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    Postpartum recipes to make at home.

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    Learn the art of functional comfort food alongside global traditions of postpartum.


Learn how to cook for postpartum by integrating centuries of global tradition.



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A collection of nourishing recipes for mothers during their first 40 days.


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Blog posts

  • Chicken Nettle Bone Broth

    Chicken Nettle Bone Broth

    July 01 2021

    While most of us discard the bones of the animals we cook, there is an incredible reservoir of minerals hiding inside these bones. Traditional peoples knew that the bone marrow and bones of an animal was where the gold was, and using small flints and tools would extract the bone marrow (as well as certain organ meats) first. Thankfully, we can turn...

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  • Chocolate Reishi Gheenache

    Chocolate Reishi Gheenache

    March 26 2021

    This decadent and medicinal chocolate "gheenache" can be eaten with a spoon, used to frost cupcakes, cakes, or spread on toast as a healthier version of Nutella. We always top our Birth Day Cake with this gheenache for an incredible and nourishing treat.    Ingredients:  2 cups ghee 1 cup cacao  ½ cup maple syrup (or to taste)  1 tbsp reishi...

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  • Tri Doshic Kitchari

    Tri Doshic Kitchari

    March 08 2021

    Kitchari is a cornerstone of Ayurvedic medicine and is considered the traditional cleansing food. We refer to it as tri-doshic as it is said to balance every dosha. The word kitchari itself means "mixture." The kitchari dish itself is usually a combination of a grain and a legume (such as rice and mung dal) in a warm soup with vegetables and...

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