Monthly Archives: August 2012

Saturday January 5th, 3:00-5:30pm. Issaquah – Pressure Cooking Goes Vegetarian

PCC Natural Markets

Whether you are a vegetarian or just want some great-tasting recipes, join Rachel to learn about the benefits of using a pressure cooker to quickly and easily cook delicious side dishes or entrees. She explains how to efficiently use this time-saving appliance while she makes Balsamic Beet Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese; Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto; Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Stew; and Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup. Vegetarian, with dairy; no eggs.

Members: $35, Non-members: $40

To register and for more information visit PCC’s website.

Friday Feb 22nd, 6:30-9:00pm. West Seattle – Lime & Coconut

BACK BY POPULAR REQUEST. Learn about the health benefits of the coconut while getting some great ideas of how to use it in your daily meals, perfectly complemented with tart lime. Rachel prepares Honduran Rice and Beans with coconut milk and saffron; Sopa de Pescado (Honduran coconut fish stew) with peppers and potatoes; Coconut and…

Naturally detoxifying foods

Our bodies are under a constant barrage of distress – we breathe in pollution, we are exposed to chemicals in our homes and our personal and home cleaning products, its in our gasoline and in the foods we consume. The world we live in is a pretty toxic place and over time, this can place…

A healthy gut

Did you know that 70% of your immune system is found in your digestive tract? If you suffer from regular heartburn, indigestion or bloating, chances are something is amiss. Rather than take a pill that masks the symptoms, consider that your body is telling you something is wrong – you are eating the wrong things,…

Staying hydrated: it takes more than H2O

During times of excess heat or heavy exercise our bodies lose fluid through our sweat glands. It is important that we replace it to avoid dehydration. But have you ever tasted sweaty skin? Did you notice that it tastes salty? That’s because, in addition to losing water, we are losing valuable electrolytes – comprised of…


Find yourself craving junk food during a busy day? Keep nuts and fruit (fresh or dried) around just in case the urge strikes. Pack up some snack bags with carrots & celery to keep on hand. Plan to assemble your snacks weekly so that you are not stuck during busy times.