Small Seeds – Big Nutritional Benefits

We hear many things these Covid days about hand-washing, social distancing, and perhaps most importantly, mask wearing.  These are all good measures for managing the current crisis. However, we hear precious little in the news about strengthening our immune systems, so that they can better withstand the onslaught of corona virus and other harmful pathogens… Read more

Frosty Pumpkin Seed Sweet Green Smoothie

Coconut water (from young Thai coconuts) has a naturally sweet taste and is great for adding some additional sweetness and hydration to your drinks.  Coconut water is high in electrolytes (potassium and sodium) and has been called nature’s own sports drink exactly for that reason.  It can help fight off muscle cramps and dehydration, and,… Read more

Margaret’s Brussels Sprouts Slaw

This delicious slaw recipe features shredded Brussels sprouts tossed with tangy honey-mustard dressing, sunflower seeds, and dried cherries (or cranberries or pomegranate seeds). Yield: 4 substantial side servings 1 pound Brussels sprouts Sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds ⅓ cup tart dried cherries or cranberries, chopped, or pomegranate seeds ⅓ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (or nutritional yeast) 2… Read more

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Beet Strings

Salad: 4 cups spinach 8 strawberries 2 Tbs raw walnuts, crushed 2 Tbs raw pumpkin seeds 1 beet, peeled, then spiralized or shredded Dressing: 6 Tbs  sherry vinegar or raw apple cider vinegar 1 cup olive oil 4 Tbs dijon mustard 2 Tbs. chopped parsley Sea salt Pepper Blend ingredients in a Bullet or by… Read more

Nancy’s Energy Balls or Bars

A cycling friend of mine brought these gems to party that we both recently attended. I ate lots of them, then decided to share the recipe. Enjoy -JWS These are very easy to add to or subtract from depending on what you like, have on hand, or are allergic or sensitive to. Nancy R. Combine… Read more

Miso Salad

Miso has been a staple in Chinese and Japanese diets dating back to approximately 2500 years.  This fermented ingredient is well-recognized for stimulating digestion and energizing the body. When choosing miso make sure you avoid the pasteurized versions and search for the live enzyme-rich, organic product to be sure you receive the full benefits of… Read more