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Soups and Starters

Confetti Sauerkraut

1 large head green cabbage, shredded (about 3 pounds) 2-3 collard green leaves, shredded 3-4 carrots, shredded 2 apples, cored and cut into matchsticks 1 & 1/2 tbsp. sea salt 1/2 tbsp. caraway seeds 1/2 tbsp. juniper berries Combine shredded vegetables and apple plus salt in a large bowl. Work the salt into the mixture by…

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Gluten-Free Shrimp Bisque

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (save shrimp shells to make fish stock) 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 leek, both white and green, cleaned and diced 1 onion, peeled and diced 4-5 garlic cloves, peeled and diced 3 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 cup Mirin rice cooking wine 1 can…

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Roasted Cauliflower & Garlic Puree

1 head cauliflower 1 whole head of garlic Olive oil 4 cups vegetable stock or water (can use 2 cups whole milk for creamier consistency) 1 to 1 & 1/2  tsp. sea salt 2 tbsp. grass-fed butter Black pepper Procedure Preheat oven to 375. Cut cauliflower into florets. Cut off top of the entire head…

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. grass-fed unsalted butter 1 onion, peeled and chopped 5 cups water or chicken stock 1 head cauliflower, chopped 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. sea salt 2 tsp. organic curry powder 1/2 tsp. ground organic cardamom 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper Parsley, minced Saute onion in olive oil and butter…

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Savory Lentil and Vegetable Stew with Crispy Kale

1 cup lentils, soaked overnight 5 cups water (or chicken stock) 2 inches alaria sea vegetable or wakame 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. cumin 1 leek, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces (use both white and green part of leek) 2-3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 parsnips, diced into ½ inch pieces 3…

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Creamy White Bean Soup

1 1/2 cups navy beans (or other white beans) soaked overnight 5 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. sea salt 2 pieces naturally cured pastured bacon 1 leek, peeled and diced 2 new or red potatoes, diced 3 celery stalk, diced 2 carrots, diced 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp.…

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

1 large sweet potato, scrubbed clean Olive oil Sea salt Preheat oven to 375°. Cut sweet potato into four equal sized pieces. Then cut each quarter into thin strips. Lay strips flat and cut into smaller sized thin strips (fries size). Try to keep the fries around the same size so they cook evenly. Coat…

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Old Fashioned Chicken Soup

  5 cups chicken stock (or water) 1 onion, peeled and diced 1/2 medium-sized celeriac root, diced (or 2-3 celery stalks, diced) 3 carrots, cut inot thin rounds 1 red potato, diced 2 tsp. each, dried rosemary, dried thyme Organic/pastured chicken pieces with bones (wings, drumsticks) 2 tsp. sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup…

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Mineral Rich Mushroom Soup

  1 tbsp. butter 2-3 shallots 4 cups turkey stock (or chicken stock) 3-4 leaves tarragon 8 oz. fresh cremini mushrooms, chopped (approx 4 cups) – cremini are baby portobellos 4 oz. fresh shitake mushrooms, chopped (approx 2 cups) 1 tsp. sea salt Fresh chives, minced Saute shallots in butter 2-3 minutes.  Add fresh mushrooms,…

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Creamy Broccoli Soup

2 tbsp. grass-fed butter 1 onion, peeled and chopped 4 cups vegetable stock, chicken stock or water 2 broccoli heads, florets and stems (cut into chunks) 3 garlic cloves, peeled 1 medium potato, diced 1 tsp. sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Saute onion and butter in a soup pot until onion wilts. Add stock,…

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