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Summer Oats with Toasted Walnuts and Fresh Berries

½ cup rolled oats 1 & ½ cups water (use more or less water depending on desired consistency of oats) Pinch of cinnamon ½ cup fresh berries ¼ cup walnuts (toasted) 2 tbsp. yogurt Bring oats, water and cinnamon to a boil. Cook 5-6 minutes. Place oats into a bowl and garnish with yogurt, fresh […]

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Yogurt Berry Parfait

2 cups plain yogurt Granola 2 cups fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries, strawberries (hulled and sliced) 4 tsps. Honey (optional) Directions Line up 4 glasses. Spoon 2-3 tablespoons of yogurt into each glass. Spoon 2-3 tablespoons of granola on top of the yogurt. Spoon 2 tablespoons of fruit on top of the granola. Drizzle a little […]

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Summer Quinoa with Mint Dressing

1/2 cup parsley (packed down) 4-5 scallions 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down) Juice of 1 lemon 1/3 cup olive oil Sea Salt to taste Black pepper to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 3 cups quinoa, cooked 1 cucumber, deseeded and diced 8-10 grape tomatoes, quartered In a food processor pulse the […]

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Quinoa with Pickled Watermelon Radish

7-8 watermelon radishes (or other radishes), sliced thin ½ cup rice wine vinegar ¼ cup granulated cane juice 4-5 scallions 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down) Juice of 1 lemon 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 3 cups quinoa, cooked Put radishes in a bowl.  Combine vinegar, […]

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Peanutty Fried Rice

1/4 – 1/3 cup water 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 cup broccoli or cauliflower, florets 1 carrot, diced 1/2 tsp. sea salt 2 tbsp. peanut oil 2 free-range/pastured eggs, beaten 2 cups pre-cooked brown rice 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 2-3 tbsp. shoyu 1 tbsp. mirin (optional) 1/4 […]

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Cous Cous and Chickpeas

1 tsp. grass-fed butter or olive oil 1½ cups water or vegetable stock 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1 cup whole grain cous cous 1 cup chickpeas, cooked (can use canned) 5-6 mint leaves, minced 2 scallions, minced 4-5 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tbsp. parsley, minced Bring water or veggie stock, oil and salt to a boil. Add […]

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Simple Sesame Noodles

Water 4 oz. soba noodles (approximately ½ package) 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp. shoyu 1 tbsp. brown rice vinegar ½ tbsp. black sesame seeds, toasted Bring water to a boil.  Add noodles and cook according to directions (8-10 minutes). Whisk sesame oil, shoyu and rice vinegar.  Drain noodles and combine with dressing and toasted sesame […]

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Tahini Noodles

1 package soba noodles (8.8 oz) 4 tbsp. tahini 1/4 cup shoyu 1/4 cup brown rice vinegar 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped 2 inches ginger, peeled and minced 3/4 cup water 2-3 scallions, minced Bring water to a boil and add soba noodles. Cook 8-10 minutes. Drain and set aside. […]

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Basic Brown Rice

2 cups short grain brown rice (rinsed and soaked overnight) 3 3/4 cups water 2 pinches sea salt Bring rice and water to a boil.  Add two pinches of sea salt.  Cover and lower flame to simmer for 40-45 minutes.  Makes 6-8 servings. Andrea BeamanAndrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, […]

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Quinoa with Cilantro Pesto

  1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 pinch sea salt 1 tomato, seeded and diced 1 small cucumber, seeded and diced Bring quinoa and water to a boil.  Add a pinch of sea salt, lower flame to simmer, cover and cook for 12-15 minutes.  In a mixing bowl, combine quinoa with diced tomatoes […]

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Carrot Cous Cous Salad

1 cup carrot/orange juice (can get in any health food store) 1/4 cup raisins or currants 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/8 tsp. black pepper 3/4 cup whole wheat cous cous 1/2 cup chickpeas, cooked 1/4 cup roasted almonds, chopped 2 tbsp. fresh parsely, minced 1 tbsp. fresh mint, minced […]

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Primo Pasta Putanesca

8 oz dried pasta (semolina, kamut, spelt, quinoa or rice) 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 3-4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 4-5 anchovy fillets 1 – 15 oz can Muir Glen diced tomatoes with basil and garlic 1½ tbsp. capers 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 6-7 black olives, pitted 2½ […]

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Tahini Noodles with Coconut Tempeh

1 eight ounce package tempeh (fermented soy), cut into 1 inch cubes 2 tbsp. Coconut oil 1 eight ounce package soba or udon noodles 2 carrots, cut into thin matchsticks 4 heaping tbsp. tahini (ground sesame seeds) ¼ cup maple syrup ¼ cup brown rice vinegar ¼ cup shoyu (naturally fermented soy sauce) 2-3 dashes […]

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Bountiful Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

2 cups black beans, cooked (can use canned beans) 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 red onion, peeled and minced 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced small 12 ounces, cooked chicken breast, shredded (drag a fork through cooked chicken breast to create shredded pieces) 1/4 cup cilantro Juice of 2 limes 2 tbsp. red […]

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Brown Basmati Pilaf

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 leek, cleaned and diced 4-5 mushrooms, sliced thin 1 tsp. herbed sea salt seasoning 1 cup brown basmati rice, soaked overnight 1 3/4 cups water Saute leek for 1-2 minutes.  Add mushrooms and herbed salt seasoning and saute for 2-3 minutes.  Add rice and water and bring to a boil.  Cover, […]

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Brown Basmati Rice

2 cups brown basmati rice, soaked overnight 4 cups water 2 pinches sea salt Discard the grain soaking water and bring rice and water to a boil. Add two pinches of sea salt, cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Andrea BeamanAndrea Beaman is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Natural Foods Chef, Speaker, Herbalist and best-selling […]

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From Porridge to Prosperity

Breakfast Porridge

1 cup leftover brown rice 1 cup water (or milk) 2-3 tbsp. rolled oats 2 tbsp. raisins or other dried fruit Dash of cinnamon Pinch or two of sea salt 1 tbsp. maple syrup or other sweetner Splash of almond milk or whole milk Chopped roasted almonds Bring rice, water, rolled oats, dried fruit, cinnamon and salt to […]

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