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Don’t be a Food Puppet – Food Cravings Part 2

Everyone gets food cravings. Some more than others and no one really knows why. The reasons may be physiological or psychological. But until they invent the little blue anti-craving pill that gets rid of food craving without causing any other harm, you can let the craving pull the strings or you can assert your authority. […]

Food for Real People – Food Cravings Part 1

Food cravings are like some unknown force inside poking at you, poking at you. While it’s strange that someone can mention Thai food and right then and there I will know within a week I will have to have Thai food, real food cravings are something altogether different. I’ve had my share. There was a […]

Carolina Kale

Serves 4 – 6 1 ½ lbs. Kale or collard greens 2 cups chopped canned tomatoes and their juice or 3 cups chopped fresh tomatoes 1 cup minced onion 1 ½ tsp ground cumin 2 garlic cloves, pressed or minced ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp sea salt or wheat free tamari ground black pepper […]

Corn, Mushroom, and Potato Chowder

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 cups chopped yellow onions 6 cups vegetable stock, divided 3 cups cubed potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 ears corn, kernels scraped off into a bowl 1 cup thinly sliced shitake mushrooms fresh parsley Heat […]

Avocado Sesame Pasta

4 ounces rice or mung bean noodles 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered (about 1/3 cup) 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon hulled sesame seeds 2 teaspoons wheat free tamari 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish Cooke the pasta according to […]

Warm Potato and Kale Salad

3 large Yukon Gold or other baking potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1/2 inch cubes 2 teaspoons sea salt, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, sliced 4 cups kale, washed, drained, and chopped into this strips 1 cup chopped tomatoes, seeded Bring a 6 to […]

Walnut Lentil Salad

1 1/2 cups cooked brown lentils, cooled and drained 1/4 cup sliced green onions, green part only 1 cup packed thinly sliced baby spinach 8 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon Bragg’s apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 clove garlic, […]

Creamy Tomato Millet with Fresh Herbs

2 1/2 cups filtered water 1 cup millet, rinsed and drained 2 teaspoons sea salt, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 vegetable bouillon cube 2 pounds ripe plum tomatoes (about 14) chopped and seeded 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 plain soy milk or fresh nut milk 2 teaspoon fresh basil, finely sliced 1 […]