Grassfed ground beef is seasoned with plenty of fresh rosemary, garlic, and onions, then enriched with liver, bound with pastured eggs and formed into raw ready-to-cook frozen patties.
Ingredients: grassfed ground beef and liver, onions, Massa Organics brown rice, pastured eggs, rosemary, garlic, Celtic sea salt, black pepper
Recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.
Beets are sliced and cultured in water with yogurt whey and Celtic sea salt to make this traditional tonic drink. Sally Fallon Morell describes this drink as being "valuable for its medicinal qualities and as a digestive aid. Beets are just loaded with nutrients. One 4-ounce glass, morning and night, is an excellent blood tonic, promotes regularity, aids digestion, alkalizes the blood, cleanses the liver and is a good treatment for kidney stones and other ailments..." (Nourishing Traditions, page 608)
Ingredients: beets, yogurt whey, Celtic sea salt Recipe is gluten-free.
Spring production is up! Pastured eggs from Burroughs Family Farm in Modesto, where there are also extensive almond orchards. Benina and her husband follow the methods of pastured egg farming that Joel Salatin began on Polyface Farm. These eggs are certified organic and pastured.
Here's a grownup orange pop, sweetened with carrot and infused with the complex flavors of orange zest. Organic white tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored carrot juice and orange zest. This lovely, artisanal probiotic drink is less effervescent than many of our kombuchas.
Ingredients: filtered water, gunpowder green tea, carrots, orange zest, cane sugar
Organic darjeeling tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored with cherry and ginger juice to produce a mildly tart, not too sweet drink. Kombucha is considered by many to have a detoxifying effect on the body.
Ingredients: filtered water, darjeeling tea, organic cane sugar, cherry juice, ginger
This new beverage features Yerba Santa, a California native plant that was valued by the First Peoples, that has historically been used to treat asthma and other respiratory issues. It is also known as Mountain Balm and the Concow people of northeastern California call it wä-sä-got’-o. The plant also has the reputation of clearing and moving grief, and is used in environmental restoration as it can restore damaged lands and overgrazed ranchland. The flavor of our beverage is citrusy and refreshing, with subtle herbal notes.
Ingredients: filtered water, organic white tea, lime juice, lemon juice, lemon zest, fresh thyme, fresh yerba santa leaves, organic cane sugar, kombucha SCOBY
Claravale Farm raw milk comes from Jersey cows milked at a small dairy in Paicines, CA. It is not pasteurized or homogenized, so it retains its natural nutrients, vitamins, and enzymes. Claravale Farm products are regularly analyzed by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Government Warnings: Raw (unpasteurized) milk and raw milk dairy products may contain disease causing microorganisms. Persons at highest risk of disease from these organisms include newborns and infants; the elderly; pregnant women; those taking corticosteroids, antibiotics, or antacids; and those having chronic illnesses or other conditions that weaken their immunity.
Dairy-free water kefir. Water kefir grains, also called tibicos, are used to ferment a base of filtered water with unrefined cane sugar and just a touch of molasses. The sugars are metabolized by the kefir grains to produce a light but rich effervescent base. The brew is then flavored with Gravenstein apple juice from Sonoma County and cranberry concentrate to produce a bubbly probiotic “soda.” Cranberries are rich in antioxidants and other nutrients, making this not only a delicious drink but a nourishing tonic as well.
Ingredients: filtered water, Gravenstein apple juice, cranberry concentrate, cane sugar, molasses
Sweetened with honey and cultured with housemade sauerkraut brine, our GAPS Diet-friendly Cultured Ketchup is a great alternative to factory-processed versions. Goes great with our Hamburgers, on our Mini Meatloaf, or use anywhere you would regular ketchup.
Ingredients: tomato paste, sauerkraut brine (brine from green cabbage, Celtic sea salt), honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic, Red Boat Fish Sauce (anchovies, sea salt), Celtic sea salt, apple cider vinegar, cayenne
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
Handmade Goat feta, by Jane Hume of Evergreen acres. Is aged 60 days.This is a milder version not as aged as it was previously. Made with her raw Gurnsey Goat milk. Their warm sweet Raw milk is taken straight from their milk line. Then it is cultured, molded, and pressed.
Ingredients:Raw Goat Milk, Cultures, Himalayan Pink Salt, Non-animal kosher rennet Aged at least 2 months or more. Contains: Goat milk. Keep Refrigerated
Organic gunpowder green tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored with organic grape juice for a delicious fermented kombucha drink. Kombucha is considered by many to have a detoxifying effect on the body.
Ingredients: filtered water, gunpowder green tea, organic cane sugar, organic Concord grape juice
Organic white tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored with a cold infusion of hibiscus flowers for a slightly tart, slightly effervescent cultured beverage. Kombucha is considered by many to have a detoxifying effect on the body.
Ingredients: filtered water, white tea, organic cane sugar, hibiscus
This paste packs a punch! Raw garlic, ginger, and scallions are pureed with toasted sesame oil, a splash of coconut aminos and coconut vinegar, and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Add a spoonful to a stir fry, or to hot broth for a medicinal effect. Spread it on a piece of fish and broil, marinate a lamb leg, or spread it under the skin of a whole chicken. If you like East Asian flavors, you'll love this. Try it this week with our Savory Scallion Pancake Batter.
Ingredients: scallions, garlic, ginger, toasted sesame oil, coconut aminos, coconut vinegar, Celtic sea salt, red chile pepper flakes, white pepper
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
The Living Apothecary's Classic Almond Milk is a seriously delicious, artisanal, nutrient dense beverage. It is blended from locally sourced, organic blanched almonds, dates, and a touch of Tahitian vanilla bean. The true almond flavor shines through, and as with all Living Apothecary products, this beverage is unpasteurized, thereby keeping all the vital nutrients, minerals and enzymes found in live almond milk intact.
These vegan milks are extremely perishable. They are intended to be consumed upon delivery. Please adhere to the “best by” date, refrigerate as soon as they are received, and shake before opening as natural separation may occur.
This product is Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and GAPS Diet-friendly.
Ingredients: organic blanched almonds, filtered water, dates, vanilla bean
Organic gunpowder green tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored with an infusion of nettle leaves for an unusual, delicious, and nourishing fermented drink. Kombucha is considered by many to have a detoxifying effect on the body.
Ingredients: filtered water, gunpowder green tea, organic cane sugar, nettle leaves
These eggs are from pastured ducks at Evergreen Acres in San Jose. The ducks are fed a certified organic feed that contains no corn or soy!
Did you know that duck eggs...
- have more omega 3 fatty acids than chicken eggs
- have more Vitamin D, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K2
- are tolerated by many who cannot eat chicken eggs
- are an alkaline-producing food (instead of an acid-producing food like chicken eggs)
Purslane is an extremely nourishing traditional superfood, which we've offered before pickled in the French style (pourpier) and Spanish (verdolaga). It contains more omega-3 fatty acids than any other leafy vegetable plant! This creation features purslane and tendrils of garlic chives from Feral Heart Farm, right here in the East Bay, along with thin slices of fresh turmeric root. Absolutely irresistible!
Ingredients: purslane, garlic chives, fresh turmeric root, dill, white peppercorns, fenugreek, fennel seeds, brown mustard seeds, syrian oregano
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, nightshade-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
Organic yerba mate tea and unrefined sugar are cultured with a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), and then flavored with pineapple and turmeric juice to produce a dry, crisp and slightly herbaceous beverage. Yerba mate tea is the national drink of Argentina. Kombucha, a traditional probiotic beverage, is considered by many to have a detoxifying effect on the body.
Ingredients: filtered water, yerba mate, pineapple juice, turmeric root, cane sugar
Dairy-free water kefir. Water kefir grains, also called tibicos, are used to ferment a base of filtered water with unrefined cane sugar and just a touch of molasses. The sugars are metabolized by the kefir grains to produce a light but rich effervescent base. This old-timey brew is then flavored with sarsaparilla, sassafras leaf, ginger, turmeric and other herbs and spices to produce a bubbly probiotic “soda.” Dandy blend and vanilla bean lend this fizzy beverage a rich and complex flavor. If you are a root beer lover who is ready to graduate to a real roots beer, this is the drink for you!
Ingredients: filtered water, sarsaparilla, cane sugar, dandy blend, molasses, turmeric root, ginger root, cinnamon, vanilla bean, sassafras, black peppercorn, cardamom seed, allspice
Recipe is dairy-free and gluten-free*
*Dandy Blend is made of the water-soluble extracts of five ingredients; three roots and two grains (barley and rye), not from the ingredients themselves. The ingredients are roasted, covered with hot water, and allowed to steep. The water, with the soluble portions of all the components, is separated from the grounds. The remaining fine brown powder left is what becomes Dandy Blend. All the gluten and other water-insoluble substances are left behind.
Inspired by the Korean Bin Dae Duk, this batter can be gently pan-fried like pancakes for a delicious savory meal. These pancakes stand on their own, but are typically served with soy sauce or a seasoned dipping sauce. To make a zesty dipping sauce try using our Kapow! Paste as a base. One jar will yield approximately 15 pancakes about 3" in diameter.
Ingredients: yellow split peas, scallions, coconut oil, pastured eggs, carrots, toasted sesame oil, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, turmeric, Celtic sea salt, sesame seeds, black sesame seeds, baking soda
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free, and black pepper-free.
Monterrey Jacques is a mild, semi-soft goat cheese with a remarkably creamy texture you may come to crave! Serve it cubed with crackers, slice onto hot or cold sandwiches, shred onto pizza, or dice into salads and side dishes.
According to the Sierra Nevada Cheese Company: "We support local, sustainable agriculture by purchasing fresh milk from family-run dairies in Northern California. Sierra Nevada Cheese Company's raw milk cheeses showcase the complex bouquet of flavor resulting from naturally-occuring healthy micro-organisms present in our fresh milk. Using milk in a raw state preserves its full, original nutritional value. Seasonal pasture variations highlighted by raw milk accentuate a diverse range of flavors and positively enhance our artisan cheeses."
Nowhere else can you find miso made with the small red azuki beans, highly regarded for their nutritional and healing properties in Oriental medicine. Festive burgundy in color, this delicate miso is ideal for seasoning light soups, bean dishes, sauces, and salad dressings. Made with brown rice and azuki beans. No gluten or soy ingredients.
Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic brown rice, organic azuki beans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables and koji culture.
This is a versatile light miso and is made with the sumptuous chick pea instead of soybeans. The flavor is sweeter and more delicate than many other misos. Made with brown rice and chick peas. No gluten or soy ingredients.
Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic brown rice, organic chickpeas, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.
Mildly spicy and deeply warming, this chickpea miso is made with immune-strengthening fresh garlic and sun-baked Turkish red pepper paste. May it spice up your culinary adventures!
No gluten or soy ingredients.
Ingredients: Deep well water, lightly polished organic rice, organic chickpeas, organic fresh garlic, sun-dried sea salt, red pepper paste, organic nettle greens, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.
Deep, dark, nourishing, this miso is wonderful in soups, stews, and casseroles. It is a satisfying alternative to the three year barley misos, containing all their depth and power along with the extra sweetness of brown rice. Made with brown rice and black soybeans.
No gluten ingredients.
Ingredients: Deep well water, organic black soybeans, organic brown rice, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.
This ancient and robust miso is our most popular variety, and is the one most often recommended for healing diets. The color ranges from dark pumpkin to russet brown as it ages. Some years ago, this variety was the winner of East-West Journal's "Most Hearty Miso" award. Made with barley and soybeans.
Ingredients: Deep well water, organic barley, organic soybeans, sun-dried sea salt, organic sea vegetables, and koji culture.
Say Hay Farm in Yolo County produces certified organic pastured eggs and produce in an ecologically minded manner. They raise vegetables and animals on the same land in a tight rotation to produce the most flavorful vegetables and nutritious eggs by building flavor from the ground up. This year they began raising a pastured flock of hens that are on a certified organic, soy-free diet and they have recently begun laying.
Perfect to those with a soy allergy!
You may also checkout their website at www.sayhayfarms.com for pics of the flocks.
Kombu Laminaria dentigera Excellent added to beans, to soften and break down the tough fibers increasing the digestibility, therefore reducing the 'gas effect'. Studies show that alginic acids in Kombu remove heavy metals from our body. Sold in returnable quart size glass jar.
A nutritious, delicious bar made from dried plums (prunes) and Medjool dates, Artisana coconut butter and coconut oil, dried coconut, sea salt, orange juice and zest. Sweet but not too sweet, and balanced by the fat in the coconut, these are a great snack to eat while on the go (“in transit”)—and the dried fruit might help with the other kind of transit, too!
Ingredients: coconut butter, coconut oil, dried plums, dates, Celtic sea salt, orange juice and zest Bar comes uncut and wrapped in brown butcher paper.
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly. May contain pits.
Finally--a store-bought mayonnaise as nourishing and delicious as homemade. No soybean oil! We mellow the flavor of Seka Hills olive oil with Straus yogurt cream, which also helps to preserve the fresh mayonnaise. Perfect on sandwiches and our Hamburgers, and use it to make homemade egg salad, potato salad, chicken salad, and as a base for creamy dips or salad dressings.
Ingredients: raw pastured egg yolks, yogurt cream, olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard (organic grain vinegar, water, organic mustard seed, salt, organic spices), Celtic sea salt, black pepper
Recipe is gluten-free* and contains dairy. *Recipe contains Dijon mustard which contains grain vinegar which most people consider gluten-free but some do not.
**NOTE: Living Apothecary Almond Milk Products not available for Saturday Late Pick-up. There is no deposit on the small Living Apothecary bottles. Do not return the bottles or claim credit for them on your forms. You can reuse or recycle them at home.
The Living Apothecary's Turmeric Snap Almond Milk is a delectably fun and artisnal take on the classic ginger snap cookie. Using fresh turmeric root as the star ingredient and rounding out its flavor profile with a host of carminative herbs, such as cardamom and allspice, this is nutritional powerhouse. Blended from locally sourced, organic blanched almonds, it exudes a beautiful earthy taste.
As with all Living Apothecary products, this beverage is unpasteurized, thereby keeping all the vital nutrients, minerals and enzymes found in live almond milk intact. These vegan milks are extremely perishable. They are intended to be consumed upon delivery. Please adhere to the “best by” date, refrigerate as soon as they are received, and shake before opening as natural separation may occur.
Our neighbors at The Edible Schoolyard gifted us a bounty of Mediterranean bay leaves from a Bay Laurel in their garden. With citrus notes of Berkeley-grown lemon verbena, this refreshing drink has a crisp and lively character, with nuanced herbaceous notes. Jun is a unique cultured beverage that is made from honey and green tea. Its origins are clouded in mystery… Some say it comes from Tibet. It uses a culture similar to a kombucha SCOBY or water kefir grains. This is a perfect alternative for those who prefer to avoid all refined sugar, or are on GAPS protocol, as the only sweetener is honey.
Ingredients: filtered water, green tea, honey, fresh lemon verbena, fresh bay leaves, kombucha SCOBY