Blog Monthly Archives: June 2015

Not sure what to do with those kohlrabis you discovered in your CSA share this week? Here is an incredibly easy, refreshing way to use those strange, firm, purple, root vegetables. This recipe yields at least 6, which makes it a vitamin-packed addition to your next barbecue or pot-luck picnic.  KEYWORDS: Vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, protein, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free Yield: 6 Active time: 20 minutes Ingredients: ½ cup cashew cream 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoon coarse-grained mustard 2 … Read More

The adult male body is roughly 60 percent water while the female adult body is about 55 percent. Our blood is composed of 90 percent water; muscle is 75 percent, brain and heart are collectively 73 percent, our skin is 64 percent, and even our sturdy bones are watery at about 25 percent. Water is an essential nutrient for every cell in our body and the maintenance of homeostasis (the stability of our internal little ecosystems). Water is required to … Read More

Cashew Cream

This incredibly rich-tasting, easy-to-make sauce is a flavorful, non-dairy-based, creamy protein boost to nearly any main or side dish, from grilled chicken breast to roasted broccoli. It is also used as a key, “cream-ifying” ingredient in soups and stews.  Make a big batch and freeze in small portions for easy weeknight meals. KEYWORDS: Vitamin B6, copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc, nuts, protein, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free Yield: 2 cups Active time: 3-5 minutes Inactive time: 30 minutes to overnight   Ingredients: … Read More

For whatever reasons, men seek medical help, on average, 24 percent less than women do, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services.[1] The result is that they are less likely to catch problems early on, which can then evolve into much more serious health complications and negative effects. In order to bring attention to the oft-neglected world of men’s health, Congress declared June to be Men’s Health Month, an opportunity for men to increase their awareness, boost … Read More

While the jury is still out on what type of beer to use and why, the net consensus is still clear: grilling a chicken vertically, via a tall can of beer, results in a succulent, moist, mouth-watering-worthy addition to any barbecued meal. The BBQ sauce—made with the capsaicin-rich chipotle pepper—can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for up to a week. Be sure to pour out just what’s needed for the chicken; you don’t want to “double … Read More