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French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake Cooking spray or butter, for coating the pan 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 3 medium apples crisp/tart apples 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 2 large eggs,…

Purple Potato Hash with Kale and Fried Eggs

INGREDIENTS 3 medium purple potatoes (or you can use sweet potatoes) 1 medium white onion, diced 3 tablespoons of ghee or coconut oil (more for cooking eggs, roasting potatoes) 1 bunch of green or tuscan kale, stems removed…

March Feature: Sweet Potatoes

For some time in the fitness and dieting world, there’s been a war, sweet potato vs. potato. The sweet potato has been deemed a “superfood” and has in many ways earned that title. They’re packed with vitamin A and beta-carotene, and…

February Feature: Baby Arugula

Salads. On its own or mixed in with other greens, arugula makes a great salad. It can stand up to a stronger vinaigrette but is often paired with a sweeter balsamic, which balances well with its peppery notes. Its leaves are soft and chewy and…

Apple Farro Breakfast Bowl

  1/2 cups farro 1 1/2 cups water 1/4-teaspoon salt 1 firm apple, cored and chopped into Small cubes 1-tablespoon coconut oil Dash of cinnamon 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped 1/2…

Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes 1 lb. purple sweet potatoes ½ pound cremini mushrooms (baby bella or baby portobello) 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 2 tbs. olive oil Salt + pepper to taste ½ tsp. minced garlic (optional)   Preheat…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots with Savory Roasted Pecans

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots with Savory Roasted Pecans 2 large sweet potatoes 8 medium carrots 1 large onion 2 clove garlic Juice of 1 orange 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. Kosher salt 1 tsp. sweet…

Baked Apples Stuffed with Oatmeal and Brown Sugar

Baked Apples Stuffed with Oatmeal and Brown Sugar 4 medium apples 1/4-cup brown sugar (dark or light) 1/4-cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2-teaspoon cinnamon 1/4-teaspoon nutmeg Pinch ground cloves 1 tablespoon butter,…

Apple Farro Breakfast Bowl with Cranberries and Hazelnuts

Apple Farro Breakfast Bowl with Cranberries and Hazelnuts 1/2 cups farro 1 1/2 cups water 1/4-teaspoon salt 1 firm apple, cored and chopped into Small cubes 1-tablespoon coconut oil Dash of cinnamon 1/4 cup dried cranberries …

Warm Chickpea, Red Onion and Broccoli Salad

Warm Chickpea, Red Onion and Broccoli Salad ½ pound (1 heaped cup) dried chick peas, soaked for 6 hours or overnight in 1 quart water Salt, preferably kosher salt, to taste ½ pound broccoli crowns, broken into florets ½ small…

Broccoli and Red Onion Quesadillas

Broccoli and Red Onion Quesadillas 1 large broccoli crown, about 1/2 pound 1-tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 medium red onion, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced across the grain 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro Salt Freshly…

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

Tomato Basil Bruschetta 6 or 7 ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs.) 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons) 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1-teaspoon balsamic vinegar 6-8 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced* or chopped 1-teaspoon…