Archives for November, 2008


    3 cups fresh cranberries (1 standard 12-ounce package) 1 1/2 cups boiling water 3/8 cup agave nectar   Wash and pick over the cranberries. Discard stems and soft berries. Place the cranberries in a saucepan. Cover with boiling water and turn the stove on to high heat. When the water begins to boil, […]

Carrot Soup

2 medium onions, peeled and chopped 1 pound carrots 4 tablespoons butter 2 tsp curry pwd 1 ½ qts chicken stock ½ tsp freshly grated lemon rind ½ tsp grated ginger Sea salt and pepper   Saute onions and carrots very gently in butter about 45 min or until tender.   Add curry powder and stir […]

Millet-Chestnut Stuffing

Serves 6 1/2 cup millet 1/2 cup bulgur 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup minced shallots (about 2 medium) 1/2 cup chopped celery (about 3 stalks) 2 garlic cloves, minced 11/2 cups chopped shiitake mushrooms 5 ounces whole peeled chestnuts, halved (about 1 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 3 […]

Lemon Fennel Turkey

For a trimmer version of this dish, you can make a rub out of the spices instead of a butter.    Lemon-Herb Butter: 1 large lemon, sliced 1 small head of garlic 1/2 cup (1 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature  (organic cultured Horizons) 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 3 tablespoons chopped fresh fennel fronds […]

Lemon rosemary garlic dressing

 1 cup Braggs apple cider vinegar 1 ½ cup water ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbs. minced garlic ½ tsp pepper ½ tsp celery seed 6 Tbs red onion, diced 2 Tbsp. red pepper, diced 1 tsp dill weed 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced 2 tsp sea salt 2 Tbsp. dried rosemary or […]

Thanksgiving Feast

We have arrived in the season of feasts and celebrations.  Traditional meals, with rituals foods of turkey and stuffing and pies, provide the opportunity to bring family together over a bountiful table.  There are plenty of ways to keep the traditions of the season while also making dishes that are nourishing and delicious.  Below is […]

Stimulating the Nervous System Improves the Function of the Whole Body

Now there is some actual proof that measurable changes to the body’s nervous system occur as a result of a Chiropractic adjustment. “By stimulating the nervous system, we can improve the function of the whole body,” said Dr. Heidi Haavik-Taylor. “This is something that chiropractors and their patients have known for years, and now we […]

Regained Vision is the Result of a Single Adjustment

When a blind person can suddenly see or a deaf person regains the ability to hear, well, it’s big news wherever it occurs. The most recent report of a man regaining lost sight comes out of Dubuque, Iowa. After more than a decade of not being able to see out of his left eye, Doug […]