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Spring Challenge Day 27- Lucy’s greens

“Hi I’m Lucy and I’m 15. I love steamed greens and broccoli. I love sprouts and tabouleh.” I like when my mom makes green rolls or nori rolls with greens!” Watercress rolls by Aveline Kushi 2 Bunches watercress 3Sheets nor I 3Tablespoons tamari soy sauce 3 Tablespoons spring water 1/2Teaspoon grated fresh ginger Wash the […]

Spring Challenge Day 29- Miso Soup With Watercress And Ginger

Check out these great watercress facts!    Miso soup with watercress and ginger 6 Cups filtered water 1 Onion, diced 1 1-inch piece of kombu, soaked and diced 1 Large bunch watercress, washed and coarsely chopped 1 Tablespoon grated ginger root 2 Tablespoons miso, diluted in a little of the hot broth   In a […]

Spring Challenge Day 30- Arame Cucumber Salad

Arame Cucumber Salad   1 Cup arame, rinsed well and set aside to soften (do not soak) 2 Teaspoons soy sauce 2 Teaspoons umeboshi plum vinegar 1 Tablespoon mirin 1 Tablespoon toasted sesame oil Grated zest of 1 lemon 1 Medium cucumber, thinly sliced on the diagonal 3 to 4 Scallions, thinly sliced on the […]

Spring Challenge Day 25-Asian Tofu Salad With Roasted Peanuts

Asian Tofu Salad with Roasted Peanuts About 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 Cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced 3-4 Shallots, halved, thinly sliced into half moon pieces 5-6 Thin slices fresh ginger, finely minced Grated zest of 1 lemon Soy sauce 1 Red bell pepper, roasted over an open flame, peeled, seeded, diced 1 Carrot, […]

Spring Challenge Day 21-Yudofu

Yudofu-by Aveline kushi 2 Cups spring or filtered water 1 Strip kombu 2 Shiitake mushrooms 1 Pound fresh firm tofu, sliced into 1-inch thick slices 1 Bunch watercress, washed Tamari soy sauce Sliced lemon Gingeroot juice Finely chopped scallions for garnish Place water, kombu and mushrooms in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce […]

Put a Spring in your step!

When I think of spring I think of how new and fresh everything smells – new grass, wet leaves, colourful flowers and yummy vegetables right from the garden. Right now in the Northeast spring is just arriving, so we are still in the mode of finishing off what is left in the root cellar . […]