Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad – Stay Cool and Hydrated

Spicy Garlic Cucumber Salad is a great way to stay cool and hydrated in the summer heat. Enjoy it as a side salad or add leftover steak, chicken, shrimp, etc., to make a complete meal. Eating spicy foods sends signals to your brain that you are too hot, so a cooling response (perspiration) is triggered…

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Roasted Beet and Orange Salad

Roasted Beet and Orange Salad – A Healthy Dose of Vitamin C

Roasted Beet and Orange Salad is a bright and flavorful way to get a healthy dose of vitamin C to help your body combat everything from the common cold to cancer. Blood oranges are particularly delicious in this.  Roasting beets make them sweeter naturally, and they pair nicely with fresh oranges. You can roast the…

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Cucumber Basil Soup

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup – Refreshing During the Summer Heat

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup is a simple blender soup that is so refreshing during the summer heat. No cooking, just toss some fresh ingredients in a blender or food processor and enjoy. This summer soup uses the classic Mediterranean combination of cucumbers and yogurt, with some onions, chives, and basil for extra flavor. Cucumbers are…

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Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce – Versatile and Healthy

Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is an easy creamy sauce for meat or fish, a salad dressing, or a dip depending on how thick you want to make it. Creamy Cilantro is a wonderfully healthy herb. It can help lower blood sugar, which is great for most people, but diabetics should be aware of overconsumption. It…

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beet hummus

Beet Hummus – High In Nutrition, Fiber, and Protein

This easy organic Beet Hummus recipe whips up in 5 minutes and makes a lovely and healthy dip for vegetable sticks or chips or any other way you enjoy your hummus. The beets are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, add to that some fiber and protein in the chickpeas plus healthy fat from the…

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Freeze your Harvest

Freeze your Harvest to Enjoy Later – Use the Abundance

Sometimes you have an abundance of fruits and vegetables and maybe concerned that you can’t eat it all before it goes bad. Instead of just tossing it into the compost pile, freeze your harvest to enjoy later. In my freezer right now, I have chopped peppers to toss into soups or stir-fries, grated summer squash…

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Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine

Dandelion Greens with Spicy Fettuccine Greens is an excellent way to add greens to your diet, whether we are talking about dandelion greens, Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, chicory, or kale. We recommended using greens in your dishes at least a couple of times a week. Here’s a great recipe using Dandelion Greens in a…

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Sheet Pan Meals

30 Healthy Sheet Pan Meals That Are Quick and Easy

Sheet Pan Meals are such a quick and easy way to prepare a healthy meal. Just put your protein and plenty of organic locally grown vegetables on a cookie sheet and pop them in the oven to roast altogether. In about 30 minutes, dinner is ready with minimal clean-up. There are countless numbers of dishes…

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Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad – Healthy Bright Colors

Roasted Carrot and Beet Salad is a simple, colorful, and flavorful salad that can be partially prepped ahead of time to save effort at dinner time.  You can roast the carrots and beets specifically for this recipe, or cook up a double batch and serve roasted vegetables one night and save a portion to make…

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turnip salad

Turnip Salad – Perfect Alternative to Potato Salad

This organic Turnip Salad replaces the carbohydrate-filled potato salad we are all accustomed to at parties and picnics. And it’s summertime and many of us are looking for ways to include healthier food choices in our meals. What’s even better this Turnip Salad has the exact same eye appeal and texture as potato salad! It’s…

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