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cool juniper tea

by KalaLea on April 29, 2011 • Posted in Recipes

Recipe by KalaLea K

Serves 1 curious tisane drinker

Juniper berries are not only good for making martinis, they can fight the common cold, flu, or even outbreaks that occur with the herpes virus. Yes, I said herpes. Used in combination with other herbs such as uva ursi, juniper tea is also known for treating bladder or urinary tract infections. The berries possess anti-inflammatory properties which means that it can alleviate pain caused by gout
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Green spaghetti carbonara

by KalaLea on February 25, 2011 • Posted in Recipes

Recipe by KalaLea K

Serves 3-4 depending on how hungry the family

You will need:

enough water to fill a large pot for cooking pasta (say 6-8 cups)
1 box of Spinach pasta or any spaghetti style pasta will do
4 strips of turkey bacon (uncured, nitrate-free, if possible)
1/2 cup of veggie broth (optional – i like it for flavor)
1 egg (from free-ranging chickens raised without antibiotics)
2 jumbo TBSP of crème fraiche (a
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Lentils & shrooms in a cloud

by KalaLea on February 18, 2011 • Posted in Recipes

Recipe by KalaLea K

Serves 4-6 depending on how greedy the bunch

SOAK and/or RINSE YOUR LENTILS:

  • Soak and rinse your dry lentils – Lentils don’t need to soak for hours like other beans but I soak them while I’m at work or running errands – I prefer dried lentils to canned.

You will need:

approximately 3 cups of water (tap water will do unless you live in Chernobyl)
1 and 1/2 cups of lentils or
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