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Fermented Asparagus

Springtime’s sweetheart, asparagus, comes and goes as fleetingly as the season itself. These delicate spears ferment for a short time and their freshness is preserved by soaking in the salty brine. Since they are not cooked, they soften slightly in the brine and their raw flavor is showcased. Be careful not to ferment for much … Read More

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Spring Vegetable Tagine Over Couscous

What is tagine? A tajine or tagine is a North African dish named after the ceramic pot in which it is cooked. The shape of the pot was designed to allow food to simmer gently while cooking over low heat (much like a slow cooker), and retain moisture by sealing in condensation. Spring Vegetable Tagine … Read More

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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. Cabbage + Fennel Salad With Citrus Vinaigrette   Save Print Author: Kasey Caletti, Natural … 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. Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips   Save Print Author: Adapted from www.nourishingmeals.com Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 bunches kale, … 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. Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons   Save Print Author: Bauman College Serves: 7½ cups Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 2 leeks, (white and pale green … 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. Healing Mineral Broth   Save Print Serves: 2 quarts Ingredients 1½ pounds of onions with skins, … 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. Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash   Save Print Author: Katherine Wilson, Natural Chef … 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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