The Fires of Summer

By |2018-04-03T19:21:21+00:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: 10 Things to do with Leafy Greens, Articles, Healing the Body, Recipe Articles|

How To Find Balance In The Most Intense Season Of The Year

Like most of us, I love the spring and summer months, especially the big sun, green life, and freedom of movement that the summer provides us.  But I have long observed the season’s shadow and its implicit message, which is caution.  The summer months […]

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Make them Asian

By |2017-02-11T17:00:21+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make Them Asian – – sesame oil, ginger, minced, garlic, tamari, brown rice vinegar, Asian greens, such as bok choy, mizuma, or watercress, Heat the oil and add the ginger and garlic, sautéing for a minute or two. ; Add the greens, tamari soy sauce, and sauté for a few minutes, until the greens […]

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  1. Heat the oil and add the ginger and garlic, sautéing for a minute or two.
  2. Add the greens, tamari soy sauce, and sauté for a few minutes, until the greens are tender but still green.
  3. Add brown rice vinegar at the end of cooking.
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Make them Italian

By |2017-02-11T17:00:26+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make Them Italian – – olive oil, garlic (sliced), onion, Salt to taste, Red pepper flakes, bunch collard greens (cut small), Some lemon juice, Place the oil, garlic, and onion in a skillet. ; Add a pinch of salt and red pepper flakes and sauté for a few minutes. ; Add collard greens, […]

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  1. Place the oil, garlic, and onion in a skillet.
  2. Add a pinch of salt and red pepper flakes and sauté for a few minutes.
  3. Add collard greens, a pinch of salt, and sauté until the collards are soft but still green.
  4. Squeeze some lemon on the collards and serve.
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Make a Dressing

By |2017-02-09T16:10:02+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make A Dressing – – sesame tahini, umeboshi paste, Place tahini and umeboshi paste in a pot, add a little water, and stir until well mixed. ; Pour on top of cooked leafy green vegetable. ; –

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  1. Place tahini and umeboshi paste in a pot, add a little water, and stir until well mixed.
  2. Pour on top of cooked leafy green vegetable.
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Pickle Them

By |2016-10-13T19:47:23+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Pickle Them – – bunch mustard or turnip greens, tamari, brown rice syrup, roasted sesame seeds, fresh grated ginger, Wash greens and cut into very small pieces. ; Place in a jar, packing them firmly. ; Mix tamari with brown rice syrup, place in a pan, and bring to a boil. ; […]

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  1. Wash greens and cut into very small pieces.
  2. Place in a jar, packing them firmly.
  3. Mix tamari with brown rice syrup, place in a pan, and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer until brown rice syrup disappears.
  5. Add roasted sesame seeds to the jar with the greens.
  6. Then add grated ginger and tamari mixture to the jar.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for at least one day.
  8. They will keep for one week in the refrigerator.
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Make a Soup

By |2017-02-09T16:12:45+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make A Soup – – bunches of watercress, potatoes, cut into chunks, miso, Fill a 4-quart pot with water. ; Place the watercress and the potatoes in pot and bring to a boil. Turn flame down. ; When potatoes are soft, use a hand blender and make the soup one consistency. […]

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  1. Fill a 4-quart pot with water.
  2. Place the watercress and the potatoes in pot and bring to a boil. Turn flame down.
  3. When potatoes are soft, use a hand blender and make the soup one consistency.
  4. Take out a little of the liquid and dilute some miso in it. Add miso to taste. This soup needs more salt than most soups.
  5. Return to the pot and simmer (don’t boil) for a few minutes. Enjoy!
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Spice Them Up

By |2017-02-09T16:16:28+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Spice Them Up – – olive oil, onion, diced, garlic, minced, potatoes, diced, vegetable stock, dried curry powder, sea salt, black pepper, kuzu, dissolved in a little cold water, greens, Heat oil in the soup pan. ; Saute onion and garlic until tender. ; Add potatoes and vegetable stock, cover, […]

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  1. Heat oil in the soup pan.
  2. Saute onion and garlic until tender.
  3. Add potatoes and vegetable stock, cover, and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  4. Add curry powder, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add kuzu and keep stirring until sauce begins to thicken. If you want it thicker, dilute more kuzu in cold water, adding to the pot when diluted. Stir until thick.
  6. Add greens, cover again, and simmer until greens are cooked.
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Make a Stew

By |2017-02-09T17:00:55+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make A Stew – – olive oil, broccoli stems, skin removed and sliced into matchsticks, garlic, minced, whole wheat flour, vegetable stock, sea salt, white pepper, of a variety of greens, Tamari to taste, Umeboshi vinegar to taste, In a large soup pot, heat oil and sauté scallions and garlic until scallions […]

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  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil and sauté scallions and garlic until scallions are soft.
  2. Stir in flour and cook for a few minutes, while adding vegetable stock, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the greens and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the greens are tender.
  4. Add a little tamari and umeboshi plum vinegar to taste.
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Make a Sandwich

By |2017-02-09T16:17:41+00:00October 6th, 2016|

Make A Sandwich – – Toast or steam some whole grain bread. ; Spread a little mustard on it; Pile the cooked greens (usually kale, collards, or mustard greens) on generously, ; Season with tamari, umeboshi vinegar, olive oil, and grated ginger. ; If you happen to have some tofu, a slice of […]

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  1. Toast or steam some whole grain bread.
  2. Spread a little mustard on it
  3. Pile the cooked greens (usually kale, collards, or mustard greens) on generously,
  4. Season with tamari, umeboshi vinegar, olive oil, and grated ginger.
  5. If you happen to have some tofu, a slice of that can be nice on there too.
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