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  • Day 2 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 2 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 2 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 2 Buddha Bowl
  • Day 2 Buddha Bowl

Nutrition

Micro means small

  Micronutrients A micronutrient is a nutrient required by the body in small amounts, such as a vitamin or a mineral. “Four elements (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen) account for 96% of living matter. About 50 of the known elements occur in measurable concentrations in the living systems. In humans and other mammals, 23 elements have known… Read More

Culinary

Day 2 Buddha Bowl

Today I started the bowl with Quinoa, then I add lightly steamed Brussel’s Sprouts, then tangerines atop the quinoa. Next I chopped up raw carrots and placed those on the Brussel’s Sprouts, then added avocado, and finally I drizzled it with a little Ghee that I had melted with lemongrass. This Bowl was light and… Read More

Other Aspects of Health

Pantry

Maintaining a well-stocked pantry makes everyday meals easier! You’re less likely to purchase less than healthy food on the fly when you know that you have many delicious nutritious foods at your fingertips at home!   Beans and Legumes Split peas, various colors Lentils Garbanzo beans Black beans Kidney beans Adzuki beans   Grains Brown… Read More

Giving Back

Sam Jones Shelter and 52 Ways

As you know I teach at Sam Jones Shelter every Wednesday and this past Wednesday was New Year’s Eve and we had fun. We went over my 52 Ways to be Healthier in 2015. Much of what is it contains pertains to those who have their own shelter but all the folks in my class… Read More

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Day 2 Buddha Bowl

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Today I started the bowl with Quinoa, then I add lightly steamed Brussel’s Sprouts, then tangerines atop the quinoa. Next I chopped up raw carrots and placed those on the Brussel’s Sprouts, then added avocado, and finally I drizzled it with a little Ghee that I had melted with lemongrass. This Bowl was light and… Read More

Building a Buddha Bowl

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A Buddha Bowl is packed full and has a rounded ‘belly’ much like the belly of a Buddha. Use some raw and some cooked veggies as well as grains and top with some sort of sauce such as Tahini mixed Miso with lemon juice and a little water. Here is a today’s Buddha Bowl recipe… Read More

Pantry

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Maintaining a well-stocked pantry makes everyday meals easier! You’re less likely to purchase less than healthy food on the fly when you know that you have many delicious nutritious foods at your fingertips at home!   Beans and Legumes Split peas, various colors Lentils Garbanzo beans Black beans Kidney beans Adzuki beans   Grains Brown… Read More

Micro means small

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  Micronutrients A micronutrient is a nutrient required by the body in small amounts, such as a vitamin or a mineral. “Four elements (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen) account for 96% of living matter. About 50 of the known elements occur in measurable concentrations in the living systems. In humans and other mammals, 23 elements have known… Read More

Thai Tofu and Squash Stew

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Everyone who tries this recipe loves it! Thai Tofu and Squash Stew Serves 4 2 medium leeks, washed and chopped, white and light green parts 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 whole jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tablespoon ginger, grated 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons Tamari soy… Read More

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