Trace Minerals Lend Big Boost To Nutrition

By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink If the word minerals makes you think of copper plumbing or crystal geodes, turn your imagination inward and you’ll discover that 14 distinct minerals are among the essential … Read More

THE MIGHTY BEETROOT

By Dina Eliash Robinson If one were to compare the brilliant crimson color and the nutritional value of this humble vegetable to that of a precious stone, rubies would come to mind. Beets are as … Read More

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

English chef Jamie Oliver has come to the U.S. to start a revolution, to help save America’s children from obesity and other food-related Illnesses. His successful efforts in the U.K. has resulted in improved school … Read More

HUMMUS

Middle Eastern Comfort Food By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink If you wonder what the common link might be between the dictionary’s dual definitions of “humus or hummus” as  “(1) soil with partly decomposed … Read More

Quinoa—An Ancient “Staff Of Life”

By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) It’s a seed! It’s a protein! It’s SUPERFOOD! Imagine unpacking and listing the nutritional contents of a plant consisting of edible leaves and clusters of seeds commonly … Read More

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA (Organic ingredients suggested) Ingredients for 8 portions: 2 medium eggplants 2 medium tomatoes—Roma or beefsteak, good for slicing ½ red onion—chopped 4 cloves of fresh garlic–copped ¾ – 1 cup extra virgin … Read More