Tag Archives: almonds

Cherry-Almond Smoothie

By Cat, Mar 2018 (image, right, is from Wikimedia Commons) This interesting recipe is from Dr. Alan Christianson, a functional medicine practitioner specializing in hormone and auto-immune issues. This smoothie offers many benefits for your adrenal and thyroid glands. See … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts: Recipes & Cooking Tips

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love brussels sprouts, but this has not always been so. When I was a child, I got a stomach flu and puked all over my bed; what came out was … Continue reading

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Keto Cacao/Chocolate Truffles

By Cat, Feb 2018 (photo, right, cropped from Kettle & Fire (2)) I’ve been following a ketogenic eating program for over 3 years and am always on the lookout for a healthful high-fat, low carb treat. More well-known as Keto … Continue reading

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Sweet & Spicy Roasted Nuts 

By Cat, Nov 2007 (recipe originally part of Soaking & Sprouting, etc.: Nuts and Seeds article) (Photo right, from Wikimedia Commons, originally by Sage Ross) I love walnuts, almonds, cashews and pecans, and am happy to eat them plain. But sometimes you want … Continue reading

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Andalucian Asparagus

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Andalusia is the most southern part of Spain, notable for tapas – a broad selection of appetizers or ‘small plates’ – and fish/seafood. This dish is an example of a … Continue reading

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Sweet potato medallions, chickpea and greens salad

By Cat, April 1, 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Always on the lookout for something new and different to fix for dinner, I was intrigued by this recipe when I saw it featured in our local paper, the Daily … Continue reading

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Apple-Almond Custard Cake

¾ By Cat, Jan 2017 (Photo, right, from Nutrition Action (1)) When I saw this in the weekly Nutrition Action newsletter, it reminded me of the apple-almond desserts in the Scandinavian countries I visited in 2006. Every community has a … Continue reading

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Pan-Seared Salmon with Baby Arugula Salad

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also:  1. Fish and Seafood Menu; Salmon is just about my favorite fish (after lutefisk), but I avoid Atlantic farmed salmon and stick with wild-caught Pacific salmon: sockeye, coho, and chinook/king salmon. I am … Continue reading

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Arugula Salad with Ricotta Salata

By Cat, December 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Salads Menu; 2. Mediterranean Menu After a bleak, cold winter, nothing is more welcome than fresh spring greens. Spinach is probably the first to show a green sprout if … Continue reading

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Almond & Quinoa Salad

By Cat, May 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1.  Salads Menu; 2. Quinoa (About); 3. Soaking, Sprouting Nuts & Seeds; 4. Mushrooms (About) On my ketogenic diet I have learned about the importance of eating nuts, especially sprouted or at least pre-soaked nuts. They are … Continue reading

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