Category Archives: Recipes

DIY Nut Milk

Homemade nut milk is budget-friendly and easy to make, plus most commercial varieties contain ingredients that are questionable for microbial health. Once you make your first batch, you’ll wonder why it took you so long to upgrade your plant-based milk to homemade. All you need is a quart-size jar, a nut milk bag (or an […]

Guilt-Free Chocolate Orange Truffles

Aside from being delicious bite-size treats and the perfect Valentine’s Day guilt-free indulgence, these easy, no-bake truffles are filled with nourishing ingredients that aren’t present in the commercial varieties. Be prepared to get a little messy before enjoying every morsel of this decadent dessert.   *MAKES 18 to 20 truffles   Ingredients 1 cup cashews […]

Gingered Carrots

For an introduction to fermented foods, try this simple, 3-ingredient recipe. There’s something about the flavor of ginger that augments the flavor of garden-fresh carrots. If you’re not growing your own, look for carrots with their tops on at the market. If the tops appear bright green, aromatic, and fresh, the carrots will be, too. […]

Microbe-Boosting Green Smoothie

Drinking your fresh fruit and leafy green vegetables can sometimes be more convenient than eating them, particularly when they’re combined in this delicious and nutritious smoothie that works for breakfast, lunch, or as an anytime snack. The pineapple and papaya are full of digestive enzymes that help break down protein, and the nutrients and fiber […]