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  • Hummus8

Creamy Hummus

I love hummus - it's such a great snack! Try this yummy recipe.

By |October 3rd, 2014|Beans, Recipes|2 Comments
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Spinach and Mushroom Omelet

Love eggs? I do! Try this yummy omelet. It's delish!

By |May 31st, 2014|Animal Proteins, Recipes|0 Comments
  • Lentil Soup

Savory Lentil and Vegetable Stew with Crispy Kale

  • 1 cup lentils, soaked overnight
  • 5 cups water (or chicken stock)
  • 2 inches alaria sea vegetable or wakame
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 leek, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces (use both white and green part of leek)
  • 2-3 garlic […]
By |September 25th, 2012|Beans, Recipes, Soups and Starters, Vegetables|11 Comments
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Creamy White Bean Soup


  • 1 1/2 cups navy beans (or other white beans) soaked overnight
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 pieces naturally cured pastured bacon
  • 1 leek, peeled and diced
  • 2 new or red potatoes, diced
  • 3 celery stalk, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. Sea salt or to taste
  • Black […]
By |September 20th, 2012|Beans, Recipes, Soups and Starters|0 Comments
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Silky Oyster Chowder

  • 2 strips naturally cured bacon (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp. old bay seasoning
  • 2 medium-sized gold or white potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock (or fish stock)
  • 2 cups water (can also use water that is released from opening the oysters)
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1-2 carrots, diced
  • 1 […]
By |June 6th, 2012|Animal Proteins, Recipes, Soups and Starters|0 Comments
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Roasted Chicken with Sauteed Winter Vegetables

Try this yummy chicken and winter veggies recipe!

By |February 28th, 2012|Animal Proteins, Recipes|0 Comments
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Sauteed Winter Vegetables

Try this yummy winter veggies recipe!

By |January 30th, 2012|Recipes, Vegetables|1 Comment
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Baked Spicy Hot Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing

Try these delicious baked wings for Superbowl Sunday (or any day of the week!)

By |January 30th, 2012|Animal Proteins, Recipes|0 Comments
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White Bean Bruschetta on Whole Grain Baguette


  • Whole grain baguette, sliced into 1/2 inch thick diagonals
  • 1 1/2 cups white beans (navy, great northern, cannelini), pre-cooked (can use rinsed canned beans)
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and diced
  • 4-5 basil leaves, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. champagne or white wine […]
By |May 25th, 2011|Beans, Recipes, Soups and Starters|1 Comment
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Baked Cremini Mushroom and Cheese Empanadas

Yield 24 empanadas.


  • 1¼ teaspoons sea salt
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3½ ounces natural lard (butter or coconut oil)
  • 2/3 cup cool water

Place flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Drop in pieces of lard and break up into small pieces. Work in the flour until it […]

By |April 28th, 2011|Animal Proteins, Recipes|4 Comments