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Tangy Citrus Salsa

  • 3 red grapefruit and/or blood orange, diced
  • Jalapeño or other pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2-3 Tbs minced cilantro
  • 1-2 organic heirloom tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • juice of lime

Feast on This, Foragers

You probably don't notice them as you whiz by in your car on your trip to the supermarket. You may smell their rotting sweetness in the air while on your nightly neighborhood. The tech guy in your office may have one growing, neglected, on the side of his house.

Arugula Pesto Dressing

This zesty dressing is packed with flavor, thanks to the garden fresh herbs and arugula.


Spicy Noodles with Pomegranate Seeds

This spicy pasta dish is a special way to take advantage of the abundance of pomegranates during the fall season.


Garden Salad with Summer Herb Dressing


Bliss out on the earthiness of fresh summer herbs with this flavor punched salad dressing.


Decoding the PLU on Your Produce

The little stickers on your produce that contain a 4 or 5 digit number called a PLU (Price Look-Up) Code.  These numbers are a code used by the stores to distinguish between conventionally grown, organic and GMO produce. 

Mono Eating: Food Tranist Times

Here is a list of transit times for various foods:

Food Combining Basics

Generally, no water should be consumed 30 minutes before your next meal and should not resume until about an hour after you have eaten.

Optimizing Digestion: Mono Eating and Food Combining

Rule #1 of food combining for optimal digestion:

Fortunately, there is only rule to remember—don't combine different types of food at mealtime. Mono eat your meals instead.
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