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Heavenly Hummus Bowl

HUMMUS 2 cups Jovial Organic jarred Chickpeas reserve 1/2 the liquid 4 Cloves garlic chopped 1 Lemon juiced 1 tbs. browned Cumin Seed 2 tbs. EVOO Salt Garnish ~ Smoked Paprika, EVOO, Chickpeas sautéd, Marash Red Pepper, and Urfa Black Pepper Blend all ingredients, adding the reserved chickpea liquid until smooth, you can also use water if needed for desired …

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Earthy Comfort Creamy bowl of Polenta with Tomatoes and Olives

  4 cups of water 1 cup of Polenta 1 cup of Soy Milk Miyoko’s Butter Malton Salt Cherry Tomatoes Black Olives Boil 4 cups of water in medium size stockpot, salt the water, add the polenta and reduce the heat to simmer, stirring frequently approx 15 minutes, taste for doneness.  As liquid reduces add Soy Milk gradually until you …

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Divine Mediterranean Layered Avocado Toast

Della Fattoria Bakery Bread ~Sesame Crusted Toast and rub with garlic clove Layer with ~ Black Olive Tapenade Harissa Miyoko’s Kitchen Garlic Herb Cheese Avocado Basil Pesto Tomato Sprinkle with Malton Salt/Urfa Pepper Top with Matiz Piquillo Roasted Red Pepper Dash of Finest Organic Raw EVOO and Sesame Seeds Luckily I have an amazing Spanish Specialty Food Store close, and …

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Vegan Garden Tomato Gazpacho Soup

TOMATO SOUP BASE~ 4 Cups Heirloom Tomatoes 1/2 Lemon juiced 1/2 Bunch Basil destemmed 2-4 Cloves Garlic Pink Himalayan Salt 1 Large Lemon Cucumber diced 1/2 small red onion diced 2 cups Heirloom Tomatoes chopped/slightly diced Pink Himalayan Salt Mix together in a bowl with a squeeze of lemon and salt. Add to soup base with some raw black olives …

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Luscious Morning/Lunch Bagel

Organic Seeded BagelKitehill Cream Chive Cream Cheese Kitehill Cream Chive Cream Cheese Black Olive Tapenade Basil Pesto Heirloom Tomato 3 Sun-dried Tomatoes Sliced Cucumbers Jalepeño Basil Leaves Sprouts Toast bagel, and layer thickly with cream cheese, then add each layer, I always have these organic condiments in my fridge so it makes it easy to whip up any Mediterranean dish …

October Breast Cancer Awareness/Mediterranean Diet

A study from JAMA 2015 has found that a Mediterranean Diet supplemented with EVOO, reduces your risk of breast cancer.  The diet supplemented with EVOO which is rich in polyphenols are known to have anti-cancer benefits. Several prospective studies suggest that higher intake of fats, especially animal fats, may higher your risk of breast cancer. *WHI  

Mediterranean Strawberry Cucumber Tomato Salad

1 pint Strawberries quartered and sliced 1 carton of Cherry Tomatoes Halved 1/1 Cucumber sliced each slice 4 pieces Red onion sliced 1 tbs. combined Fresh Mint, Oregano, Basil  garnish 1/4 cup Earth Circle Raw Black Olives   Dressing: 1 Lemon 1/4 Cup EVOO Lemon/Lavendar Sea Salt Mix and drizzle over top garnish with fresh minced herbs