Ginger Pain Relieving Properties

Ginger is a wonderful root with so many incredible health and wellness properties. It is easy to store and has a great shelf life much like a potato. There are several forms of ginger:  Fresh & raw, powdered, liquid, and dried or candied. With the fresh raw you can chop or grate it and add…

Fall Favorite Soup- Carrot Sweet Potato Soup

As the weather begins to chill warm soup becomes our households favorite.  Make thick, hearty and filling healthy soups quickly to keep your whole family warm and well this season.  Here is one of our favorite fall soups we serve regularly. Carrot Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients 1 Tbs. olive oil 1 cup yellow onion, diced…

Carrot Coconut Thyme Soup

Carrot Coconut Soup Servings:  4 Time: 8 Item Recipe Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients 7 large organic carrots (1 3/4 pounds) 1/4 cup coconut oil Sea Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper 6 cups Purified Water 1 piece ginger, an inch long, peeled 1 sprig thyme, plus more for garnish 1/2 large sweet onion, chopped 2…

Ginger Pain Relieving Properties

There are several forms of ginger.  You can simple chop or grated it fresh and raw, you can also use a powdered ginger or a candied form of ginger.  I love fresh but also very much enjoy pickled ginger.  It is such a palatte cleanser.  Ginger is hot sweet and spicy.  It has been said…

Coconut cinnamon rice

9 Item Recipe Vegetarian Recipe Ingredients 2 Teaspoons vegan butter2  Teaspoons fresh ginger, minced fine 1 Teaspoon Garlic, minced 1 Cinnamon stick 1 Cup jasmine rice, rinsed, drained 3/4 cup light coconut milk 1 Teaspoon turbinado sugarsea salt black pepper to taste 1/4 Cup shredded, unsweetened coconut, toasted Directions Melt butter in pan on medium. …

Farm Fresh Organic Pumpkin Agave Pie w/ Spelt Crust

Delicious healthy pumpkin Pie w/ Spelt Crust Time: 1 Hour with Cooling Time Servings: 6-8 10 Ingredient Recipe Ingredients: 15 oz of Organic Pumpkin puree (I loved Farmers’ Market Pumpkin Brand from Whole Foods Market- 2 for $5 special running now) 3/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger 1/4 Teaspoon…

Kale & Squash Medley w/ Ginger Lime Agave Sauce

Roasted Squash and Kale Salad Photo by Quentin Bacon Ingredients 1 butternut squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons agave 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 teaspoon pepper 1 pound kale, thinly sliced 1 cucumber, peeled and julienned 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion 2 teaspoons low-sodium tamari 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons sesame oil…

Mini Agave Gingered Cupcakes

Adapted from VT recipe Mini Agave Gingered Cupcakes   Yields:  24 mini cupcakes Time: 40 Minutes Vegetarian Recipe These mini cupcakes get a zip of flavor from crystallized ginger sprinkled over the creamy frosting. Cupcakes ½ cup agave ⅓ cup unsulphured molasses 5 Tbs. vegan butter, cut into pieces ½ cup almond milk 1 large…

Sweet Potato & Lentil Packets With Quinoa

Sweet Potato and Lentil Packets Nutritional Information Per Packet: Calories: 265 Protein: 9 g Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 43 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 253 mg Fiber: 10 g Sugar: 13 g Vegan Gluten-Free Yield:  Serves 4 Time:  30 minutes or fewer Ingredients: 2 cups finely diced sweet potato 1…

Veggie Cilantro Mint Summer Rolls w/ Ginger Agave Sauce

Modified from VT Marigold Nasturtiums recipe Veggie Cilantro Mint Summer Rolls w/ Ginger Agave Sauce Time: 15 Minutes Yield: 24 Rolls (16 Item Recipe) Naturally RAW, Vegan ,Vegetarian & Gluten Free Ingredient Sauce: ½ cup apple cider vinegar 2 Tbs. agave nectar 2 tsp. lime juice 1 tsp. cornstarch 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp….

Summer Tofu Papaya Avocado Rolls w/ Spicy Peanut Dressing

Modified from VT’s original recipe Summer Tofu Papaya Avocado Rolls w/ Spicy Peanut Dressing Yield: Serves 6 (20 Item Recipe) Time: 30 minutes Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Rice paper wrappers (also sold as spring roll skins) can be found in the Asian section of many markets. Cut all the filling ingredients about 3 1/2 inches…

Saffron for Bloating & Digestion Problems

Saffron Ginger Tonic This tonic can be used for appetite loss, bloated too full feeling, and or digestive problems. Ingredients: Pinch of Saffron threads 1/4 oz Fresh Ginger, finely chopped 1 Pint 100 proof alcohol Directions: Crush the spices with a mortor and pestle.  Place the spices and alcohol in a covered glass container.  Let…