Cabbage Salad

1 or 2 heads Napa cabbage or green cabbage, thickly shredded 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced 4 carrots, shredded 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds other veggies as desired: cherry tomatoes, small pieces of broccoli or cauliflower, etc. balsamic vinegar — start with 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil — start […]

Creamy Black Bean Chili

My other name for this chili is “Change of Pace Chili” because that’s what it is — a little different from the usual fare, but very chili-like. 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef 1 onion, diced 1 14-ounce can light coconut milk 2 cups beef broth 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes 4 cups cooked black beans […]

Carob-Coconut Pancakes (Revised Recipe)

I made changes to my pancakes this weekend to make them lighter and fluffier. Here's the revised recipe. Carob-Coconut Pancakes 2 cups soft wheat berries, ground (or about 2-1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour) 2 cups rolled oats, ground (or about 2-1/2 cups oat flour) 1 tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (optional) […]

Judy’s Chinese Chicken Salad

Judy, Jeff's mom, taught me how to make this Chinese Chicken Salad recipe while she visited us. This is how we did it. Judy's Chinese Chicken Salad 1 whole chicken, deboned and cold 1 to 1-1/2 heads shredded cabbage (Napa or green) 4 carrots, shredded 1 bunch green onion, sliced thinly 1/2 to 1 cup […]

Nettle Tea and Allergies

I am amazed what an effect drinking nettle leaf tea is having on my allergies. The sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, and itchy eyes symptoms subside for 2 to 3 hours after drinking a cup. I looked on the web today to find how this could be. Histamines, which occur naturally in the body, are […]