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Orange Sesame Cookies
Makes 30 to 35 cookies
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
1 ½ C oat flour
1 ½ C rolled oats partially ground in the food processor
½ t sea salt
1 t baking powder
1/3 C sesame seeds, toasted
½ C maple syrup
¼ C apple or orange juice
½ C tahani aka sesame butter
1 t orange extract
2 t vanilla extract
Grated rind of ½ orange
2 T fresh orange juice
1 T water
Mix dry ingredients
Whisk wet ingredients
Add liquid to dry and blend. Drop by tablespoon on cookie sheet and flatten. You can place close together they do not spread.
Bake 10 minutes. Turn over for 5 to 10 minutes more or until lightly browned. Watch carefully.
I was teaching morning yoga at the Macrobiotic GOMF Summer Camp. At the end of camp they were auctioning off the extra food and I donated a half dozen a variation of these cookies to the auction and they sold for $44! That’s right 6 cookies for $44!
These cookies are sure to satisfy!
Former US Marine Demands GMO Ban After Curing Health Problems By Going Organic
June 4th, 2015
As the great GMO debate rages on, more and more stories are beginning to surface from individuals who have experienced personal success by eliminating genetically modified foods from their diet.
One such tale comes from a former active Marine, Jon Abrahamson, who recently sent a letter to Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant telling him all about the clearing of his ‘mysterious’ illnesses after removing genetically modified foods from his diet.
As you can imagine, big Pharma companies and many doctors doubt Abrahamson’s claims, but the former active Marine knows better.
In his letter, Jon recalls how he suddenly began to develop nerve problems and numbness in his hands and legs, a degenerative process that left him almost completely incapacitated.
Best Black Bean Soup
1 cup black beans
5 cups water or mild-tasting vegetable broth (2 cups to soak, 3 cups to cook)
4-inch piece kombu sea vegetable
1 bay leaf
1 onion, diced
1 cup winter squash, cut in 1 inch cubes
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 – 3 teaspoons, cumin
Pinch or red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
Garnish; Chopped cilantro, parsley sprigs, or sliced scallions
Sort through beans for stones. Rinse beans. Soak in 2 cups water overnight or 8 hours.
Drain beans and transfer to big stainless steel or earthenware pot with 3 cups fresh water. Bring to slow-boil uncovered for 5 minutes, then skim off the foam.
Add kombu sea vegetable and bay leaf.
Cover and cook on low heat for about 1 ½ hour, until the beans are tender.
Add remaining ingredients and cook about 15 minutes.
Adjust seasonings to taste and amount of liquid to consistency desired.
Makes 4 to 5 servings
Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic?
Watch this powerful 90 second video.
A family that doesn’t buy organic because of the cost eats only organic for two weeks. In this 90 second video, the impact will astound you.
We need to refinance and restructure our food system. Instead of using taxpayer resources to finance a food system that has been genetically engineered to withstand increasing doses of herbicides, insecticides and pesticides, let’s refinance and structure a food system that makes organic food affordable to all who want it.
The study was conducted by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute IVL, and the full report is available here: https://www.coop.se/organiceffect
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