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Scrumptiously Stuffed Acorn Squash

by Judy Griffin on November 22, 2015

Scrumptiously Stuffed Acorn Squash Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 1 cup of chopped walnuts 1 ½ cup of fresh cranberries ¼ cup Maple Syrup (Grade B or A) ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tsp coconut oil, melted 3 tsp cinnamon Directions: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and bake for 35-45 minutes until […]

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Watermelon Freeze

by Judy Griffin on July 30, 2014

Watermelon Freeze Ingredients: makes 4-6 servings. 6 cups cubed chilled watermelon 2 cups coconut water  *(water is fine) 1 lime, freshly juiced Directions: Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a slice of lime  Watermelon Citron Freeze-For a refreshing cocktail replace 1 cup of coconut water with […]

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Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad

by Judy Griffin on April 1, 2014

  Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad-Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 4 scallions, thinly sliced on the base 1 cucumber diced 2 cups of baby spinach sliced in strips 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup pomegranate seeds (Trader Joe’s has convenient containers of seeds) 3 […]

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Swiss Chard Roasted Beet Medley

by Judy Griffin on March 15, 2014

  Swiss Chard Roasted Beet Medley 1 tbsp Sunflower oil 1 -2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cups of cooked Quinoa. 1 Bunch of Swiss Chard, stems removed & chopped 1 can of Eden Organic Black Beans, drained & rinsed 2 Roasted Golden Beets, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, chopped ¼ cup chopped sun […]

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Raw Dark Chocolate Sauce

by Judy Griffin on February 1, 2014

Ingredients: 1 cup Raw Cacao Powder * 1 cup Raw Honey 1 cup almond Butter Mix together in a blender or food processor.  Serve with fruits for dipping. *Use carob powder if allergic to chocolate. Popcorn & Chocolate Sauce– I’ve been loving this lately                                       1 cup organic popcorn kernals 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil Celtic Sea […]

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Slow Cooked Hearty Chile

by Judy Griffin on January 19, 2014

Slow Cooked Hearty Chile  Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 pound of ground turkey or beef ( sustainably raised is best) 2 onions, finely chopped 2 carrots, sliced 2 stalks celery diced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 red pepper, 1 yellow pepper 4 cloves garlic, chopped ½ tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin […]

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Bountiful Butternut Apple Soup

by Judy Griffin on December 19, 2013

                Bountiful Butternut Apple Soup Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients: 1 Medium Butternut Squash 1 quart water 3 apples chopped 2 leeks, finely chopped 1 tbsp. Coconut oil 1-2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. coriander Celtic Sea Salt or Himalayan  Salt  to taste Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste […]

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Thriving Thanksgiving Tips

by Judy Griffin on November 25, 2013

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and […]

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Gluten Free Whole Grain Cranberry Stuffing

by Judy Griffin on November 23, 2013

                  Gluten Free Whole Grain Cranberry Stuffing Ingredients: 1 loaf Gluten Free Whole Grain Bread 1 egg* (omit and use substitute for vegan option) 2 Tbsp of olive oil 1 bag of  fresh whole cranberries 1 cup celery, finely chopped 1 cup of shredded carrots 1 cup […]

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Portobella & Yellow Pepper Collard Wraps

by Judy Griffin on November 4, 2013

              Portobella & Yellow Pepper Collard Wraps Serves 4 Prep & Cook Time: About 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 medium Portobello mushrooms, (about 4 ounces each) 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 medium yellow peppers, thinly sliced 1 jumbo sweet onion (Vidalia), thinly sliced ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp coarsely […]

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