Spicy Sautéed Cabbage & Tomatoes

Cabbage is another wonderful cleansing food. It helps to detoxify the body and remove toxins. We’ve got a nice cleansing theme going on and this recipe fits right in!I love cabbage whether cooked or raw. This is an Indian-inspired dish. Cabbage, fennel and tomato go so well together. The customers loved it! Ingredients 4 tablespoons…

What’s In Season? Fiddleheads!

In our Northeast region–fiddlehead ferns are now in season. They are harvested from our local area, and brought into the health food store every year along with other spring crops. Because of their appearance, and quite frankly–they are ferns, I shied away from using these curly little plants in my recipes. But this year, after seeing them around every spring,…

Health Benefits of Turmeric

The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India. The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health…

Cleansing Salad

This is a Spring-inspired recipe. It contains no added sugars, fats, or salt. All of the ingredients have cleansing properties and blend well together. You can use either red or golden beets. Red beets will turn the whole salad red. Golden beets do not bleed. Ingredients 1 small beet (red or golden)—shredded 1 large apple—shredded…