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Juniper berry turkey brine

This will be good for a 10-15 lb turkey  Ingredients: 2 cups sea salt  2/3 cup sugar 6 whole cloves 1 Tablespoon juniper berries, crushed  1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed  2 teaspoons whole allspice berries, crushed  8 fresh sage leaves 8 sprigs fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 8 cups hot water 4 cups ice water Directions: In a large saucepan, stir together the salt, sugar, cloves, juniper berries, peppercorns, and allspice. Add the sage leaves, thyme, and bay leaves along...

Cranberry, citrus and elderberry sauce

1 pound of fresh cranberries, rinsed 2 cups soaked Elderberries 4 cups of water 1.5 cups of honey 2 clementines, peeled and diced Directions: Soak elderberries for one hour Put the cranberries & elderberries in a sauce pan with water over medium heat and cook until the skins on the cranberries have popped, stirring occasionally. Stir in the honey and diced clementines. Cool, refrigerate, and serve! Garnish with Clementine zest...

Caramel Apple cheese spread

This is a great dish to bring to thanksgiving dinner. Savory & Sweet… My favorite. Ingriedents: Cream or goat cheese Pecans chopped Caramel Apple slices Method: Fill a small butter mold with cheese, turn upside down onto serving platter & remove butter mold. Top with caramel, finish with chopped pecans. Slice apples to dip with....

fermented pumpkin butter

This pumpkin butter has this wonderful pumpkin flavor enhanced by simple spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.  And to top it all off, it had to be fermented.  Making your own homemade pumpkin butter couldn’t be easier. Throw everything in a pot, stir it all together, and cook it for a little bit. Use this pumpkin butter in oatmeal and spread it on cream cheese toast or a grain free muffin. Fermented Pumpkin Butter Yields 1 Ingredients 2 15oz...

Fall Amaro cocktail recipe

Amaro (Italian for “bitter”) is an Italian herbal liqueur that is commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. It usually has a bitter-sweet flavor, sometimes syrupy, and has an alcohol content between 16% and 40%. Similar liqueurs have traditionally been produced throughout Europe. There are local varieties in Hungary, the Netherlands, and France. But the term amaro is applied only to Italian products of this kind. Amaro is typically produced by macerating herbs, roots, flowers, bark, and/or citrus peels in alcohol,...

elderberry shrub and gin cocktail recipe

I don’t drink much but when I do, I like to use herbs in my cocktails. Here is a tasty recipe for Elderberry shrub & Gin First you need to make the Elderberry “Shrub”.  Elderberry Shrub Recipe  Makes  about 1 1/2 cups syrup 1 cup elderberries 1 cup vinegar About 1 1/2 cups sugar Wash and dry the elderberries, place them in a pint-size jar or non-reactive bowl, and lightly crush using a fork or potato masher. Add vinegar and...

Banana Walnut Flax Muffins

I love this recipe from the my friends blog Elavetedeats.com , it was yummy and went too fast in my home to even get a picture! Banana Walnut Flax Muffins Yields 9 Ingredients 2 overripe bananas 6 eggs (if your eggs are very large use only 5) ½ cup coconut oil, melted 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ cup coconut flour 3 Tbsp flax seeds, ground 2 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp baking soda 1/8 tsp sea...

Slow cooker Chicken Soup

My number one rx is chicken soup. When I started the gut healing GAPS diet, we ate chicken soup for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it really was a profound healer! Here is my lazy way of making chicken soup. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 3-4 stalks of celery diced 4-5 carrot sticks diced 2-3 cups of chopped winter squash or summer squash 2 onions diced 1 whole garlic peeled & diced 1 inch of ginger finely chopped 1-2 bunches of...

RAW flax seed truffles

Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup ground flax seeds, brown or golden (in a clean coffee grinder reserved for this purpose or nut grinder) 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds, ground up same way 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, ground up same way 2 tablespoons cocoa powder(optional) 1 tablespoon coconut, ground (raw or dehydrated at low temperature, if possible) 1 pinch salt (optional) 3 tablespoons honey method: grind ingredients and then mix in a bowl with honey. Roll into balls and coat with additional coconut flakes....

Dr Budwig gruel

The Budwig diet has been successfully helping people with cancer, but also Arthritis, Asthma, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Blood Pressure, Multiple sclerosis, Heart Disease, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne and other chronic conditions. To start the diet, you will need to have 3 appliances: A coffee bean grinder to grind the flaxseeds. An immersion hand-held blender (a stick-shaped mixer) It’s important to use an electric mixer rather than stirring by hand. A Juice Machine a masticating type juicer is said to give a more...