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Blueberry Crisp

By Cat, July 16, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) A good friend has a blueberry orchard, so I’m always interested in trying a new way to fix them. This recipe, from the weekly “American Profile” insert in our local … Continue reading

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Keto Cacao Shake

By Cat, July 11, 2018 (Photo, right, from Amazon (4)) I have been following a keto eating plan, with intermittent fasting (14-16 hours of fasting every night, including sleep time) for several years and can attest to many benefits. and … 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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Lacto-Fermented Orange or other Citrus

by Cat, Nov-Dec 2017 (All photos by Cat) Fermentation is an ancient process that goes back to early Biblical times. It preserves and augments the nutritional elements of the preserved food. It is recommended to eat 1 – 2 bits … 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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Stewed apples or applesauce for gut health

By Cat, April 21, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) In Britain, this is called Stewed Apples; in the US we call it chunky Applesauce. I’m trying to recover from auto-immune thyroid, which includes healing the gut and balancing the gut microbiome. I’m adding my own twist to recommendations by … 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 and Beetroot Relish (Lacto-Fermented)

By Cat, Feb 17, 2017; updated May 4, 2017 (Photos, right and below, from Wikimeida Commons) I LOVE apples and beets, so when I saw this recipe, I just had to give it a try, especially because it is fermented – … 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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Elderberry Syrup for Colds and Flu

By Cat, September 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) When I was growing up in 1950s Bigfork, Montana, an elderly neighboring couple planted elderberry bushes along the road near their property. I loved the way they looked, and especially the … Continue reading

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