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Yogurt ( and Kefir)
Yogurt and other fermented foods have been used for centuries to help build a strong immune system.
Yogurt and other fermented foods have been used for centuries to help build a strong immune system. In fact studies have shown that in societies where people ate yogurt regularly their lifespan was significantly higher. Yogurt naturally does not come with added sugar and fruit syrups; if you want the benefits eat it plain or add fresh fruit or some raw honey to sweeten. For more information see the documentary MICROWARRIORS: The Power of Probiotics. For now, know that yogurt:
contains probiotics that are important for digestive health, overall immunity and hindering Candida growth.
is important for women in the prevention of yeast infections.
is high in calcium which is important for bones and good sleep.
Elana, thank you again for a wonderful day – I enjoyed it so much and I am still talking about it! Hope to see you again.
I made your banana recipe for dessert today. So simple to make and yet, so good. Thank you! Keep up the good work.
My kids were freaking out when I made the veggies with cheese sauce. Violet said, ‘It’s not just good, it’s so yummy! Will you make this every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner?!’
I roasted a chicken and my husband ate it to the carcass! Thank you Meal and a Spiel!
My family LOVED the beef chuck with olive oil and mashed potatoes!!! Thank you!
I made the lamb on Saturday and my husband was literally blown away. I’m making the chicken tonight!!
I made the beef last night – I cannot tell you how great it came out! My husband couldn’t believe it wasn’t brisket. I cooked it for 4.5 hours instead of the three. You could’ve cut it with a spoon!
I must tell you how much I loved the slow foods cooking class. That same weekend, I prepared both the short ribs and the chicken… BOTH turned out delicious! Thank you very much. I’m looking forward to my next class!
Only you can inspire me to go to Whole Foods at 5:30pm on a Friday and buy all the ingredients to make your Chanukah dinner. Love you. Happy Chanukah, Mammala.
You are such a wonderful role model for women and men both young and old(er). So many people say there isn’t time to cook in their busy lives but you make cooking easy, simple and healthy and not a time-consuming problem.I am thinking of you on this Thanksgiving day, as I begin the process of cooking a simple, delicious Elana-inspired meal.