Recipe – Roasted Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Yummy! “Kohlrabi is a member of the cabbage family and looks like a cross between an octopus and a space capsule. The name comes from the German Kohl (cabbage) plus rabi (turnip) because of the resemblance of the cabbage-like stem to the turnip. The stem can be crisp and juicy, almost as sweet as an apple, ...

Recipe – Butter Bean Mashed Potatoes

Velvety Buttery Butter Bean

The Lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, is commonly known as the lima bean or butter bean. These beans have a buttery, sweet, starchy taste and a smooth texture. The term butter bean is widely used for a large, flat and white variety of lima bean (P. lunatus var. macrocarpus). Lima beans, named after its place of origin, Lima, ...

Recipe – Strawberry Guava Smoothie

Fragrant Guava

Guavas are fragrant, delicious tropical fruits that many Americans know only because they are frequently used in jellies. But these red-fleshed (and sometimes white-fleshed) fruits pack an amazing nutritional wallop. New government research demonstrates that guava may indeed deserve a place among the antioxidant elite. On one widely used test of antioxidant power, the ...

Recipe – Creamy Cantaloupe Ice Cream

Cantaloupe!

What a yummy summer fruit! “Cantaloupe is truly a high-volume food. An entire large melon has only 277 calories, way less than most desserts, and more than most people can eat at one sitting. About 90 percent of the melon is water. But that water in the melon goes a long way toward filling you ...

Recipe – Apple Almond Flour Cookies

Organic Apples High in Bacteria

Published in Frontiers in Microbiology, a new study shows that organic apples harbor a more diverse and balanced bacterial community, which could make them healthier and tastier than conventional apples. “The bacteria, fungi and viruses in our food transiently colonize our gut,” says study senior author Professor Gabriele Berg, of Graz University ...

Recipe – Basil Pesto

Healthy Basil

Recent research suggests that basil can help fight bacteria, viruses, and chronic diseases. Basil, an aromatic herb belonging to the mint family, is perhaps best known as the key ingredient in pesto – that savory Italian sauce made from olive oil, garlic, crushed pine nuts [or walnuts] and loads of fresh basil leaves. The type of ...

Recipe – White Sauce

1 1/2 T. Arrowroot powder 1 t. chicken style seasoning 1 c. cashew milk 1/2 t. sea salt Put Arrowroot powder (or cornstarch) into sauce pan and gradually add milk, stirring until well blended. Cook over low heat until thickened, and add seasoning. Serve over vegetables.

Recipe – Berry Cobbler

Place in a large saucepan: 1 can crushed pineapple (20 oz.) 1 1/2 lb. sliced strawberries (unsweetened, fresh or frozen) 1/2 pkg. frozen peaches, diced 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1 1/2 cup date sugar 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2-3 Tbsp. Agar Agar (or Cornstarch) Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thick. Pour into a large baking dish, and top with Cashew and ...

Recipe – Millet Pudding

Place in Blender: 3 cups cooked millet 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup honey Then add enough soy milk or cashew milk to soften to a pudding consistency. Pour enough Grape Nuts in a baking dish to make a one-inch layer and then add the pudding. Bake on a low heat in the oven for about thirty minutes. After baking, remove ...

Recipe – Rice Croquettes

2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup bread crumbs or Grape Nuts 3/4 cup cashew or soy milk 4 T. chopped onion 1 cup chopped nuts 1/2 t. sea salt Combine milk, onion which has been simmered slightly in water and sea salt and pour over the bread crumbs or Grape Nuts and let stand for about 10 minutes. Then add ...