Archives for posts tagged ‘iron’

Lamb Meatloaf with Basil & Millet

  Happy summer solistice!   It’s hard to believe but my daughter is two months old already. We are starting to get into a routine, I am getting better at multi-tasking, and I’m even getting ready to go back to work in a few weeks. Thankfully, all of the breastfeeding issues we were dealing with […]

Welcome Baby Erin

  Hello everyone, forgive my absence lately. Almost 6 weeks ago, on April 16th, baby Erin Leah came into the world. I have had my hands full ever since then and have not done any cooking!! In fact, if I am able to feed myself at all, it is something readily prepared and often involves eating while […]

Pasture-Raised Chicken Liver Hash

  When I first started talking about eating chicken liver to increase my iron consumption, some of you asked for recipe ideas.  I had usually just cooked it in butter with onions.  (Which is great by the way.) Though this week the NY Times dining section ran a full feature on “hash” from upscale cooks & […]

Clam Sauce With Eggplant & Brown Rice Pasta

  Did you know that clams contain more iron than any other food? They do – even more than liver or beef.  So in my quest to increase my iron intake, I decided to revive an old recipe that I haven’t prepared since my days of eating wheat pasta.  Now I just serve it over […]

Grilled Lamb Loin Chops With Cilantro-Mint Paste

  A few months ago, I pondered whether I was getting enough of the right nutrients on a restricted diet in My Nutritional Census.  Regretfully, after getting some lab work back from my acupuncturist last week, I discovered that I was not.  Turns out I am really low in iron, have low white blood cell count, […]