WELCOME TO OUR DECMEBER MENU!
See some familiar items? We're launching a new monthly menu. For more information on the menu change, click here
You can pre-order items from this menu from now until Wednesday, December 18 at 10am.
Pick-up and delivery for these items runs from Wednesday, December 18 through Sunday, December 22. NOTE: For this week we are offering one additional pickup day on Sunday, Decemebr 22 9:30am to 2pm.
Most of our housemade dishes are part of a rotating menu, listed here, that changes through the seasons. We offer many other housemade items regularly each week, such as Bone Broths, Snacks, Cultured Foods and Beverages, along with products from other vendors, which can be found in the categories on the left.
Pastured chicken is simmered in bone broth with baby white lima beans (GAPS Diet-friendly), dandelion greens, escarole and chard from local farms. This nourishing and satisfying seasonal soup is finished with fresh rosemary. Try it with rice and grated Parmigiano Reggiano on top.
Ingredients: pastured chicken* and chicken bone broth,* lima beans,* onions,* chard,* escarole,* dandelion greens,* olive oil,* garlic,* rosemary,* Celtic sea salt, thyme,* sage,* bay leaves,* wild-foraged kombu (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-free, nightshade-free and GAPS Diet-friendly. (Each pound of beans is cooked with a one-inch piece of kombu sea vegetable which is not on the GAPS Diet protocol Introductory Diet. Also contains heated olive oil.)
Our chicken meat and broth come from a mix of pastured and non-pastured chickens, all of which are raised on an organic diet. Some of our chicken meat come from chickens raised on soy-free and corn-free diet.
This old-fashioned chicken soup features carrots from Paul's Produce, leeks from Tomatero Farm and celery sauteed with fresh herbs in the traditional mirepoix, then simmered in mineral-rich bone broth with plenty of chicken. It is finished with fresh herbs from Feral Heart Farm in Sunol for a nutritive and delicious soup that also makes a perfect base for Chicken-Noodle, Chicken Soup with Rice or Matzo Ball soup.
Ingredients: chicken bone broth* and meat,* leeks,* onions,* celery,* carrots,* parsley,* chicken fat,* thyme,* sage,* rosemary,* Celtic sea salt, bay leaves,* Allstar Organics celery salt* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-free, nightshade-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
Our chicken meat and broth come from a mix of pastured and non-pastured chickens, all of which are raised on an organic diet. Some of the chickens we source are raised on an organic diet that is soy-free and corn-free.
This flavorful broth is made from the bones, feet and heads of pastured and organic chickens as well as fresh ginger and turmeric. It also features our housemade Golden Blend, a synergistic combination of coconut oil, turmeric and black pepper. Turmeric root contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that are enhanced by the black pepper, making this broth a natural immune booster and a nourishing tonic.
Ingredients: chicken bone broth,* ginger,* turmeric,* TSH Golden Blend (coconut oil,* turmeric,* black pepper*), Celtic sea salt (*=organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
*Our chicken bone broth comes from a mix of pastured and non-pastured chickens, all of which are raised on an organic diet.
Coconut milk and tomatoes come together in this comforting pureed soup, made with onions, tomatoes, herbs, spices and a touch of honey to balance the acidity. Heat and eat as is, sprinkle some shredded cheese on top or add some nutritious bone broth. Great with a grilled cheese sandwich for a classic combo.
Ingredients: Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* crushed tomatoes,* onions,* tomato paste,* coconut oil,* Celtic sea salt, unfiltered honey, bay leaves,* black pepper,* cloves* (*=organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
Versions of Callaloo can be found throughout the Caribbean. Ours is closest to the one you might find in Grenada -- a creamy puree of greens rich with coconut milk. While traditional versions often feature taro greens or amaranth, the soup is easily adapted to whatever leafy greens flourish locally and in season. This week we're featuring a mix of collard greens, spinach, chard and dandelion greens. A hint of ginger, garlic, coriander and nutmeg augment the natural richness of the greens, and plenty of coconut milk forms the base.
Ingredients: collard greens,* coconut milk (guar gum-free),* onions,* chard,* baby spinach,* dandelion greens,* coconut oil,* garlic,* lemon juice,* ginger,* Celtic sea salt, black pepper,* coriander,* nutmeg,* mace* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free and GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly.
This chili starts with local, grassfed ground beef, and includes California-grown Pleasant Grove black beans, Paul's Produce carrots, celery, onions, tomato paste, garlic and mild savory spices. Unlike probably any other chili you've ever eaten, ours is enriched with bone broth and a bit of beef beef liver for added nutrition. Try topping it with a dollop of our Yogurt or Piima Cream or some shredded Sierra Nevada raw cow or goar cheddar!
Ingredients: grassfed ground beef,* beef broth,* black beans,* onions,* carrots,* celery,* tomato paste,* garlic,* beef liver,* cumin,* oregano,* marjoram,* paprika,* apple cider vinegar,* Celtic sea salt, aji chile paste (aji chile,* water, citric acid), housemade chili powder (pasilla, guajillo, sweet paprika,* onion powder,* oregano,* cumin),* black pepper,* coriander,* smoked paprika,* cinnamon,* bay leaves,* chipotle powder,* cayenne* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) considers black beans "legal" while the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet (GAPS) considers them "illegal."
Known as Sega Wat, this is one of the classic stews of Eritrea and Ethiopia. Our version is made with grassfed beef and carrots, slowly braised in a richly flavored sauce of housemade berbere (a distinctive and complex spice blend) and niter qibbeh (a regional ghee infused with aromatics), tomato paste, red wine, onions, garlic and mineral-rich bone broth. Usually eaten with injera, the flatbread common in the horn of Africa (available in the East Bay at Cafe Colucci; also available in a gluten-free version), it can also be eaten by itself, or paired with sourdough bread, naan, tortillas, rice or couscous.
Ingredients: grassfed beef,* onions,* beef bone broth,* carrots,* tomato paste,* ghee,* red wine,* garlic,* Celtic sea salt, ginger,* paprika,* cardamom,* cumin,* black pepper,* turmeric,* coriander,* cinnamon,* nutmeg,* allspice,* cloves,* cayenne,* fenugreek* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, contains dairy in the form of clarified butter and is GAPS Diet-friendly.
Marin Sun Farms pasture-raised heritage breed pork leg is brined for enhanced flavor and nutrition, then slowly braised in a smoky, saucy mineral-rich bone broth. The resulting pulled pork is layered with mashed sweet potatoes for an irresistible savory pie evocative of the best of Southern cooking.
Ingredients: pastured pork, sweet potatoes,* pork bone broth, onions, Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* tomato paste,* coconut oil,* unfiltered honey, garlic,* Celtic sea salt, apple cider vinegar,* paprika,* smoked paprika,* housemade chili powder (pasilla & guajillo chiles, sweet paprika,* onion powder,* oregano,* cumin*), coriander,* fennel,* black pepper,* cayenne,* nutmeg,* allspice* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.
A combination of pastured and organic chicken livers are seared and puréed with onions, lots of Straus butter, sea salt, mustard, parsley, a few drops of brandy, black pepper and cloves for a rich and nourishing spread that is topped with a thin layer of butter to preserve freshness. One of our most popular dishes, it's perfect on Morell's rye bread or the irresitable Cult Crackers.
Ingredients: chicken livers, Straus butter,* onions,* parsley,* chicken bone broth, Celtic sea salt, brandy,* Dijon mustard* (non-grain distilled vinegar, mustard seed, salt, clove), thyme,* black pepper,* mace,* cloves* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and contains butter.
Nutritionally valuable nettles grow throughout our region, and are happiest during the cooler months. In this pesto, fresh young nettles from Route 1 Farms are pureed with garlic, our Crispy Walnuts, Seka Hills olive oil, and authentic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese for a delicious and deeply nourishing seasonal pesto.
Ingredients: spinach, nettles, olive oil, Crispy Walnuts, Parmigiano Reggiano, garlic, lemon juice, Celtic sea salt, black pepper, lemon zest
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, nightshade-free, GAPS Diet-friendly and contains dairy.
Inspired by a traditional Indian dish from Kerala, fresh cabbage is stir-fried with fresh curry leaves, whole mustard seeds, turmeric, spices, and dried coconut. We added a bit of coconut milk for a delicious and beautiful side dish that goes perfectly with rice.
Ingredients: green cabbage,* onions,* Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* shredded coconut,* curry leaves, coconut oil,* garlic,* coriander,* turmeric,* brown mustard seeds,* Celtic sea salt, lime juice,* black pepper,* cayenne* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
This falafel dough is ready to form into patties or balls and pan-fry (or bake). It is a thick puree of chickpeas activated by soaking, onions, garlic, parsley and mild but flavorful spices. Perfect for a quick meal! Pair it this week with our Hummus, Tahini Yogurt Sauce with Lemon, and Middle Eastern Pesto (Zhoug). This dough gets better with time as it naturally cultures in your fridge.
Ingredients: chickpeas,* onions,* parsley,* olive oil,* garlic,* cumin,* lemon juice,* paprika,* Celtic sea salt, coriander,* cayenne* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and black pepper-free.
A Mediterranean classic, our hummus is a delicious snack and a great addition to packed lunches. Chickpeas are activated by soaking and then cooked until tender, puréed with Seka Hills olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and spices. Try the classic combination with this week’s Falafel Dough, Tahini Yogurt Sauce with Lemon and our Middle Eastern Pesto (Zhoug). For a gluten-free meal, break out the Cult Crackers!
Ingredients: chickpeas,* olive oil,* lemon juice,* sesame tahini,* parsley,* garlic,* Celtic sea salt, apple cider vinegar,* cumin,* lemon zest,* paprika,* sesame oil,* wild harvested kombu sea vegetable (a small amount cooked with chickpeas for added digestibility and nutrition) (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, black pepper-free and dairy-free.
Organic sesame tahini is combined with Straus yogurt, Seka Hills olive oil, lemon juice, scallions and spices. The perfect dressing to drizzle on our Falafel Dough and Hummus, with a dollop of our Middle Eastern Pesto (Zhoug).
Ingredients: Straus yogurt,* sesame tahini,* olive oil,* lemon juice,* scallions,* cumin,* Celtic sea salt, paprika,* black pepper* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free and contains dairy. The recipe is nut free, but the sesame tahini is made on equipment that also processes other tree nuts and seeds.
Whole crimini mushroom caps are cultured with fresh herbs in a salt-based, probiotic-based lactofermented brine yielding a flavorful, live-culture mushroom that would be perfect as an appetizer, sliced on a salad or garnishing a soup or stew.
Ingredients: Crimini mushrooms,* garlic,* thyme,* oregano,* brine of Classic Kraut (juice from green cabbage*, Celtic sea salt), brine of Sauerruben (juice from rutabaga,* purple-top turnips,* red beets,* orange zest,* Celtic sea salt, celery seed,* cardamom seed,* cloves* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, nightshade-free, black pepper-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly.
A beautiful, delicious pickle for the holidays. Little "Christmas trees" of Romanesco broccoli and Easter egg radishes are cultured in a brine with Celtic sea salt, herbs, and spices for a delightful and decorative pickle.
Ingredients: romanesco broccoli,* red Easter radishes,* garlic,* ginger,* lime zest,* Celtic sea salt, cinnamon sticks,* annatto seeds,* coriander seeds,* yellow mustard seeds,* black & white peppercorns,* juniper berries,* whole allspice,* red pepper chili flakes,* bay leaves,* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, Paleo and GAPS Diets-friendly.
A bright green vinaigrette made with fresh parsley and tart green apples that will perk up any salad!
Ingredients: Granny Smith apples,* parsley,* Seka Hills olive oil,* apple cider vinegar,* Celtic sea salt, black pepper* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS Diet-friendly.
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, as a dip for asparagus or artichokes, or use it to make homemade egg salad, potato salad, chicken salad, or as a base for salad dressings. We've been especially enjoying it mixed into Vital Choice Albacore Tuna, Salmon, Mackerel or Sardines. We're now using eggs from Burroughs Family Farms that come from chickens that are pasture-raised, and fed an organic diet that is soy-free and corn-free!
Ingredients: raw pastured egg yolks,* yogurt cream,* olive oil,* lemon juice, Dijon mustard* (non-grain distilled vinegar, mustard seed, sea salt, clove) Celtic sea salt, black pepper* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and contains dairy.
Yet another generations-old recipe from our resident pickler (emeritus) Andy Renard's Louisiana family vault. This piquant blend of sweet and heat can be used as a meat condiment or a welcome addition to a cheese platter. Try it paired with Sierra Nevada Chevre!
Ingredients: raw honey, apple cider vinegar,* red jalapenos,* green bell peppers,* Great Lakes grassfed beef gelatin, lemon juice* (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, black pepper-free, GAPS Diet-friendly and not vegetarian.
Our extra thick and rich yogurt cream made with Straus yogurt and nothing more. Use a dollop as a topping on savory or sweet dishes, or use as a spread on crackers or crostini. Anywhere you would use cream cheese, crème fraîche, or sour cream, yogurt cream can be substituted!
Ingredient: Straus yogurt,* strained to remove the liquid whey (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and contains dairy.
Product comes frozen. This concentrated paste combines the adaptogenic power of turmeric with a bit of black pepper, which is known to increase turmeric's potency many times over. Designed as a base for Golden Milk, a classic Ayurvedic healing drink, you can also add it to broth or rice, blend it onto curries or stir-fries, even add it to scrambled eggs!
Serving suggestion: to make Golden Milk, stir 1/2 teaspoon of Golden Blend into 1 cup of heated milk of your choosing. Note: If you are taking other dietary herbs or supplements, you may want to check with your practitioner to make sure this is compatible.
Ingredients: coconut oil,* turmeric,* black pepper,* filtered water (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly.
Product note: We recommend using this product within 1 1/2 weeks, or frozen. Product can be divided into individual servings (1/2 teaspoon) wrapped in wax paper and frozen in an airtight container for ease of use.
This creamy, dairy-free chocolate pudding is made from coconut milk, sweetened with palm sugar and thickened with pastured eggs for a nutrient-dense version of the childhood classic. We're now using eggs from Burroughs Family Farms that come from chickens that are pasture-raised, and fed an organic diet that is soy-free and corn-free!
Ingredients: Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* palm sugar,* cocoa powder,* pastured eggs,* tapioca starch,* vanilla extract,* Celtic sea salt (*=organic)
Recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free.
A layer of blueberry gelatina topped with a coconut cream-layer infused with lemon zest makes a refreshing and nourishing dessert.
Ingredients: blueberry juice,* Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* unfiltered honey, grassfed beef gelatin, lemon zest,* vanilla extract,* Celtic sea salt (* = organic)
Recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly and not vegetarian.
Pastured, organic eggs are cooked with lemon juice and honey until thick and silky smooth, then finished with Straus butter and a pinch of salt for this classic, irresistable sweet and tangy spread. Lemon curd is a delicious, and more nutritious alternative to jam, and is perfect as a filling for tarts, lemon meringue pie, or jam print cookies.
Ingredients: pastured eggs,* honey,* lemon juice,* butter,* vanilla,* Celtic sea salt (* = organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, GAPS Diet-friendly and contains butter.
This gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free spice cake is made with coconut flour, pastured eggs and coconut milk. Lightly sweetened with honey and molasses, this gingerbread makes a great after-meal treat or tea-time snack.
Ingredients: pastured eggs,* coconut flour,* unfiltered California honey, Native Forest coconut milk (guar gum-free),* molasses,* coconut oil,* ginger,* cinnamon,* cardamom,* vanilla extract,* lemon juice,* Celtic sea salt, baking soda, cloves* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free.
Incredibly light with a slight crisp of a crust on top, this luscious gluten-free treat is not to be missed. It features a combination of flours — almond, coconut, rice and potato. We blend this with pastured eggs, local Seka Hills olive oil and lactose-free Green Valley sour cream from Redwood Hill Creamery.
Ingredients: coconut flour,* rice flour,* potato flour,* sour cream,* pastured eggs,* sucanat,* almond flour,* olive oil,* cocoa powder,* Dandy Blend (soluble extracts of roasted barley, rye, chicory root, dandelion root and beet root), arrowroot, vanilla extract, baking soda, baking powder, Celtic sea salt (* = organic)
Recipe is vegetarian 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.
'Twas the week before Solstice and all through the kitchen, the dehydrators were whirring while the reindeer were hitchin'.
Our elves have been busy preparing seasonal fruit for a delightful power snack. Cranberries tossed in apple juice, and thin slices of local fuyu persimmons and kiwis (yes, kiwis thrive in our climate!) are delicately dehydrated, providing a heady and healthy blend of tangy and sweet, which is mixed with magical snowflakes of shaved coconut.
Holiday flying got you or your kids crying? Do what the reindeer do for a fix, and grab a handful of North Pole Trail Mix!
Ingredients: dehydrated slices of fuyu persimmons* and kiwis*, dehydrated cranberries* (lightly sweetened with apple juice*), coconut flakes* (*= organic)
Recipe is vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and GAPS/Paleo Diets-friendly.
Bake-it-yourself bread stuffing! Just add broth and an optional egg. Use it to stuff a bird, or cook it off on the side. Comes with cooking instructions. For this stuffing mix, we cubed up Bread SRSLY’s wonderful gluten-free sourdough loaves and rolls, dried the cubes in the oven, and combined them with house-dried celery, powdered onion, herbs, Allstar Organics celery salt, and a pinch of black pepper.
Ingredients: white rice flour,* millet flour,* sorghum flour,* arrowroot, sourdough starter (sorghum flour*), Kosher salt, xanthum gum, dried celery,* powdered onion,* rubbed sage,* dried thyme,* Allstar Organics celery salt, black pepper (*= organic)
Recipe is vegan, nightshade-free, gluten-free and dairy-free.
Dried healthy soup mix in a jar! Perfect for camping, a gift for a friend, or to keep ready on your shelf for a last-minute meal. We sprouted and dehydrated lentils, then layered them with dehydrated onions, carrots, celery, leeks, kale, and chard as well as spices to make this soup ready to cook. Just put the jar contents in a pot, add water (or our bone broth!) and bring to a simmer. Cook until tender, and eat! You can also add a fat of your own choosing (ghee, olive oil, bacon fat, or other) for increased nutrition and richness.
Ingredients: dehydrated sprouted lentils*, carrots*, onion*, celery*, leeks*, kale*, chard*, bay leaves,* Celtic sea salt, turmeric,* sumac,* black pepper, thyme,* ginger,* rosemary* (* = organic)
Recipe is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free and GAPS diet friendly.
Dried Soup Mix Cooking Instructions
Directions: Pour pint of dried soup mix into a medium pot. Add 1.5 quarts of water or bone broth and bring to a boil. Simmer about 40 minutes, or until lentils are tender, adding liquid to desired thickness. Yields approx. 1.25 quarts soup