Salade Nicoise

Print Salade Nicoise Prep Time 1 hr Total Time 1 hr   This salad may either be composed on individual serving plates or on one large platter, from which each diner can serve themselves. Servings: 5 servings Author: Megan Ingredients 1 large head, or 2 small heads Butter lettuce, washed and dried 3 cans sustainably-sourced canned sardines, fresh anchovies or …

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 …

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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 …