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No Bake Blueberry Dessert
Tastes like freshly picked blueberries straight from the sun-kissed patch! You will want seconds!
No Bake Blueberry Dessert
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No Bake Blueberry Dessert
Instructions
  1. For the crust
  2. Using a food processor, add graham crackers and ground/chop till somewhat fine. Add to the bowl.
  3. Ground/chop the almonds till somewhat fine but with a few chunks. Add the almonds to the graham crackers along with cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and stir till ingredients are well blended.
  4. Add the melted butter and ghee and mix thoroughly with your hand or pastry blender until incorporated and lumpy.
  5. Press this mixture into the bottom of a larger pie pan or individual dessert bowls.
  6. Bake at 350F for 10 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and cool.
  7. For the filling
  8. In a saucepan over medium heat, add cornstarch/flour and sugar. Stir in 1 cup of the blueberries and the rest of the ingredients. Continue to stir often for about 5 minutes or until it starts to boil and thicken. Remove from heat.
  9. Place the rest of the blueberries in a big bowl and add the thickened sauce. Stir gently until well incorporated.
  10. Pour it into the baked pie crust. Smooth the top and place in fridge, covered for at least 4 hour or overnight.
Recipe Notes

Can also use Maple Cinnamon Ghee or Honey Ghee.

Super delicious made with fresh strawberries or peaches (peeled), or a mix of berries. Top with whip cream if you desire but this dessert stands well all on its own!

Serves 8 generously!

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Curried Split Pea Dahl
Serves 4 generously with rice and a side veggie.
Curried Split Pea Dahl with Rice
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Curried Split Pea Dahl with Rice
Instructions
  1. Place rinsed, soaked peas into a pan with the filtered water.
  2. Stir in the turmeric, curry powder and cayenne.
  3. Over medium heat, bring to boil and then reduce heat and cover partially. Simmer for 20-30 minutes or until all the water has evaporated. Peas should be tender and beginning to disintegrate. If too thick, slowly add more water for desired consistency.
  4. In a small fry pan, heat 1 tablespoon ghee.
  5. Add the fennel, coriander and cumin seeds along with the shallot and sauté until the seeds release their aroma and the shallots are lightly brown. Set aside.
  6. Stir the cooked seeds, shallots, salt, pepper and remaining ghee into the split peas.
Recipe Notes

Serve with white or brown basmati rice. When rice is done, stir in Turmeric + Black Pepper Ghee and season with salt and pepper to taste.

 

*Quick Method

1. Rinse the beans under cool running water. Check and discard any stones or other debris. Drain.

2. Transfer to the saucepan and cover with about 2 inches of water.

3. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Cook the beans for 1 minute, and then remove the pot from the heat.

4. Cover with a lid and let the beans to soak in the warm water for 1 hour.

5. Drain the beans into a colander. Rinse and begin to cook according to your recipe

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Golden Milk/Tea
Makes 3 small servings.
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a saucepan and heat till it comes to a near boil. Stir occasionally and simmer for 35 – 50 minutes. Once ready to drink, pour through a strainer (cheesecloth) into a cup and sweeten with a small amount of raw honey. You may also pour into a clean glass container and add ¼ teaspoon of raw honey. Stir well and serve or refrigerate till ready to use. Simply warm it and enjoy.
Recipe Notes

Golden Milk is great to drink in the evening before bedtime. It’s so warm and relaxing and it just feels makes one feel good.  Choose your milk according to your preferred diet. Omit honey for the Keto diet.

*The turmeric root can stain anything it touches so be careful.

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Organic Quinoa with Sweet Peas, Mushrooms, and Shallot
Serves 2 - 4 generously.
Organic Quinoa with Sweet Peas, Carrots, and Shallots
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Organic Quinoa with Sweet Peas, Carrots, and Shallots
Instructions
  1. Rinse the soaked quinoa well and toss into a saute pan. Over medium heat, dry roast it to remove all the moisture. Once it begins to pop remove from heat. Put into a clean bowl and place the saute pan back on the burner.
  2. Heat half the ghee and warm all the ground spices over medium heat. Add the diced shallot and carrots and cook till translucent. Add the quinoa and cook for approximately two minutes, stirring often. Add 1½ – 2 cups of water/veggie/chicken stock. Bring to boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer approximately 15– 20 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed. Check the tenderness of the quinoa towards the end of cooking time to ensure it is cooked to your liking and if not add a little more liquid to the pan to soften further. Do not stir.
  3. In a separate pan, heat the rest of the ghee. Add the mushrooms and stir frequently for about three minutes. You may also add a splash of water/stock to assist in the cooking. Add the peas, parsley and a pinch of unrefined salt and pepper and stir till peas are hot.
  4. Take the peas and mushroom mixture and add to the quinoa. Stir till blended, adding just a little more ghee and season to taste with unrefined salt and pepper. Serve warm.
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley.
Recipe Notes

Serve with a fresh salad. The secret to keeping quinoa from becoming mushy is first to soak it and then dry roast it to remove all water from it. It will release a nutty aroma when it is dry. THEN add your fluid to cover generously and cook it.