Author: Dr. Budweiser

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

The origin of stuffed cabbage leaves, also known as pigs in a blanket or stuffed cabbage rolls, cannot be pinpointed to any one specific region. It is common to the ethnic cuisines of the Balkans, Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe, as well as West Asia. Therefore there are many variations of this dish. This particular recipe is mainly polish inspired and is delicious served with a simple tomato sauce and or sour cream or a type of Tzatziki (Tzatziki is made of strained yogurt (usually from sheep or goat milk) mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, sometimes lemon juice, and dill,...

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Fermented Beets

Despite the trendy attention fermented foods are getting these days, human beings have been fermenting foods since the beginning of time. In fact, fermented foods have been a huge part of virtually every single culture on every single continent as far back as we are able to record. It is only more recently that modern food preparation techniques such as pasteurization and heat treating has drastically reduced the amount of fermented foods we are getting in our daily diet. The immense and very important health benefits one gets from making and eating fermented foods cannot be stressed enough and is a...

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Going Against the Grain – The Deadly Dangers of Wheat

This article covers the end of a podcast that I was unable to finish within the episodes allocated 30 minutes. If you want the program in its entirety, I recommend you start by listening to the episode on BlogTalk called Going Against the Grain – The Deadly Dangers of Wheat by clicking here. (The episode has also been embedded at the bottom of this article.) There were 3 major points I wanted to cover that I didn’t have time to on last Saturday’s podcast. The Importance of Serotonin The Traditional Preparation of Grains A List of Everyday Products with Hidden Gluten...

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Sweet Potato Casserole (Paleo & Vegan Friendly Versions)

So, I know this recipe could have come at a better time… like last week maybe? BEFORE Thanksgiving? Unfortunately, I didn’t actually plan to make this until the day of… The good news? You don’t have to wait until next Thanksgiving to make it! This is a great dish to cook during the rest of the holidays and all through winter. It was sooooo gooooood! And despite the rest of the family not being wellness fanatics like we are, they all loved this sugar free “healthy” version of this classic dish. I put healthy in quotation marks is because, although there is...

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Lamb Stuffed Beefsteak Tomatoes

Beefsteak tomatoes are any of the larger cultivated varieties of tomatoes. They tend to be juicy and are perfect for slicing and eating raw in a tomato salad or for a sandwich. Due to their size they are particularly wonderful for hollowing out and stuffing. Stuffing ingredients can vary from meat and rice (classic) to vegetarian (such as mushrooms and beans. Paleo versions are also yummy with just meat, mushrooms and spices. This particular recipe calls for ground lamb, chopped mushrooms and black rice, red basmati rice or quinoa, although if you are grain free then you can easily omit...

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