Posts by: Elise Schwartz

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Wanted to let you know that my search function is not working properly.  I’ve been working all morning on trying to figure out why, but nothing has worked yet.  Now we’re heading out for a wedding and I probably won’t get back to fixing this feature until later this week.  Sorry for the inconvenience!  Check…

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Kombucha Tea Flavorings

It’s been a few months now, and many batches of Kombucha later, I have compiled a list of our favorites.  Word of advice: we add these ingredients during the 2nd fermentation stage (after the SCOBY is removed and the tea is re-bottled and sealed for its second week of sitting out at room temperature).  [TIP: …

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Raw Chocolate Pudding

This combination may seem a little strange, but the banana provides the taste, the avocado adds texture, and the cacao nibs add the chocolaty flavor for this rich dessert! Raw Chocolate PuddingMakes 2-3 Servings 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks1 banana, peeled and cut into chunks1 cup unsweetened organic almond milk1/4 cup…

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Spicy Sweet Kale Shake

Spicy Sweet Kale Shake2 Servings 1/2 bunch kale, rinsed1 frozen banana1/4 c seedless red grapes (I like to freeze first)1 tsp vanilla extract1 tsp cinnamon1 dash cayenne pepper (to taste)1/2 c ice1 scoop flavorless protein powder1/2 c watersprinkle of stevia (optional) Blend all ingredients until smooth. [TIP:  You can also use frozen kale — when…

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Gluten FREE Chicken Chili Wraps

Gluten FREE Chicken Chili Wraps Makes 4 Servings 1 can organic refried black beans (Garden of Eden uses BPA-Free cans) 2 free-range raw chicken breasts, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1 green pepper, sliced 3 garlic cloves, diced 1 c organic/homemade salsa 1 Tbsp chili powder 2 tsp cumin 1 avocado,…

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Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad 2 bunches organic spinach, rinsed  < LINK >4 c sliced organic strawberries1/2 c olive oil1/4 c Bragg apple cider vinegar1/2 c organic red onion, thinly sliced1/4 tsp paprika2 Tbsp sesame seeds1 Tbsp poppy seeds1/4 c honey (optional) 1.  In a large bowl, toss together the spinach, onion and strawberries.2.  In a medium…

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Raw Raspberry Cupcakes

Raw Raspberry Cupcakes THE CUPCAKES: 1 c almond flour (you can make your own in your food processor)1 1/4 c pumpkin flour (you can make your own in your food processor)2/3 c coconut flour (we use store bought, but you can make your own — I recommend air drying rather than oven drying)4 unsweetened dates1…

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Gingered Chicken or Salmon

Gingered Chicken or Salmon Makes 4 Servings 2 Tbsp coconut oil 3 Tbsp grated fresh ginger root 2 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper Sea salt to taste 4 wild caught salmon fillets or 4 free range chicken breasts Side Dish: 1 bunch organic kale, deveined and chopped 1 medium  organic zucchini, chopped 1 organic red…

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Better Butter

Ever get frustrated when you need a soft pad of butter and you go to your butter dish but it’s empty, so then you have to try to scrape thin layers of cold butter trying to make it spreadable at that instant.  Here’s an idea for you.  I just came across this while reading Lorna…

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