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The base recipe for a quart size jar is:
2 oak leaves or grape leaves
cucumbers (be sure to cut off the flower end as it contains enzymes that make wimpy pickles).
chopped green onions or white onions quartered
1 tablespoon mustard seed
1 teaspoon dill (use fresh if you can find some)
organic garlic chopped or sliced to your liking
1 tablespoon mineral salt
* 1 tablespoon organic sugar or local honey if you are GAPS (*optional- honey is antimicrobial and will deplete the probiotics. This is an optional ingredient).
Pack all the ingredients in the quart jar. Be sure to leave one inch headroom in the top so the fermentation process doesn’t leak out of the top. Pickles can be sliced however you desire for eating. Be sure to put one oak leaf on the bottom of the jar, then pack in the other ingredients and place the second oak leaf on the top. Fill the jar with filtered water. Put the lid on the jar and leave it on the counter for 3 days then refrigerate.
This recipe is also delicious with ginger added.
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*Nourishing Plot is written by Becky Plotner, ND, traditional naturopath, GAPS who sees clients in Rossville, Georgia. Since her son was delivered from the effects of autism (Asperger’s syndrome), ADHD, bipolar disorder/manic depression, hypoglycemia and dyslexia through food she continued her education specializing in Leaky Gut and parasitology through Duke University, finishing with distinction. This is not a news article published by a paper trying to make money. This blog is put out by a mom who sees first hand the effects of nourishing food vs food-ish items. No company pays her for writing these blogs, she considers this a form of missionary work. It is her desire to scream it from the rooftops so that others don’t suffer from the damaging effect of today’s “food”.
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