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The Top 10 Spring Foods

Who doesn’t love spring? The longer, hotter days bring with them a cascade of vibrant superfoods.  While there are many great possible spring superfoods, here are my picks for the top 10.  Enjoy! Artichokes—A medium-sized artichoke is loaded with fiber (about 10 grams) and vitamin C. It also contains plentiful amounts of the heart- and muscle-health minerals magnesium and potassium.  …

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Magic Black Rice/Lentil Buddha Bowl

LENTIL SALAD 2 cups Dark Green Lentils Bay Leaf Salt 4 cups water   Wash and rinse the lentils, add to boiling water, add the bay leaf, simmer for approximately 20 ~ 25 minutes, you may need to add more water as it reduces, keep checking for doneness you do not want mushy lentils!  Add salt.  Remove the bay leave …

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Indian Creamy Coconut Black Lentil Bowl

BLACK LENTILS 1 cup Black Beluga Lentils 2 & 1/2 Cups Water 1 Bay Leaf 1/4 Can Coconut Milk stirred well 1/2 Tbs. Turmeric Powder Ginger grated 3 Cloves garlic minced MUSHROOMS ~ Oysters and Maitake 1 Clove Garlic EVOO Fresh Thyme off stem Madeira Black Truffle Balsamic Glaze for finishing Rinse and drain the lentils, no need to soak, …

Powerhouse Green Cleanse Juice

This juice is excellent for cleansing. Dandelions are great for liver detoxification. Grapefruit helps with the tartness and balances it into a delicious green juice. Enjoy!

Live Lettuce with Simple White Balsamic Dressing

Lettuces from garden, Oak leaf, Butter lettuce, Arugula, Kale, Baby Mustard Greens, Broccoli, Cilantro Flowers Dressing: 6 Tbs. White Balsamic 4 Tbs. EVOO 2 Tbs. Flax Oil 1/4 of Shallot minced very little minced garlic It was a long hot draught summer,the lettuces really delicious in October. Love how the Cilantro flowers pop out the flavors and the White Balsamic …

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Vegan Organic Gardening

My greatest *hobby* love in life is my organic veggie garden.  What could be more satisfying than turning food scraps into a deep rich black gold soil.  Right now it’s November 2014, and the weather has changed.  It’s still warm out when we usually have a lot of rain.  The rain is now rare, as we are in an extreme …