A Date with Coconut Cookies

I was in the mood for a cookie.  We rarely keep packages of cookies in the house, so I had to make some.  With the ingredients I had handy, this is what I came up with.  They went down well. 2 dates rolled in coconut 1 tsp. chia seed 1/4 c. coconut flour dash of…

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Green Smoothie

1 c. coconut water 2 stalks celery 1 c. or a handful of mixed baby greens or spinach 1/2 of a green apple 2 T. flax seed (for added brightness in color and flavor, add a small handful of parsley) Chop celery and apple into large chunks in order for them to puree more easily. …

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Guac

1 avocado, cut in half, pit removed 1 clove garlic put through a garlic press or grated 1 thin slice yellow onion, finely chopped (about 2 T) 1 T. chopped cilantro half of a lime, juiced sea salt to taste To get the avocado out of the skin, take the tip of a knife and…

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Strawberries, Nuts, and Seeds

1 c. organic fresh strawberries that are in season, sliced 1 T. walnuts chopped 1/2 tsp. hemp seeds 1/2 tsp. chia seeds Put strawberries in a bowl, top with nuts and seeds.  Take a seat and enjoy.

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Sweet Potato and Golden Beet Salad with Herb Vinaigrette a.k.a. Mayo-less Mayo Mix Nutrient Dense Potato Salad

My friend blends spices that are delectable and easy to use.  They are meticulously blended herb combinations with sea salt designed to add flavor, trace minerals, flavonoids, polyphenols, and vitamins to elevate any dishes’ nutritional content.  They are a one-stop-shop at Flavortown.  I have used this herb blend on salmon, chicken, burgers, in tuna salad,…

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Kale Salad with White Nectarines and Bacon Dressing

Kale grows abundantly in my garden with little effort from me, which I both love and hate.  Kale takes over my garden, robbing sun from thyme and lettuce that sit beneath it’s towering presence.  However, kale growing so monstrous disguises that I am new to gardening.  It displays its’ height by early summer, continuing to…

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Chicken Wings

I was shopping at my local natural grocery store the other day.  To my surprise, rather than the slot that is usually filled with plain old chicken breasts, is filled with my favorite football season treat, chicken drumettes.  Chicken breast is great for adding quick protein to any meal, but for real flavor, juiciness, and…

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