easy almond milk

easy almond milk

“For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.”  -Job 14.7   Any grain, nut or seed can be sprouted.  The process of germination enhances the food through not only producing vitamin C, but also changing the composition of the nuts or seeds in numerous beneficial ways. Sprouting increases vitamin B content, especially B2, B5 and B6. Just as important, sprouting...

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fish broth

fish broth

“The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it does great things. But where it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.” —Saint Gregory the Great   This is a simple fish broth and it’s also a very inexpensive one too.   In fact, fish broth can be the least expensive for you to make.  Just make a call to your local fish monger or supermarket and ask them to put aside any carcasses for you from the day.  Chances are they’ll...

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culitvate love

culitvate love

“Prayer is to approach everything made by God with love.” Saint Porphyrios “I enjoyed the garden.   I bought a hand held cultivator to prepare the ground as well as possible.  The garden had everything: tomatoes, aubergines, pumpkins, onions, garlic and so on.  My great love was for the trees.  I was filled with joy to look at them.  I planted four hundred trees: walnut trees, plum trees, pear trees, apple trees, peach trees,...

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simply beef broth

simply beef broth

In days of old, families went to the butcher for meat on the bone, rather than prepackaged cellophane wrapped individual filets. Our prudent forefathers then made use of every part of the animal by preparing stock or broth from the bony portions. This beef broth is simple to make, like chicken, fish and mineral broth it is very very nourishing.

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vegetable . mineral . broth

vegetable . mineral . broth

The preparation of this nourishing mineral rich broth requires no fancy equipment or culinary skills. It is a recipe we cherish for it’s simplicity, wholesome monkish frugality and great taste. All the ingredients are very rough chopped into large chunks, and allowed to simmer for a few hours. The result is a sweet tasting, aromatic broth. It’s that easy.

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