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Pickled Diakon, Ginger and Carrot Relish

This is a very simple recipe that I made one day while making kimchi, I had left over diakon and carrots. This is really delicious, fresh and crisp. A living food full of enzymes and probiotics.

  • 3 medium organic carrots, julienne
  • 1 medium diakon radish, julienne
  • 1-2″ ginger, grated or pounded
  • 1 T salt or 3 T whey
  • filtered water to cover
KefirKraut — Probiotic Rich Sauerkraut

KefirKraut — Probiotic Rich Sauerkraut

Saurkraut made with kefir grains gives you kefirkraut! Originally developed by Dom, please check out his site: Dom's Kefirkraut in-site for a full description and history of the recipe. There are lots of other great recipes and interesting resources over there, which I am sure all the fermentation f ...

Favorite SCD / GAPS Almond Bread

Favorite SCD / GAPS Almond Bread

I am not exactly sure where I found this recipe at this point. Most likely it was www.pecanbread.com which has an incredible archive of recipes for the SCD or GAPS diets. It is called Lois Lang Light and is a lighter version of the famous Lois Lang Bread. This bread is a wonderful no-grain almon ...

Living Smoothie: Apple, Ginger, Carrot & Kefir

Living Smoothie: Apple, Ginger, Carrot & Kefir

Well I've been feeling a bit bad about not posting many recipes lately, so I just wanted to share this one. Recently we've started adding juices to our kefir--yum! Very easy fresh and full of friendly enzymes, probiotics and vitamins. 3 apples 3 medium carrots 1-2 inch piece of ginger 1 c of ...

Hemp Hearts Salad

Hemp Hearts Salad

I have a couple friends that are doing detox or cleansing treatments after the holidays, to set their bodies on a healthy course for the next year, and perhaps lose some weight gained through all the holiday feasting. I hadn't given much thought to doing one myself, since I feel I generally keep a h ...

Hazelnut Truffles

Hazelnut Truffles

This is an amazingly easy, fantastically rich and delicious truffle recipe. In fact it is so good I even considered keeping it a secret and making millions off of it, but I know you guys will enjoy it so I had to post it. You can make various flavors and use different nuts or even add cocoa if you w ...

Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

A delicious, easy and very good for you grain and gluten-free meal. Frittata can also be made ahead, portioned out and frozen so that you have a take-away lunch or snack when you are working or on the run. 2 T coconut oil or butter 1 medium onion, diced 1 c ground meat, or chopped bacon ...

Wild Fennel and Eggplant Bake

Wild Fennel and Eggplant Bake

This is a recipe I was meaning to post a couple months ago, and am now doing so I can add it to www.amoderatelife.com's Tenth day of Bloggi-mas that I have been doing my best to be a part of this year. Today is casserole day. I made this for our Canadian Thanksgiving this year and it was a hit. It i ...

Walnut Persimmon Chews

Walnut Persimmon Chews

I have never cooked or eaten persimmons very much until coming to Vancouver. This year one of our local backyard gardeners (they have such amazing gardens in this city!) gave me a pile of homegrown persimmons and chokos. 1 1/2 c persimmon pulp (cooked or raw) 3/4 c honey 2 T butter 4 egg yol ...

GAPS/SCD Full Moon Roundup

GAPS/SCD Full Moon Roundup

We have been on the GAP Syndrome diet for a year now. The improvements to our health, immunity, emotional stability and energy levels are remarkable. We owe a lot to Natasha Campbell McBride for her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome. As she says at the Wise Traditions 2010 UK conference, gut flora ar ...