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Baked Caramel Stuffed Apples

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I wanted to create a dish that was simple, easy and delicious. This recipe is great snack or dessert for the up coming holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The green apples give the benefits for healthy bones and skin, as well as they are low in fat and carry a lot of vitamin A and C.   Sweets are always good in moderation,and great as a treat.

Ingredients:

  • Green apples 3-4 ( or how every many  as you would like)
  • Butter ( I use I cant believe its not butter)
  • Cinnamon
  • Werthers Soft Caramels

Steps:

  1. Pre-heat at 375 degress.
  2. Scoop out about a little more than a dollar coin  f or 1-2 caramels. For more caramel scoop out a bigger hole for 3-4 caramels in the middle.
  3. Melt butter in microwave and brush melted butter with a thin layer over inside of the apples.

4.  Add the caramel than add the cinnamon on top.

5. Baked for 15-20 mins (watch apples).

6. Enjoy! Ice cream Optional!

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Organic Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas

 

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I have been working on dish this for  two to three months. A lot of trial and error was made with this dish but this is the final outcome I was finally happy with. I wanted a dish that was rich in flavors but, also simple to make after a long day. The organic grass fed beef is healthier than regular beef. It is packed with main nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants. Conjugated Linoleic acid(CLA) is found which has been linked to anti- inflammation benefits and immunity.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chipotle chili powder( Depending how spicy you like it, I use 1/4)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Salt(optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 red Bell Pepper halved and seeded 1 Green Pepper halved and seeded
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  • 2 Yellow Onions, thinly sliced (non stick cooking spray)
  • 12 ounce Skirt Steak( Grass fed, non Gmo)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cilantro Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper(depending if you like it spicier I use 1/4)
  • 8 corn or white tortillas

Steps:

1. Preheat broiler with oven rack in the top position place a rimmed baking sheet in the oven when it preheats.

2.  In a small bowl mix together all oil, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, chili powder , oregano, black pepper, Cayenne. In a large bowl mix pepper and onions drizzle half of the oil mixture. Toss to coat.

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4. Add steak to small bowl drizzle with remaining oil rub to coat. Remove pan from oven move peppers to side of pan arrange steak in middle on pan.

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5. Broil 3-7 minutes or until steak reaches doneness. Transfer steak to cutting board slice across grain.

6. Serve sour cream/ fresh Guacamole  and steak with peppers in tortilla and Enjoy!

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Organic Stuffed Mozzarella Chicken Breast

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This is a brand new dish I decided to try out one day. I than added my own touches to the basic stuffed chicken breast to make it organic friendly. Non- Gmo, Chickens are packed with protein which help the building block for muscles. It also contains vitamin B6 and B3 which help aid with lowering cholesterol and assisting in production with cell growth in the body. It is very low in fat compared to steaks and fish.   This is also a great way to have plenty of left overs, and have a hearty dinner for you or the whole family.

Ingredients-

  • 1-2 lbs of organic, non Gmo boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8oz Mozzarella (Low fat)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 3-4 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 cup bread crumbs ( I only use Prego)
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Italian seasoning (Flavorgod) to taste
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Vegetable oil or Olive oil for frying
  • 2 cup tomatoes sauce ( I use only prego)
  • Fresh basil

Directions-

  1. Pre-heat over to 425 F degrees.
  2. Using a sharp knife cut deep slits into each of the chicken breasts. Stuffed the mozzarella in the slits. ( Don’t be afraid to add a lot of cheese to each breast it melts most of it away in meat when cooked)
  3. Press chicken edges together so cheese stays inside and season outside with the salt and pepper.
  4. Put flour, eggs and the bread crumbs into three separate bowls. In the bread crumbs add the garlic powder, and oregano, Italian Seasoning (flavorgod) 1/4 parmesan, 1/2 tsp of salt.
  5. Dip the chicken into flour first than dip into egg, tossing to coat. Next dip chicken in bread crumbs with an even coat.
  6. In a large Skillet (medium heat) add layer of oil of your choice and add chicken to skillet until both sides are golden brown.
  7. Add sauce around chicken and top with fresh basil.  Turn of heat add extra Parmesan to top.
  8. Transfer skillet to over and bake for about 20 minutes.
  9. Serve fresh with Parsley, Basil and Enjoy!

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2 Ways for Bone Broth ( Homemade & Store Bought)

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Whenever I feel a cold, I always try to make a huge pot of bone broth. Bone broth is very concentrated in vitamins and minerals to help the immune system. By boiling the bones, the broth absorbs Magnesium (good for bones), Calcium (also good for bone growth and development), Collagen 1 and 2 (helps elasticity of skin, strengthens skin, hair, nails, bones and joints, hydration of skin, maintains firm skin) Glucosamine (helps with joint support), Glycine (can help aid in sleep) and more! Bone broth can also help the gut, and help lining of colon. Bone broth is also known for natural weight loss, and detoxification for body. You can cook with the bone broth or drink it. I drink 1-2 glasses of bone broth a day heated up in a mug, (4-6oz) but when I am sick 2-4 cups.

Homemade Bone Broth-

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Ingredients-

  1. Bones from either Chicken, Grass-fed  beef, Turkey
  2. 1-2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar (don’t worry you wont taste the ACV afterwards!)
  3. Half a Onion
  4. Baby carrots or assorted color (handful or so)
  5. Herbs (rosemary, thyme, sage, Himalayan Pink Sea Salt)
  6. Filter water and or vegetable broth

Instructions-

  1. Place the bones from either chicken, turkey, or grass fed beef into slow cooker
  2. Add than apple cider vinegar with water to cover bones ( add veggie broth as well)
  3. Wait an hour before stirring the bone broth
  4. Set timer for 2 hours (on high)
  5. Strain broth so veggies don’t mix
  6. Use left over veggies for soup or next meal!
  7. Broth can be stored up to 3-4 days in fridge (or stored in freezer for a later date)

Store Bought (Go-To’s)

  1. Jarrows Formulas

Jarrow-Bone-Broth-PowderboneThis Bone broth is my go to and drink this one regularly everyday. Bone broth benefits are good for joints and the digestive tract. It is powdered drink mix that contains Type I and Type II collagen peptides, cartilage  sulfate, calcium. These nutrients have significant amount of impact on the body and provide nutrients and vitamins that goes beyond homemade broths.

2.                                                                 Imagines Foods

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BoneBroth_ChickBfTurkFor quick on the go, Imagine Foods makes it easy to warm up the bone broth and take it to go. All you need to do is pour some into a glass and warm up. This company is vegan, Non -Gmo, Vegetarian, Soy- Free, Low Sodium, Kosher, Organic, Non- Dairy. Bone Broth is designed to give you a nutritious boost with a good source of protein. Sometimes if I am extra sick, I add my Jarrows Powder to the broth!

 

 

 

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Cranberry Brie Appetizer Bites

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These snacks are  delicious to make and just in time for the holidays. It is very simple to cook and doesn’t call for many ingredients. Cheese is moderation can actually be good for you as well because it contains calcium and protein, vitamins A and B12, zinc, phosphorus. According to multiple studies, cheese can help protect your teeth from cavities.

Ingredients-

  1. Crescent dough (1 can)
  2. Mini muffin tin
  3. Organic vegetable spray
  4. Flour
  5. 8 0z of Brie Cheese
  6. Can of whole cranberry sauce
  7. Rosemary(fresh)
  8. Pecans or walnuts (I prefer NOT to use pecans or walnuts but optional)

Directions-

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray organic vegetable oil in mini muffin tin
  2. Lightly flour a clean surface and cut dough in 24 small squares
  3. Place squares into mini muffin tin slots
  4. Cut brie into small pieces and place inside the dough
  5. Take a spoonful of the cranberry sauce and on top of the brie (if using nuts add nuts after brie is in dough than rosemary) add one small sprig of rosemary
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until dough is golden
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!
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Two ways to make Organic Fresh Almond Milk

Almond Milk Vanilla (way one: stovetop):

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I love to make this and keep it in my house if I am in need of extra calcium. Almonds are one of the only system- alkalizing nut. Their benefits include regulating the nervous system, helps support bones, heart and even skin. Fresh almond can also include other great health benefits such as, flushing the body with minerals and proteins, omega 3, and antioxidants.

Ingredients-

  1. Organic Almonds (1 cup)
  2. Vanilla Extract (2 tsp)
  3. Organic Agave in the raw (in the raw) vegan and gluten sweetener(1-2 tsp)
  4. water(4 cups)

Instructions-

  1. Bring a cup of water with almonds to a boil than boil
  2. Drain and wash the almonds with cold water
  3. Add the organic almonds and stir on and off
  4. Peel almonds  (you can leave peel on I prefer mine off ) than add 1 tsp of vanilla, 3 cups of water in blender and blend for about 1-2 mins depending on how thick you want it.
  5. A fine grade mesh bag is needed to pour the milk through
  6. Can be stored up for 3 days !
  7. Enjoy

 

Almond Milk (way two: refrigerator)

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Ingredients-

  1. Organic Almonds (1 cup)
  2. 4 1/2 cups of water
  3. 2 pinches of Himalayan pink salt
  4. 2 teaspoons of honey (or cane sugar)

Instructions-

  1. Put almonds in a bowl and add water to soak over night
  2. Drain nuts the next morning and add to blender
  3. Add the water and Himalayan pink salt  and blend on high for 45 secs (until liquid is milky)
  4. Poor in jar and enjoy!

 

 

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Organic Sweet Potatoe Chips

 

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These chips are my favorite to make during the fall and winter seasons. Not many people know but these snack are gluten-free. Sweet potatoes are also good for carbhoydrates which turns into energy. It is also packed filled with fiber and protein and, has a good amount of vitamins and minerals!

Ingredients:

  1. 2-3 organic sweet potatoes (orange) you can use white but I prefer the orange ones
  2. 2 tablespoons of olive oil (veg  oil can be used)
  3. 2 tablespoon of dried organic rosemary (the fresh rosemary doesn’t keep the same consistency)
  4. Himalayan pink salt or reg sea salt about 2 or 3 small pinches

Instructions:

  1. Before cutting and getting seasoning ready preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Wash off the dirt from the sweet potatoes and cut very thin to about about 1/4 or smaller pieces
  3. In a bowl mix together the potatoes with the olive oil,rosemary,and salt
  4. Once oven is ready bake for 10 mins, than flip and watch chips (take out golden brown)
  5. Enjoy!