The Powerful Medicine You Have Hidden Between Your Legs

The only price of admission is curiosity with a twist of courage…

In this age of corona viruses, be they novel or just plain boring, modern healthcare piles on the drugs and immunizations, using science to thwart the bugs. Due to strong Uranian and Neptunian energies in my chart, I have been drawn to the unorthodox, and one of my biggest health hacks is the subject of our post today. This hack is free, always available, applicable to a wide range of maladies, and hidden in plain view. I invite you to join me back stage to delve into it, but to do so, you have to face a cultural taboo. I also touch on related lifestyle practices that seem to help my body to thrive despite its advancing age. Continue reading “The Powerful Medicine You Have Hidden Between Your Legs”

Schnell Imbiss Lunch: Sausage and Pommes Frites

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Schnell Imbiss Lunch! Sausage, Red Bell Pepper, Onions, Zucchini, and Pommes Frites. Enlarge

One of the best things about working from home is eating at home!

This blue plate special costs about a buck and takes 15 minutes to make. Add 30 cents and 7 minutes if you front it with a salad. I had one with 1/2 sliced carrot, 1/2 daikon radish, and green cabbage sprightly dressed in dill/caraway honey mustard vinaigrette.

When I lived in West Berlin—yes, a while ago ;^)—one of those small pleasures was eating at Schnell Imbisses at which food was fast, inexpensive, and quite wholesome when compared to big fast food. Many were family businesses, and most fare was some kind of processed meat with fried vegetables or potatoes. Continue reading “Schnell Imbiss Lunch: Sausage and Pommes Frites”

Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette

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Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Asian-inspired Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette. Enlarge

This sweet, sour, savory, creamy, crunchy salad will get your senses dancing and put a spring into your step!

Imagine… creamy avocado chunks, crunchy green cabbage, and sweet pineapple in a this jazz septet vinaigrette: ginger, basil, turmeric, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, honey, and evoo (extra virgin olive oil).

This Asian-inspired salad is also extremely healthy and even frugal (costs about 60¢ if you score avocados on sale as I often do, i.e. 49¢ a piece). In addition, it has no animal ingredients if that is important to you (I love meat, but I oft eat vegetarian).

Read on for how to make it in about seven minutes. You can easily have it as an entire meal, or it works well before or after your main course. Continue reading “Avocado Pineapple Cabbage Salad in Ginger Basil Turmeric Vinaigrette”