Category Archives: Recipe

Reishi Marsala Sauce

Author: Amber Valenzuela

Reishi Mushroom Marsala Sauce recipeThe complexity of Reishi mushroom can be lended to sweets and savories alike. Here’s a savory gravy that’s fit to marinade any hearty mushroom, drizzled on grilled meats or poured onto a piping pile of mashed potatoes. Continue reading

Sage-Garlic Honey

Author: Lily Mazzarella

sage-garlic honey recipe from Farmacopia, Santa Rosa, CA

Honey: More than just a sweet treat.

In its raw, unheated/unpasteurized form, you may be shocked at the plethora of heavy hitting health benefits honey possesses. Continue reading

Fire Cider

Author: Lily Mazzarella

how to make fire cider for colds and flu season

If you’ve never tasted fire cider before, you’re in for a treat. This zesty, delicious vinegar preparation straddles the line between food and medicine, Continue reading

Vegan Chive & Herb Cashew Cream Cheez

Author: Lily Mazzarella

Vegan CHIVE & HERB CASHEW CREME CHEEZ recipeFor some people, giving up dairy is what’s most challenging about the prospect of doing a cleanse. But dairy is pro-inflammatory for some, and creates congestion in most of us, so it’s a good idea to give it up for a while and see how your body does without it. Trust me, this creamy cashew cheez will get you through the tough times! Continue reading

Savory Golden Chickpea Pancake

Author: Lily Mazzarella

Savory Golden Chickpea Pancakes - Lily Mazzarella Santa Rosa Nutritionist
Behold the savory pancake: made with protein and fiber-rich chickpea flour, these pancakes are delicious topped avocado slices, Dandelion-Pistachio Pesto, or Herb and Chive Cashew Cheese. Kids love them, too—and you can hide veggies inside! Continue reading

Strawberry-Goji Happiness Smoothie

Author: Lily Mazzarella

This light, creamy, not-overly-sweet treat features vitamin C-rich springtime strawberries and goji berries, a.k.a. Happiness Berry or Wolfberry. Goji is a traditional Chinese medicine used for liver and kidney deficiency patterns, for “brightening” the eyes (no wonder, as it is chock-full of carotenes and anti-inflammatory pigments), and promoting happiness and longevity. Continue reading