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Rutabaga & Sweet Potato Gratin

This is a great alternative to dairy-laden gratins. I use stock instead of the usual cream for the liquid. I like to use a little aged cheese, such as Gruyere or Parmesan, but this recipe is also great without. It was a huge hit with my family! 2 cups onions, sliced 2 sweet potatoes, peeled, […]

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Crispy Kale Chips

This is my son’s favorite way to eat kale. I made this the other day along with Roasted Chicken Legs and Sweet Potatoes Sticks and it made for a very efficient meal! Kale, any kind, a half a bunch. Sea salt Olive oil Chop kale. Let it sit for 5 or more minutes. After the […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Sticks

1-2 large sweet potatoes olive oil sea salt Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut the sweet potatoes to make long sticks about ¾ inch wide. Place on baking sheet and drizzle lightly with oil. Sprinkle the sticks with sea salt and toss gently. Bake on 425 for 45 minutes, turning once about 25 minutes in. […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Chicken

You gotta love the one pan dinner recipes. This is not only quick and healthy, but I think these are the best Brussel sprouts ever! The lemon and the crispiness bring it home. 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 4 small shallots, quartered 1 lemon, sliced 3 tablespoons olive oil ¾ teaspoon salt ½ […]

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Roasted Chicken Legs

Chicken legs or thighs Olive oil Sea salt Preheat oven to 425 degrees (high temperature ensures optimal crispiness). Lightly brush chicken legs with olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt. Bake at 425 for 45 minutes (whole leg) or 35 minutes (thigh only). When cooking is complete, meat thermometer should read 160-170.    

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Veggie Compost Broth

Keep a bag or quart container near your compost bin. When you find scraps that you’d like to use in your stock, toss them in the bag and put them in the freezer. Store the bag in the freezer and bring it out when you want to use it. onions, garlic, scallion, leek ends carrot, […]

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Bone Broth

Bone broth is deeply nutritious. The collagen gets pulled out of the bones and is the best medicine for our bones (way better than Calcium tablets!!). The broth will thicken up when it cools. The thicker the better. It’s like liquid essence. You can use either beef marrow bones or shanks, and/or chicken bones. Also […]

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Cabbage Slaw

Healthy and delicious – my favorite combination. So many people have asked me for this slaw recipe. In this slaw, the key is to steam the cabbage and carrots a little bit, which doesn’t change the texture or flavor much compared with a raw cabbage salad, but increases the health benefits. Eating raw cruciferous vegetables, […]

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Blueberry Banana Muffins

Vegan, Gluten-Free Makes 8- 10 These are the best muffins I’ve made to date. They are super healthy and super delicious. Ingredients 1 1/2 cup gluten-free flour blend – 1/2 cup oat flour, 1/2 cup buck wheat, 1/4 cup coconut flour, 1/4 cup tapioca* 1/4 cup palm sugar (any sugar is OK) 1 t baking […]

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Chocolate Latte for Kids (dairy free)

This hot beverage is nutritious and satisfying. The warming spices are great for kids whose digestion could use a little spark. No dairy, maple sweetened and if feels like a total treat. Great for the whole family! Mix together: 1 cup of India Spice herbal tea (alternatively ginger, cinnamon, herbal chai), HOT 1 t unsweetened […]

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