06 Feb 2014
February 6, 2014

Craving Summer

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I’m breaking all the rules. I’m eating Summer fruit on the last day of January. For weeks now the temps in the Hudson Valley and much of the Northeast have been in the single digits overnight and not much higher in the daytime. The sun is high at noon, then disappears a few hours later.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Greens n’ Goji Berries

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Here’s a great power dish as a side or main for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Ingredients 1 bunch of any kind of kale or collard greens, washed and sliced thin- use leaves and stems and separate them. 1 small onion, chopped 1-2 Tablespoons goji berries 2-3 Tablespoons sliced almonds or use whole almonds and chop.. read more →

Sauteed Greens with Raisins Fennel And Walnuts (as seen on Kingston Now with Jimmy Buff) Serves 2 as a meal, 4 as a side Ingredients 1 bunch of kale (any kind) chopped fine 1/8 Cup raisins, apples or pears 1/4 Cup toasted walnuts 1 Cup chicken or vegetable stock ½ Cup crumbled feta cheese (optional).. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Banana Bread

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This is a simple banana bread recipe that I think you’ll love as much as I do. You can combine different sweeteners like coconut nectar and maple syrup, and also combine healthy fats like coconut oil and butter or use just one. You can add other surprises like chocolate chips or goji berries. Ingredients: 2.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Chocolate-dipped Biscotti

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Ingredients: 1 c. almonds, ground into coarse meal 1 c. sliced or coarsely chopped almonds 1 c. oat or spelt flour 1 c. rolled oats, ground into flour in your blender ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt ½ c. oil ½ c. maple syrup or coconut nectar 5 oz. chopped dark chocolate Combine ground and.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Thumbprint Cookies

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Thumbprint Cookies Yield 16-18 small or 12 large cookies The beauty of these cookies is that you can be super creative. Fill the middle with jam or dark chocolate. You can make these gluten free or grain free by following suggestions below. Be creative and enjoy! Makes 16-18 cookies Ingredients 1 Cup walnuts, almonds or.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Soup for Breakfast? You Betcha!

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Enjoying a bowl of warming soup is common in Japan and as the weather cools, I encourage you to try it and see how it feels. Making it the day before will help with ease and timing and keep it simple when you’re trying to get out the door. These are two of my faves-.. read more →

This is a beautiful dessert that is delicious and easy on the blood sugar. It’s very rich so a small amount is very satisfying. It’s also a great way to use the apples and pears that aren’t as firm as they once were. Timesaver: No need to peel fruit Makes 4-5 generous servings Ingredients for.. read more →

05 Feb 2014
February 5, 2014

Amazing Greens!

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Well, we’ve all heard- “eat your greens!” It’s true, eat your dark, leafy greens, and you will receive your supply of bone strengthening nutrients, along with nourishing chlorophyll. Kale, collards, mustard, turnip tops, bok choy, asian greens, watercress, parsley, broccoli- are the most common greens; all of which we are lucky enough to have grown.. read more →

30 Jan 2014
January 30, 2014

Soup, Beautiful Soup

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Soup Beautiful Soup by Holly Anne Shelowitz- Certified Nutrition Counselor A soup of diced vegetables simmered in a pot, and stirred with love is so very wholesome and heart warming, especially at this time of year. A steaming bowl of soup soothes the spirit after a long day, gently awakens digestion in the morning, and.. read more →