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Spiced Banana Bread with Coconut Flour, Gluten-free

By Cat, March 29. 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love banana bread and don’t have a problem with gluten, but this recipe sounds so good with nutmeg and cardamom spices, I decided I would give it a try … 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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Squash Casserole, with Goat Cheese and Pecans

By Cat, Sept 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) My friend Jean H. shared this recipe with me, after inviting me to join her and her husband Phil for dinner, in which this dish was featured.  Wonderful combo! I’m always … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

By Cat, June 2013; updated Aug 2016 (Photo from Wikimedia Commons) I never liked spinach as a child, probably because all we had was canned spinach – I don’t know why Dad didn’t grow it in his garden. But when I … Continue reading

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Chicken, Roasted with Persian Sweet & Sour Stuffing

By Cat, February 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry Menu; 2. Middle Eastern Menu; 3. Herbs & Spices Menu; 4. Ancient Medicine through Food When I was in grad school in the mid 1970s, many of my fellow … 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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Raw veggie soup, with lacto-fermented sauerkraut

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The first evening of our 7-day veggie-juice fast (1), we were served this soup; that last ‘solid’ food for a week. Despite the odd list of ingredients, this is a delicious … Continue reading

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Sweet potato, kale and eggs breakfast

By Cat, Jan 2016 (Photo, right, from from Incredible Seeds) See also: 1. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 2. Ancient Medicine through Food What do you like to eat for breakfast? Perhaps a bowl of cereal or oatmeal? A piece of toast? Some fruit? A smoothie? Or … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pie & Rhubarb Custard Pie

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts & Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Rhubarb (About); 4. Rhubarb Crisp; Includes: 1. Rhubarb Custard Pie ; 2. Rhubarb Pie Version I; 3. Rhubarb Pie Version II 4. Pie assembly When … Continue reading

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