Garlic Ginger Green Beans

Garlic Ginger Green Beans

Directions: 1. Trim 1 lb. of green beans. 2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Cook the beans until just tender; don’t let them over-cook.  Plunge them immediately into a bowl of iced water, then drain and dry on kitchen towels.  The beans can be set...
Poached Pears Recipe

Poached Pears Recipe

Here’s a fool-proof way to make a lovely, light dessert.  It’s totally simple, and will please the pickiest eater. Ingredients:- 4 firm but ripe pears*- 3–4 cups filtered water- 2–3″ piece of peeled fresh ginger- whole cinnamon stick- whole vanilla bean pod- 3–4 TB....
Curried Pumpkin Soup

Curried Pumpkin Soup

If you don’t load it up with cream, pumpkin is a low calorie food, with tons of Vitamin A (good for your eyes) and minerals like calcium, potassium, phosphorus, copper and manganese. These minerals can play a role in your ability to stay hydrated, among other...
Immune SuperStars

Immune SuperStars

Nothing in the human body functions in isolation, and nowhere is this more true than with your immune system. It’s a complex intermeshing of specialized cell wall barriers and defensive responses that comes initially “from the factory”. Your immune system also learns...
Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Marinated Pork Tenderloin

One of the pleasures of the summer is gathering outside in the evening, and eating freshly cooked fresh food.  Regardless of the season, I like my plate to be about 60% vegetables, and summer makes that really easy.  But there is definitely a place for protein on the...
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