Quick Pickled Red Onions

QUICK PICKLED RED ONIONS FOOD AS MEDICINE Onions along with garlic, leeks, shallots, and scallions, are members of the pungent sulfur-containing allium family. These foods all contribute as aromatics in culinary applications and potent detoxifiers in the food-as-medicine realm. Onions are a great source of antioxidants and polyphenols, two of the most potent are glutathione…

Peanut Butter Liver Pate

PEANUT BUTTER LIVER PATE FOOD AS MEDICINE This pate is one of the best ways to get liver into someone squeamish! The cinnamon paired with the subtle sweetness of apple and creaminess of coconut and peanut butter creates a dairy-free pate that can be eaten on its own, spread on grain-free crackers, or sneaked into smoothies (my approach for miss Stella). Liver is a nutritional super…

Kombucha CollaGin Fizz

KOMBUCHA COLLAGIN FIZZ FOOD AS MEDICINE Alcohol can be sterilizing to the microbiome–think about using an alcohol swab to sterilize! The same thing can happen in the gut with overconsumption of alcohol and this can drive dysbiosis or overgrowth of bad bacteria. Kombucha provides beneficial yeast and bacteria to protect the biome and helps combat…

Lavender Cold Brew CBD Latte

LAVENDER COLD BREW CBD LATTE FOOD AS MEDICINE CBD is one of at least 113 active chemical compounds called cannabinoids in cannabis (and hemp). These Cannabinoids are molecules that block or stimulate endocannabinoid receptors found in the body. Our bodies have an extensive endocannabinoid system that has wide ranging effects on the immune system, cardiovascular system,…