Crowded Chowder

Crowded Chowder Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Click here for printable recipe This creamy chowder, or a variation thereof, is in the top five in the world’s ten most useful recipes. The recipe can just as easily be transformed into clam chowder or vegetable chowder (see Note). Leftover cooked salmon added at the end…

Cooked Whole Barley

Cooked Whole Barley Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Makes about 3 cups 6 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole barley (not pearled) 1. Bring water to boil in 4-quart saucepan.  Add salt and barley.  Turn heat down to allow a slow boil and cook for 1 to 1.5 hours, at least. 2….

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn Recipe from Good Food Great Medicine Serves about 4-6 This is one of those popular but unusual salads that go anywhere and wait patiently and taste best at room temperature. 3 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice or apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly crushed garlic 1/2…

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe from Savory Sweet Life. (The author of Savory Sweet Life has posted on her blog an excellent step by step description for making this frosting.  I highly recommend checking it out.) Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  3 mins Total time:  5 mins Serves: 3 cups A simple recipe for classic chocolate buttercream frosting. Perfect…

Ceci’s Braised Eggs

Ceci’s Braised Eggs Serves 2 4 eggs 1 tomato 4 slices whole wheat bread Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Freshly ground black pepper Tabasco sauce Butter Non-stick cooking spray Side of sliced fruit (Pictured here with avocado, but for other options serve with melon or orange.) This recipe is best if you serve it as soon…

Tofu in Soy Ginger Marinade

Tofu in Soy Ginger Marinade Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Serves about 4 as a hearty snack, and more as an appetizer 10 ounces extra firm tofu Soy Ginger Marinade 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon honey 1 Tablespoon freshly crushed garlic 1 Tablespoon finely…

Creamy Dreamy Mashed Potatoes

Recipe from The Bride and Groom First and Forever Cookbook Kosher Salt 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 3/4 cup heavy cream 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup milk, plus more as needed 1 cup (2 ounces) grated white cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons grated onion, plus more as needed (see…

Brown Rice Power Patties

Brown Rice Power Patties Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine (Makes 12 patties) 2 cups cooked brown rice (see recipe here) 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated (about 1 1/2  cups) 1 1/2 cups finely grated carrot (about 1 large) 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds and/or 1/2 cup sesame seeds, raw or toasted 3 eggs 1…

Caesar’s Wife’s Dressing

Caesar’s Wife’s Dressing 1/2 lb. Tofu (firm, drained) 4 Tbs. Red Miso 2 garlic cloves 3 juiced lemons (real lemons, not concentrated juice) 4 tsp. Nutritional Yeast (May be difficult to find. Recipe will work without it) 3 tsp. Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbs. Soy Sauce (or Bragg’s Amino Acids) 3/4 c. Olive Oil Tabasco to…

Basic Baked Brown Rice

Basic Baked Brown Rice Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine (Makes about 5-6 cups cooked brown rice) 4 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups brown basmati rice Preheat oven to 300 degrees. 1. Bring the water to a brisk boil in a heavy 2½-quart pot. Stir in salt and rice and bring back to…

Green Eggs and Rice

Green Eggs and Rice Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine This is an easy one-dish whole food meal rich in protein, fiber, healthy fat, and vegetables. It also allows lots of flexibility. You can use fresh spinach instead of frozen (just steam it a bit first), or replace the spinach with other fresh or frozen greens, or…

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans Recipe from All Recipes Ingredients 3/4 pound fresh green beans 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon garlic chili sauce 1 teaspoon honey 2 teaspoons spicy olive oil Directions Arrange a steamer basket in a pot over boiling water, and steam the green beans 3 to 4…