I picked up some John Dory at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmer’s Market today from The Local Catch. Cooking seafood is not something I have much experience with, but my recent desire to consume more seafood is prompting some experimentation! One of my original reasons for avoiding seafood was the toxic metals that they contain (most […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I have recently been experimenting with making my own nut butters. I don’t usually eat peanuts, so I tend to lean in the direction of butters made from almonds, cashews, and seeds. Nut butters are great sources of protein as well as healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. They also contain antioxidants, an array of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Its cold today! A mere 9 degrees here in Providence, Rhode Island. This kind of weather calls for some warming input. Today, this took the form of ginger, lemon, and cayenne tea. Ginger root has lots of antioxidants, stimulates circulation, and boosts immune function. Cayenne is extremely beneficial in increasing circulation and combined with fresh […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since the beginning of November I have been taking an Herbal Education and Training Program (HEAT Program) at Farmacy Herbs in Providence, Rhode Island. Farmacy Herbs is an amazing herb shop/community health center that stocks a huge array of medicinal herbs and spices, hosts a variety of health and herbalism workshops, and has other events […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sweet potatoes provide a lot of nutrition as well as satisfying starch. These versatile tubers are actually more closely related to carrots than white potatoes! Combined with healthy spices, coconut sweet potato curry is both good-tasting and good for you. Here is a recipe for one of my favorite dishes, this one with apples and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.