Chef Nige: Squash Farro Salad with Bitter Greens

Squash Farro Salad with Bitter Greens,  Pomegranate Seeds and Carminative Herbs   Mmmm it’s November and you know what that means- diving head first into a harvest and that seems to last non-stop for 3 straight months.  We may be headed to more gatherings, indulging in more delectable dishes and …

Chef Nige: Curry Ginger Almonds

Curry Ginger Almonds What better way to celebrate our month of Metabolism and Energy than sharing one of my favorite energy-boosting snacks? While the process of metabolism involves much more than just eating, what we eat, plays a key role in how we convert our food into energy. A balanced …

Chef Nige: Cheezy Herbed Kale Chips

Cheezy Herbed Kale Chips So this month’s newsletter is all about Stress. I don’t know about you, but when the pressure is on, I am in super snack mode. This recipe is going to be nice and easy. Not too many thrills. Not too many steps. Not trying to re-invent …

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Tea of the Month: Power Berry Immunity Tea

Power Berry Immunity Tea Ingredients: Elderberry Hibiscus Calendula Astragulas Echinacea Licorice Yarrow Our Power Berry Tea is named after one of our favorite ways to build up the immune system, Sambucus Nigra or more commonly known as Elderberry! Elderberries have been used for thousands of years for their powerful ability …

Chef Nige: Very Berry Creamy Elderberry Popsicles

Cooking with Medicinal Herbs That’s right, they’re creamy and triple berry! Okay, so life’s too short to pass up a possibly good pun. Besides, laughing reduces stress hormones, signals the brain to relax, and increases immune cells and antibodies (Harvard Health Neuroscience Institute Spring 2010 Vol. 16, No. 2 )! …

Electric Roots: The No Bake Brownie with Turmeric Ginger Drizzle

Anyone who suffers from chronic pain, knows how debilitating, frustrating and even depressing it can be. Let’s face it, chronic pain can be the pits. It can genuinely affect daily activities- stifling your energy, affecting your mood and leaving you feeling drained. Like many things in life, it is sometimes …

The Ultimate Taco

For this month’s recipe, I consulted our resident Naturopathic Doctor Ose for some guidance on what foods are particularly good for someone with a male body system.  As I offered up some common male “go-to” herbs such as Ginseng, Saw Palmetto, and Sarsaparilla to incorporate in the recipe, he suggested …

“The Feminine Divine” Power of the Feminine Tea Blend

To invoke the Feminine Divine, is to have the courage to stand strong and confident in our decisions, while remaining fluid and open to what the universe has to offer. However you identify, the Feminine Divine is within us all. On a daily basis, we are presented with the opportunity …

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Electric Roots: Cacao Truffles

Dearest Chocolate,   I have a confession to make- I haven’t always been your biggest fan.  I mean, I’m a fan of course (I’m human), but you’re a little down there on the list.  When most people are scrambling to get a bite of chocolatey goodness, I’m reaching for the …

Electric Roots: Spicy Dandelion Pesto

This bright and cheery Pesto recipe is full of tasty herbal energizers like Dandelion, Cayenne, and Lemon to get the body moving into Spring. This nutrient dense pesto, packed with Vitamin C, as well as Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium, aids in digestion and helps gently tone the liver.. Recipe (Yields …

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