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Hippiechef


Hippiechef
 
Home Town: Berkeley, California, USA
Living In: Independence, Oregon, USA
Member Since: Jun. 2011
Cooking Level: Professional
Cooking Interests: Healthy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Photography, Music
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About this Cook
I bring over 36 years of culinary experience coupled with a strong desire to share healthy and delicious meals along with some helpful tips to help my baby boomer generation get back on the road to wellness. Back in the late 60' and early 70's I was part of the counterculture movement (hippie) and experimented with many new concepts about food and health like vegetarianism, macrobiotic diet, Arnold Ehret’s Mucusless Diet Healing System and publications like “Back to Eden” and Ralph Nader’s Water Wasteland. It was a time for getting in touch with one’s body and mind and I was a willing student. As the years progressed I went through times in my life, as most of us did, where I digressed from a healthy diet to an unhealthy one and being in the restaurant and food industry provided plenty of opportunities to overindulge in rich and decadent food that was all about taste and not about nutrition. Back when I was in culinary school, nutrition was never really addressed. Today we have so much
My favorite things to cook
Healthier versions of international cuisine and regional U.S. favorites
My cooking triumphs
Food Blog: http://www.boomercuisine.com Honor roll recipe in Better Homes and Gardens
My cooking tragedies
When I was nine I made the family chocolate pancakes...not well received...I used unsweetened cocoa powder.
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