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What are Antioxidants? How to get them?

We all know that antioxidants are beneficial to one’s health. But what exactly are antioxidants, and why do we need them? Worry not. We’re here to explain. The Cause: Oxidation In order to understand antioxidants, we must first understand what they’re fighting against. Oxidation refers to oxygen’s interaction with any type of cell. Think of guacamole turning brown after being left out at a party, or a cut on your hand becoming inflamed and eventually healed. This process is completely natural and necessary in maintaining a healthy body. However, the process of oxidation can kill or damage some cells, which can then turn into free...

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Broths that promote Energy, Health, Detox and Recovery!

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Broths that promote Energy, Health, Detox and Recovery!

Introducing four new broths that promote Energy, Health, Detox and Recovery.  Order yours today and let's drink to feeling incredible!   Energy Broth - promotes energy from nourishment rather than simulation. Your energy will be a long and steady without that awful crash feeling. This broth is great for supplying  electrolytes, b vitamins, photochemicals for adrenal support (helping with stress management), cordyceps and cayenne pepper which will help in boosting circulation. One or two cups a day.   Detox Broth - Perfect way to help your body release toxins that accrue in the body via everyday living. It's a gentle diuretic...

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Ajwain! Ajwain! Ajwain!

My beautiful friend Elizabeth brought back some really nice spices from Pakistan!  Thank you so much!  The pic below is of Wes playing for Michael and Elizabeth at their wedding reception.    I am passing along the health benefits of Ajwain.  Look for it in my menu next week as well as my soup for the Farmers Market.  The aromas from this spice is amazing; I can't wait to add it to my meals. So fresh!!!!   Health benefits of Ajwain Ajwain seeds contain health benefiting essential oils such as thymol, a monopterone derivative class of chemical compound which gives aromatic...

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Lentil Soup Yummmm

Wow!  A great response to the lentil soup this week! Both #BeniciaFarmersMarket & #NapaFarmersMarket love it!  I will be doing this soup again soon :) - Below is a recipe of the soup.   INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 4 garlic cloves smashed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon curry powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 4 lbs of tomatoes diced 1 cup brown lentils, picked over and rinsed 4 cups vegetable broth 2 cups water 2 tlbs of apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt, more to taste Pinch red pepper...

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Napa Farmers Market

First experience at the Napa Farmers Market 5/28/16!  Of course I had to be competing with other activities for this market.  It was Memorial Weekend AND BottleRock weekend in Napa but we still had a nice amount of foot traffic.  I served Roasted Garlic, Parsnip and White Bean Soup.  It was delicious! I was so happy that everyone braved the 90 degree heat and purchased a hot soup from me.  Next week it will be cold!

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