Press Release - Vegetarian Times Foodie Award

Organic EDEN Soba noodles received a first place Readers' Faves Foodie Award for 2011 in Vegetarian Times' Noodles & Pasta category. Readers voted selecting a favorite in 26 categories. EDEN Shake was a runner-up in Condiments.
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Press Release - NEW Organic EDEN Whole Leaf Dulse

North America's senior natural foods company announces Organic EDEN Whole Leaf Dulse, an exceptionally soft crimson sea vegetable with a delicious tangy flavor. This addition to its line of quality sea vegetables, world renown for their purity, is the finest example of culinary dulse in the world.
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Press Release - Friend of Glass Packaging Award

Eden Foods has been commended with a "Friend of Glass" award in the Best Friend of Glass category by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI). The award was announced during 2011's Recycle Glass Month.
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Canned soup linked to higher BPA levels

A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has found that a group of volunteers who consumed a serving of canned soup each day for five consecutive days had a more than 1,000 percent increase in urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations compared with the same individuals who then consumed fresh soup daily for five days.
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Kuzu - A Culinary Treasure

Kuzu Pueraia lobata, aka kudzu, is a prolific, hearty, fibrous vine with heart-shaped leaves. Used as food in China for over 2,000 years, it has been praised in Japanese poetry and legend as a bracing tonic and ideal thickener for over 1,000 years. Stacking on the PressureIts vines were used to weave baskets and make clothing, fishing line, and paper. The leaves, seeds, and flowers are used in making vegetable dishes and pickles. The most precious part of the plant is its root, from which the epicurean treasure and the finest culinary thickener, kuzu root starch is made. The roots are among the largest in the world, from three to seven feet long and weighing 200 to over 400 pounds. For its renowned health benefits and best thickening properties, it's important to find pure kuzu root starch, like organic EDEN Kuzu Root Starch. Commercial brands cut kuzu with corn and/or potato starch. This greatly diminishing its health benefits and thickening properties.

100% Pure - Traditionally Made

EDEN Kuzu Root Starch is 100% pure kuzu root. Organically certified, wild roots that are hand harvested from December to March when the sap gathers in its root. They are carried down from the mountains on backpacks and then mountain spring water cleaned. Roots are hand-cut into chunks and then crushed into fibrous pulp that is soaked and rinsed, creating a thick gray paste. The paste is repeatedly washed in cold mountain spring water until it becomes bright white starch. The kuzu starch is allowed to naturally dry for 90 days, and is broken into smaller pieces for packaging.

Strengthening Food and Tonic

EDEN Kuzu Root Starch is a versatile thickener that dissolves quickly in any cold liquid and has no taste. It is very low calorie, contains no fat, and binds more strongly than arrowroot. Unlike corn and potato starches (chemically processed), EDEN Kuzu is naturally handcrafted and uniquely nourishing.

In traditional Oriental medicine kuzu root starch is prized for its ability to strengthen the stomach and intestines, and to promote overall vitality. Recent studies find that kuzu root starch may reduce alcohol cravings and benefit those suffering from addiction and its ravages. Modern research attributes kuzu's traditional health benefits to flavonoid antioxidants that are highly concentrated in the root. In the kitchen kuzu root starch has long been valued as a healthy natural thickener for sauces, gravies, soups, desserts, and beverages. It's also used to make kuzu noodles, aka 'kuzu kiri', such as EDEN Kuzu Noodles. EDEN Kuzu Noodles are crafted of rare and efficacious 100% kuzu root starch from hand harvested, wild mountain kuzu roots. EDEN Kuzu Noodles are soothing and strengthening translucent noodles that are very low sodium, with no salt added. EDEN Kuzu Root Starch and EDEN Kuzu Noodles are traditionally prepared, gluten free, macrobiotic staple foods. pareve




Special Offer

As a valued customer, receive 20% off EDEN Kuzu Root Starch or Kuzu Pasta. Simply enter the coupon code “DEC2011” when prompted during checkout. Please extend this offer to friends and family.

Offer expires January 31, 2012.





Blueberry Peach Pie

Serves 8 |  Prep. Time 0:20 |  Cook Time 0:45 min.

Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients

Crust
• 1-1/2 cups organic whole wheat pastry flour
• 1/4 teaspoon EDEN Sea Salt
• 1/4 cup EDEN Extra Virgin Olive Oil
• 1/2 cup EDENSOY Unsweetened or Edensoy Original

Filling
• 3 cups sliced peaches
• 1-1/2 cups EDEN Organic Apple Juice
• 1 pinch EDEN Sea Salt
• 1 quart blueberries
• 2 Tablespoons EDEN Organic Kuzu Root Starch,
   dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water
• 3 Tablespoons organic maple syrup, optional

Directions
To prepare the crust, mix the flour, sea salt and oil until the consistency of corn meal. Stir in the Edensoy and form a ball. Roll out the dough, place in a 9" pie plate and crimp the edges with your fingers. Trim crust. Preheat the oven to 350°. Bake the unfilled crust for 10 minutes. Remove.

While the pie shell is baking, prepare the filling by placing the peaches, apple juice and sea salt in a medium pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer 5 minutes or until the peaches are tender. Add the blueberries. Slowly add the dissolved kuzu, stirring constantly, until the filling becomes thick. Simmer 5 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.

Pour the filling into the pie crust and bake another 15 to 20 minutes or until the crust is golden brown. Remove and cool before slicing.

Nutritional Info Per serving
156 Calories, 8g Fat (41% calories from fat), 2g Protein, 23g Carbohydrate, 3g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 86mg Sodium




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