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Charred Raddichio, asparagus and Fresh Goat cheese Salad

This is a great salad for winter. In the winter its best to eat warming cooked food, so feel free with experimenting with sauting your salad greens! You might be surprised at how much you like it!   Ingredients: salad mix of choice shredded raddichio asparagus fresh goat cheese green onion olive oil sea salt vinegar ( balsamic or apple cider works)   Method: Saute asparagus until soft. Drizzle raddichio with olive oil and pop in oven on broiler for...

Winter root soup

ingredients: 2 parsnips peeled & sliced 1 lg celeriac root, peeled & cubed 2 leeks, sliced 2 small cauliflower heads 1 stick of butter half gallon of chicken bone broth cumin to taste coriander to taste sea salt to taste   method: boil all ingredients until soft then purée in blender...

Homemade Mustard Recipe

  When I was younger I hated mustard, It’s one of those things I needed to acquire the taste for. Today I look at it as a tasty medicinal add on to my food. Allyl isothiocyanates (AITC) are compounds found in mustard seeds that have been studied for their ability to prevent and decrease cancer cells. There are over 200 studies showing these positive effects! Mustard seed and oil have also been shown to protect heart health by reducing inflammation...

Butternut squash with garlic & ginger

This recipe is a great nourishing soups. The butternut squash is full of beta caratine & vitamin c. It is 1971 and Yogi Bhajan said eat onions, garlic, and ginger. He taught us that these three foods would help us stay healthy, detoxify our internal organs, feed our glandular system, regenerate our creative and sexual energy, stimulate our immune system, and help clean and rebuild our brain function and entire nervous system.   Ingredients: 1 whole butternut squash, peeled & cubed...

Chicken Marbella Recipe

My family loves this dish and it is super easy. The flavors of sweet & savory jump in your mouth. We made this with gluten free spaghetti for the others that aren’t on a grain free diet. We had dates instead & used that but prunes is better ( both very good!) Ingredients: Organic Chicken Thighs & drums Apple Cider Vinegar Capers Olives ( green & black, pitted) Garlic Prunes Oregano Bay leaves Fresh parsley White wine Method: 1 In a...

Damiana aphrodisiac Cordial

Next Month is Valentine’s Day and so I have certain things on my mind! Every year I use Damiana to make a aphrodisiac cordial for my husband and I to enjoy as well as chocolates. The common name damiana is from the Old Greek daman or damia meaning “to tame or subdue.” Damiana is the wild one “who tames.” It is also believed that the indigenous Guaycura in the Baja region of Mexico were the first to use damiana. It...

Persimmon, pomegranate and pumpkin seed salad

This is my go to fall salad. Its healthy & tasty! What more could a mama ask for? Ingredients: 2 Fuji Persimmons sliced 1/2 cup Pomegranate seeds 2 Blood orange in segments  Citrus vinegarette to taste 1/4 cup Pumpkin seed garnish Goat cheese (optional) to taste 2 heads of Butter lettuce Method: Rinse butter lettuce and break apart into pieces. Toss in vinegettte. Top with persimmon slices, blood orange segments, pomegranate seeds & pumpkin seeds. Citrus vinegettte : add a...

Fennel, Ginger and Cacoa Crisp

This is easy to make and is a great end to a large meal when you still wants sweets but not anything too heavy. The fennel and ginger help digest. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1/4 teaspoon sugar 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate (70 to 75 percent cacao), chopped 16 wafer-thin crispbreads or rice crackers 2 tablespoons minced crystallized ginger sea salt INSTRUCTIONS Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small skillet, toast the fennel seeds over moderate...

Carrot ginger soup

Everyone always loved this recipe!  2 tablespoons sweet cream butter 2 onions, peeled and chopped 6 cups chicken broth 2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger Salt and white pepper Creme freche garnish In a 6-quart pan, over medium high heat, add butter and onions and cook, stirring often, until onions are limp. Add broth, carrots, and ginger. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until carrots are tender when pierced. Remove from...

pork stuffed acorn squash

1 tablespoon unsalted butter1/2 cup finely diced celery 1 cup finely diced white onion (about 1 small) 1/4 cup white wine (like Pinot Grigio) 1 cup mushrooms diced 1/4 cup finely diced dried apricots Sea salt flakes and cracked black pepper (to taste) 2 large eggs (beaten) 1 large acorn squash (or two small) 1 tablespoon olive oil I lb of ground pork sautéed  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium pan over medium heat, melt the butter...