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Homegrown Tea – DIY Tea blends from your own garden

Homegrown Tea – DIY Tea blends from your own garden

These recipes use the flowers found in your Basic Medicinal and Herbal Tea Kit!  These flowers have lots of useful properties from topical application to lots of loose leaf herbal tea recipes. Try these DIY tea blends and learn more about the varieties you're growing! Recipes: Calming Lemon and Ginger Root Tea:Servings: 2 servings / Calories: 54 kcal Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 lemon, sliced in fours 1 inch ginger piece, peeled, cut into slices8 Lemon Mint Leaves3 Chamomile Blossoms 1 teaspoon honey, or agave, (optional) Instructions: Add water, 2 slices of lemon, and ginger slices in a small pot. Bring to...

Flax Seed Side Salad

Flax Seed Side Salad

Flax Seed Saladby Mike Dunker, WA Ingredients: 1 half cup of flax seeds brown or gold 1 half head of romaine lettuce 1 medium tomato diced 1 green bell pepper chopped 1 avocado diced 1 quarter cup of olives 1 quarter cup of olive oil Directions: Mix together lightly add sea salt and preferred dressing (done)

Cabbage Apple Slaw

Cabbage Apple Slaw

Cabbage Apple Slawby Wendy Hannaford, CA 1 Savoy Cabbage thinly sliced 2 Carrots grated fine 2 stalks Celery sliced 1 large Apple cut into bite size pieces 1/4 C sweet Onion chopped 1/4 C Jicama sliced 1/4 C Sprouts 1/8 C chopped Walnuts and Raisins Top with fresh minced Cilantro and Mint Dressing: 1/2 C Buttermilk 2 T Sour Cream 2 T Cream Cheese 3 T Honey 1 t Apple Cider Vinegar 1 T Dijon Mustard 1 T Greek Seasoning dash of Salt and Pepper Mix together, pour onto slaw, toss and serve. Serves four as a side.

Kale Medley a la Tangerine

Kale Medley a la Tangerine

Kale Medley a la tangerineby Nathalie Day-Tolentino, FL Ingredients: kale lemon juice sliced tangerines preferably not in the can/if so without the syrup Rice Vinegar/or Apple cider Vinegar sliced onions sliced cucumbers raisins olive oil Sea Salt/or Brags Amino( Preferably) Fresh Parsley Pinch of Cayenne Pepper First you start off with the washed and chopped kale in a mix bowl. Add Fresh parsley (to your liking), sliced onions, cucumbers, sliced tangerines and raisins. Now add olive oil (three tablespoons-to your liking), One tablespoon of the apple cider/or Rice Vinegar, Pinch of lemon juice, and start mixing everything together. Making sure...

Coconut Curry Rice

Coconut Curry Rice

  Coconut curry riceBy: Vaishali, CO Serves 2 Ingredients: Basmati rice 1/2 cup Coconut milk 2.5 cups Cloves 3 Cinnamon stick 1/2 inch Finely chopped onion 1/2cup Chopped mixed vegetables (carrot, beans, potato) 1 cup Garlic Green chili 2 Cashew 10 to 12 pieces ( optional) Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Coriander seed powder 1/2 tsp Finely chopped tomato 1 Butter as needed Salt to taste Grated coconut 2tbsp Method: Pre heat oven at 450F Wash rice 3 times with water and soak for 2 hours Remove water from rice and add coconut milk. Add a pinch of salt, 1 cloves,...

Mac 'un Cheese

Mac 'un Cheese

Mac Un Cheeseby Barbara Hunter, OHVegan Mac ‘un Cheese What you will need: 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 small onion, peeled and chopped 5 cloves garlic, peeled 1 ½ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 ¼ cup earth balance whipped margarine 1 ½ cup nutritional yeast 1 tbs. paprika 2 tsp. black pepper 1 tbs. salt ¼ tsp. cayenne ¼ cup braggs liquid aminos Dollop of yellow mustard Dollop of ketchup 4 tbs. olive oil 1 ½ cup water from veggies 2 boxes of elbow pasta (cooked according to directions) Peel potatoes and cut into pieces put in a...

Winter Dinner

Winter Dinner

Winter Dinnerby Raya Johansson, MTIngredients: 2 cups organic buckwheat. 1 cup soaked and dehydrated organic almonds 1 tablespoon raw organic Shoyu Directions: Soak buckwheat four to five hours, rinse in the mid time. Then after soaking, rinse very well, several times. Put to sprout, rinse often. I rinsed just when going to bed, and right when woke up in the morning, and during the morning two times. The whole time from the beginning was just 24 hours. Powder the almonds with Cuisinart S blade or in the VitaMix dry container or in a good coffee grinder. Mix the sprouts (which...

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Green Breakfast Smoothie by Mary Gamblin, MO Ingredients: 5oz Organic Baby Spinach generous portion of Wheatgrass 1-2 scoops Pea Protein mix 1/2 Cup frozen blueberries 1/2 frozen Banana 1/2 Cup All natural Swiss-Style Muesli 1/2 cup water Directions: Mix all ingredents (I use my Ninja) until mixed well and enjoy a breakfast that will keep you full till noon or 1pm and provides energy even while taking cancer treatments.

Banana PH

Banana PH

Banana PH by Jen Krivos, FLDirections: Peel a banana. Smear 1 tablespoon of peanut butter on banana. Drizzle honey (about a teaspoon) over banana. Cut banana in 1/2 inch slices and serve with a fork.

Avo Choc Chip Cookies

Avo Choc Chip Cookies

Avo Choc Chip Cookies by Kristina Krist, CA/NV>   This can be vegetarian or vegan. First, Preheat Oven to 350. Ingredients: 2 organic eggs 2 ripe avocados (you can put in all avocados for eggs, but if you do, add 2 tbsp of water or coconut water for the liquid the eggs would add) 6 tsp bourbon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups maple sugar 1 1/2 cups of organic sugar made from evaporated cane juice 2 tsp of organic baking soda 1 3/4 tsp of salt I like sea salt 5 cups of trader joe flour, the one in the...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake by Lori Graham, CT   Ingredients: Note, use organic whenever you can. 10 0z semisweet chocolate, ground in food processor with s blade 2 oz bittersweet chocolate ground in food processor with s blade 3/4 c of granulated sugar 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder 3/4 c of boiling water 2/3 cup of coconut oil 6 large eggs room temperature 1 T vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter the bottom and sides of a nine-inch spring-form pan. Line the bottom of the pan with a round of parchment paper and butter the paper. Place both...

Jim's Jumble

Jim's Jumble

Jim's Jumble by Joyce Kidd, MA   Directions: Heat 2 tbsp. coconut oil over med-high heat until melted and steaming. Crack and add 3 eggs, one at a time. When white and yolks are set, carefully remove from pan using slotted spoon. Set aside on separate dish. While oil is still hot, add kale, garlic, sliced mushrooms, and onions. Stir fry quickly until kale wilts. Place cooked veggies on plate top with eggs. Optional add-ons: Sprouts and sunflower seeds.

Better than Sex Potatoes

Better than Sex Potatoes

Better than Sex Potatoes by Debbie Nelson, WI Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh or frozen hashbrown potatoes seasoned salt 1 stick unsalted butter cut into 1/3rds 1 half pint heavy whipping cream Directions: Use 13x9 baking dish. Layer 1/3 of hashbrowns in bottom of the pan. Cut 1 butter 3rd into 6 parts. Layer on hash browns. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of seasoned salt on hashbrowns. Repeat for two more layers. Pour heavy whipping cream over mixture. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.

Veggie Chili

Veggie Chili

Veggie Chili by Rachel Deddens, VA   Ingredients: 1 bag freeze-dried soy meal 1 organic whole green pepper (chopped) 1 organic medium onion (chopped) 3 cups organic fresh Shitake mushrooms (chopped) 6 cans total, combination of organic dark red kidney beans, black beans, cannelloni, or garbanzo beans. 2 cans organic stewed tomatoes 2 bottles of home brew beer- light on the hops (check your local grocer) Seasoning to taste: chopped jalapenos, chili powder, cumin, sea salt, cracked black pepper, Virginia Gentleman hot sauce Directions: Put all ingredients into a large pot and bring to a simmer- continue to simmer for...

Kelp Noodles with Veggies

Kelp Noodles with Veggies

Kelp Noodles with Veggies by Roxanne Cummins, NYIngredients:   1-12 oz package of Kelp Noodles 1 carrot shredded 1/2 head cabbage (cut into 1/4" wide slices) to sauté 1-1/2 to 2 cups broccoli florets lightly steamed 1/4 cup Tamari Sesame Dressing 1 teaspoon ghee pinch of Himalayan pink salt (optional). Directions: Cut up kelp noodles put in a bowl with shredded carrot and set aside. Steam broccoli for 3-4 minutes and set aside. Put ghee into a frying pan heat for 1 minute and throw in the sliced cabbage with a pinch of Himalayan pink salt. Sauté for approximately 5...

Carobeet Juice

Carobeet Juice

Carobeet Juice by Becky Graham, VA   Ingredients: 4 organic carrots 1/2 med size beet 1/2 lime 1/2 cucumber 1 green apple Juice ingredients, mix and enjoy.

Apple Ginger Kefier Water

Apple Ginger Kefier Water

Apple Ginger Kefier Water by Kandy Rose, CO Ingredients: 1 quart keifer water ( first fermentation) 48 hours second fermentation(48 hours) 1 apple 1 small fresh ginger ferment 48 hours 1 quart matcha tea or organic spearmint tea After the second fermentation remove fruit and ginger add tea ice and enjoy. Good health to you!

Nut Sausage

Nut Sausage

Nut Sausage by Debra Y. Mathis, TX   Ingredients: 1 cup raw walnuts (or pecans, cashews, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, as well as a combination of these) 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast 2 tsp organic olive oil (or organic walnut, macadamia nut or sunflower oil) 6 – 8 cloves garlic 2 tsp dried oregano 1-2 tsp rubbed sage 1 tsp dried basil ½ tsp cumin ¼ to ½ tsp cayenne 1/3 tsp chili paste (optional) 1/3 tsp sea salt (or less, or none, depending upon preference) Directions: Pulse the garlic first in the food processor. Add remaining ingredients. Do not blend...

New Year's "Pork" & Kraut

New Year's "Pork" & Kraut

New Year's "Pork" & Kraut by Jo Schaefer, OH   The Kraut... 4 slices Morning Star brand fake bacon 1 onion, diced 1 Granny Smith apple, diced 1/2 cup water mixed with 2 tsp. Better than Bouillon brand Vegetarian flavor 1 1/2 teas. (approx.) caraway seeds--add to pan 1/8 to 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups water 1 lb. sauerkraut, drained and squeezed as dry as possible 2 pkgs. WestSoy Seitan, sliced as thin as possible 2 teas. salt 2 teas. pepper 1/4 to 1/2 cup oil 6 cloves garlic minced 2 teas. ground ginger Additional garlic powder, if...

The Energy Drink

The Energy Drink

The Energy Drinkby Jane Falke, CA The Energy Drink - Makes 3 cups. 8 ounces almond milk ½ cucumber, chopped 1 stock celery, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, chopped ½ avocado, pitted and skinned 1 large handful spinach 1 tablespoon flax, Chia, or hemp seeds or oil ½ lemon, juiced ½ teaspoon sea salt Dash cayenne pepper Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Oatbran Flaxseed muffins

Oatbran Flaxseed muffins

Snack / Kids' Treat Oatbran Flaxseed muffinsby (Name Withheld) Ingredients:   2 cups of walnuts (chopped) 6 cups of oat bran 3 cups of Flaxseed 1 tsp.of Baking Powder 2 tsp. of ground cinnamon 1 tsp.of ground ginger 1/2 tsp. of ground cloves 1 cup of honey 1/2 gallon soy milk 1 29 ounce can of pumpkin Pam cooking spray Preheat oven to 350 degrees, grind the flaxseed with a coffee grinder. Combine all ingredients with a spatula or big spoon. This will take a very large bowl. Spray 2 cupcake or muffin tins for 24 muffins with Pam cooking...

Wheat Grass Kefier Water

Wheat Grass Kefier Water

Wheat Grass Kefier Waterby Kandy Rose, CO 2 ounces wheatgrass, 2 ounces kefier water, 1 teaspoon agave. Mix well. Drink up and enjoy, Good health to you!!

Sprouted Red Quinoa Salad

Sprouted Red Quinoa Salad

Sprouted Red Quinoa Saladby Jess Zellner, GA 2c Sprouted Red Quinoa (soak quinoa in water for 24 hrs) 10 Cherry Tomatoes, sliced 10 Kalamata Olives, sliced 4TB Cilantro, chopped 1 Avocado 1/2 tsp Curry 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Paprika 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Lime, juiced 4 TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil TT Salt Once quinoa has sprouted and is tender, combine all ingredients, spices, and juice, and fold together until fully incorporated. Enjoy!

Saladoodle

Saladoodle

Saladoodleby David Fetyko, WA Directions: Dice 3 thin slices onion, about 1/8 inch Dice 3 thin slices tomato Dice 1 small stalk celery Chop cilantro, leaves only, to taste Pile on top of a bed of spinach cut with scissors Top with avocado wedges Squeeze lemon juice over for dressing.

Make Your Own Biblical Bread: Bible Bread Recipe

Make Your Own Biblical Bread: Bible Bread Recipe

Article submitted by Jason E Baker, Goshen, Indiana: I have always enjoyed Biblical bread because it's hearty robust rustic flavor, and knowing it's good for me, as far as bread goes, is a nice plus too. While I do enjoy the dense nature of this bread, there are times I long for it to be lighter in texture and airy like a less healthy all white bread would be.Enter the no-knead method: Not only is this method easy to do, but it also creates a loaf that is lighter and airy than other methods, and tastes richer as well --...

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