‘Tis The Season For New Recipes! What We’re Lovin’ Now From Cultured Cook!


‘Tis the Season for No-Cook Pumpkin Pudding Pumpkin Yogurt Pudding Now that Halloween has passed, it’s time to eat those pumpkins! (Or it’s time to buy canned pumpkin, which is nearly tumbling off pumpkin-populated grocery store shelves.) Pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin beer. During autumn, pumpkin goes with everything. So how about some […]

My Favorite Kitchari Recipe


About a month ago, I did an Ayurvedic cleanse. I was required to eat kitchari every day since it has a ton of protein but it’s so easy to digest. I spent time searching through recipes so I wouldn’t get bored. Since then, it’s become a staple in my diet. It’s something I look forward […]

Dining At Aphrodite’s Table


Ah…Mighty Aphrodite, goddess of love and lust, said to drive suitors mad with desire. For centuries scientists have searched for the magic potion capable of unleashing the full force of human fertility, sexual potency, and sexual desire. Flash forward to modern times where specialized fields of medicine treat both impotence and infertility and the term […]

Recipes of the Week: Lemon Squares, Cheesecake and other Yummy Treats!


DIY Cream Cheese Makes the Freshest Cheesecakes! If you’ve ever been to one of my culinary/health talks or have spent much time hanging out in my online kitchen, you know I’m forever singing the praises of plain whole-milk Greek yogurt. Why? For many reasons. It has one-quarter the sugar of low-fat flavored yogurt, for one […]

Recipes of the Week: Warm Winter Favorites


Upgrading the Classic Tuna Salad Want a tastier, healthier substitute for commercial mayo? Try using plain whole-milk Greek yogurt whenever you’d normally reach for the mayo. If you want to give it even more of that mayo-like tang, just stir a squirt of fresh lemon juice and a small spoonful of mustard into the yogurt. […]

Create The Perfect Holiday Dinner with The Cultured Cook!


One-Pot Green & Red Pasta Penne Alfredo with Kale & Broccoli What to do with hearty garden greens? Make pasta! Now that the weather is cooler, kale and chard and beet greens and turnip greens are enjoying a growth spurt. Luckily, they’re so versatile that you can use them in everything from soups to stir-frys. […]

Yams with Ginger and Cinnamon


The health-promoting carotenoids found in yams not only give them their beautiful color but provide a great source of pro-vitamin A to your Healthiest Way of Eating., which is important for enhancing your immune function. And the yam’s rich fiber content helps fill you up without filling out your hips and waistline. Yams with Ginger […]

Cranberries, Both Sweet & Savory


I don’t have many fancy gadgets in the kitchen – sous-vide cooking and flavored foams just seem like too much work to me – but I consider my ice cream maker to be an indispensable culinary aid. Ditto for my blender. If you have those two kitchen helpers, making ice cream becomes ridiculously easy. Not […]

They’re Crunchy and They’re Noodle-y…and They’re Kelp!


About a year ago, I attended a potluck with some very unique culinary contributions. Probably the most unique of them all was a bowl of what I’d assumed were whole-wheat noodles tossed with alfredo sauce.Darn, I remember thinking. Guess I gotta avoid that – it’s definitely a mess of gluten. I proceeded to happily stuff myself […]

Cool Moroccan Flavors to Spice Up Your Summer


It’s summer, it’s hot (since when was Detroit in the middle of the Sahara?), and I’m sure I’m not the only one who doesn’t want to spend much time over a hot stove right now.  Hence, this soup!  Although it involves a bit of simmering time, the heat is on low and you don’t have […]