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Zesty Gazpacho Soup

This cold gazpacho is a real crowd pleaser, perfect for a hot summer night and chock full of veggie goodness. Zesty Gazpacho Soup: 4 large ripe tomatoes skinned and chopped 1 cucumber peeled and chopped 1/4 chopped green pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 small hot red pepper chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon …

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The Fixer Elixer

This is a tried and true MAGICAL HEALING ELIXIR. Whether you are dealing with a case of the sniffles, full-blown flu or anything in between, this DIY remedy will knock out anything that is ailing you and leave your immune system in tip-top fighting shape. Ingredients: ¼ cup fresh turmeric, roughly chopped (this can temporarily stain your fingers, so if …

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Date with a Bee

Date with a Bee: 2 Medjool Dates sliced in half and pit removed 1-2 tbsp. almond butter 1 tbsp. bee pollen 1 tbsp. chia seeds Sprinkle of pure sea salt Fill date with nut butter and top with bee pollen, chia seeds and salt.

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Brain Booster Burrito

It has been proven that there are 10 essential nutrients needed for the brain to, not only function, but to help reverse diseases like MS, Parkinson’s and even Alzheimer’s. These nutrients are: B6 B9  (Folate or Folic Acid) B12 Iodine Sulfur Magnesium Antioxidants CoQ10 Omega-3 Vitamin D These 10 nutrients are key in assisting neural pathways and keeping the central …

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A Rooster I Can Live With

Alright, y’all, confession time…I have been harboring an addiction for too many years to count. It is something that has haunted my dreams and caused me to drool uncontrollably at times. I’ve even been known to audibly squeal just at the site of it. “My name is Katie and I’m a Sriracha addict…” Over the past several years I have …

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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

  This is one of my Fall favorites, full of flavor and a little spicy kick.  It also happens to be packed with nutrition – gotta love that! Pumpkin Black Bean Soup: 1 tbsp. Coconut Oil 1 clove Garlic chopped ½ Onion chopped 1-2 cups Vegetable Broth (low sodium if available) 2 cups roasted Pumpkin or 1 can pureed Pumpkin …

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Cleansing Smoothie

This delicious smoothie provides essential nutrients, enzymes and anti-inflammatory properties to assist the body in detoxing and healing. 1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple 1/2 cucumber 1 celery stalk 1 handful parsley 1 handful cilantro 1/2 peeled lemon or 1 small lime 1 inch piece ginger 1-2 cups water or coconut water  

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Spinach Grapefruit Salad with Citrus-Sesame Dressing

Spinach Grapefruit Salad with Citrus-Sesame Dressing 4 cups spinach 1 large ruby red grapefruit ¼ cup fresh chives 1 diced and seeded jalapeño 1 small bunch arugula shoots Dressing:   2 tbsp. coconut/olive or hemp oil Juice from ½ lime 1 tsp. wheat-free tamari 1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds 1 tsp. local raw honey (optional)   Using a sharp knife, …

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Coco-Berry Pops

These delicious and decadent little pops are perfect for Summer. With fresh organic berries available, these are the perfect way to satisfy that cool, creamy, sweet craving.   Coco-Berry Pops Ingredients: 1 cup expeller-pressed (refined) coconut oil 1 cup fresh berries, such as raspberries, blueberries, pomegranates, cherries and strawberries 10-14 drops SweetLeaf “French Vanilla” flavored stevia (to taste) Gently melt coconut oil on …

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Turmeric Tea

My Friend Sandra taught me how to make this tea. I make sure there is always a batch in the fridge. This tea is quite amazing! It nixes inflammation, helps detox the liver and even keeps your skin clear.   4 cups filtered water 4 Green Tea teabags 1 finger sized piece of Turmeric (peeled and roughly chopped) OR 1 tbsp. powdered Turmeric 1 …