Category Archives: Herbs

Baked Trout

By Cat, Dec 5, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) During the winter it is hard to find fresh wild-caught fish like salmon, so I sometimes cook a fresh trout such as rainbow or steelhead. Unfortunately these are usually farm … Continue reading

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Spaghetti & Meatballs, with Grain-Free Spaghetti

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Photo right, from Wikimedia Commons) Spaghetti and meatballs has been a favorite for me since childhood, though not something my parents knew how to make. Dad had a friend in Great Falls, Montana whose wife was … Continue reading

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Detox soup from Thanksgiving leftovers

By Cat, June 14, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikipedia, but I’ve lost the link) I’ve been following online health docu-series that feature Functional Medicine practitioners; one of the things that is consistent in all these series is the importance of … Continue reading

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Gorgonzola Dressing

By Cat, June 9, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is probably my favorite salad dressing. My mom taught me to love Danish blue cheese dressing, so when I first ate at a real Italian restaurant after moving to … Continue reading

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Ginger Expectorant, Cough Syrup, Decongestant Recipes

By Cat, June 3, 2018 (Image, right, from Lisa’s Project Blog (2)) Expectorants and decongestants help us get rid of respiratory debris from the action of our immune system against seasonal allergies, colds and flu viruses, etc.; they aid in clearance … Continue reading

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Mucus: What it Means, by color

By Cat, June 2, 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Every spring and winter I have an abundance of mucus. Sometimes it comes out my nose and other times as post-nasal drip. It’s usually clear in color, but sometimes yellow or … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto with Cauliflower Rice

By Cat, May 20, 2018 (Cauliflower  and Butternut Squash images right & below, respectively, are from Wikimedia Commons) Many people these days are discovering they have a sensitivity to gluten or grains in general, but love the food made with … Continue reading

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Beef Top Round Roast – Medium or Medium-Rare

By Cat, May 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Now that warm weather is back, I’ve been craving beef roast like my Dad used to make; not the fork-tender, well-done 5-hour slow roast that I’ve been making all winter.  I … Continue reading

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Burdock Root Tea

By Cat, April 2018 (image, right, from Nutrition and You (2)) I take burdock root in a tincture (from Swan Valley Herbs), to help my liver, but this tea would also be helpful. I’ve copied this from Mercola’s article without … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Dutch Baby

By Cat, Mar 25, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to have Apple Dutch Baby at a small restaurant on the 2nd floor of Portland’s Galleria building, back in “the day” (1980s), but I’ve since forgot about that … Continue reading

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