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October Recipes

Recipes! These are some of our favorite recipes for October, each adds an element of warmth and comfort. The pumpkin pie baked oatmeal makes enough to feed your family for days, and is a staple for us on colder mornings. You must try the pumpkin chocolate chip muffins from Indie Mama, a perfect snack for a walk…

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Watermelon Agua Fresca

  Watermelon Agua Fresca recipe from Herb Mentor. This simple recipe has 4 ingredients, watermelon, strawberries, mint and water. It is hydrating for busy children and for breastfeeding mamas, it is lovely to look at, and the ripe fruits are sweet enough without adding sugar. Keep it in the fridge for a a day or…

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Summer Tomato and Avocado Salad

  Summer Tomato and Avocado Salad by Sara Woll Slice and combine: One big beautiful tomato Half of one cucumber One avocado Small handful fresh basil Add a squeeze of lemon, bit of olive oil, dash sea salt. Three tablespoons nutritional yeast. Dice finely and sauté three big kale leaves in olive oil. Mix it all…

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Raw-cho Cheese Dip

  Remember those little league nachos from childhood, the kind where the “cheese” is pumped from a huge squirt container on stale chips at the ball park? I do, fondly. My friend and vegan chef extraordinaire, Tess Challis, has transformed the comfort/junk food experience into a nutrient dense and oh-so-delicious new version. Click here for…

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Overnight Oats

  Recipes Overnight Oats. This quick and yummy recipe is from Mackenzie Rich who is a local certified holistic chef. I joined her April meal plan to give my body some spring cleaning after heavy winter eating and fell in love with her recipe for Overnight Oats. I love that it is prepared the night…

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March Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad

  Spring Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad   This is a go-to recipe for me. It tastes fresh with celery, sweet with raisins and hearty with beets. This well balanced recipe is a crowd-pleaser, easy to prepare and suitable for dietary restrictions.        INGREDIENTS: 1 C dry quinoa, rinsed 2 C…

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March Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto

  Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto Nettles are highly nourishing as we wake from winter rest: Vitamins A, C, E, F, K, B- complexes, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B-6 all of which are found in high levels and act as antioxidents. ​Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Copper and Selenium, Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Chlorine, Chlorophyll, Potassium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Iodine, Chromium,…

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Congee – An Energy Tonic Stew

This is my favorite postpartum dish! I bring it to families for every Meal Train. Congee is an Asian-style rice porridge or stew that is a nutritious and comforting dish. What I love about this recipe is that it’s very flexible. You can add whatever veggies or meat you prefer, and you can keep it…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ GF & Vegan

Thanks to Nicole from the Indie Homestead for this recipe. We made them today and will serve them next week to our mamas at Mothering Arts Sebastopol  for snack. My oldest son has been really into pumpkin this year. Pumpkin cookies. Pumpkin scones. Pumpkin curry. Pumpkin pancakes. Pumpkin smoothies. So last week, we made pumpkin muffins….with chocolate of course.…

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Coconut Caramel Corn

  Recipe from FOOD LOVE by Tess Challis Come to mama. This is absolutely delicious, yet has only natural sweeteners – and less fat than typical caramel corn. You can indulge without guilt, and your whole family will flip for this sweet treat! ¼ cup GMO-free popcorn kernels Coconut Caramel: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2…

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