How To Cook Tempeh.

Tempeh is a fermented food and a heart-healthy bad-cholesterol-free food. It is a soy product, high in protein and you can find it at your local grocery store, usually sold in rectangular blocks.

Tempeh can be cubed, sliced, crumbled or roasted whole like a steak. It takes on the flavor of whatever you cook it with (spices, seasonings, sauces).

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To cook: I simply cut the tempeh into thin slices and healthy-sauteed it in vegetable stock (no oil) with sliced button mushrooms. I added a little tamari and also a dash of brown rice vinegar, as well as a little black pepper. That’s it. Just taste as you cook until all the vegetable broth has cooked away and you are left with a deep, rich, thick flavor from the mushrooms, vegetable stock reduction and seasonings.

I accept abundance now!

Awesome baby watercress salad, and there have been other things going on in this “kitchen”.. Just tasted the most amazing organic pinenuts I have EVER had (I could vividly TASTE the pine!). So good right now. Had some Dragon Herbs Tao in a Bottle and Premier Research Labs Max B-ND. Awesome. Getting better and better.. It’s salad time :) more adventures in raw eating and living superfoods to ensue ;)

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Organic Oat Bran with Homemade Almond Milk

This is just delicious. A great source of fiber and the almond milk is so easy to make! (I blended one part almond meal with three parts water, added some dates for sweetness, nutmeg, cinnamon and a pinch of sea salt. I strained the beverage through cheesecloth and voila!) Very cost effective, too. ;)

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Raw Hummus and Earth Soup

The hummus is made of soaked organic chickpeas (overnight) with lemon juice, sea salt, garlic, black pepper, smoked paprika, olive oil, hulled sesame seeds, cashews, rice milk, and filtered water. All ingredients blended to smooth (in Vitamix), topped with olive oil, smoked paprika, black pepper, and sea salt.
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The following soup was a play on borscht. I had golden beets and potatoes in the fridge and wanted to use the soup function on Vitamix. So here’s all I threw in:
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And the result is this:
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Grounding. I call it Earth Soup. Not quite borscht, haha, but very tasty. The soup can be strained after blending (in a chinois, for example) to remove any sediment. (list of ingredients: shallot, potato, garlic, sea salt, black pepper, golden beets, basil, dill, filtered water, coconut milk, organic tamari, and olive oil)