Pumpkin Curry Soup

This soup can be served chilled or hot. The ingredients are so complimentary to each other and the curry and ginger lift the flavor profile to something almost floral. You can finish it with some crispy bacon, or labne or your favorite herb. Ingredients for a big pot of soup that serves 6 – 8…

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Cooking with Apples: Apple Butternut Hash

Ingredients for 2-3 servings 1 Butternut Squash, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 or 2 Organic Fiji or Pink Lady Apples, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 4 Green Onions, chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp Virgin Coconut Oil 1/2 tsp Saffron 1 tsp Organic Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Fresh Thyme Salt and Pepper to taste Instructions Heat…

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Acorn Squash Cream Soup with Bacon

We love a good squash, butternut, spaghetti, acorn, etc. Today we would like to share our Acorn Squash Cream Soup topped with yummy crunchy bacon. Mark Sisson calls Acorn squash a smart fuel, and duly so.  This soup is fabulous warm or served chilled on a hot day for lunch.  Either way, it is incredibly…

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Lomo al Trapo! grass-fed, of course!

Since my husband is Colombian and from Bogotá, he is more than familiar with this absolutely fantastic dish – I, however was not. So on our recent trip to Northern California, we cooked some lomo al trapo together at our friends Rob and Francesca’s house. It is traditionally a Colombian dish and is a beautiful…

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Looking for a lunch alternative? Butternut Squash Soup

Let’s face it, salads are great and we eat them all the time. But once in a while we welcome an alternative. So with that said, let us share our Butternut Squash Soup with you. You can easily make this in advance and have it at work or as a dinner.  We just made this…

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Simple Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Ah…spaghetti squash! It’s simple, it’s tasty, it’s pretty, it’s easy, and it’s only 40 calories per serving (one cup).  It is also a great substitute for traditional pasta.  Imagine being able to feel full and satisfied without feeling bloated much like with traditional pasta. There are many different ways that spaghetti squash can be seasoned,…

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Napa Valley Prawns

Ingredients: 20 Prawns shelled and cleaned 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil 2 ounces Chardonnay 1 pinch of sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste Instructions: Heat (cast iron) skillet to med – high, add prawns, sea salt lightly, crack some fresh black pepper, flip and cook until almost done, then add chardonnay, and simmer…

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