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Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts

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Ingredients: 1 lb brussels sprouts 2 apples peeled, cored and cut into ¾ inch chunks 2 sweet onion, cut into ¾ in chunks 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste pinch garlic powder to taste zest from 1 lemon and juice Instructions: Preheat Continue Reading

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Morning Pick Me Up – Juice

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Ingredients: 1 Red Apple 1 lb Strawberries (stems removed) 2 Navel Oranges (peels removed) 1 Golden Beet 3/4″ piece of Turmeric (a great natural anti-inflammatory!) *recipe makes approx 20-24 oz of juice.

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Fresh and Simple Juice

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Ingredients: 2 Red Apples 5 large Carrots 2 Navel Oranges (peels removed) 3/4″ piece of ginger (a great natural headache remedy!) *recipe makes approx 20-24 oz of juice. Print Fresh and Simple Juice Author: AHO Kitchen Team Recipe type: Juice Serves: 20-24 oz   Ingredients 2 Red Apples 5 large Continue Reading

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Going Green Juice

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Ingredients: 3 Green Apples 1 bunch of Kale 2 Kiwis (peeled) 1/4 Cucumber Instructions: Process all ingredients through juicer. Enjoy cold, and keep refrigerated. Use within 1-2 days. *recipe makes approx 20-24 oz of juice. Print Going Green Juice Author: AHO Kitchen Team Serves: 20-24 oz   Ingredients 3 Apples Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato, Carrot, Apple, and Red Lentil Soup

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Ingredients: ¼ c butter 2 sweet potatoes, peeled, chopped 3 carrots, peeled, chopped 1 apple, peeled, chopped 1 onion, chopped ½ c red lentils ½ tsp minced ginger ½ tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp paprika Continue Reading

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Baked Veggie Rings with Herb Dip

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I’m not a sweets person. I don’t often crave chocolate, I can go without candy, and if given the option, I’d take potato chips over a donut. I do really love ice cream, but I think that’s because Tim is so good at making it. But, even then, Continue Reading

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Savory Crêpes

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Right now my thoughts are flipping between crêpes and the onion rings I ate right before I made the crêpes. Of both, I couldn’t wait to eat more. But, let’s talk about the crêpes today (those onion rings can wait until next week). When I was a Continue Reading

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Chunky Vegetable Soup

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When in doubt, soup! I almost always want to eat soup. In hot weather and cold weather, on weeknights or at dinner parties… give me soup and I’ll be happy with my meal. Soup is a great way to use up whatever you’ve got hanging Continue Reading

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Kohlrabi Stuffed with Cabbage and Apple

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When I think of kohlrabi, I think of a taste that’s like a combination of broccoli and cauliflower. It’s kinda sweet and mild and buttery. When I look at kohlrabi, I think of Yoda… Green, kinda funny looking, but really awesome when you give it Continue Reading

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Pickled Beets and Cabbage

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Pickles are one of life’s great mysteries. I don’t quite understand why or how they are so awesome. They just are. They can add so much to a dish. They’re fun to eat. And, they’re a lot simpler to make than I would have thought. I’ve Continue Reading

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Hearty Kale and White Bean Quesadillas

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When I plan our menu I try to include a good variety of foods, so we don’t get bored. Sometimes they’re a little more complex, have multiple steps, and more ingredients. Other times they’re simple, basic, super easy. Scrambled eggs and toast makes a great dinner. So Continue Reading

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Orange You Glad it’s Green Smoothie

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When I need a quick meal, smoothies are a great option. Sometimes I make them with peanut butter, chocolate chips, and banana. That’s one of my favorites. But, I also really love a good fruit and veggie smoothie. Sweet, but not too, and packed with Continue Reading

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Chopped Salad with Oranges Greens and Nuts

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Salads get a bit of a bad rap as a “diet food”. Ugh. I don’t even like the word “diet” and I really like salads. They’re a great compliment to so many foods and can even be a wonderful meal on their own. The salad Continue Reading

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Green Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

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Ingredients: ½  of a winter squash peeled and cubed 1 pear thinly sliced or diced ½ apple thinly sliced or diced Greens: a bit of Kale, Spinach, Beet Greens (Beet Tops) and micro greens cleaned and torn. Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 F. Drizzle the cubed winter Continue Reading

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Wilted Mustard Greens with Acorn Squash and Pear

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Two months ago I would have laughed if you’d told me that my fingers would be so cold that I’d have a hard time typing today. That I’d have two sweatshirts on with both hoods pulled up. Two pairs of socks, plus slippers, and that Continue Reading

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Garlic and Herb Bread

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If you need me this winter, I’ll likely be cooking soup, eating soup, chilling soup, reheating soup, and baking all sorts of bread to go with the soup. This is my favorite time of year for that reason. Normally, I’m content with bread still a Continue Reading

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Persimmon Apple Bread

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I don’t know if the old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is true. But, apples have always been a favorite of mine, so if I can eat an apple every day that makes me happy. My favorite way to enjoy them Continue Reading

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Broccoli and Goat Cheese Wraps

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I saved a wrap for Tim to eat when he got home from work. He came into the office and told me that it was really good. He loved how the broccoli was tender, with just a bit of crunch. That the nuts gave more crunch. Continue Reading

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Potato Pancakes

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It’s finally arrived. The day of my favorite meal: Thanksgiving. I don’t know if it’s my favorite because it only happens once a year though. If I could only have one meal for the rest of my life, I don’t know that it would be Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

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Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes, peeled & quartered ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 2 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into ¼ inch rings Topping: ¼ cup flour ¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar ¼ cup butter ¼ Continue Reading

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