Gemmotherapy with Lauren Hubele

Lauren’s Kitchen

Lauren's Kitchen

Lauren Hubele shares some of her favorite plant-based recipes from all over the web.

Mushroom Chowder

March 7, 2018

An  adaption of Heidi Swanson’s Mixed Mushroom Soup, 101 Cookbooks Blog If you are a mushroom lover like me, THIS is your soup. It’s a cold drizzly day outside but my kitchen feels so cozy when the scent of this aromatic soup fills the air. Ingredients 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 pound assorted fresh mushrooms,…

Grain Free Banana Bread

February 16, 2018

Adapted from George Bryant (Civilized Caveman) Prep time 10 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins Serves: 8 or 12 muffins Ingredients •4 very ripe bananas (2½ cups mashed or 575 grams) •4 eggs (replace with ¼ chia seeds soaked in ½ to ¾ cup of water) •1/2 cup almond butter…

Heidi Swanson's Harira

February 9, 2018

We’ve had a string of cold gloomy days which had me searching for a slightly spicy comfort dish for dinner. When that’s the case it is always Heidi Swanson I turn to for help. It was delicious the first time round and even better as leftovers for Saturday lunch. Here is my adaptation from from…

Kartoffel und Mangold

Jul 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

One of the most enjoyable experiences during my summers in Germany is preparing locally inspired meals directly from the garden and this kartoffel und mangold is a fine example of how simple ingredients with simple preparation can be so delicious. It all began when Oma, who keeps a keen eye on what is ripe and ready to eat in the garden, announced that the mangold (chard) must be eaten. Further, it was quickly determined that it would be prepared with…

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Summer Salads: Planning One Week At A Time

Jun 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

A raw salad every day, whether it be for lunch or before your evening meal, is an excellent way to increase your veggie intake, alkalize your body, support healthy digestion, and promote optimal elimination. Who knew a salad could be so helpful, right? While a salad a day sounds good on paper, having what you need on hand for 7 full days can be daunting. The first challenge I faced when our home committed to eating a daily raw veggie…

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Eggplant, Potatoes, Tomatoes & More!

Jun 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, I gave my family members a sincere promise that I would move on from my Indian food obsession and so, with some reluctance, I have. Now that June is rolling in and Texas produce is hitting its peak, I welcome back some old friends in the forms of shiny purple eggplants, first of the season tomatoes, and gorgeous new potatoes. With such perfect examples of summer vegetables, who else could I turn to but Yotam Ottolenghi for guidance.…

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Family Lunch & A Fox Update

May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you happened to read last week’s blog post, you discovered that my latest book Building Natural Immunity in Babies and Young Children is now in the final edits and design stage. Now comes the fun part for sure as I watch my words come to life with illustrations and designs by the uber talented Christine Terrell. Thank goodness the bulk of my writing was complete before I came to realize the gray fox family residing within perfect viewing from…

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On The Homestretch & A Green Bean Salad

May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

So, it’s come to this and I am really not sure if it’s even such a bad thing. I have a confession:  After a beautiful morning swim at Barton Springs pool, I admit I then spent a good portion of my Mother’s Day writing a chapter on the importance of babies pooping on a regular basis. Well, to be exact, the chapter is on the vital role of healthy elimination that begins at birth. I don’t know if I would…

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