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Oh candida you are teaching me the BEST Pancakes!

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Oh Candida, how I hate you and every other fungal overgrowth caused by my deranged kapha.  

And yes, maybe part of the problem is alll the emotional srings I put on cake and all the ways it functions as a celebratory food that is a big reward for the brain (read: fluctuating blood sugar has been shown to cause metabolic syndrome like insulin resistance and pcos at least not to mention all the problems with inflammation and all the many allergens in cake.

But Candi...

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Rutabaga and Turnip Smash

Posted on October 10, 2013 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I've had to create meals that are anti-fungal for my own health issue: candida!  

I read that rutabagas are some of the most anti-fungal, and although I was very skeptical I picked up a couple.

Here is a recipe which combines rutabagas with  turnips and WORKS!

The secret is a heavy dose of the anti-fungal: Garlic!

Into a food processor add:

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Coconut Curry Carrot Composition

Posted on September 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

I haven't updated my food blog in a while as I've been busy with some other projects

I have a client with a very rest

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gluten free, egg free, tomato free, garlic free, onion free pizza like food

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

boil the beets, carrots, thyme, basil, dandelion, tamari puree and cook for a few hours.  This is the tomato sauce that you put on top of a Bob's Mill Gluten Free Pizza crust made with flax meal instead of eggs.  I'd add garlic and onions to this but my client is on a  ...

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Posted on April 23, 2013 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

I made a lovely Chia Fresca with water, coconut water and chia seeds and a little lime juice.  My macro coach reminds me that coconuts are good when it's over 100 degrees, which it isn't yet (thank goodness!) but I made an exception to try this drink.

Added to water at a ratio of 1:9, the seeds will expand and make a ge...

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Posted on March 31, 2013 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Romans loved artichokes so much the preserved them in syrup to be eaten throughout the year!  

I discovered artichokes several years ago and was delighted.  I love foods that engage your senses, like the artichoke.  Eating an artichoke is very tactile and sensual.   They have been considered an aphrodisiac...

I love to mix lemon juice, minced garlic and olive oil, and dip the little leaves in this.  It's simple (and ...

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The first challenge to a truly anti inflammatory diet  is quitting those things that are causing inflammation:  sugar, dairy, meat and trans fats, refined flours such as in processed foods, food additives such as MSG, and low quality (and GMO) cooking oils,   Nightshade vegetables (potatoes tomatoes eggplant tobacco) can also be inflammatory.

Allergens can als...

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Anti-Inflammatory, Allergen Free

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

I will talk about Allergens in a subsequent post.  Here I'm going to talk a little about Inflammation.  This is an evolving post that will grow.  Further edits will be done in colors so they can be found easily.

Healing with Whole Foods was a long process for me.  It still is.  Healing the things in my psyche and emotion that want cake every day has been it's own interesting journey.  Beginning there, and forcing mys...

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Sunshine Raw Pie

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (1)

In the 90's this hobo freak started this coffee house/community center in Eugene, Oregon.  

And when I say hobo freak I mean an iconoclast action taker, thinker and ...I found out much later....

a poet.  Scroll down to the bottom for a poem he wrote.

He taught me how to make this raw pie 20 years after that scene, last year.  

I adapted it to individual cupcake tins:  a tart like Raw-Pie

Crust: &...

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Molasses Tar Balls

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)
Look for a coming post on the importance of using fair trade cocoa....
Please seek Organic products whenever possible
Filled with Iron, Zinc, Calcium, vitamin E, protein, antioxidants, (caffeine), manganese, copper, potassium, magnesium, trace minerals, protein, fiber and b-vitamins...

Great as part of an 'instant energy that lasts' preparation, such as on a bicycle trip. 

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