Kefir: The making of a syn-fully good salad

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As detailed in my forthcoming book, “The Fallacy Of The Calorie: Why The Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us And How To Stop It,” data is accumulating demonstrating the importance of a healthy gut microbiome in the prevention of disease and maintenance of health. Because of this, there is more and more advertising and products…

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Here There Be Dragon(fruit)!

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Dragonfruit is a delicious, summertime treat when in season. This is a tremendously  versatile glaze to use on fish (or other proteins). Here, a fresh tuna steak was grilled to perfection and topped with the glaze. This addition brings a sweet heat that screams tropical summer fun.  Simple, easy and delectable! Dragon Fruit Habanero Glaze Ingredients:…

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Mozzarella!

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By request, here’s the recipe we used for some home made mozzarella. It is from a fantastic book Home Cheese Making Recipes by Rikki Carrol 1 gallon fresh, whole milk-do not use ultra-pasteurized 1  1/2 tsp. citric acid, dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water 1/4  tablet rennet, dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water   Heat the milk…

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Beans, Beans…

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Looking for great, easy and delicious summer ideas? Why not mix up the typical salad fare with a hearty three been salad. Beans are a fantastic vegetable protein source and a great source of soluble and  insoluble fiber. By utilizing several varieties you can highlight subtle textural and flavor differences. Combine that with some fresh from…

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Bison-It’s What’s Been for Dinner!

Enjoy Dr. Mike’s article and recipe from this quarter’s Bison World Magazine!  

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Grilled Peach and Rum Chutney

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  One of the great things about this time of year is taking advantage of summer’s bounty. As the weeks and months march on towards fall there is an ever-changing cornucopia of sumptuous fare to enjoy. With baskets of fresh peaches juicy, ripe and priced to move; recipes featuring their natural sweetness are a must.…

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In the ‘Que

Organic grass-fed Wagyu beef rubbed down with some BBQ spices

Here’s some organic, grass fed Wagyu beef getting in the  ‘Que! After an overnight dip in the brine it receives a pat down with Doc’s BBQ rub. While that rests we’re making the special sauce for tomorrow. Here you go!! Chipotle Huckleberry Barbecue Sauce 4 Tbs unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onions 6…

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Summer, Time of the Green Goddess.

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We have had several requests for the Green Goddess dressing posted up the other day. So here it is! Easy and  scrumptious; it’s a perfect complement to that garden fresh veg… Avocado and Roasted Garlic Green Goddess Dressing Ingredients: 2 avocados 3 chopped scallions, white and green parts 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves (about…

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Welcome Summertime

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Ultimate Summer Gazpacho Roasting the vegetables adds a layer of smokiness and subtle sweetness to this summer classic. The watermelon enhances that background sweetness; and all this is balanced by the gentle heat of the peppers, ginger and adobo sauce and the tartness of the vinegar. Wonderfully appealing, this version of a summer classic showcases…

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Irish Whisky S’mores Tart

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Now, what better for St. Patrick’s Day than to take those Ancient Grains Grahams and make an Irish Whiskey S’more Tart?   Marshmallows  2 egg whites 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup raw cane sugar 1 tbsp powdered Marshmallow (root)*   Pulse the sugar in a food processor. Whip egg whites until almost stiff. Add vanilla…

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