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Organic Tomato and Basil Crostini Recipe January 10, 2013

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This recipe is really easy, and really fun. I just thought how yummy it would be appetizer, or a lunch entree! =] Enjoy!

 

You will need:

 

1 loaf ciabatta bread

3tbsp olive oil

1lb organic roma tomatoes

2 organic garlic cloves

1/2 cup organic basil leaves (leave some on the side for the finsihed product)

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp organic ground black pepper

grated organic parmesan cheese

How to:

Start with the tomatoes, olive oil, garlic cloves, basil leaves, salt and pepper in a bowl

and lightly toss them.

Cut ciabatta bread into rectangles.

add bowl combo onto top of bread, yum!

grate organic parmesan cheese on top, to taste.

 

*Remeber, not all ingredients have to be organic, switch out for what you have. The more organic the healthier! This recipe should take about 10 minutes from start to finish!

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Toxin Remover Super Food Smoothies October 22, 2012

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Everyday we are surrounded by harmful toxins in our air, water, and food. We really have to get the heavy metal toxins out of our system if we want to stop heart disease and most cancers. A daily food routine of lots of veggies and fruits will eliminate toxins from the antioxidants. Foods high in vitamin C such as citrus, or bell peppers are good antioxidants. Vitamin A found in many orange fruits and veggies such as mangos, pineapple, squash, carrots, they All contain beta carotene which helps get the blood rid of these daily toxins. Here is a smoothie recipe with super fruit berries that is delicious and extremely healthy!

Superfood smoothie recipe

Ingredients

1/2 cup blueberries(fresh never frozen)
1/2 cup Acai berries(found at a local organic store)
3 scoops vanilla ice cream or 1/2 cup ice as preferred
4 strawberries sliced in half
1/4 of a pineapple
1/2 cup water or milk as preferred. ( if you like milk use ice cream, if you like water use ice)

Blend all together in a blender. This makes about 4 large servings so you can always use less or more of this to make how many you need.
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Breast Cancer Cake Pops October 11, 2012

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Just thought I would share this beautiful picture of cake pops, for the month of Oct. being breast cancer awareness month!! I want to learn how to make these!!

 

Wheat Bread vs. White Bread September 13, 2012

 

Alot of people would never notice the difference between wheat and white bread, besides maybe the taste. Most prefer white bread because of the texture and taste with a sandwich. I prefer wheat only because of its healthy benefits. The difference on how they are processed makes a huge difference in our bodies. White bread has been bleached and reprocessed many times, while wheat is somewhat in its natural state. You can see the grains and berries they use to make the bread. Just switching over the only wheat, especially for your children can mean great things. Your blood pressure can go down dramatically, cutting down those pills most of us take, and for your kids it can help with brain function and development. Try it!

 

Organic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe August 27, 2012

 

My love for organic recipes did not stop there!! I have been searching for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe!!! And found it!  Enjoy! =]

 

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup organic butter
  • 1/2 cup organic white sugar
  • 1 cup packed organic brown sugar
  • 1 egg- organic,
  • 1 tsp organic vanilla
  • 2 cups unbleached organic flour
  • 2 cups organic chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt

 

Directions:

Turn on oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.

Grease cookie pan, or use wax paper on cookie sheet.

Add and mix all dry ingredients in one bowl (flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt)

Add butter and mix with mixer(or by hand)

Add egg and vanilla, and dough should be forming not too dry, not too wet.

Add chocolate chips!!

Take a teaspoon or dough at a time and shape cookies into small spheres.

Line cookies on greased pan and pop into the oven.

Cook for about 8-10 mins, or until golden brown.

Hope you enjoy as much as I did!!

 

The Benefits of Carrots and Carrot Juice August 16, 2012

 

Carrots and Carrot juice are just streaming with healthy nutrients, and in a normal quick diet, we are lacking many of them. Carrots contain a great amount of Vitamin A (same as any orange and yellow fruit or veggie) Which can help with your eyes and brain. We need Vitamin A in our bodies just to function, and very few of us will even touch carrot juice. Try mixing your carrot juice with orange juice(both fresh squeezed) It is a delicious and healthy blend I just can’t stay away from!!!

 

Organic Cheese Cake Recipe June 13, 2011

So my love for Organic cake recipes does not stop at Red Velvet Cake. I enjoy Cheese Cake, perhaps more than Red Velvet. The mixture of cheese and cream adds so much delight to a dessert. I love it so much, I went off finding a recipe that is organic, and still delicious. At leasts its healthier, right?

REMEMBER:: You can substitute all ingredients for organic ingredients, or you can only substitute a few. It is completly up to you and your budget. The creativity makes it your own personal recipe. Plus some ingredients are difficult to find as organic.

So to start with you need::

Ingredients:
For the Crust
1 1/2 cups fine graham cracker crumbs
5 tablespoons unsalted organic butter, melted

For the Filling
1 pound cream cheese organic softened to room temperature

1 cup organic sugar

6 large organic egg yolks3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 cups organic sour cream

Directions::

1.)  Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease the bottom and sides of an 8 x 2 1/2-inch pan or a circular pan, whichever you prefer.

2.)  In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs with the melted butter. Press this mixture into the base of the prepared pan and partway up the sides, using your fingers or the back of a spoon. Use a flat-bottomed glass to press the crumbs smoothly and firmly into place. Wrap the outside of the pan in a double layer of heavy aluminum foil to prevent leaking.

3.)  Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl until very smooth, about 3 minutes, scraping the bowl and beaters as needed. Beat in the egg yolks, beating until the batter is smooth and scraping down the sides as necessary. Add the lemon juice, vanilla, and salt and beat until mixed well. Beat in the sour cream just until blended.

4.)  Pour the batter into the prepare pan. Set the pan inside a larger pan (a 12- x 12-inch cake pan, for example) and surround it with 1 inch of very hot water. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes.

5.)  Turn off the oven without opening the door and let the cake cool for 1 hour inside. Transfer the cheesecake to a rack (the center will still be jiggly) and cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least six hours or overnight.

6.) After you set it out on a platter, you can use organic strawberries, blueberries, zest of lemon, or drizzles of chocolate to make your cheesecake have even more flavor and to ehance to the looks of your cheescake. Your guests will be in awe of your baking skills, and it makes it so much more unique, than plain cheesecake. Remember this is your recipe, and whatever you like on top of cheesecake, follow your heart and do it!

Serves 12.

Adapted from Comfort Food, from The Best of Fine Cooking (Taunton Press, 2004).

 

 
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