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Cacao Protein Smoothie

This smoothie is quite satisfying and might even keep you going till lunch. 2 dates, pitted 1 T almond butter 1 t raw cacao ½ t raw cacao nibs Pinch of cinnamon 1 T whey protein 1 cup almond milk (or water or other liquid) 1 cup fresh pears, apples, or fruit of choice (optional) […]

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Tropical Smoothie

This smoothie is worthy of a little paper umbrella… and a beach, while we’re at it! 6-8 macadamia nuts 2 dates, pitted ½ cup papaya ½ cup pineapple ½ cup mango 1 T dried coconut 1 t coconut oil 1 cup water (approx) If you are using any frozen fruit, put that in the blender […]

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Raw vs. Cooked Vegetable

Cleansing does not mean fasting, nor should it for most people. It also doesn’t not mean eating only raw fruits and vegetables, nor should it, especially in a climate like ours in Vermont. Raw vegetables are cold and hard to digest. Some people say that cooking vegetables kills the enzymes and therefore raw is better. […]

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Ayuvedic Avocado Salad

(for one) chop 1 avocado, 1 banana & 1 orange into bite-sized pieces and combine in a bowl. add: ½ teaspoon cumin, ½ teaspoon coriander, ½ teaspoon salt (all to taste) squeeze the juice of 1 lime over the top. mix. optional: top with whole roasted or ground raw sunflower seeds   This is one […]

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Ginger Stir-fried Chicken and Veggies over Buckwheat Noodles

Super quick and satisfying   2 t coconut oil 3 carrots, thinly sliced on diagonal 1 broccoli crown, cut into bite sized pieces 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 chicken breast, sliced thin on diagonal ½ bunch kale, deviened and chopped 1 T ginger, minced

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Mango Jicama Watercress Salad

Fresh and delicious.   1 bunch of watercress, rinse and pull tops off stems 1 ripe mango, use mandoline or coarse grater ¼ jicama, use mandoline or coarse grater ½ bunch cilantro, rinse and chop 1-2 limes   Mix watercress, mango, jicama and cilantro in a bowl. Squeeze limes over top. I used mint instead […]

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Grilled Spiced Lamb Chops

½ t cumin ¼ t coriander ¼ t ginger ¼ t cinnamon ¼ t black pepper 1 t sea salt 2-3 cloves garlic, minced or chopped 4 lamb chops, grass-fed   Rub garlic on lamb chops, mix spices and sprinkle on chops. Let sit for at least 15 minutes. Put chops on hot grill for […]

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Olive Paste

Delicious!   ½ cup calamata olives Handful of parsley 1 T olive oil ¼ – ½ lemon juice 1 clove of garlic – optional (i prefer without)   Put it all in the blender or food processor. If too thick, add more lemon or oil. Serve with cucumber slices or other veggie sticks. If you […]

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Hummus

1 ½ cups chickpeas, cooked. ¼ cup tahini Juice of 1 lemon ½ t cumin ½ t sea salt 3 garlic cloves 2 T oil ¼ cup filtered water   Throw it all in a blender or food processor and voila! Add more oil and/or water if too thick.   Garnish with olive oil and […]

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Moroccan Quinoa Salad

I cannot get enough of this stuff and my family loves it, too. 1 cup quinoa ½ cup finely diced or grated carrots ½ cup dried fruit (currants, figs, dates, apricots), chopped ½ cup calamata olives, chopped ¼ cup raw almonds, chopped ¼ cup scallions sliced diagonally cut thinly 1 t cumin ½ t coriander […]

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