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Greens Smoothie

If I choose to start my day with a smoothie it will always have some type of greens mixed in.  There’s no better way for me to start off my day knowing I already had a serving or 2 of vegetables. 1 banana 1 very ripe mango large handful of collard greens 1/2 cup coconut milk (I […]

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Easy Marinade for Anything

I enjoy cooking, but I prefer to utilize fast and simple recipes.  In fact, I usually just throw stuff together (to minimize time and dirty measuring cups and bowls).  My marinades are the same – thrown together and simple.  Once a week, I shop at the Farmer’s Market and buy lots of vegetables perfect for […]

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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Serves 6 to 8 3 pounds ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons good olive oil 1 tablespoon sea salt 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 2 cups chopped yellow onions (2 onions) 6 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (to make this recipe 100% dairy-free, sub with ghee […]

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Baked Fish Recipe

A Simple Way to Prepare Fish Whenever purchasing fish, I always make sure that it is wild (not farm raised) – this is very important.  When buying in bulk for our meal delivery service, we utilize local vendors .  I’ve noticed that fresh fish (not prefrozen) is more tender and less fishy tasting.  When purchasing […]

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Seaside Salad

Here is one of my favorite summer salads. Enjoy! Romaine lettues Dandelion greens Grated carrots Grated beets Celery Tomatoes Green Pepper Red Onion Parsley Avocado Dressing: Flaxseed oil, Braggs apple cider vinegar, and Sea kelp powder Feel free to add some protein, like beans, nuts/seeds, shrimp or chicken.

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Green Bean Tomato Salad

This is a super easy and colorful salad.  Enjoy! 1½ pounds green beans, trimmed 1¼ pounds cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 Tablespoon red onion, minced 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper Cook beans in boiling water for 7 minutes or […]

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Peach Salad With Toasted Hazelnuts

I love peaches. I put them in everything: creamy steel cut oats, roasted chicken and avocado salad, oat and almond crumble, smoothies, buckwheat crepes, and homemade ice cream. You name it and I bet it would taste better with peaches. Your favorite salad mix (this recipe tastes best with a little spicy arugula) 1/4 cup […]

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Crock Pot Chicken

The main crock pot recipe I have enjoyed over the years is one that I have grown up with since child hood.  It’s probably the easiest and cheapest way to have a delicious hot meal waiting for you when you get home at the end of the day and it practically cooks itself.  In your […]

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Crockpot and Dutch Oven Basics

To be honest, I don’t think I have ever cooked anything in a Crockpot.  What I do use, however, is a dutch oven-a large, heavy bottomed soup pot that can serve the same purpose. So, whether you have a Crockpot or a soup pot, here are some essential tips and basic instructions for making a […]

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2 Minute Smoothie

Our organs produce around 24 different types of enzymes so that we can digest our food properly.  They are also found in a variety of foods, like raw uncooked fruit, vegetables and meats – which are great, if we eat enough of them. But do we?  Probably not.  Most American diets are high in processed […]

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