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Quinoa Apple Salad

Nicole, this one’s for you!  Everyone else, enjoy!  :) Quinoa Apple SaladServes 4 1/4 cup raw almonds1 cup quinoa2 cups filtered water1 Tbsp shallot, minced1 tsp curry powder1/4 tsp sea salt2 Tbsp fresh lemon juiceFreshly ground pepper, to taste2 Tbsp olive oil1 Granny Smith apple, diced thin1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, chopped 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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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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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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Shamrock Shake (GUEST POST!)

This is a St. Patrick’s Day inspired recipe from my friend Lyra at Back on Track Family Chiropractic in Wisconsin.  I caught the words “Shamrock Shake” as I skimmed through my News Feed on Facebook and my eyes halted on Lyra’s status which had this recipe laid out, ready for me to try!  And no…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Wouldn’t you agree that summer demands that you eat watermelon?  Enjoying watermelon slices saturated with sweetness on a heat-drenched summer day — YES!  Its juicy nature and bright color make it a natural HIT to any outdoor barbecue.  I thought of this recipe while grilling up peaches and plums on the grill one night for…

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