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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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Mint Chocolate Chip Shamrock Shake

by Judy Griffin on March 16, 2015

  Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1 cup of baby spinach 2 bananas 1 kiwi 2 tsp of Cacao Nibs (Chocolate Chips also fine) ½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 1/8 tsp of Young Living Peppermint Essential oil (you can also use peppermint extract) Directions: Add 1 cup of almond milk to a blender. Add spinach, […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Coconut Mustard Sauce

by Judy Griffin on June 30, 2014

Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Coconut Mustard Sauce               Ingredients: 1 pound Wild Caught Uncooked  Shrimp (about 20 shrimp-deveined & butterflied) 8 Dried Apricots 2 c. Orange Juice 1/3 c Apricot Preserves 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard ½ tbsp whole grain mustard 1 tsp Lemon Juice 1 tsp white pepper 2 […]

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Sauteed Fiddleheads

by Judy Griffin on April 17, 2014

“Spring comes little, a little. All April it rains. The new leaves stick in their fists; new ferns still fiddleheads. But one day the swifts are back. Face to the sun like a child You shout, ‘The swifts are back!’”  – Anne Stevenson Ingredients: 1 Bunch Fiddleheads 2 cloves Garlic, crushed & chopped 1 tbsp […]

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Satiating Super Food Chocolate Berry Sorbet

by Judy Griffin on April 7, 2014

Satiating Super Food Chocolate Berry Sorbet  Enjoy this scrumptious & delicious treat Ingredients: 1/2 cup pure water 2 Tbsp Maca 1/4 cup Raw Honey 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup raw cacao powder* 1 cup frozen berries 1/2 cup Gogi Berries Coconut flakes *Use carob powder if allergic to chocolate. Directions: If you don’t have a […]

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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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Words of wisdom from the 2014 IIN March Conference

by Judy Griffin on March 22, 2014

                      One of the things I love most about the Institute for Integrative Nutrition is that once you enroll you are welcomed into the IIN Family, which offers so many valuable benefits and perks. As a 2009 graduate and Ambassador to IIN I have had […]

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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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Green up Quinoa Quiche Muffins

by Judy Griffin on February 2, 2014

Ingredients: ½ cup quinoa, rinsed & drained 1 tbsp sunflower or olive oil. 2 tbsp olive oil. 1 Swiss chard, chopped into bite sized pieces (or spinach) I bunch of Kale, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large onion, finely chopped ½ red pepper, diced 1 tomato, diced ½ cup Manchego cheese, grated (or […]

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Overnight Chicken Stock in a Crock

by Judy Griffin on January 6, 2014

Get more bang for your buck and make this stock after you roast a chicken. Find my recipe for Tasty & Simple Roast Chicken here Ingredients: Your leftover chicken carcass 1 onion, peeled and loosely chopped Celeriac Root or 2 ribs of celery, chopped 1 carrot, chopped (no need to peel) 1 potato, chopped (great […]

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