Healthy Gut Bacteria

Caraway SauerkrautGood news - you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat. “Did you know we are only 10% human? 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells. Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat. Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract flourish off of colorful, plant-based foods.”The good news is that you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing Read more...

Patricia’s POWER BARS!

Do you eat the power bars? With more and more to choose from, how's a person supposed to decide which is best? Surely, the bars you make yourself! Let me help you with my favorite no bake recipe;  Power Yummy Bars! 4 ounces crispy brown rice cereal 6 to 8 ounces almond butter 6 ounces rice syrup- at Country Sun or Gold Mine Natural Foods 1 tsp  vanilla extract 1/4 t sea salt 1 t cinnamon powder 1 1/2 T cocoa powder 1/3 C  chopped walnuts 1/3 C dried cherries, raisins or chopped Read more...

Mushroom Onion Gravy

Mushrooom Gravy Sept 2015Medley Mushroom Season -Vegan Style 1            tablespoon sesame or olive oil 1            medium-size, yellow onions, diced 1            cup, thinly chopped maitake, shitake and /or chanterelle mushrooms 3            cloves garlic, minced Pinch sea salt 1            tablespoon Italian seasonings 2            teaspoons prepared mustard 2 ½        cups stock or water 3            tablespoons tamari 2            Read more...

What’s in your water?

Multipure savings clipHow to save on your water bill! Since 1970, Multipure has manufactured drinking water systems that help provide solutions to environmental problems such as plastic water bottles, harmful contaminants and the careless waste of precious resources. We’re proud of the “green” products we manufacture using materials that are biodegradable and come from renewable resources. This is why I am a Multipure Independent Dist ID #430421  For More Information:     Contact Patricia Becker   650-285-1867 Read more...

Healing Tea – also known as Natural Aspirin Tea

umeboshiNatural Aspirin Tea 1 ¾ cup filtered water 1 Twig Tea bag ½ Umeboshi plum or ½ teaspoon umeboshi plum paste 1 tablespoon Kuzu 2 drops good quality Tamari Bring the water to a boil in a small stainless steel pot. Turn off the heat and add the tea bag to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag. Put the umeboshi in the pot and stir until dissolved. Place the kuzu into a drinking cup and mix with 2 tablespoons cool water.  Slowly stir the kuzu and water into the pot and watch it thicken. Read more...