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8 Probiotic Foods to Include in Your Diet

Including fermented foods as part of your diet has many health benefits. There are so many delicious options to enjoy besides the most common one -- yogurt. Traditionally fermented foods are overflowing with probiotics. Regularly consuming probiotic-rich foods helps to restore a healthy balance of good vs. bad bacteria in the intestines. Did you know that you have 10 times more bacteria in your body than human cells? Feeding your good bacteria helps to improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and create a strong immune system, which are all key for good health. Read More

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Red Cabbage and Apples -- quick and delicious

Red cabbage is super good for you, inexpensive, and yummy! It's loaded with antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory benefits and is one of those cruciferous vegetables that works to prevent cancer. I love whipping up this sauteed red cabbage with apples because it's really fast and makes a great side dish. Read More

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Learn to Make Sauerkraut and Kim Chi (filled with Probiotics!) in my Fermentation Class

Improve your digestion and boost your immunity by eating foods with live culture probiotics! Read More

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Mouthwatering Cabbage, Three Ways

Here in Takoma Park, we’ve been getting green cabbage for several weeks now in our CSA vegetable delivery, so I have been enjoying cooking this delicious, nutritious cruciferous vegetable in a variety of ways. Most Americans only eat cabbage in cole slaw or sauerkraut. But friends, this vegetable is very versatile and has become one of my favorites. It is so delicious raw or cooked and is inexpensive. Health-wise, it takes the cake, so to speak… Read More

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VEGETABULOUS: The Super Fun and Easy Game to Help Kids Try New Foods!

I want to be the kind of aunt who spoils her nephews with yummy things to eat. Just like my Grandma Gertie did with me. And, as a health coach who knows how powerfully food affects our bodies, I also want to be the kind of aunt who teaches them to eat well. And to love vegetables. What to do? Read More

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Warm Roasted Beets with Toasted Nuts and Greens

These roasted beets are fabulous, especially with the crunchy toasted nuts. Beets are full of antioxidents, have anti-inflammatory effects, and are a great detoxifyer. Read More

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