Category Archives: Veggies

Roast Buffalo (Bison), several recipes

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The following recipes are adapted from a flyer on Cooking Bison at my local grocery store. Bison is a very healthful meat, and tasty too. It is not as fatty, and … 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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Cocktail or Seafood Sauce

By Cat, Sept 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons (1)) Cocktail sauce has long been my go-to condiment for deep fried prawns and/or French fries. And now that I know how to make my own catsup (by lacto-fermentation), I love … Continue reading

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Strawberries with Balsamic-Basil Topping for Ice Cream

by Cat, July 11, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love to make my own ice cream, because I’m in control of the ingredients. Most commercial ice creams are so full of questionable additives that it’s disgusting. See all … Continue reading

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Caesar Dressing with Commercial Avo-Mayo

By Catherine Haug, July 6, 2018 (source of image, right, has been lost) I have long avoided commercial mayo because they use soy, corn and/or canola oil, none of which a healthy (the high-pressure process to separate the oil from … 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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Nettle Tea

By Cat, June 2, 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) If you are familiar with nettles, you will know that their leaves can really give you a sore sting. But there are ways to gather and prepare them to avoid … 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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GMO foods, and How to Avoid Them

By Cat, Nov 2007; updated and re-published in May, 2018 (Image, right, from the Organic Consumers Assoc or OCA, used with permission) GMO means Genetically Modified Organism, and has become the most commonly-used term for Genetically Engineered (GE) foods. Another term … 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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