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kale salad with lemon vinaigrette

Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette 1 head uncooked lacinato (dino) kale, washed, tough stems removed 3 tbsp uncooked shallot(s), minced 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 4 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp honey* 1 tsp lemon zest 2 tbsp olive

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Warming Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili

Warming Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili Immune-boosting garlic and onion, along with red pepper and lime, combine with black beans and sweet potatoes to make one very satisfying winter one-pot meal. You can serve it over brown rice, corn bread

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Watermelon & Mint Summertime Salad

Watermelon & Mint Summertime Salad This salad is unique, extremely simple, and great for beating the heat. Watermelon is very cooling and is excellent for alleviating thirst, reducing edema, and resolving canker sores and urinary tract infections. Mint leaves help

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Especially for Spring: Dandelion Salad

Dandelion Salad 1/2 lb. dandelion greens Dressing: 1 clove of garlic 2 t lemon juice 1/2 t umeboshi paste 1 t oil (optional) Blend the dressing ingredients in a mortar and pestle until creamy. Toss with the dandelion greens and

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Dang Gui & Huang Qi Chicken Soup

Dang Gui & Huang Qi Chicken Soup Dang Gui (Angelica Root) is a medicinal herb used to tonify and move blood and relieve pain. Huang Qi (Astragalus) is used to tonify Qi. Both are used post-partum to help nourish and

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Breakfast Congee

Breakfast Congee (makes 4-6 servings) 1 cup rice 5-6 cups water 3 quarter sized slices of minced ginger 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup dried dates (chopped) 1/2 cup walnuts (chopped) maple syrup, honey, brown rice syrup or agave nectar to

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