Bloggin’ it up
Prep: 10 min, bake 40 min.
3T combined coconut and/or olive oil (melt coconut oil in pan to liquid first)
¼ t salt
2 cloves garlic
2 sprigs rosemary, chopped
1/3 t freshly ground...
Serves 6 Serve with Cauliflower Carrot Stir Fry
1c. plain nonfat yogurt
3T soy sauce
2t curry powder
4cloves minced garlic
1 ½" piece of peeled fresh ginger
2# skinless chicken breast, in 1" cubes
Prep: 25 minutes
1 C carrots, shredded or julienned
2 C rice sticks (2 sheets)
2 C cucumbers, julienned
1 C minced scallions
1 C any or all of julienned: turnip, kale, jicama, swiss chard, bok...
2 pounds (or more) of bones from healthiest source (organic pastured)
2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
filtered water to fill (no higher than 1" from top of pot)
2 stalks of celery
1 part oats
1 parts milk (almond, coconut, cow)
optional: fruit, seeds, nuts, a little raw honey or maple syrup, mashed banana
In a pint mason jar, mix oats, milk, and your choice of other goodies....
1c Frozen spinach
1/2c other chopped veggies (peppers, onion, mushrooms, broccoli, etc)
1tsp coconut oil (or olive oil)
salt, pepper, seasonings (turmeric is great and healthy!), salsa
Put veggies in a small saute pan with...
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