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gazpacho

Easy No-Fuss Gazpacho – The Perfect Summer Soup

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup, using fresh seasonal ingredients with no cooking required. Some recipes blanch the peel off the tomato and others puree each vegetable individually. Neither step is necessary, in my opinion. Traditionally it is served with croutons or toast points (cut bread into triangles, butter, and toast). No-Fuss Gazpacho Ingredients 24…

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Low Carb Carrot Balls

Carrot Balls – Low Carb Sweet or Spicy

These low carb carrot balls are delicious, and a little-bit-different way of serving carrots that can be a bit boring, at times! These Carrot Balls are perfect as a dessert or a savory snack, depending on the spices you add. They whip up in just a few minutes for a tasty treat. Carrots are a…

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Vegetables for Breakfast

Vegetables for Breakfast – A Healthy Start

Vegetables for breakfast help us increase the required amount we need each day. According to the US Dietary Guidelines, most adults should eat between 1 ½ to 2 cups of fruit and 2 to 2 ½ cups of vegetables a day. But, most people do not think of eating vegetables first thing in the morning.…

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broccoli potato soup

Broccoli Potato Soup

Kids love this nutritionally-dense Broccoli Potato Soup. Who says we can’t get kids to eat their veggies? Broccoli Potato Soup Ingredients: 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 4 cups organic broccoli florets 2 1/2 cups organic Bone Broth (Chicken or Vegetable) 1 chopped onion 4 minced garlic cloves 1 /2 teaspoon ground cumin tablespoon tahini (sesame…

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Carrot and Microgreens Juice

Carrot and Microgreens Juice – Without a Juicer

Carrot and Microgreens Juice is a refreshing dose of nutrients that can be made with or without a juicer. Carrots add a little sweetness and antioxidants like beta carotene and the microgreens have more nutrients per ounce than their fully-grown counterparts. Toss in a bit of parsley, or cilantro if you prefer, for extra flavor.…

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edible flowers

Edible Flowers – Not Just a Modern Food Trend

Edible flowers are not just a modern food trend. People have been using flowers in foods for millennia. Not only do they look pretty, but they are also tasty and nutritional too. Edible Flowers Add Nutritional Value: There has not been an extensive amount of studies done to date on edible flowers. But the research…

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Grilled Baby Potatoes

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel – Healthy Side Dish

Grilled Baby Potatoes and Fennel is an easy and healthy side dish you can prepare alongside your other grilled favorites. Potatoes are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6. Baby potatoes, sometimes called new potatoes, are young potatoes that are harvested early to give the other potatoes more room and nutrients to…

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baby potatoes

Smashed Baby Potatoes – Perfect For Small Potatoes

Smashed Baby Potatoes are a deliciously easy way to prepare soft-skinned small potatoes. Boiling, then smashing and baking creates a crispy crust and a creamy soft interior. Potatoes have gotten a bad rap lately because of their carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly complex carbohydrates which your body needs. Also, they are loaded with potassium which…

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basil chimichurri

Basil Chimichurri – An Amazing Sauce in 5 Minutes

Basil Chimichurri is a variation of the famous Argentine green sauce using basil in addition to the traditional parsley and oregano. Or you can use all basil, or add in some cilantro, or whatever fresh herbs you have on hand. Use it as a marinade or serve it on beef, vegetables, pasta, or a spread…

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Spring Garlic Kale Soup

Garlic Kale Soup – Use All That Wonderful Spring Produce

This Spring Garlic Kale Soup is loaded with wonderful spring produce and cooks up in less than 20 minutes. Spring garlic (or green garlic) is merely immature garlic that is removed by the farmer to give the other plants more room to grow. It has a slightly milder garlic taste, and you can chop up…

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