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6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

Ahhhhhhh, spring is officially here!  I love walking into the grocery store to see a well stocked shelf of fresh, organic asparagus spears!  It is one of my most favorite veggies, and I certainly eat my fill of it while it’s in season these next few months, and then I miss it the rest of…

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How To: Beat a Cold Naturally

How To: Beat a Cold Naturally

So, here I am, finally over this cruddy, mucus-ridden, sinus infection, cold….thing.  Can I just say P.T.L.!?!  (that’s Praise The Lord, y’all.)  While I don’t get sick very often, thanks to the miraculous discovery of chiropractic and the 5 Essentials of Maximized Living, when I do get sick it allows me to appreciate my health…

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Chickpea Stuffed Cucumber Cups

At a party a while back (it was a cocktail party, I had to wear a dress, which I don’t necessarily enjoy so to distract my mind from the uncomfortableness, I focused in on the food tables looking for ideas!), they had these little things I thought were hummus stuffed sushi.  I took a bite,…

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Red Lentils With Cabbage

Red Lentils With CabbageMakes 4 Servings 1 1/4 cups red split lentils, washed until water is clear and drained well5 cups filtered water1 tsp ground turmeric5 Tbsp coconut oil2 tsp ground cumin 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped1 onion, peeled and cut into fine slices3 cups organic cabbage, finely shredded1 hot green chili pepper,…

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One Pot Wonders: Thai Curry Stir Fry

Don’t let this somewhat long ingredients list scare you — this Thai Curry Stir Fry is a very quick meal to make!  In these fall and winter months, Dave and I usually opt for frozen organic vegetables as it’s hard to find organic options fresh at the stores.  To help with meal planning, we double…

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Pumpkin-Coconut Soup

I used seasonal pumpkin for this colorful soup.  A benefit is you can make this soup any time of the year, as organic unsweetened canned pumpkin is readily available year round.  This soup is a great option for a filling lunch or light dinner!   We usually pair with a small salad with chicken breast…

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Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad

It’s time for a classic, Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad: 2 tsp coconut oil2 chicken breasts, washed and dried1/2 tsp garlic powder1 1/2 Tbsp Healing Cuisine MayonnaiseFresh juice of one lime1/2 tsp ground ginger2 tsp almond milk3 cup fresh spinach, stems removed1/2 pint fresh strawberries, sliced1 avocado, sliced3 Tbsp slivered almonds or pecans1/2 red onion, sliced…

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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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Spicy Mango-Cucumber-Coconut Salad

Lakewinds (our local co-op) had some enticing, perfectly ripe mangoes sitting on their shelf yesterday.  I just couldn’t resist!  I placed them in my basket and thought, “What to do, what to do..”  How about a refreshing salsa-esque salad paired with some grilled Ginger Lime Chicken?  Perfect!  (Ginger Lime Chicken recipe to come in a…

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