Dinner

Sipping Bone Broth

Sipping Bone Broth shared by our friend Megan Whithed of Small Batch Wellness in Maine Boasting some recent popularity, a version of bone broth has been a staple in nearly every culture. Innately a warming food, bone broth rebuilds the constitution and facilitates absorption in the gut. Think of it sort of like a multivitamin.…

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March Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad

  Spring Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad   This is a go-to recipe for me. It tastes fresh with celery, sweet with raisins and hearty with beets. This well balanced recipe is a crowd-pleaser, easy to prepare and suitable for dietary restrictions.        INGREDIENTS: 1 C dry quinoa, rinsed 2 C…

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March Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto

  Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto Nettles are highly nourishing as we wake from winter rest: Vitamins A, C, E, F, K, B- complexes, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B-6 all of which are found in high levels and act as antioxidents. ​Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Copper and Selenium, Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Chlorine, Chlorophyll, Potassium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Iodine, Chromium,…

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Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Korrin writes, Lately I’ve been feeling uninspired by our dinner plan and had a strong hankering for a creamy coconut curry, I decided it was time to get into the kitchen and play around. It worked! This recipe is everything that I wanted, rich and creamy with a touch of sweet from the sweet potatoes. The…

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Taters and Beans

Another easy and nourishing recipe from our friend Korrin at Om Mamas Kitchen. This is recipe is simplicity at its best and nourishes my tummy as much as my soul. My great grandmother and grandmother made this dish weekly for as long as I can remember. It is perfect for a busy day  and always…

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Dal and Greens

Dal with greens is our family go-to meal. Red lentils are great source of digestible protein and they cook fast…great for a last minute dinner. All the spices are excellent for digestion not to mention taste great! To ramp up the plant-based protein enjoy it with a side of quinoa. Ingredients     1¼ cup…

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Carrot Bisque

Soups are so nourishing and warming and can be cooked in bulk…perfect for quick lunches and dinners during the week. Coconut carrot bisque is one of my favorite soups. It is rich and creamy from the coconut milk, slightly sweet from the carrots and just enough spice from the curry. It is perfect with a…

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Summer Tomato and Avocado Salad

  Summer Tomato and Avocado Salad by Sara Woll Slice and combine: One big beautiful tomato Half of one cucumber One avocado Small handful fresh basil Add a squeeze of lemon, bit of olive oil, dash sea salt. Three tablespoons nutritional yeast. Dice finely and sauté three big kale leaves in olive oil. Mix it all…

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Congee – An Energy Tonic Stew

This is my favorite postpartum dish! I bring it to families for every Meal Train. Congee is an Asian-style rice porridge or stew that is a nutritious and comforting dish. What I love about this recipe is that it’s very flexible. You can add whatever veggies or meat you prefer, and you can keep it…

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Kale, Onion and Potato Fritatta

Last week we welcomed Natasha, a nutritionist and doctor of Chinese Medicine to our Mothering Arts circle in Sebastopol. She shared great information about nourishing foods that new mamas need to care for themselves while also caring for a new baby. As many of us have heard before, breakfast is a really important meal to wake up…

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