Category Archives: ginger root

TableTop Farm & Creamy Carrot Butter

The Midwestern Gentleman and I belong to a CSA at TableTop Farm.  I signed us up last January, mostly because I’m lazy and thought that having vegetables foisted upon me every week would make me research some new recipes and … Continue reading

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Tropical Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

You may have noticed I drink a lot of smoothies: Anti-Inflammatory Sweet Potato Smoothie Cucumber Watermelon Cooler Strawberry Pineapple Green Tea Smoothie Smoothies are a great way to sneak extra vegetables and fruit into my diet, not to mention goodly … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes with Vanilla Coconut Cream “Icing” and Fresh Pineapple

These seemingly decadent pancakes actually still live up to our usual anti-inflammatory, healthy eating standards.  They are low in sugar and flavorific with anti-inflammatory spices, carrots and nuts.  They are drizzled with a no-added-sugar vegan “icing” that tastes naughty but … Continue reading

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Pancake Sunday: The Anti-Inflammatory Formula

My basic formula for delicious pancakes that won’t trigger an attack of autoimmune inflammation (or put me and the Midwestern Gentleman into a lethargic sugar coma) is a simple one: wholegrain flours with no sugar in the batter, and fruit … Continue reading

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White Peaches & Green Tea: Warm & Cold Treats

Our local co-op has had the most luscious peaches for the past few weeks.  I love the delicate sweetness of white peaches, and the rosy color of their skins.  There’s something about their floral flavor that makes me want to … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Heat

One of the most challenging aspects of adjusting to life with Sjogren’s Syndrome has been making peace with my body’s new limitations, which on a bad day feel like the deepest betrayal.  I’ve been active and fit for all of … Continue reading

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