Soaked & Brined Nuts

Soaking seeds, nuts, legumes and grains neutralizes phytic acid [1], which is found in the bran of all cereal seeds grains. Phytic acid regulates the release of minerals needed by …

Fermented Hummus

Soaking, cooking, and fermenting legumes make them easier to digest, reducing or eliminating an indigestible sugar called oligosaccharide present in them. We love legumes, and this is a great way …

Sicilian Green Olives

Last autumn, I got to pick some fresh olives from a friend’s trees! (I think they were Mission and maybe Arbequina varietals.) Some were green, some were black, and others …

Kefir Sour Cream

It’s quite simple to make your own sour cream, with just two ingredients: heavy cream and milk kefir. I first made this as a way to enjoy cultured ice cream, …

Cannabis Snack Mix

Salty snack mixes are a great alternative to cloyingly sweet baked cannabis edibles. The body metabolizes THC through the gut differently (and more slowly) versus by inhaling it into the …

Cannabis Simple Syrup

Cannabis has been coming back into its rightful and honorable place as sacred plant medicine, after having been outlawed for most of the 20th century in most of the world. …

Tortilla Chips

Feeling frustrated by the lack of snack chips fried in healthy fats (like olive oil, coconut or avocado oil, ghee, or animal fats like lard, tallow, or schmaltz), I crafted …