Soaked and Dehydrated Nuts and Seeds

Nuts and seeds need to be soaked and dehydrated to be truly health-promoting. Lunch Hour Lesson #15 Most of us already know that nuts and seeds are power-packed with minerals and good fats. But, there’s an easy way to make them even better! I have taught a few...

An Easy Self-Test to Determine Food Reactions

Food reactions are more common than you think, but they don't have to be a mystery. Lunch Hour Lesson #14 At some point throughout your life you may have discovered that there are certain foods that you react to in a way that is undesireable. Some reactions are immune...

There’s More to Pickles, Part 2

Fermentation is wild, unpredictable, and fun! Lunch Hour Lesson #12 The use of vinegar in preserving vegetables came about in the 19th century when industry started experimenting with ways to make vegetables a shelf-stable product. It is easier to implement this type...

There’s More to Pickles, Part 1

Fermented pickles do not contain vinegar. Lunch Hour Lesson #12 A certain type of food has been growing in popularity and it not only contains very high enzyme levels but also helps support the acidic environment of the stomach. And relating to bone density, a study...

Heartburn, Antacids, and Your Digestion, Part 3

It is worth the effort to optimize the acidity in your stomach. Lunch Hour Lesson #11 Today’s lesson is the third in a three part series. In Part 1, we discussed the common approach to stomach conditions like heartburn and GERD, and brought to light the dangers...