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Kale Chips

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Kale Chips
Kale chips are light and airy and give you the salty crunch you crave. My son polishes off a whole tray of these in one sitting.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper
  3. Spread kale leaves on the sheet pan and roast in an oven at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes turning halfway through cooking time until crisp.
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Jicama and Orange Salad

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Jicama and Orange Salad
Jicama is also known as the yam bean and is commonly found in markets across the USA. It is high in potassium and fiber and has a neutral fresh flavor.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican, Vegan
Prep Time 10
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican, Vegan
Prep Time 10
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Serve chilled.
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Coconut Leek Soup

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Coconut Leek Soup
Loaded with potassium and vitamin C this coconut leek soup is super satisfying. For best results, consume the day you make it.
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5
Cook Time 20
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5
Cook Time 20
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servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Wash the leeks. Remove the dark green portion of the leek. Slice the leeks and wash them thoroughly being careful to remove all of the sand in between the layers.
  2. In a large soup pot, add teh olive oil and set pot over a medium flame. When the pot is hot, add the leeks. Sweat the leeks for 8 to 10 minutes until soft and sweet. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped cauliflower to the pot. Add the veggie broth. Cover and bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat and bring to a simmer and continue to simmer until cauliflower is soft.
  4. When cauliflower is soft remove it from the heat and let cool enough to handle.
  5. Add cauliflower mixture to a high-speed blender in batches. Blend until smooth. (Option to use an immersion blender may work too). Return cauliflower soup base to the pot and heat until boiling. Reduce heat and whisk in coconut milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Garnish with fresh sliced green onions and a bit more fresh ground pepper.
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Orange Hemp Seed Dressing

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Orange Hemp Seed Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients together until creamy.
  2. Serve on top of your favorite mixed green salad.
Recipe Notes

Tip: Store extra in airtight container in the fridge.  Will keep for about a week.

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Roasted Purple Potatoes with Rosemary, Garlic and Thyme


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Roasted Purple Potatoes with Rosemary, Garlic and Thyme
Potatoes are one of my very favorite foods. Blue/purple potatoes are loaded with antioxidants and are delish. If you are unable to find blue or purple potatoes you can substitute with red potatoes or small Yukon Gold.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
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servings
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Toss potatoes and garlic in olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread potatoes in a single layer on a baking pan. Top with rosemary and thyme and roast in the oven for 45 minutes until potatoes are tender and golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven and serve on large platter. Keeping potatoes spread out on a single layer to retain crispiness.
Recipe Notes

Keep ingredients fresh and use what's in season.  In spring try omitting the rosemary and finish them off with garlic or regular chives and fresh chopped parsley.  There is no end to the variations you can try with this dish.

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon


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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon
This is one of my favorite recipes. I like min plain roasted with just a touch of salt. When we are going to have guests we break out the fancy stuff and add a bit of garlic and fresh lemon juice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheiht
  2. Place the asparagus on a baking sheet in a single layer and toss with olive oil, garlic powder, sea salt, and fresh ground pepper.
  3. Roast in oven uncovered for 15 minutes until it becomes tender and slightly browned.
  4. Plate asparagus and top with fresh lemon zest and juice. Serve with a slice of lemon for garnish.
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RAW Curried Carrot Soup


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Curried Carrot Soup
Light, gluten-free, simple blend it all together recipe.
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Recipe Notes

Blend your ingredients. Place all ingredients in a high speed blender in order.  Blend well until smooth. Serve as is or chilled in the refrigerator for 30 minutes prior to serving.

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