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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Ginger Coconut Soup for Colds and Flu

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This soup is delicious, whether you're sick or not. Many of the ingredients -- including ginger, onion, mushrooms, garlic, chili pepper, bone broth, and fermented foods -- add flavor as well as health benefits, boosting immunity and helping the body fight off viruses that cause colds and flu.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Ginger Lemon Sore Throat Pops

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These spicy-sweet ice cold pops are the perfect thing for sore throats. They're easy to make and besides water, you only need three ingredients: ginger, lemon, and honey.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Méranie's Martinique Vinaigrette

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Travel always inspires my cooking. Inevitably, all vacations come to an end, which is always bittersweet for me. I feel sad that it's over but excited to cook again in my own kitchen and inspired to create dishes like the ones I loved while I was there. My recent travels to visit my husband's family in Martinique were no different.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Tofu with Ginger, Peanuts, and Scallion

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Shake off heavy holiday meals in favor of this light but delicious meatless dish. It really does have it all: protein, healthy fat, leafy greens, and anti-inflammatory spices that enhance the body's natural detoxification mechanisms. By itself, tofu doesn't have a lot of flavor, but when you combine it with ginger, garlic, peanuts, scallion, and cilantro, it becomes irresistible. Even skeptical carnivores will ask for more.