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The Health Benefits of Turmeric:

by Maddie Drallmeier You may know of turmeric from its vibrant yellow hue or as the main spice that makes up curry. If you haven’t heard of turmeric, it is a spice native to South/Southeast Asia that has been used for thousands of years, both for culinary and medicinal purposes. However, within the last 20 years, research has exploded…

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Sugar Alternative Baking

Paleo Pumpkin Bread 2c Pureed Pumpkin (1 15oz can) 6 eggs 1/4c Ghee or melted Butter 1/2c Honey 1c Almond Flour 1/2c Coconut Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp sea salt 2 tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Nutmeg ¼ tsp all spice In food processor mix pumpkin, eggs, honey, melted ghee or butter. Add the almond flour, ¼ c…

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Chicken 2 Ways – Herbs and Spices

Chicken 2 ways! Herbed or Spiced! Herbed Crock Pot Chicken 2 lbs chicken breasts (bone in), washed and patted dry ½ cup olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbs parsley, chopped 1 tbs oregano or thyme, chopped 1 tbs rosemary, chopped 1 tbs sage, chopped S&P 1 cup diced tomatoes ½ cup chicken stock Instructions: Blend chopped herbs…

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Swiss Chard Taco Wraps

Swiss Chard Taco Wraps For the Wraps: 1tbs olive oil 1 15oz can of black beans, rinsed & drained 2c corn kernels 2c cherry tomatoes 1 sm red onion diced 1 bell pepper diced 3c cooked brown rice 2c fresh herbs, chopped 12 Swiss chard leaves For the Cumin-Lime Sauce: 3 tbs fresh lime juice 1 tsp lime zest…

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Superfoods Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Vitamins & Minerals Vitamins are organic compounds that are essential in small amounts to our diet. Minerals are also essential and critical to our diets in the same way that vitamins are. They are critical to physiological functioning of our bodies. When they are absent from our diet, many side effects can occur as a result of deficiency. Vitamins…

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Fruit Parfaits with Walnut Crumble and Lemon Cashew Cream

The last Thursday of every month Imagine hosts a Free Nutrition Workshop led by Jackie Farah and Natalie Peterson. During each of their workshops Jackie prepares a wonderful recipe tasting that features the topic of the month. May’s topic was: Nuts & Seeds. Enjoy this delicious, guilt free dessert and join us for one of our upcoming workshops. Scroll below…

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Quinoa Avocado Salad with Dried Fruit, Walnuts and Lemon-Cumin Vinaigrette

The last Thursday of every month Imagine hosts a Free Nutrition Workshop led by Jackie Farah and Natalie Peterson. During each of their workshops Jackie prepares a wonderful recipe tasting that features the topic of the month. April’s topic was: Grains. Enjoy this delicious dish and join us for one of our upcoming workshops. Scroll below the recipe for…

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Savory Spring Soup

Ingredients: 2 quarts vegetable broth 1 cup uncooked barley 2 large carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes (w/juice) 1 zucchini, chopped 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans (drained) 1 onion, chopped 3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon curry…

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