Archive For September, 2010

Season’s Eating Holiday e-Book is Published!!

Hi Everyone! I am so happy to bring you a complete holiday menu planner, perfect for upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas meals!  You CAN eat customary holiday favorites on your Maximized Living Nutrition Plan!!  Season’s Eatings provides you with the tools you need to successfully prepare your meals, from appetizers to desserts.  Read more here and…

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Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed Chickpea Salad 2 cups chickpeas, rinsed2 Tbsp organic black olives, pitted, halved thinly sliced1 Tbsp red onion, minced1 Tbsp fresh parsley, choppedFresh zest and juice of 1 lemon1/2 tsp sea saltFresh black pepper to taste2 Tbsp olive oil Mix everything but the olive oil in a medium bowl.  Very lightly smash the chickpea mixture…

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Quick, Easy, Raw Apple Butter

Leave the skins on your apples and puree to create an almost whipped cream, apple style!  We enjoy this on toasted Ezekiel Bread or sometimes over organic vanilla coconut ice cream. Apple Butter 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped, peels still on1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp ground ginger1/4 tsp grated nutmeg1/8 tsp ground cloves1/2-1…

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Kombucha Mojito

For a moment, I thought I invented this delicious refreshing combination of Kombucha and mint.  After a quick Google, alas, others have already stumbled upon the perfect fusion.  It’s really great tho!  Possibly better enjoyed in the summer sitting on the deck in the steamy heat, but I enjoyed a large glassful this afternoon relaxing…

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A few updates…

Check out my new Services & Consultations page!  If you or a loved one are in need of direction or help understanding the Maximized Living Nutrition Plans or better eating habits in general, I’m happy to help!  I will be in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area for only 2 more weeks.  In the first week of…

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Oozy Caramel

So it’s not really caramel, not the traditional high fructose corn syrup variety you’re used to seeing on grocery store shelves..but it will give you that taste and effect!  Give this recipe a try, it’s quite amazing!  It’s the coming of apple season after all, and this is a great way to enjoy apples!! Dip…

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Simple Kale Side Dish

Simple Kale 1-2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/2 c onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced1 bunch organic kale, destemmed & chopped3 Tbsp Bragg apple cider vinegar1 tsp fresh lemon juiceSea salt and pepper to taste In a medium skillet, heat coconut oil over Medium heat.  Add onion and saute until translucent.  Toss in kale leaves, garlic, lemon…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip CookiesMakes 12 cookies 2 1/2 cups almond flour1/4 tsp sea salt1/4 tsp baking soda1/2 cup raw butter or coconut oil, melted1 Tbsp organic vanilla extract4 tsp spoonable stevia powder1 cup 73%+ dark chocolate chips 1.)  Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl, leaving out the chocolate chips for now.  With a…

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Zucchini & Mushroom Crumble

I’m still enjoying fresh zucchini over here.  This dish turned out more like a crumble than a casserole, and thus I titled it such.  The crumb topping is also great for fruit crumbles or other savory combinations of vegetables and meat. Zucchini & Mushroom CrumbleMakes 8-10 Servings 6 medium zucchinis, washed and chopped or julienned3…

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