Salmon and Mushrooms over Wild Rice with Tea Broth

This dish originally was made during a period of famine in Japan, and focuses on the flavor of the ingredients themselves rather than the seasonings, and so it is perfect for a simple and easy to cook meal that is energizing and good for you. This dish is somewhat like stone soup, where the base […]

Buffalo, Hominy and Bean Hot Pot with Blue Corn Pan Pone

This dish is a hearty home favorite, and sure to fill. Buffalo meat makes this stew a heavy and filling meal with hominy and your choice of beans. Making use of canned foods is something that many find to be difficult, but just a bit of seasoning evens out the flavor, especially if you drain […]

One Meal, Three Sides, Cherokee Style

This dish is a full meal that comes in small parts so it can be eaten as you like, and is not only something that adds a bit of a fancy air to the simple, but is even fun for younger people at the table to enjoy, and allows pickier eaters to pick their meal […]

Wild Rice, Three Ways

Wild Rice (Manoomin) is a staple of Great Lakes native foods, and can be a very nutritious staple of your kitchen too. It is much easier to prepare than most rice, requiring simple boiling until the grains burst open, it has a much richer flavor, and is more filling. It’s much easier to think of […]

Sautéed Greens

© by Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D. 2021Dark leafy greens are one of the healthiest things to eat. They are considered a super food as they extend excellent health benefits including lowering cholesterol, fighting cancer, and decreasing inflammation. According to nutritionists Collard Greens, Chard, and Lacinato Kale are all extremely nutrient-rich, providing ample amounts of vitamins […]

Sweet Chili Lime Salmon

This recipe for Sweet Chili Lime Salmon is an easy to prepare, protein-packed meal that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, potassium and b vitamins. The garlic, lime juice, cumin, and peppers work together to make this dish incredibly flavorful and with only 10 minutes of prep time and 25 minutes of cooking, you […]