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Cold Beet Borsch

Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 6-8 medium beets 2 Persian cucumbers, diced 1-2 tbsp green onions, sliced 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped 1-2 cups chicken or bone broth 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp balsamic (or your favorite vinegar) 1/2 tsp salt lemon juice (1 lemon juiced) Directions: Wash the beets and wrap them in foil. Preheat the oven

No-Oatmeal Porridge

Just a couple years ago I used to eat old-fashioned oatmeal for breakfast believing it is the healthiest breakfast I could find. After all, it Quaker Oats are endorsed by AHA (American Heart Association). Nevertheless, I found out this type of breakfast (as well as any cereal with milk) is not for me: just 1.5-2

3-Day Sauerkraut

My mom always makes this recipe in winter, as there are almost no veggies or salad available in Ukraine during the long winter months. Fermented vegetable are all the rage nowadays. Basically, we are coming back to what our ancestors ate just several decades ago, when the refrigeration did not exist or was not available