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Curried Sunflower Seeds
Curried Sunflower Seeds
Course Snack
Servings
6-8
Ingredients
Course Snack
Servings
6-8
Ingredients
Curried Sunflower Seeds
Instructions
  1. Melt the ghee and add the curry, salt, pepper and maple syrup. Stir till incorporated. Add sunflower seeds and a dash of olive oil and stir till seeds are well coated.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread out the seeds evenly. Try not to have them “bunched” together.
  3. Place into a 300F preheated oven. In about 10 minutes take them out of the oven and stir – still making sure the seeds are evenly spread out.
  4. Taste one (watch out they’re HOT!) and if more salt is needed, sprinkle over seeds.
  5. Place back in oven. You will begin to smell them roasting before they burn. Can toss them another time or so to make sure they’re roasting evenly.
  6. When golden brown, remove and place on a cooling rack. When cooled, put into a clean jar and lid. Store in fridge.
Recipe Notes

Use as a snack.  Adds a nice crunch on top of soups, salads, sauted seasonal greens or rice dishes.

Maple Cinnamon Ghee works perfectly too!

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Spiced Chickpea Soup with Greens
Coconut cream makes this soup so silky and delish.
Spiced Chickpea Soup with Pita Toast
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Spiced Chickpea Soup with Pita Toast
Instructions
  1. Melt the ghee in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and ginger – season with salt and pepper and cook for about 4 minutes, or until the onions are a bit translucent and start to brown.
  2. Add the turmeric, paprika, chili pepper flakes, chick peas and season with salt and pepper and a splash of broth. Cook and stir frequently for about 8-10 minutes so the chickpeas cook in the spices and ghee. They will begin to brown and get crispy.
  3. Smash the chickpeas against the side of the pan with a wooden spoon which will help to thicken the soup. Remove about 1 cup of chickpeas and set aside.
  4. Bring to simmer, scraping and stirring occasionally till the soup has thickened, 20+minutes. If your desired consistency is not met, continue to cook until you like the thickness of the soup.
  5. Add Swiss chard and stir, making sure it has all submerged under the liquid. Cook till wilted and soft for 3-5minutes. Kale will take longer to soften. Season again with salt and pepper.
  6. Divide among bowls, top with reserved chickpeas, mint, yogurt dusted with sweet paprika, turmeric and curried sunflower seeds. Serve alongside with toasted pita.
Recipe Notes

Toasted Pita – spread a very thin layer of ghee onto the pita. Dash it with turmeric, paprika and oregano. Place into a 325F oven and toast for upwards of 10 minutes. Don’t let it burn. Cut into triangles and serve.

Chickpeas can need a lot of salt so this recipe doesn’t end up salty!

Can also use Turmeric + Black Pepper Ghee.

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Lemony Pasta with Peas
Lemony Pasta with Peas
Servings
2
Ingredients
Servings
2
Ingredients
Lemony Pasta with Peas
Instructions
  1. Bring water to boil and cook pasta accordingly to the package directions. Drain, stir in a teeny bit of olive oil and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the ghee. Add shallots and cook till they become a little transparent.
  3. Add the peas and garlic and cook till garlic is lightly browned and peas are cooked to your liking.
  4. In the same pan you cooked the pasta, add ghee and lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper and heat till incorporated. Add grated parmesan cheese and blend.
  5. Add pasta to the pot, stir until completely blended. Add more lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add the rest of the cooked ingredients – blend well and spoon into bowls.
  7. Top with more cheese and lemon zest and serve.
Recipe Notes

Serves  2 generously with a side salad.

Toss in roasted red and orange peppers for added flavor and color.

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Baked Corn Pudding
Corn Pudding
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
6
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
6
Ingredients
Corn Pudding
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Grate corn, and add salt, pepper, maple syrup, flour and melted ghee.
  3. Add beaten eggs and milk.
  4. Stir well and pour into a greased (with ghee) 9x9 pan OR individual baking cups.
  5. Bake at 350F for 45minutes or longer. Pudding is done when inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Drizzle with a little maple syrup or honey prior to serving.
Recipe Notes

Any of our ghee products can replace the Original Ghee. Honey Ghee and Maple Cinnamon Ghee give it a sweeter flavor.  Sriracha Ghee gives it a little heat while Black Garlic Ghee brings home a mild, savory garlic flavor.

If using Honey Ghee, substitute the maple syrup with honey.

You may pour this into a 9 x 9 baking dish or individual cups as a special treat.

Using a nutmeg grinder with a crank is so helpful. Grinding whole nutmeg produces a far better flavor.

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Roasted Fennel and Garlic Soup
Serves 4.
Roasted Fennel and Garlic Soup
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Roasted Fennel and Garlic Soup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Clean up the garlic bulbs by trimming the base off and cutting some of the tops off the garlic. Place whole bulbs or individual cloves into a small baking dish and drizzle olive oil all over. Roast for at least 20 minutes or till the cloves look a bit wilted and the garlic is golden and soft. Remove from oven and allow it to cool before squeezing out each clove. Be careful – they’re HOT!
  3. While garlic is in oven melt 2 tablespoons of ghee and toss with fresh fennel. Add salt and pepper to taste and place on a baking sheet. Roast for 20-30 minutes or till the fennel is translucent and starting to brown. The browner it is the more depth it will give the soup. Remove from heat.
  4. In a small stock pot, melt the remainder of ghee. Add fennel seeds and when they begin to release their aroma and turn slightly golden, add the leeks and potatoes.
  5. Sauté till leeks are somewhat translucent, then add the broth, roasted garlic, roasted fennel, bay leaves and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  6. Add the fresh herbs, salt and pepper and continue to simmer till the veggies are somewhat soft.
  7. Remove bay leaves. Blend in small batches in a blender or use an immersion blender to puree the soup till its smooth. Return to sauce pan and reheat. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve in bowls and top with homemade croutons.
Recipe Notes

Can use any of our savory ghee products in place of Original Ghee.

To Make Croutons: Pre-heat the oven to 375F. Slice your bread of choice and cut into 1/4” cubes. Melt 2 tablespoons of any ghee and add dried herbs of your chose to complement the soup’s flavors. Add salt and pepper and mix everything into the bread cubes. Spread out on a cookie sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on crunchy you want them. Remove from oven and cool.

When using dried herbs vs: fresh, the rule of thumb measurement is 1/3 dried of what you're using fresh. In this recipe use 1 teaspoon dried vs. a tablespoon fresh!

Of course everyone's palate is different so season to your tastes.

 

 

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Rice, Kale, Yam and Shrimp Bowl
Rice, Kale, Yam and Shrimp Bowl
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Rice, Kale, Yam and Shrimp Bowl
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a boil, add rice. Reduce heat to low and keep lid slightly ajar. Watch for overflowing!
  2. While the rice is cooking, place a half cup of water and peeled yams into a sauté pan. Over medium heat, bring to a boil and allow the yams to cook till water is absorbed - at least 5-7 minutes. May need to add a little more water if yams are still too firm. When to the right tenderness remove from pan.
  3. In the same pan, melt 1 tablespoon of Original Ghee, add the fennel seeds and cook for one minute. Toss in the shallot and allow to cook for about 2 minutes or till translucent.
  4. Add chopped kale and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Adding a couple splashes of water helps it to cook faster. Remove from pan.
  5. In the same pan, add a small amount of Original Ghee and allow to melt. Add garlic, lemon, and shrimp. Sprinkle shrimp with sweet paprika and dill. Saute for about 2 minutes on each side. Shrimp cook very fast so once they are lightly pink they are done. They will continue to cook after you remove them from the heat.
  6. Once the rice is done, add the Turmeric + Black Pepper Ghee, salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add the yams and kale to the pan of rice and mix all together. Adjust seasonings and place in bowls. Top off with shrimp and serve.
  8. Serves 2 generously as a meal.
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Summer Heirloom Tomato Couscous Salad
Serves 2-4.
Summer Heirloom Tomato Couscous Salad
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Summer Heirloom Tomato Couscous Salad
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300F.
  2. In a bowl toss the walnuts with a teaspoon of melted ghee and salt. Place the walnuts on a lined baking sheet and roast till lightly golden – about 15 minutes or so till you smell them.
  3. Prepare couscous according to the package directions. Instead of adding butter, add a teaspoon of Original Ghee to the water. After it has cooked, add the Sriracha Ghee and set aside for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork.
  4. Wash and chop all the veggies and herbs. To julienne the jicama, peel, slice thinly and then cut into matchstick size pieces. Tomatoes can be sliced and chopped to give salad texture.
  5. Squeeze about half of a lemon. Zest some of the skin.
  6. Place the tomatoes, half of the herbs, jicama in a bowl and toss lightly with olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Use the amount of oil and lemon for your taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Present it on a large plate. Put the couscous down first and then top with tomato and jicama mixture. Add roasted walnuts and sprinkle with remaining herbs and lemon zest.
  8. Feta is also a nice garnish. Can use other savory ghee flavors.
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Chicken Rice Soup
Best to make your own *broth but store bought chicken broth will work too.
Chicken Rice Soup
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Servings
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Chicken Rice Soup
Instructions
  1. In a stock pot, melt the ghee.
  2. Add leeks, celery and celery seed and sauté till softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots and garlic and continue to sauté for another 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add chives, oregano, dried parsley and cooked chicken. Add at least 2 cups of chicken meat. Cook for about 5 minutes till flavors are incorporated.
  5. Add 5 cups of chicken broth. Bring to boil and then turn heat down to simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add rice, salt and pepper and cook for another 10 minutes or so. Soup will be done when the rice is cooked fully. If the soup is too thick, heat the last cup of chicken broth and add it to the pot.
  7. Toss in the fresh parsley and give it a good stir. You may also add a nice squeeze of fresh lemon.
  8. Adjust salt and pepper to your taste.
  9. Allow the soup to cool completely. This soup is best the next day.
Recipe Notes

*To make homemade chicken broth: Place washed chicken into pot and barely cover with water. Add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and allow the chicken to soak for 1 hour. Turn on heat and bring to a boil. Once it boils, begin skimming all the white foam off – these are the impurities. Once it’s clean, reduce heat to low-medium and add any amount of onion, carrots, and celery along with bay leaf and any fresh herbs you like. Put lid on pot half-way and allow the whole chicken and all the goodies to cook for about 2-3 hours. Check the chicken after 2 hours to see if its done. The internal temp is 165 F  without the thermometer touching any bones).  Once chicken is done, remove it from the pot and allow to cool slightly. Remove the chicken from the bones.  If you like, you can toss the bones back into the pot for the last hour of cooking.  Cut or shred both white and dark meat for the soup. Save the rest for other meals. After 3 hours, strain the broth to remove all the veggies and herbs – toss them. Allow the broth to cool if you plan on freezing it or you may continue to make the soup at this point. Be careful - it is HOT!

Can also use Black Garlic Ghee, Sriracha Ghee, Turmeric + Black Pepper Ghee and Heirloom Salt + Pepper Ghee in place of Original Ghee.

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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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Three Bean Vegetable Soup
Serves 6 with leftovers
3-Bean Vegetable Soup
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3-Bean Vegetable Soup
Instructions
  1. In a stock pot, melt the ghee. Add the onions, leeks and celery and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring till the onions begin to sweat.
  2. Add garlic, carrots and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the broth (reserve ½ cup) to the pot, along with the beans, tomatoes and stir till incorporated. Bring to boil. Once it boils, reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Add all the seasonings + zucchini, kale and allow to continue to simmer for 20+ minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Add precooked rice.
  6. In the meantime, combine ½ cup broth and 1 cup of beans in a separate pot and heat. Once it’s hot, using an immersion blend or regular blend, blend them together. Add it to the pot to increase the density of the soup somewhat. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat, add lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes

Serve with grilled garlic bread, grilled P & J sandwiches or good ole crusty bread and butter