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Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus

Here is a hummus recipe fitting for the season, with pumpkin, garlic, smokey cumin and paprika, and a dash of allspice to seal the deal! If you’re like me, you’ve been enjoying pumpkin anything and everything since September 1st.  This tasty pumpkin hummus brings out the savory side of pumpkin.    Serve with sliced veggies for…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad Dressing

Creamy Cucumber Salad Dressing

This turned out to be quite the yummy experiment, so had to share!  Usually you’ll find the cucumbers under the dressing, but in this case they ARE the dressing! Cucumber Salad Dressing Makes 1 1/2 cups 2 cucumbers, chopped 1 cup Healing Cuisine Mayonnaise OR full-fat Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp…

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Picnic Week: Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Picnic Week: Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

I’m closing out Picnic Recipe Week with a yummy favorite, sure to please the kids.  I’ve cleaned up the classic broccoli-cauliflower-ranch salad to make it Advanced Plan.  Don’t be intimidated at making your own ranch dressing!!  You’ll see my recipe below is simple and easy to put together.  (See more easy salad dressing options here.)…

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Chipotle Mayo

Spring is in the air!  Last week, Dave and I were really feeling in the springy summer spirit and found ourselves really wanting burgers!  Well, we had some organic ground buffalo in the freezer, so we took advantage of frying up some patties.  To our sprouted buns, we added crisp organic romaine leaves, sliced avocado,…

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

Dave is a Packers fan.  He literally bleeds green and gold.  So we’ll be hanging with friends and watching the Super Bowl this weekend.  I, on the other hand, could care less about sports all around.  It works perfectly because I can keep to the kitchen and make sure everyone is fed! Here is my…

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Green Herbed Hummus

Dave and I are huge hummus fans.  We eat a quart of hummus just about every week.  Our top favorites are this recipe for Green Herbed Hummus, Roasted Garlic Hummus, and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (the classics, right?).  We also rotate in Beet Hummus, Zucchini Hummus, and Broccoli Hummus when we need a break from…

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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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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper HummusMakes About 6 Servings (multiplied by 5 for the party) 12 oz organic sodium free garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed1 organic red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and seeded1 Tbsp chopped red onion
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp tahini
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp olive oil1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste) 1/2 tsp ground…

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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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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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