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Salads, Salads, Everywhere…

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It’s 94 degrees today. Needless to say that salads are the way to go! A lovely fruit salad for breakfast, and a green salad for a later lunch- too hot to be very hungry. Do remember that every color fruit and veggie has a different phytonutrient profile, so be sure to add lots of colors!… Read More

8 new dietary fibers….sort of.

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Well, they’re not new, but they are now recognized as beneficial by the FDA. Here is the Press Release from the FDA with links so you can get the entire list and educate yourself. Dietary fiber is a big key to good health. https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm610641.htm

Intentional Health

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Here’s an example for you from this morning. I had just poured the boiling water over my tea bag, and during the four minutes it took to steep, I placed greens and veggies in a glass bowl-three actually-which took about the same amount of time as one; a four minute assembly line. I then placed… Read More

Kids and Climate Change

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The next class,  will be the second class in the series we entitled, ‘Almost Any Problem Can Be Solved in the Kitchen’. It will be on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00 to 7:00, in Santa Rosa, CA. Address to be sent out a few days prior to class. I am teaching this class as part… Read More

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