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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Saffron Soup: Serves 6

6 cups chicken or duck stock 1/8 tsp. saffron threads 1 cup finely chopped spinach 2 green onions, very finely chopped 2 tbsp. lemon juice or whey sea salt and fresh black pepper Bring stock to a boil and skim … Continue reading

Zucchini Salad: Serves 4

4 small zucchini ¾ cup lemon pepper dressing 2 tsp. dried oregano 8 Boston lettuce leaves Wash zucchini and remove ends. Cut lengthwise into quarters and slice thinly. Mix with dressing and oregano and marinate several hours at room temperature. … Continue reading

Leg of Lamb: Serves 6

1 small leg of lamb 3 tbsp. Earth Balance 3 tbsp. Dijon –type mustard, smooth or grainy 1 onion, peeled and sliced 3 cloves garlic, peeled several sprigs fresh thyme, rosemary or tarragon meat thermometer 3 sweet potatoes ½ cup … Continue reading

Welcome to Cura’ Naturale/Simple Health’s New Website and Blog

We are so excited to have this new and improved website for all our patients and as a resource to those individuals interested in natural health and healing.  This website and blog have been put together to inspire all patients, … Continue reading

Simple Steps to Stave off Colds, Flus, and Infections

Stave off Colds, Flus, and Infections Continue reading

Vegetable Leek Medley: Serves 6

2 medium leeks 2 zucchini 2 carrots 1 red pepper 4 tbsp. Earth Balance sea salt and fresh black pepper Cut vegetables into small uniform pieces. Clean leeks, slice crosswise at ½ inch intervals and set aside. Cut ends off … Continue reading

Vegetable Chile: Serves 8

1 eggplant, peeled, cut into ½ inch cubes, salted and drained in a strainer for 1 hour 2 zucchini, diced, salted and drained in a strainer for 1 hour ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 onions, chopped 1 red … Continue reading

Nut and Seed Granola: Makes 8 cups

3 cups rolled oats ½ cup sesame seeds ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup almonds, chopped 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour ½ tsp cinnamon pinch sea salt 1/3 cup sunflower oil 1/3 cup brown rice … Continue reading

Spicy Stuffed Cabbage: Serves 6

1 large cabbage 1 pound ground red meat or turkey 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 cups brown rice ½ cup raisins ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and mashed 2 … Continue reading

Romaine Radicchio Salad with Lemon-Olive Oil Dressing: Makes 6 servings

½ head romaine lettuce 1 small head radicchio 3 thin rounds of red onion ½ cup alfalfa sprouts juice of ½ lemon 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp tamari or shoyu 1 clove garlic, peeled and split in half … Continue reading