Smoky Potato Leek Soup

3 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 leeks (use the white & light green parts) thinly sliced 1 rib of celery and 1 carrot 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. pepper 3 Yukon gold Potatoes (2 lbs.) peeled and chopped 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 4 cups strongly brewed Lapsang Souchong ( 10 […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda bread is really just a basic table bread to serve with soup or stews. This recipe has both regular and whole wheat flour but one could just use the regular flour instead. Don’t knead the bread or handle it too much or the bread will become tough. I have replaced the buttermilk with […]

Cinnamon Heart Latte

Steep 2 tsp. Chai American in 3/4 cup boiling water for 5 minutes. Strain tea leaves and top with 1/2 cup your choice of warmed milk product. (We like almond milk — choose an almond milk with a little sweetness if you would like a sweeter tasting latte or use plain and add some honey […]

Chocolate Chia Pudding

A dairy free chocolate pudding to help satisfy your chocolate cravings without all the artificial ingredients in the boxed pudding. Using cacao powder instead of cocoa powder and some dates and banana as a sweetener makes this a better dessert choice.

Kombucha may help your body return to a more balanced state

To make Kombucha you need a base made from a good quality Green or Black Tea. Fog Mountain Organic Green Tea or our English Breakfast Organic Black Tea are both good teas to use. Starting with a high-quality tea brews a high-quality product. Other teas like Oolong and Pu-erh could be used but try an experimental batch to start.