Eat Better, Eat Together

Eating with your family and friends on a regular basis has been associated with improved social skills, better-eating habits, and fewer behavioral problems in teenagers. It is also helpful for reducing stress in adults. Every year, October serves as Eat Better, Eat Together Month. While the history of the day is unknown, it is meant…

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Grilled Peaches…best served with homemade ice cream!

Grilled Peaches with Homemade Ice Cream 2-4 fresh ripe peaches Honey Sea Salt Cut peaches in half and remove the pits.  Lightly brush the flesh of the peaches with olive oil to prevent them from sticking to the grill.  On medium-high heat, grill the peaches for 6-8 minutes. (For gridline grill marks, cook halfway and…

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Patriotic Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Patriotic Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing: 4 cups baby spinach 4 cups mixed lettuce 1 cup fresh raspberries and/or blackberries 1 ½ cups fresh chopped strawberries 1 cup fresh blueberries ½ cup of Feta cheese crumbles ½ cup sliced almonds and/or walnuts ½ cup sunflower seeds *Layer all ingredients starting with the greens. Toss with…

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Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Tuna Lettuce Wraps: 10 oz cooked tuna ½ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 celery stalk ¼ cup diced red onion ¼ cup diced dilled pickles 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard Lemon juice Salt & pepper Lettuce leaves Directions: Cook tuna. If using canned tuna, tuna in water is a healthier choice.  Dice your vegetables.  Mix all…

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Natural Gardening Tips

So you’re a gardener…or maybe a startup gardener! Wherever you land, there are some basic things that seem to apply to everyone during the stages of their gardening journey. Things like weeds, pests, and bad harvests show up in every garden You’ll have tricks up your sleeve that will help you succeed from the day…

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Paleo Broccoli & Bacon Quiche

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Course: Breakfast/brunch Cuisine: Paleo Servings: 8 servings Ingredients 1 Paleo Pie Crust recipe baked for 7 minutes (see recipe below) 5 slices bacon nitrate free, cooked and crumbled, OR cooked ham, if preferred 3 TBSP cooking fat of choice bacon fat, coconut oil, ghee, etc, divided 3 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets chopped into small bite-size pieces 1 small onion sliced thin 2 cloves garlic minced Sea salt to…

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Coconut Curry Chicken with Cauliflower Rice

  2 lb Chicken breast or thighs, boneless skinless Frozen organic cauliflower rice 1/4 cup fresh chopped Cilantro 3 cloves Garlic 2 tbsp Ginger 1 Red-bell-pepper, large 1 Yellow-onion, medium 1 can Coconut-milk, full-fat 1 can Coconut cream 2 tbsp fresh Lime-juice Sea-salt and freshly cracked pepper, fine 3 tbsp Olive or coconut oil 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground cayenne pepper…

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4 Ingredient Black Bean Patties

4 Ingredient Black Bean Patties 1 can Non-GMO Organic Black Beans 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes 1.5 cups Coconut Flour 3 Tbsp Ground Flax Seeds Olive Oil Optional: black pepper, garlic, onion, diced peppers, mushrooms (You may have to adjust the flax and coconut flour, based on your additional vegetables) Coat sweet potatoes with olive oil…

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Brownies: Gluten-free, Grain-free, & Dairy-free

Ingredients: 6 Tbsp coconut oil ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips 2 large eggs, room temperature 2/3 cup coconut sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3 Tbsp arrowroot powder or corn starch 1/4 tsp salt Instructions Preheat oven to 350F.  Grease an 8×8 baking pan and set aside. In a small saucepan…

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Gluten-Free Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients 30 drops Orange Vitality essential oil 1/3 cup honey 3 large eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil melted cooled 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups of oat flour 1 1/2 tbsp gluten-free baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 1/2 cups whole fresh cranberries   Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease or place liners in a 12-cup muffin tin Blend…

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