Archive for November 2016

Seasonal Sides V: Fingerling Potatoes

The absolute versatility of fingerling potatoes makes them a steady staple in my kitchen. Their tender thin skin makes prep work a snap as peeling is not required. I can easily slice them up for a soup or curry, steam them with a salt crust, or roast them with a compliment of seasonings. When fingerlings…

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Seasonal Sides IV: Brussels Sprouts

Members of the cabbage family, Brussels sprouts are in the same category as collard greens, broccoli, kale, and kohlrabi. There are actually many varieties available and some are even purple, such as the Ruby Crunch or Red Bull. Early species of Brussels sprouts originated in ancient Rome. However, the cultivation of what we know today…

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Time To Make Your Choice!

Thank you everyone who submitted responses for our recipe search! It wasn’t easy, but we were able to narrow it down to the following four veggie side dishes just in time for holiday cooking. Give them a try and place your votes here before Nov. 29th. Results will be announced in our Take 5 email…

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Seasonal Sides III: Sweet Potatoes

We have all observed a steady evolution of holiday side dishes over the past decades and sweet potatoes are no exception to the rule. For good reason, most of these evolutions have cut out the refined sugars and dairy products and increased the use of whole fresh vegetables. Especially if your holiday memories are of…

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Seasonal Sides II: Cauliflower

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I pretty am sure our household has single-handedly helped increase the sale of cauliflower the past years. I buy a gorgeous head or two every week without fail and continually fall in love with new ways to prepare this versatile vegetable. While the creamy white colored heads of cauliflower clusters are what traditionally come to…

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Seasonal Sides I: Delicata Squash

The months of November and December are a perfect time for sharing with others the goodness of plant based eating. Trust me- Your gorgeous veggies will always be the first to go, hands down, at every holiday gathering whether it is at your aunt’s house or the office. So don’t be shy! Show your stuff…

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Let’s Play A Game!

I know I’m not the only one with delicious veggie ideas to share. So, how about submitting your favorite gluten free, dairy free vegetable side-dish recipe, along with two photos, for a chance to win a free copy of my book Gemmotherapy For Everyone: An Introduction To Acute Care! Here’s How It Works Entries should…

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