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November 15, 2016

-1 tbsp (or so) of butter/coconut oil/olive oil/ghee
-8 cups of filtered water
-5 - 6 fresh local potatoes - cubed  
-3-4 leeks - chopped
-1 strip of kelp/dulse/kombu
-fresh ground pepper - to taste
-Himalayan/Celtic sea salt - to taste

Melt butter, coconut oil o...

November 4, 2016

-1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
-1 head of red cabbage - chopped into strips
-1/2 lb (or so) of bacon/pancetta/prosciutto (or none to keep it vegan) - cut into small pieces
-1 large onion - sliced
-1 garlic clove (optional) - sliced
-1/4 cup of raw apple cider vinegar
...

April 9, 2015

  • 1 tbsp organic coconut oil

  • 3 medium onions (chopped)

  • 1 or 2 large garlic cloves (sliced)

  • 1 or 2 cans of organic pumpkin or equivalent cooked pumpkin or squash (depending on how much stock you use and how pumpkin-y you like your soup)

  • 1 tsp fresh...

December 10, 2014

Chocolate Pecan Pie (vegan gluten/dairy-free)

 

  • 1 Package of gluten-free pie crusts (they may come in 2's)

  • 2-3 cups of raw pecan halves

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil

  • 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1/4 tsp sea/kosher/himalayan salt

  • 1...

December 10, 2014

  • 4 cups (approx.) of raw cranberries (choose organic) 

  • 1 cup filtered water

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp fresh grated ginger (or less if using dried)

  • 4 or 5 whole cloves

(These amounts are very forgiving, play with the spices...

September 30, 2014

 

Split Pea & Smoked Turkey Soup


This soup is full of fibre and can be a meal on it's own.
Replacing traditional ham with naturally smoked turkey keeps that smoky flavour without adding a ton of sodium and nitrates.

 

  • 2-3 cups of split yellow peas

  • 2 frozen smoke...

May 30, 2014

Rustic Quinoa Tabouli (vegan, gluten-free & dairy-free)

  • 1 cup of organic red quinoa (cook with 2 cups of water)

  • 1/2 cup (or so) of fresh chopped parsley

  • 8 stems (or so) of fresh chopped chives (because I had no onion and they were growing just outside)

  • ...

April 16, 2014

Fresh Asparagus/ Mushroom Soup

 

  • 1 bunch of asparagus (broken into pieces)

  • 1 large onion (chopped)

  • 2-3 cloves of garlic (chopped)

  • 1 tbsp organic olive oil or coconut oil

  • 1 leaf of sea vegetable (Alaria, Kelp, Dulse...)

  • 1 lb package portobello...

March 1, 2014

Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

 

(in blender or with a hand-blender)

  • 1/4 cup of organic olive oil

  • 1/4 cup of raw apple cider vinegar (Filsinger's or Bragg's)

  • 10-15 drops of fish sauce (Thai Kitchen)

  • 1 tsp of Greek Herbs (Clef des Champs) or any dried he...

February 19, 2014

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding (raw & vegan)

In the spirit of chia and low sugar dishes, you will not believe how simple and delicious this dessert is!

  • 2 cups unsweetened Coconut Milk (any milk substitute will work)

  • 7 tbsp of chia seeds

  • 5 tbsp of raw cacao pow...

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