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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Garlic Sautéed Greens

8 cups of chopped raw greens (ex/swiss chard, kale, bok choy) 1 Tablespoon Grapeseed Oil 1 Tablespoon minced garlic Garnish ½-1 teaspoon brown rice vinegar ½ teaspoon Wheat-Free Tamari For greens with tough stems, cut the leaves away from the … Continue reading

Salmon filet, Oriental Style: Serves 6

2 lbs. wild salmon filet 4 tbsp. sesame seeds 2 tbsp. rice vinegar 3 tbsp. wheat free tamari 2 tbsp. fish sauce (optional) 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 1 tbsp. grated ginger 1 bunch finely chopped green onion 3 cloves … Continue reading

Cooking for Nutrition

Cooking For Nutrition Know your personal needs – follow your Wellness Guide for specific food choices. A large portion of the diet should be vegetable. Eat many different vegetables of many different colors each day. Consume ample vegetables in the … Continue reading

Roast Chicken: Serves 6

1 roasting chicken, about 4 lbs. 1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced 2 whole heads garlic (optional) 3 tbsp. melted Earth Balance Sea Salt Several sprigs fresh thyme, oregano or tarragon ½ cup dry white wine (organic, sulfite free) … Continue reading

Stress Management: Simple Tips with SIGNIFICANT Effects

1.  Be good to yourself, believe in yourself. 2.  Enjoy the moment and focus on the blessings of your life. 3.  Do the things you have always dreamed of accomplishing. 4.  Smile & laugh more, include fun & spontaneity in … Continue reading

Tips for the Winter Months

In Chinese Medicine, winter is considered a more yin time — darker, calmer and quieter. The Chinese believe that human beings should live in harmony with the natural cycling of their environment.  Winter is the time to turn inward, reflect … Continue reading

Tofu in Broth: Serves 6

1 ½ quarts fish stock or bonito broth 2 tbsp. wheat-free tamari 12 ½ inch cubes of tofu Bring stock or broth to a boil, skim and add tamari. Place 2 cubes of tofu in each of six individual bowls … Continue reading

5-Grain Morning Cereal

Cereal Mix: 1 cup wheat berries 1 cup millet 1 cup spelt 1 cup brown rice 1 cup quinoa Place all grains in a fine strainer; rinse and drain. Toast grains in one of two ways. Oven toasting: Preheat oven … Continue reading

Staying on Track and Making Food Choices Over the Holidays

The holidays are rapidly approaching while Thanksgiving has since passed.  The holidays are about six months long from now until Easter.  During this time of year, we are continually asked to be at parties and gatherings that create food temptations … Continue reading

Creamy Broccoli Soup: Makes 6 servings

1 or 2 large stems of broccoli with flowerettes 1 tsp sunflower oil 4 cups chopped onions ½ tsp sea salt 1 tsp coriander 2 cups diced potatoes ½ cup chopped celery 3 ½ -4 cups water 2 tbsp cashew … Continue reading