The Well-Stocked Kitchen The well-stocked kitchen makes for convenient and hassle-free food preparation. Take time to experiment with new and unfamiliar ingredients; it is fun to learn about new foods and herbs and they can greatly enhance your culinary experience. If they aren’t available at your local farmers’ market, co-op or health food store (most […]
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DRESSING BASICS Dressings are an optional way to flavor and tenderize vegetables. While dressings are not necessary, most people starting out on raw and living food diet use them. Typically, a dressing includes a fat, an acid, salt, sugar, seasonings/flavorings and liquid. It is best to stick with one source of fat when making a […]
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Sprouting is easy! Anybody can do it. Here is what you will need to get started growing sprouts: Seeds A sprouting vessel  Trays Potting mix A sprouting rack A drain pan Need some inspiration to get started? Try getting off the ground with some delicious crisp sunflower sprouts! You can do this without building a […]
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Probiotic-rich Fermented Foods Excerpted from A Cheese Lovers Guide to Making Nut Cheese, Yogurt and Kefir, by Cherie Soria People have been eating fermented and cultured foods for millennia — many of the longest-living groups in the world today continue to eat probiotic rich foods as a staple in their daily diets. Probiotics have been credited with […]
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Sprouted beans and legumes are at the pinnacle of their nutritional value. What’s even better is how easy it is to sprout them; theres no soil required! A tool we recommend to make the process even easier is the Easy Sprouter. Varieties of Beans & Legumes to Sprout: Adzuki Beans Whole Red Lentils Whole Green […]
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Raise your hand if you’re having trouble keeping up with your healthy raw lifestyle. See? You’re not alone! It happens to the most inspired and well intentioned of us all, and plays out pretty much the same every time.  While we’re at Hippocrates, being lavishly fed, juices made for us, not a dish to wash, […]
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How Many Sprouts Should I Grow? As the Greenhouse Manager I am often asked this question from guests who would like to remain on the Hippocrates program once they return home. The answer depends largely on what the rest of your diet looks like. For optimal health, I would recommend that you strive to make […]
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Beans and Legumes are easy to sprout and a great way to get started adding fresh, inexpensive, living foods to your diet! Varieties: ·      Adzuki Beans ·      Whole Red Lentils ·      Whole Green Lentils ·      French Lentils ·      Fenugreek ·      Mung Beans ·      Garbanzo Beans (Chick Peas) ·      Green Peas Seed Storage: Store all seed […]
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