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Sidecar Strokes

Sidecar Strokes

January 12, 2012 |  by  |  Restaurants

For those looking for an immense menu designed to cater to everyone’s likes and dislikes…this is not the place for you. Sidecar’s menu is rather small compared to the typical restaurant trying make sure they’ve got everyone covered, which most of the time ends up failing or ending up with mediocre food due to a lack of focus. Sidecar excels at focus. I happen to be in when Chef John was working up the magical maple-bacon ketchup for my favorite burger in town, the Sidecar Burger, and got to witness the passion put into each and every dish along with…

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Weston A. Price Potluck

Weston A. Price Potluck

February 10, 2011 |  by  |  Nutrition, Resources

Weston A. Price Foundation
Arroyo Grande Chapter, CA  Potluck
Saturday, February 26 @ 5pm
Welcome all members and fellow food enthusiasts interested in learning about the WAP Foundation and its principles or just those interested in REAL food! We are gathering to share knowledge about a healthy diet of nourishing foods.

The Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies.

If you are familiar…

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Old Creek Ranch

July 27, 2010 |  by  |  Meat, Resources

Finding a local source for good quality humanely raised meat has been on my list for awhile. I’ve been buying Hearst Ranch beef and it’s great, but I wanted to feel a little closer to my source. Have a face and name,someone I can thank personally for helping me feed my family the way, I believe, is the right way.

Vietnamese Inspired Meatloaf

1 lb grass-fed ground beef
3/4 lb ground pork
2 Grated carrots
1/2 cup chopped red onion
handful chopped cilantro
chopped mint
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp Gluten-free soy sauce
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1 cup bread crumbs
2 range-free eggs
Sea salt & Pepper
Mix everything together and…

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Rutiz Family Farms

Rutiz Family Farm

Rutiz Family Farms

November 30, 2009 |  by  |  Farms, Resources

Located at 1075 The Pike in Arroyo Grande, between Halcyon Road and Elm Street.

Rutiz Family Farms has some of the most delicious pesticide-free veggies and berries I have ever tasted. Their strawberries are simply amazing. Over 50 varieties of vegetables are raised on 30 acres along with a full range of culinary herbs, an abundance of fresh cut flowers, and seasonal favorites such as asparagus, strawberries, sweet corn, potatoes, carrots, raspberries, and vine-ripe tomatoes.

Stand Hours:
April – November
Tue and Fri from 1 to 6 p.m.

December – March
Fri from 1 to “dark”

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To find out how nutritional therapy can help you, call (805) 242-3677 or schedule your appointment online for a FREE health consultation today. This is a chance for us to get to know each other. We will evaluate your needs and goals, while I will explain my approach to nutrition. I can work one-on-one in person, by phone or video chat for out-of-area clients.
Laureen Wallravin, NTP
San Luis Obispo County
(805) 242-3677

is a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner specializing in a holistic approach to nutrition and total body wellness. She helps clients with digestive, blood sugar, hormone, immune, and detoxification imbalances. Her methods include a Metabolic Type Diet, functional diagnostic testing, and food sensitivity testing (MRT). Laureen’s practice is located in Grover Beach and she serves the surrounding areas of the Central Coast including Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Morro Bay.