Gluten FREE Banana Bread

A family requested this a recipe for gluten free, low sugar banana bread.  It’s the favorite after school snack for this family of 5.   Now, I prefer to include a little bit of honey in my banana bread just to achieve that level of moistness, but you can of course exclude it all together…

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Citrus Beet & Rhubarb Salad

We happened upon some more rhubarb from a friend this week, our lucky day!  Here’s a fresh spin on using rhubarb in something other than a dessert.  :)  I was inspired to do this salad from one I had a Good Earth a while back, possibly even last spring. This salad won’t qualify for the…

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Questions Answered: Cholesterol

I love when you, my supportive readers, ask me questions!  I always try to reply within a few days, depending on how much Internet time I get, but I will always get back to you!  Feel free to ask anything, as they say in school “no question is a dumb question.”  I’m a strong believer…

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Beet Hummus (GUEST POST!)

This recipe comes from my lovely friend Lyra, who is a fellow Maximized Living wife.  Lyra always has awesome recipes, check out her Shamrock Shake HERE.  She must know I’m a hummus junky as she sent along this recipe.  Give it a try!  I eat it spread over sprouted bread or with zucchini sticks!  I’m…

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Cucumber & Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Cucumber & Black-Eyed Pea Salad

An easy salad to serve with grilled chicken or steak for supper or on a bed of greens for a satisfying lunch. Substitute white beans or chickpeas for the black-eyed peas if you prefer.   Cucumber & Black-Eyed Pea Salad 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano (1…

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Healing Cuisine’s Barbecue Sauce

This is a summer staple recipe!  Great with steaks, beef short ribs, chicken…yummmm! Healing Cuisine’s Barbecue SauceMakes About 2 1/2 Cups 1 c organic ketchup1 c organic tomato sauce1/3 c raw brown sugar1/3 c honey1/2 c red wine vinegar1/3 c unsulfured molasses2 tsp all-natural liquid smoke (I recommend Colgin’s hickory flavor)2 Tbsp grapeseed oil1 tsp…

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Ginger Lime Chicken

Ginger Lime Chicken 4 skinless, boneless organic chicken breasts3 limes, rinsed, zested and juiced3 Tbsp grated fresh ginger root1-2 Tbsp raw honey (omit if Advanced)1 Tbsp & 1/4 c unsweetened flaked coconutGinger Lime Dip recipe (optional)Head of lettuce or spinach (optional) 1.)  In a glass bowl, mix lime juice, lime zest, 1 Tbsp coconut and…

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Ginger Lime Dip

Ginger Lime Dip 1/2 cup organic sour cream1/3 cup Healing Cuisine Mayonnaise2 Tbsp honey1 Tbsp lime juice2 tsp grated lime peel1/2 tsp ground gingerCantaloupe and honeydew slices In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayo, honey, lime juice, lime peel and ginger.  Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. This is a…

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