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Kale Chips

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1 Head of KaleKale Chips

Olive Oil

Garlic Salt

Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning

Preheat oven to 350º.

Remove Kale from stalk and tear into bite-sized pieces.  Place in large mixing bowl, drizzle with Olive Oil, season to taste with Garlic Salt and Spices.  Toss Kale mixture until lightly coated with Olive Oil.  Arrange Kale pieces in a single layer on baking pan.  Cook for 10 minutes, then flip and return to oven for another 5 minutes.  Monitor closely to prevent burning.

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Artichoke Soup

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5 ArtichokesArtichoke Soup

1 Onion, Diced

28 ounces Organic, Chicken (or Vegetable) Broth

Olive Oil

Nutmeg (to taste)

Salt & Pepper (to taste)

Steam artichokes for 45-60 minutes.  Allow to cool, then remove leaves and choke, leaving only the heart and stem.  Cube the artichoke hearts and stems, set aside until soup base is prepared.

Video: Steaming Artichokes

In a large saucepan, cook onion in olive oil until translucent.  Add remaining ingredients, and cook on medium-low heat for approximately 15 minutes.  Remove from heat, and allow to cool.  Pour mixture into blender, purée until creamy.  Place soup back in saucepan, and re-warm.

Optional:  Add a handful of spinach while re-warming soup.

Serve Hot.  Accompany with Pan Fried Eggplant and Lentil Chips.

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Pan Fried Eggplant

**Dairy, Soy, Wheat, Gluten, Refined-Sugar, Nut, Egg FREE

2 Large Eggplant

Balsamic Vinegar

Olive Oil

Garlic Salt

Thinly slice eggplant into long strips.  Coat large frying pan with Olive Oil on medium-high heat.  Place eggplant slices in base of pan, drizzle with Balsamic Vinegar, season with Garlic Salt.  Cook for approximately 5 minutes, then flip eggplant to brown both sides evenly.

Serve warm.


Pasta Salad

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12 oz. Package Rice Vegetable TwistsPasta Salad

4 Chicken Breasts, Cubed

2 Large Zucchini, Cubed

2 Large Summer Squash, Cubed

1 Onion, Diced

1 Red Bell Pepper, Diced

2 Celery Stalks, Diced

1 Lemon, Juice

1/2 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved

1/4 Cup Olives, Sliced

1 Handful Capers

Olive Oil

Garlic Salt

Pepper

Lightly coat a large baking pan with olive oil, evenly distribute zucchini and summer squash cubes across pan.  Cook on 375° for 25 minutes.

Lightly coat large frying pan with olive oil, turn heat to medium, and cook diced onion, bell pepper, and celery for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

In a separate pan, cook cubed chicken with lemon juice and drizzled olive oil on medium-high heat for approximately 15 minutes.  Season to taste with garlic salt and pepper.

Add chicken and other vegetable ingredients to the onion mixture.  Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Season to taste.

Prepare Rice Twists according to package instructions.  Allow pasta to cool before combining with vegetable and chicken mixture.  Toss ingredients thuroughly in a large serving bowl.

Serve warm or room temperature.

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PIZZA

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GF Pizza Crust Mix (makes 2 pizzas)Salami Pizza

2 Eggs

1 (15oz) Can Organic Tomato Sauce

Mozzarella Cheese (optional)

4 Tablespoons Olive Oil

Salt & Pepper

Topping Options:Veggie Pizza

  • Olives
  • Artichoke Hearts
  • Capers
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • SunDried Tomatoes
  • Spinach
  • Roasted Garlic
  • Shallots
  • Pineapple
  • Basil Leaves
  • Oregano
  • Chicken Sausage (pre-cooked)
  • Ground Turkey (pre-cooked)
  • Salami
  • Anchovies

Broccoli
Yellow Squash
Eggplant
Zucchini
Cauliflower
Onions
Bell Pepper
Mushrooms

Pre-Heat oven to 425°.  Prepare GF Pizza Crust Mix as instructed on package.  Coat two baking dishes with olive oil.  Wet hands and flatten dough into baking dishes (small dish for thick crust, large dish for thin crust).  Bake crust for 7-10 minutes, then remove from oven.

Steam/Saute toppings if necessary.  Layer tomato sauce, cheese (optional), and desired toppings.  Season with Garlic Salt, Oregano, Salt & Pepper to taste, drizzle with Olive Oil.  Bake for 15-18 minutes.

Serve Hot.

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Quinoa Custard

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1.5 Cups WaterQuinoa Custard Served

3/4 Cups Quinoa

2 Cups Rice Milk

2 Ripe Bananas

2 Tablespoons Local Honey

1 Tablespoon Butter (optional)

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Bring water and Quinoa to a boil in a medium-size pot.  Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until Quinoa is expanded and soft.  Remove from heat.

Blend rice milk, bananas, and honey until smooth.  Pour into pot with Quinoa.

Place the pot over medium heat.  Cook and stir until the mixture becomes thick and creamy, 10-15 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Stir in butter and vanilla.

Serve Warm.

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Red Beans & Rice

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Bean Ingredients

1 Green Bell Pepper, dicedBeans & Rice, Butternut Squash, and Andouille

1 Red Bell Pepper, diced

2 Medium Onions, diced

2 Celery Stalks, diced

2 (15 oz) Cans Kidney Beans, drained

Olive Oil

Garlic Salt

Rice Ingredients

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Cup Brown Basmati Rice

1 Cup Chicken Broth

1 Cup Water

Rice – Combine rice, water, chicken broth, and salt in medium pot on high heat.  Bring to a boil, stir, and reduce heat to medium-low.  Simmer for approximately 30 minutes.

Beans – Coat medium pot with olive oil on medium-high heat. Add onions, bell peppers, and celery to warm pot. Saute with occasional stirring to brown vegetable mixture.  Reduce heat to medium-low, add kidney beans and garlic salt, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Serve Beans over Rice with Tabasco Sauce.  Accompany with Andouille Sausage (optional).

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