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Black Bean Soup

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Black Bean Soup

I use all organic ingredients for health as well as flavor.

Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Prep Time: 20-25 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup dried black beans
1 Tbsp. avocado oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 bell pepper (any color), chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
3 vine-ripe tomatoes, cut into chunks
2 limes, freshly-squeezed
1 Tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. cumin
2 tsp. coriander
1 tsp. Redmond’s Sea Salt
dash white pepper
(or for extra kick 1/8-to 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper)
2 cups filtered water
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Prep ahead:
1.  Soak beans covered in 4 cups filtered water.
2. Next day, when ready to cook, drain and rinse beans, put in a pot,
cover with 3 cups filtered water, cover and place on burner
to boil,  then immediately turn down heat to low and simmer
for 45 minutes. Don’t peek!
3. When cooked, drain and set aside.
4. Assemble and chop all the vegetables and set aside.

Making It:
1. In large pot, pour in the avocado oil, turn on heat and put in the chopped
onion, garlic, celery, bell pepper. Sauté until onion is translucent.
2.  Add the chopped tomatoes and the spices to the pot. Stir and heat for for
5 minutes. Then add the beans and stir til well mixed. Stir in the lime juice.
3.  Ladle out 2 scoops and pour into a blender along with the cilantro leaves.
Blend one to two minutes. then pour back into the soup pot.
4.  Allow the soup to boil and turn heat to low cooking for 20 minutes for flavors
to blend.
5.  Garnish with cilantro if desired and serve with a hearty dinner salad.
This soup is filling, surprisingly a little goes a long way.

Enjoy!
Marie


Pita Bread

Category : Breads , Recipes

 

 

Pita Bread

Ingredients:
2 tsp. dry yeast
1 cup warm filtered water
3 cups organic Spelt flour
1 tsp.Sea Salt or Celtic Salt

Prep:
Preheat oven to 350 F. Line parchment paper
on a large baking sheet.

Making It:
1. Dissolve yeast in 1 cup warm water. Mix the
flour and salt together, then add the yeast and
water to the flour.
2. Work the mixture into a dough and
knead for few minutes.
3. Cover with damp cloth and
let rise in a warm place for 3 hours.
4. Divide dough into 6 equal parts and roll into
balls. With hand or rolling pin, pat and
press each ball of dough into 5 inch circle,
about 1/2 inch thick.
5. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet,
bake for 10-15 minutes, or until pitas are light
golden brown.

Enjoy!
Marie


Baked Hushpuppies

Category : Breads , Recipes

Baked Hushpuppies

Baked Hushpuppies

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

*For best results use all organic ingredients.

Ingredients:
1 cup organic non-GMO cornmeal
1 tsp. aluminum-free baking powder
1/2 tsp. Redmond’s Sea Salt
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/2 cup organic coconut milk
1 egg white
1 Tbs. avocado oil

Making It:
1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Place parchment
paper on large baking sheet.
2. In large bowl, combine cornmeal, baking
powder, salt, and paprika. Mix well.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together milk,
egg white, and oil until smooth.
4. Add milk mixture to cornmeal mixture.
Stir until batter is just combined.
Shape into 1 1/2- inch apart, on
prepared baking sheet.
5. Bake hushpuppies until tops are firm
and golden, about 10-15 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Flavor Variations: 
Try adding 2 tablespoons of chopped green
onion or sweet onion, and/or 2 tablespoons
red or green diced bell peppers to the
batter. Or use 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper instead
of paprika.

ENJOY!
Marie


Anti-Inflammatory Lemonade

Anti-Inflammatory Lemonade

Anti-Inflammatory Lemonade

Prep: 5 minutes
Makes: 4-6 servings
Author: drjockers.com

This recipe is brought to you by Dr. David Jockers DMN DC MS.
I am recommending using all organic ingredients.

Ingredients:
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice.
4-6 cups filtered water, or to taste.
1 Tbs. MCT oil or extra virgin coconut oil (optional)
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground or freshly grated ginger (optional)
1 tsp. ground turmeric
1/2 tsp. liquid stevia, or to taste
pinch of pink salt or Redmond’s Sea Salt

Making It:
1. Place all the ingredients in a high powered blender and blend
until fully combined.
2. Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container in the
fridge up to one week. You may need to mix well it well each time
you want to drink it if you let it sit for awhile.

Tip:
Drink this lemonade regularly. People who suffer from
crippling pain have reported that their symptoms improved
significantly after they made this an everyday drink.
It has powerful liver and kidney detoxifying abilities.

Optimal:
Add a pinch of black pepper, as this will dramatically improve the
absorption of the turmeric curcuminoids which absorb best with
good fats and peperine, which is the main ingredient in black pepper.
*(I added this as his option in case you’re interested to try it,
although personally I didn’t use it.)
*we make 64 oz. and we finish it in a week.

ENJOY!

MARIE


Homemade Applesauce

Category : Desserts , Recipes , Snacks

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Makes Approx.: 4 cups
Servings: Varies
Serving Size: Varies

Ingredients:
6 organic sweet apples
2 tsp. organic cinnamon (may add more if desired).
2 Tbs. freshly squeezed organic lemon juice

Prep:
Prepare apples, core, leave skins on, and cut into 1/2 inch pieces in size.

Making It:
Put apples into a large pot and add about 1/3 way full with filtered water, but not covering the apples.  Cover and bring to boil, cook for 10 minutes. (The skins should be shiny…this is the pectin from the apples.) When done, mash the apples with a potato masher and add the lemon juice and the cinnamon. Put 1/2 of the apples at a time in a food processor and process about 15-20 seconds, this makes it a chunky applesauce, but easier to eat. Store in a covered glass container.

Caution: Peel the apples for those who cannot chew the peeling (babies, children and elders without teeth) before cooking, to prevent choking.

ENJOY!
MARIE


Yummy Vegan Pasta Sauce

Vegan Pasta Sauce

Vegan Pasta Sauce

Makes approx.: 4 cups of sauce
Servings: varies
Serving size: varies

Ingredients:
6 organic sun-dried tomatoes soaked for 1 hour.
    (optional, used for adding richness and thickness).
6 large organic Roma tomatoes
10 fresh basil leaves
1 tsp dried oregano or 1 sprig of fresh
1 tsp. sea salt
1 Tbs. unsalted organic butter or extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped mushrooms
1/2 Tbs. minced or chopped garlic clove

Making It:
1.   Sauté the onion, garlic, and mushrooms in the butter or oil until tender. (Unless you desire a raw sauce)
2.  Add the first five ingredients to the food processor. Pulse
until chunky.
3.  Add the onion/mushroom mixture to the food processor and pulse about 20-30 seconds. Serve on top of pasta or polenta.

There are so many variations to this sauce, cooked or all raw.

Have fun and enjoy!

Marie


Savory Cabbage and Caraway

Savory Cabbage and Caraway

Savory Cabbage and
Caraway

Servings: 6
Serving Size: 2 cups
Prep Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:
3-4 Tbs. organic unsalted butter
and or avocado oil(I use both)
1/2 head (large) cabbage, thinly sliced
1 carrot, shredded
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1 medium organic onion, thinly sliced
1 tsp.sea salt
1-2 tsp. caraway seed
1 tsp. dill
dash pepper
1/2 tsp. lemon zest (optional)
2 Tbs. freshly squeezed organic
lemon.

Prep:
Prepare the cabbage, onions, carrots.and bell pepper.
Squeeze the lemon juice.
Assemble the rest of the ingredients.

Making It:
1.  In a large pot, melt 2 Tbs. butter/oil over medium heat.
Stir in onions, carrots, bell pepper stirring frequently,
for 5-10 minutes. Onions should be very limp.

2.  Stir in the remaining butter/oil.  Stir in
the cabbage. Raise the heat to medium high. Cook for
20 minutes, stirring frequently from top to bottom so
the cabbage wilts evenly.

3.  Stir in the caraway seed, dill, sea salt, pepper, and
lemon juice. Stir well for 1 minute and serve.
Serve with corn bread or unleavened bread.  or
baked hushpuppies.

Enjoy!

MARIE


Homemade Vegan Hummus

Category : Dips , Entrees , Recipes , Snacks

Homemade Vegan Hummus

Homemade Vegan Hummus

This recipe has been altered from Hallelujah Acres version.
I use all organic ingredients for health as well as for flavor!

Serving Size: Makes approximately 2 cups
Servings: Varies
Prep Time: 10-15 minutes

Ingredients:
16 oz. can garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed)
3 Tbs.fresh almond butter
1/4 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1 Tbs. extra virgin cold pressed olive oil
2 medium garlic cloves (peeled)
1 tsp. Redmond Sea Salt
1/2 to 1 tsp. cumin
pinch white pepper
1 tsp. raw or dried chopped parsley (optional)

Making It:
1. In a food processor place the garlic and run until well  minced.
2.Then place the garbanzo beans and process for 20 seconds.
3. Scrape sides into the middle and add the rest of the ingredients.
4. Process until well mixed and creamy.
5. Transfer to glass bowl, sprinkle with parsley, cover and refrigerate until ready to  serve.
* Serve with a big plate of cut up raw fresh veggies.

Enjoy!

Marie


Banana Ice Cream

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Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream

For the sweetest results, be sure to
freeze bananas when they are at their ripest!

Servings:  Makes 4 1/2 cups
Serving Size: Varies
Prep Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
5 ripe organic bananas, peeled, sliced, and frozen.
1/4 to 1/2 cup unsweetened organic coconut milk.
(or you can use almond, cashew, or rice milk.)
1 tsp. alcohol-free vanilla

Prep ahead:
Freeze bananas as least 24 hours in advance.

Making It:
1.  In food processor, combine the frozen bananas,
vanilla, and 1/4 cup of the milk. Cover and process
until smooth, add as much of the remaining milk
as needed.
2.  Serve immediately as a  soft-serve ice cream or
freeze for at least 4 hours for a scoopable ice cream.
Store in the freezer up to 3 weeks.

This recipe has been altered from “Forks Over Knives”
Magazine (Fall 2018) version, but it tastes just as yummy!

Most Delicious, Enjoy!

Marie


Quinoa Mushroom Stuffing

Quinoa Mushroom Stuffing

Quinoa Mushroom Stuffing

For those allergic to breads this is a perfect substitute.
Please use only organic ingredients for flavor and health.

Servings:   6-8
Serving Size: 2 cups
Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients: 
2-3 Tbs. unsalted organic butter
1/2 small onion, chopped fine
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 stalks celery, chopped fine
8 white mushrooms, chopped fine
1/2–1 cup green peas, or fresh
collard greens, chopped.
1-2 tsp ground sage
1 tsp Redmond Sea Salt
dash white pepper

Prep Ahead: Put in a medium size bowl,  1 cup multicolored Quinoa, and 2 1/2 cups filtered water. Soak for 1-2 hours.

Making It:
1. To cook quinoa, drain and rinse through a large mesh strainer, put the quinoa in a saucepan and add 2 1/2  cups of filtered water. Cover and bring to boil, turn heat to low and cook 20 minutes.
2.  While the quinoa is cooking, melt butter in a large skillet, put in the onions, garlic, and celery stir and cover a medium heat cook 5 minutes or until onions are soft.
3.  Add mushrooms, peas, sage, sea salt, and pepper. Cook another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. When the quinoa is finished cooking,  add it into the skillet ingredients. Stir until thoroughly mixed.

ENJOY!

MARIE