QUICK ONION SOUP RECIPE

QUICK ONION SOUP RECIPE INGREDIENTS: 1-2 cups Caramelized onions (see above) 1 Tbsp arrowroot 3 cups of bone broth (chicken or beef) 1/2 cup white wine (or more broth) sea salt, black pepper to taste Grated Parmesan or Gruyere cheese DIRECTIONS: At the end of the caramelized onion process, stir in arrowroot allowing it to…

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FOOD-AS-MEDICINE: ONIONS

FOOD-AS-MEDICINE: ONIONS Onions along with garlic, leeks, shallots, and scallions, are members of the pungent sulfur-containing allium family. These foods all contribute as aromatics in culinary applications and potent detoxifiers in the food-as-medicine realm. Onions are a great source of antioxidants and polyphenols, two of the most potent are glutathione and quercetin. These compounds are…

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CARAMELIZED ONIONS RECIPE

CARAMELIZED ONIONS RECIPE Cooking your onions may reduce the vitamin C content in them; however, you will not lose too much of the key ployphenols quercetin and glutathione. Carmelization is the most rich way to enjoy onions and they can complement a variety of recipes!   INGREDIENTS: Makes about 2 cups 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick)…

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BEING A LOCAVORE AND THE TOP 4 REASONS TO EAT LOCAL!

BEING A LOCAVORE AND THE TOP 4 REASONS TO EAT LOCAL! With the spirit of earth day and the spring abundance of local produce popping up at your area farmers’ market, I wanted to touch on the significance of eating as a Locavore and supporting your local food systems. The term ” locavore ” was…

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ROASTED NUTS AND BRUSSLES SPROUTS SLAW

ROASTED NUTS AND BRUSSLES SPROUTS SLAW INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup pecan halves 1 1/2 tsp. butter, melted 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1/4 tsp. sea salt, plus more, to taste 1 Tbsp each fresh chopped rosemary and thyme Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 lb. brussels sprouts, trimmed and fibrous stem and cut in half 1 small head radicchio, quartered/cored…

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PARMESAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS

PARMESAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS You are NOT allowed to say you “don’t like brussels sprouts” until you have tried this dish and if you still don’t like it…just add bacon (pasture-raised nitrate-free)! INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp grass-fed butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1# brussels sprouts 1 Tbsp butter, divided 2 Tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp sea…

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IMPROVING YOUR DIGESTION!

IMPROVING YOUR DIGESTION! Nutritional deficiencies, behavioral conditions such as ADHD, diabetes, heart disease and even cancer can be due to imbalanced nutrition and/or improper digestive function. The American diet plays a dual role in digestive concerns. Many of the foods offered are processed, acidic, and void of necessary nutrients leading to deficiency and sub-optimal functionality…

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FOOD-AS-MEDICINE RECIPE: GINGER PECAN ENERGY CRUMBLE!

FOOD-AS-MEDICINE RECIPE: GINGER PECAN ENERGY CRUMBLE! Burnt out on almonds? Pecans, the star of this recipe contain epigallocatechin 38 gallate,better known as EGCG, the primary flavanol found in green tea. An extensive amount of studies have shown EGCG to be effective in stunting cancer cell growth and promoting healthy fat metabolism, which could help those…

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