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March 13, 2018

Last month's 10-day trip on the Holistic Holiday at Sea was exhilarating, inspiring, and somewhat exhausting! The best part was meeting the many knowledgeable and like-minded people--it was an expansive community of health! Here are my notes from some of the lectures.

Michael Klaper, M.D. His website has free videos on a range of subjects. 



  • NOT a calcium deficiency, NOT a nutritional disease. Instead, largely a lifestyle disease of atrophy of bones brought on by lack of weight-bearing movement

  • Standard Western diet generates acids and lacks essential nutrients, accelerating bone weakening (i.e. salt, carbonated drinks, stress, animal foods, alcohol, cigarettes, acid-blockers, excessive steroids or thyroid hormones).

  • Can be reversed. Bones are alive; have blood vessels. Osteoblasts create new bone. “Using your bones against gravity stimulates osteoblasts and makes bones stronger.” More use = bigger, stronger...

March 5, 2018

From appetizer to dessert, recipes for a green St. Paddy's meal. Enjoy!

Lucky Leprechaun Dip  by Kathy Patalsky

  • 1 can white cannellini beans (1.5 cups), drain/rinse in hot water

  • 1 c kale (fresh or frozen)

  • 2 T apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tsp lemon juice + pinch lemon zest

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 3 dashes cayenne

  • 1/4 c raw cashews (no need to soak if use high-speed blender)

  • 1 1/2 T Tahini

  • 1/4+ c warm water

  • 1/4 c chopped parsley, flat leaf

  • optional: garlic powder or roasted garlic

In high-speed blender, blend all ingredients from low to high, until silky & smooth. If needed, add a few splashes of water to blend smooth. (It will firm up in the fridge.)

Pour in serving dish; chill in fridge for 1 hour or overnight. Decorate with parsley.

Irish White Bean and Cabbage Stew by FatFree Vegan Kitchen

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 3 ribs celery, chopped

  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 head cabbage, chopped

  • 4 ca...

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