Author Archives: TheraCuisine

January is National Soup Month – Host a Soup Crawl

It wasn’t officially created by a congressional appointment, but rather it has become recognized on the calendar after years of ongoing commercial soup campaigns, charitable fund raising soup events, and private soup-related social gatherings held repeatedly throughout North America during the wintery first month of the year. National Soup Month is observed in various ways.  […]

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Fiery, Sweet & Sour Cucumber Salad

Print Fiery, Sweet & Sour Cucumber Salad Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 4 each 3 oz. servings   I like to make this recipe with my homegrown cucumbers and then serve it with grilled fish sandwiches or garden burgers and sweet potato fries. Ingredients 1 lb. Cucumbers, organic 2.5 Tbls. Cider Vinegar 2 Tbls. Raw, unfiltered liquid […]

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Celebrate In and Out of Season

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My family is not particularly large however, families of any size often face the crunch of celebrating the seasonal winter holidays with multiple different extended branches of friends and relatives during the last couple of weeks of the year and up to New Year’s Day.  It’s not unusual to face the dilemma of getting invited […]

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The Scoop on Honey

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Honey is a great shelf stable item – meaning it lasts for years without refrigeration due to its natural ability to resist against the growth of molds and bacterias.  It is made from the nectar or sugar of flowers (or sucrose) that is broken down into fructose and glucose (other types of sugars) by the […]

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Saffron – Expensive, but as Internationally Loved as The Olympics

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Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world! This is due to its difficulty to produce in mass quantity.  Saffron comes from the saffron crocus flower (crocus sativus) which originated from Western Asia and is now cultivated all over the world – but primarily in Spain, Iran, Greece and India.  Saffron is a bulbous herb […]

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Snag a FREE 6-Pack of Paleo Dark Chocolate Almond Energy Bars At Thrive Market

In an ideal world, we’d all eat nutritious, home-cooked meals every day. In reality, sometimes you just need a quick bite, and that’s where energy bars come in. Primal Kitchen Dark Chocolate Almond Bars are one of the best options out there—full of collagen and healthy fats, packed with protein, and rich in fiber. Say […]

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Print Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 2 Portions   A spicy chicken soup to help decongest your nasal passages is just what you need when your head is clogged and your energy is low. This soup is rich in vitamin C to help boost your immune system, shorten the duration of your cold, […]

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Green Ginger Gel Drops (Vegan)

Print Green Ginger Gel Drops (Vegan) Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 4 portions   Matcha is green tea powder that has antiviral properties that can help decrease viral replication and decrease cancer growth. It contains powerful antioxidants like ECGC and catechins that help fight free radicals that can damage cells and DNA. Matcha also helps improve mood […]

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Tomato & Oyster Pasta Shells with Prosciutto Crisps

Print Tomato & Oyster Pasta Shells with Prosciutto Crisps Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 4 portions   Zinc appears to help the immune system ward off colds and shorten the course of viruses. It increases the effectiveness of the white blood cells and T cells. And since oysters are very rich in zinc, this comforting pasta dish […]

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Vegetable Frittata

Print Vegetable Frittata Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 1 frittata with eight slices   A vegetable frittata is an excellent meal choice for supporting eye health. This one is chalk full of vegetables to provide an excellent source of Vitamins A and C, lutein and zinc, which are all supper nutrients for your eyes! Ingredients 1 Tbls. […]

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