Creamy Tarragon-Hemp Dressing

Print Creamy Tarragon-Hemp Dressing Prep Time 10 mins Total Time 10 mins   Servings: 10 servings Author: Megan Ingredients .5 ounce fresh tarragon, about 2/3 of a plastic clamshell if you buy it prepackaged; about 1/2 cup loose leaves if bought or grown in bulk 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup hemp seeds, also called …

Dilled Marinated Onions

     Print Dilled Marinated Onions Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins   Servings: 5 servings Author: Megan Ingredients 1 large or 2 small sweet onions, such as Maui, Walla Walla or Vidalia halved and thinly sliced 1 T. + 1 t. extra virgin olive oil 1 T. + 1 t. apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. dried dill …

Blanched Green Beans

Print Blanched Green Beans Prep Time 25 mins Total Time 25 mins   Servings: 6 servings Author: Megan Ingredients 1 pound green beans washed and stems removed 8 cups water 2 tsp. sea salt Instructions Bring water and salt to a boil. Add the green beans and simmer 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Chill until ready to …

Salade-Nicoise

Salade Nicoise~ A French Composed Salad

I am blessed to have great memories of a childhood filled with gourmet meals. Today I share with you Salade Nicoise~ A French Composed Salad. One of the places my mom would take me for special lunches was Cafe LauTrec in La Jolla, California (in operation from 1973-2007). The walls were covered with giant, bright paintings by Toulouse LauTrec and …

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HOW WE HEALED DYSLEXIA

Is someone you love dyslexic? A child’s inability to use both hemispheres of his brain, often manifesting itself in dyslexia, is a common side effect of the gut-brain connection, a failure in the gut’s overall health. This means that diet is a key piece in healing or helping someone with dyslexia. My son is dyslexic and there are two awesome …

BEST SOURCES OF CALCIUM

Print BEST SOURCES OF CALCIUM The best functional medicine doctors and naturopaths are now recommending we ditch the calcium pills. We need to get our calcium from food sources, with the right co-factors. Make sure that your daily calcium is accompanied by magnesium, Vitamin K2 and Vitamin D. Below is an example of a daily recipe for getting sufficient calcium, …

Fried sage leaves are a gourmet snack. They are a lovely embellishment to cheese or meat platters. And they're a special garnish for soups, stews or casseroles. Seasoned with coarse sea salt, my favorite way to eat them is out of hand, crunchy and herbaceous. They are super easy to make, and quick, but technically they're deep fried. So they're good all by themselves, like kale chips, but more exotic.

Fried Sage Leaves

Fried sage leaves are a gourmet snack. They are a lovely embellishment to cheese or meat platters. And they’re a special garnish for soups, stews or casseroles. Seasoned with coarse sea salt, my favorite way to eat them is out of hand, crunchy and herbaceous. They are super easy to make, and quick, but technically they’re deep fried. So they’re …