Tag: healing properties

Corn: Food of Life

Corn is a power-packed, nutritious food that’s wonderful to eat year round. Appreciate its history, nutritional benefits, and flavor. From Cacao Corn Cake to Corn Chowder, you will love these recipes!

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On The Run: The Soul of Aztlan

India gave us Yoga, China and the Far East, tai-chi and the martial arts, but America’s contribution to the practice of bringing mind and body together is running. It’s a practice at least as ancient as those of the East, and yet, ironically, it’s been hidden from the majority of Americans, due to its association with Pueblo, Navajo and Apache ceremonialism, which is closely guarded.

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Sweet and Savory Apricots

For me, New Mexico summer means walking through the front gate to the welcoming scent of our apricot tree, which is both a shady respite from the heat and an abundant food source. Apricots have significant health benefits, including: beta-carotene and fiber to reduce inflammation in the intestines; vitamin A to promote healthy eyesight and protect us from over-exposure to the sun. Try these easy recipes for Honey Apricot Jam and Apicot Wheat Berry Pilaf!

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Beyond processed food

The processed food system offers so many prepared food choices. Life is busy. It can be hard to find time to cook. When people gather to cook and eat together, everyone feels better, saves money, and has more fun! Try to make your own prepared foods this week. The carrot corn goat cheese roll-ups are wonderful with the pinto bean stew. The apple jujube crumble adds icing to the locally focused meal!

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Taming Spring Fever – Foods for Health

Food is medicine. Understand which foods enhance spring health, learn the healing properties of ingredients, and explore intuitive cooking with these simple and delicious recipes: Dandelion Leek Frittata, Parsnip Soup, Artichoke Almond Spread

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