Kitchari Cleanse


            Recipe by Ingrid Petres         At this time of year many people are feeling the need for detoxification from the holiday excess.  Moderate fasting can be effective at healing and nurturing your body in a way that can help eliminate cravings and detoxify the body of […]

Elder Flower whole Peppermint Leaf cut   Make a tea using equal parts of these dried herbs.    Dr. Edward E. Shook writes about this recipe in his book “Elementary Treatise in Herbology”. His recipe is to pour 1½ pints of boiling water over the herbs, using one ounce of each herb. “Cover and allow to […]

(Eleuthro is also known as Siberian Ginseng) Combine in a large pot, cover and simmer for 1 hour: 1 oz Hawthorn Berry 1 oz Eleuthro Root 16 Garlic cloves, fresh, peeled, roughly chopped just so they’re not whole 16 cups water, vegetable, grain, meat or bone broth Strain and use as a replacement to water […]

In a large pot cook fish in broth: 1 lb White Fish, fresh 6 cups Hawthorn/Eleuthro Broth (see recipe)   Simmer until fish is cooked, remove fish (leave broth in pot) and when cool enough remove skin.   To the same broth used to cook fish add the following: 2 cans Coconut Milk (13.5 oz […]



In large pot sauté until only partially cooked:   2 cups Green Onions, chopped 1 cup Celery, chopped 1 cup Parsley Leaves, fresh 1 tsp. Sea Salt 1/4 tsp. Thyme, dried 4 Bay Leaves 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil   Add and lightly cook but keep firm:   1 cup Green Pepper, cut to any desired […]

8 cups water or vegetable or grain or meat or bone stock 16 cloves Garlic, peeled, whole 1½ teaspoons Black Peppercorn whole (or use Long Pepper, a Chinese herb called Bi Ba) 2 Bay Leaves whole 1/2 oz Astragalus Root (comes either in little pieces or long slices which easily can be broken up with […]