Lots of Cooking Today

by Sarah Pope MGA Affiliate linksHealthy LivingComments: 3

I spent several hours in the kitchen today. Made a huge pot of “from scratch” chili using some homemade tomato puree I made the other day with a big bag of tomatoes given to us by a friend. The beans in the chili were prepared the traditional way .. that is, soaked for 24 hours in water with a bit of lemon juice before cooking to make them much more digestible and non-gassy. I wish Mexican restaurants would learn how to cook beans correctly!

I also made a large curry stirfry using free range Italian sausage, zucchini, yellow squash, red and green peppers, and russet potatoes. Spices used included turmeric, cumin, coriander, pepper, salt, and cayenne. Wow, it’s spicy, but so very yummy!
Finally, I made a batch of macaroon cookies for the kids using egg whites leftover from making vanilla ice cream the other night. Macaroons are the original, high protein cookie. Just egg whites, a little maple syrup, a few drops of stevia and vanilla. How simple can that be?
Whew, won’t have to do any cooking for a couple of days with those yummies in the fridge.
Sarah, The Home Economist

Sarah Pope has been a Health and Nutrition Educator since 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Sarah was awarded Activist of the Year at the International Wise Traditions Conference in 2010.

Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Furman University and a Master’s degree in Government (Financial Management) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mother to three healthy children, blogger, and best-selling author, she writes about the practical application of Traditional Diet and evidence-based wellness within the modern household. Her work has been featured by USA Today, The New York Times, National Review, ABC, NBC, and many others.

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