Adapted from The Spruce Eats. I realize most people are interested in the lobster meat, thus they purchase the largest size lobster which is affordable. Sure, I love the lobster meat, but since I have osteoporosis, I’m more interested in the shell. I purchase the smallest size available, because the shell to meat ratio is […]
I have osteoporosis and am seeing a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor for herbs and acupuncture. After my first six months with herbs, my DXA scan was much improved, although still osteoporosis. A year later, I had another DXA scan, but my numbers didn’t improve as much, and I was hoping to get out of […]
I love one pot meals. Sure, I admit, I’m lazy, and never seem to have enough time to cook and one pot meals mean less clean up. But also I’m getting older, so I tend to following basic food combining rules – I want to be sure I actually digest the food I spend time […]
Do you remember chia pets? When I was a kid, chia pets were popular — they were fun to grow. Many decades later, I look at chia pets differently — they are still fun to grow, but now I use the chia sprouts as a nutritious food. Why sprout The process of germination not only […]
I’ll share three ways I like to make my broth. They range from simple to more medicinal. You can customize to your liking.
In the United States, yogurt is mostly consumed sweet, though my favorite ways to enjoy yogurt are savory. Savory flavors complement and accent its sourness rather than try to cover it up. Sandor Katz Accompaniments Pass a bowl of yogurt (perhaps seasoned with fresh mint, dill or cilantro) to accompany just about any meal based […]
A “comfort food” that’s versatile
Both have numerous health benefits. They’re simple to make — just mix water and yogurt, then customize with herbs, spices or even chocolate!
Try adding some herbs and making it into a delicious dip. Good to know It’s best to strain yogurt before it separates into curds and whey. It’s quickest to strain right after it sets, and has not been cooled in the refrigerator. If it is going to strain for just a few hours, straining on […]
Why CSY? ~ Caspian Sea Yogurt (Matsoni) may contain as many as 173 strains of lactobacilli. Not all strains of LAB can colonize ~ Real Live,Yogurt typically contain colony forming lactobacillus units of 1 x 10 8 CFU – one billion Colony Forming Units (cells) per milliliter. There are ~237 mL in one cup (8 […]
The benefits of homemade heirloom yogurt and step-by-step instructions.
The instructions that come with MEC are simple and fast, and they work. These have a few extra steps and produce a slightly better result.