Chia Seed Pudding

How to make Chia Seed Pudding the Bite Kitchen way: Bite Kitchen is a FOOD education cooperative that works with teens and young adults to establish and nourish healthy relationships with body and...

RECIPE | LEMON COCONUT OVERNIGHT OATS

I just got back from a trip to South America and came home to an empty fridge!!  This gave me the perfect excuse to experiment with something I have been wanting to try for a while. Overnight (soaked) Oats!!! Oats are heart healthy carbohydrates, great for the coming...

2 INGREDIENT FIG ICE CREAM

I have been on a detox for two straight weeks. It's Sunday and I am feeling like I want to indulge... I wanted something sweet. No sugar (only fruit) on a detox. I remembered I had bought a [easyazon_link asin="B00MMPGMOO" locale="US" new_window="default"...

Local Spring Water

I don't like tap water. Most tap water in the US is chlorinated and fluoridated (fluoride). Although these processes have their benefits they make me uneasy. The chlorine irritates me and I'm weary of fluoridation (this link explains a little about the problems with...

Making Medicine – St. John’s Wort

It's high summer and many weeds aka medicinal plants are at their prime. I've been collecting St. John's Wort flowers for a couple weeks and leaving them to dry. Yesterday I put them in a jar and infused them in 40% vodka. I'll press out the medicine in about 2 weeks...

RECIPE | PULPO A LA PLANCHA

By: Bettina Oh pulpo... how I love thee? Let me count the ways!  Octopus isn't the most common food in North America though I do see it popping up on menus in big cities.  As you guys likely know by now, my family is Cuban, of (very) Spanish origin.  My Mom even lived...

KIDS CAN COOK

By Bettina - Palos Verdes, CA I will say it over and over again... Kids Can Cook.  Our parents did us the grand favor of obligating us to help them prepare our dinners as a form of "entertainment".  From the beginning of our lives, they gave us the tools to be able to...

SACRED FOODS

By: Bettina & Mau The food philosophy that most jives with both myself and Mau is that of the Weston A. Price Foundation - though we eat less meat than his Foundation currently recommends.  The studies of Weston A. Price make lots of sense to us. Price was...

QUICK RECIPE | STEAMED LEEKS

By: Bettina - Miami Beach, FL I saw a recipe for one of my favorite alliums in the world, Leeks, in Clotilde Dusoutier's The French Market Cookbook the other day that inspired me to make this super simple dish.  Took ten minutes start to finish and would be a...

HEALTHY BREAKFASTS

By: Bettina - Miami, FL I always document my breakfasts for various reasons. I am usually home for breakfast I can't believe I used to skip this amazing meal. Creating a balanced, bright, colorful breakfast is the easiest way to get your nutrition up front in the day...

HEALTHY BREAKFAST | FIGS & YOGURT

By: Bettina - Venice Beach, CA Absolutely nothing left in the fridge except (thank god), some organic Greek yogurt by Wallaby and some almost over ripened fresh figs.  Its is California after all, where one can get such things at the various Farmer's Markets.  Such...

QUICK EASY DINNER | STIR FRY

By: Bettina - Venice Beach, CA I am leaving Venice today, so I gave away all the food and sauces and spices I had left to a friend and last night came home to an almost completely empty fridge.  All I had was: a half head of broccoli, a half a leek, some fresh garlic...

FRESH FOOD, REAL FOOD

By Bettina: Venice Beach, CA I thought I'd be blogging a hell of a lot more while I was in California... but life happens.  While I have been working pretty long hours, I have also found that the West Coast lifestyle of early rising and early resting sits very well...

Quitting Sugar

By Mau The single most dramatic change I have made in my life in recent years has been the reduction of sugar in my diet. I usually shy away from making gloating statements like that but the benefits I've enjoyed from this simple change afford such promotion. I...

EASY SNACKS | ROASTED TOMATOES

Tomatoes glorious tomatoes.  They aren't for everyone, some people with sensitive stomachs don't fare so well with them.  But you can adapt this idea with almost any veggie: asparagus, canned beans, squash.  I am going for a run in a bit so grabbed these local...