Food And Recipes

Cooking Methods

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Herbs for Digestion: Bitters on the Go Recipe

Makes 2 ounces (1/4 cup)Combine tinctures in this recipe to make a quick, easy, and clean concoction. Tuck a bottle of Bitters On The Go into your purse or travel bag for portable digestive support. Pregnant women and people with heart or liver disease or hypertension should consult a qualified health practitioner before using the bitters.• 3/4 fluid ounce (4 1/2 ...

Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac. and A.H.G. | Dec 28, 2020

Food For Health

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Low-Histamine Recipes

Cooking with dietary restrictions isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be boring! As knowledge about histamine-related symptoms increases, more people are looking for healthy ways to monitor their histamine intake without sacrificing flavor. With a little creativity and planning, you can craft flavorful, low-histamine dishes that don’t skimp on satisfaction. The ...

Shawna Coronado | Jun 2, 2021

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Food Preservation

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Preserve Farmers Market Seconds

The math is astonishing: When it comes to the simple arithmetic of hunger versus domestic food production, hunger shouldn’t exist in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans waste up to 40 percent of the food they produce every year. And yet, this same agency tells us that in 2016 more than 41 million Americans were food insecure, 13 ...

Kate Maclean | Feb 15, 2019

Food Products

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Ghee: The Health G(h)eeks’ Favorite Fat

One of the small but mighty joys of the culinary world is that there exists a seemingly innumerable array of fats and oils with which to cook. Animal or vegetable is merely the first decision. Within each family of fats are dozens of additional adventurous choices. Each cook has their own favorite fat, and each fat has its own peculiar benefits and taste. Different regions have ...

Kate Maclean | Oct 9, 2018

Sustainable Food

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Smart Gelatin Substitutes

 Photo by Getty Images/SStajicTorn between making your favorite gelatin treats and sticking to your nutritional standards? Typical flavored gelatin mixes have ingredient lists that read like chemistry experiments. They contain artificial flavors, chemicals to control acidity, preservatives, and synthetic food dyes galore, including Red 40 and Yellow 6, often made ...

Marsha Mcculloch | Dec 3, 2019

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