioxidant, antibiotic, and antiviral properties. One cup contains 124% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C. Roasting brings our their natural sweetness, but be sure not to overcook them because they will begin to taste bitter. Walnuts Love … Read More

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Cabbage + Fennel Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette

With cabbage and fennel sprouting up this month, this salad is a colorful and seasonal side dish. It boasts an abundance of healing nutrients, with flavonoids from the cabbage, anti-parasitic properties from the pumpkin seeds, and beta carotene from the carrots. Save Print Cabbage + Fennel Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette Author: Kasey Caletti, Natural Chef Serves: 12 … Read More

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Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips

These sweet and spicy kale chips are a healthy alternative to the typical potato chip. Kale is high in fiber, which helps remove toxins from the body, regulates carbohydrate metabolism, and can help to prevent colon cancer. Save Print Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips Author: Adapted from www.nourishingmeals.com Serves: 8   Ingredients 2 bunches kale, stems and … Read More

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What’s in Season in February

What does “seasonal” mean? “Seasonal” means foods that are harvested and available at a certain time of year in certain geographic locations. More specifically, the perfect balance between weather, soil, location, and crop, will yield the healthiest plant, and in turn, the highest nutrient content and most superior taste, than at any other time of … Read More

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Rice and Beans: The Wisdom Behind a Latin American Staple

In many countries in the world, animal protein is a luxury. To provide their families with calories, nutrients, and dietary fiber, mothers in these places have relied on three primary foods: beans, corn, and squash. In most cases, vegetables and herbs, such as chile, parsley, cilantro, onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin are added to these … Read More

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Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons

This dairy-free soup is made creamy by the addition of oats. The chicken stock is what lends the richness and mouth feel that is missing without having dairy. Save Print Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons Author: Bauman College Serves: 7½ cups   Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 2 leeks, (white and pale green parts only), … Read More

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Mineral Broth for Healing and Rejuvenation

If ever there was a universal tonic for healing and rejuvenation, it is mineral broth. It is the very foundation of a cleansing, building, or balancing diet. Cook soup, grain, or legume dishes using this delicious and therapeutic broth. Save Print Healing Mineral Broth Serves: 2 quarts   Ingredients 1½ pounds of onions with skins, quartered … Read More

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Ingredient Spotlight: Holy Basil (Tulsi)

Holy Basil, also referred to by its Sanskrit name, Tulsi, has been one of India’s greatest healing herbs for thousands of years and remains a principal remedy in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. A member of the mint family, Tulsi means “one that is incomparable” in Sanskrit (Maimes, 2004). It has been popularly used in foods, religious … Read More

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Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash

This recipe is a delicious, low-glycemic alternative to mashed potatoes. Garlic, oregano, and thyme add powerful anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Rutabagas and turnips are in season, however, it is recommended to use young rutabagas and turnips to avoid a bitter flavor. Save Print Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash Author: Katherine Wilson, Natural Chef   Ingredients … Read More

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Root Kimchi

Fermented foods help populate the digestive system with probiotics and beneficial bacteria. This kimchi contains potent detoxifiers such as burdock root and daikon radish (which is currently in season), increasing the nutritive qualities. Spicy horseradish and chiles also aid detoxification and circulation. Many different combinations of vegetables and roots can be used in this recipe. … Read More

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