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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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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb chops, with couscous or kasha

By Cat, April 15, 2017 I love lamb chops – just about my favorite red meat – and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to flavor them. Lamb, like venison, has a gamey flavor so benefit from herbs … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar & Ginger Drizzle/Tea for Sore Throat

By Cat, Jan 2, 2017 (photo, right, from from Lisa’s Project Vegan blog (2)) Apple cider vinegar has been in the news lately because of its lowering affect on blood sugar, but it’s important to note this is not its only health … Continue reading

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Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

By Cat, Sept 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve been taking turmeric in supplemental form (capsule), but I like the idea of consuming it as a food rather than a supplement after reading about it on Wellness Mamma (1) and … Continue reading

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No-bake, grain & gluten free, sweet (and spicy) muffins

By Cat, March 13, 2016 (Photo, right, cropped from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breads & Muffins Menu; When I do a juice fast, the first week after the fast is a time to slowly reintroduce regular foods, beginning with fruits, then … Continue reading

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Autumn Veggie Soup (squash, kale, tomatoes & chickpeas)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Soups & Stocks Menu; 2. Gelatin & Bone Broths (About); 3. Herbs & Spices Menu I’ve not yet tried this recipe, but it just sounded so good when it arrived in my … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Soup (Cooked)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Here are two recipes for curried carrot soup, one is raw (but can be warmed if desired), suitable for breaking a fast; the other is cooked. Both are creamy and rich with spices … Continue reading

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Homemade spicy tomato-veggie juice

By Cat, Jan, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I have an old recipe for Easy Seafood Stew that calls for a can of V-8 juice and a can of stewed tomatoes. Now, there was a time when I would use … Continue reading

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Asian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

By Cat, Oct 2015 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Asian Foods Menu; 3. Brining Chicken This recipe is touted as a Paleo recipe – not that cave man actually made this dish, but … Continue reading

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