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The First Class in the Series

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This year-long series of classes comes under the auspice of Almost Any Problem Can Be Solved in the Kitchen. The first 3-part series is on climate change and food choices. The first class was last evening and our guest speaker was Susan Krout Muller from Pasture 42 in the Capay Valley. Please go to www.pasture42.com… Read More

Decompress and Destress…

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It’s been an intense week for most people with a contentious election cycle that left many people out of sorts. What do you do to decompress? More many it’s the healing power of nature. For me it’s a nice hike with my dogs- in the woods or along the beach-but just outside in the country… Read More

Beet Hummus

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Beets have been shown to lower blood pressure, fight cancer and inflammation, and support detoxification. Here is a Beet Hummus Recipe to enjoy! Beet Hummus Serves 5 Prep time: 5 Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2/3 cup chopped beets (about one medium beet) 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons… Read More

An Article by Dr. Len Saputo

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I am proud to call Dr. Len Saputo a colleague and friend. He sent me the below and agreed that I could post it.   THE TRAGEDY OF AMERICAN HEALTHCARE Len Saputo, MD Introduction: The New Terrain of American Health Care Over the past 25 years the practice of medicine has become a business, physicians… Read More

Melon Puree and Chia Pudding

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Another breakfast idea. I really liked it. A couple days ago I pureed a Crane melon and froze it in ice cubes trays to add to my mineral water, but I also throw them in smoothies. This morning, I put 3 melon ice cubes in my Vitamix with a handful of kale and a splash… Read More