Prebiotic vegetables create a favorable climate in your gut for probiotics (good bacteria) to grow. Among prebiotic vegetables are: leek, onion, garlic, chicory and fennel. This dish has leek, fennel and chicory. The white and light greens color beautifully with the drizzled olive oil. Keep it really simple: slice the veggies in halves lengthwise, brush [...]
A deliciously fresh, tangy quinoa salad, light and filling. We're used to eating rhubarb sweetened, boiled even to soften it up. But this celery like pink stalk can also be eaten raw and then it has a nice bite and nicely sour, tangy taste, perfect to complement more earthy flavors! A beautiful Summer dish (which [...]
I like my smoothies creamy yet light and 'very veggie'. My love Jan prefers his filling, nutty and just a hint sweeter than I do. We both often gladly compromise. Other days, we'll create the very fruity/veggie base, pour half in a glass (for me) and then mix in some more nuts, seeds and dates to create [...]
I threw together this dish which has many different veggies and a light yet tangy curry flavor to enjoy all the goodness of anti-inflammatory ginger, prebiotic onions and fennel, and anti-cancer broccoli, among others. I don't mean to make any health claims here, it just feels extra good to eat this stuff these days and thought I'd share it with you.
Don't be depressed because the sky is grey, when there's mushrooms and clouds and brightly colored leafs to enjoy. The wind, the rain, the waving of the grass in the fields, the stormy sky... and then the comfort of home with sweet and hearty tastes. Let's love autumn. A very autumny dish that celebrated the abundance of green [...]