Rhubarb Buttermilk Muffins


Every year I seem to be surprised by how much rhubarb I have growing in my garden. My daughter-in-law has the same problem and is constantly trying to find new recipes to use it up. This one is new and comes from the June 2016 edition of Sage magazine. You can also change it to […]

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Kale and Red Cabbage Salad with Strawberries

Kale and strawberry salad

Kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods available. It is loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C. Using kale instead of lettuce is a simple way to ensure you are getting the daily fiber and nutrients you need with a delicious crisp taste. As always, be sure to use organic ingredients when you can. […]

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Watermelon Lemonade


It is important when trying this recipe to find a perfectly ripe organic watermelon. You will love the light refreshing taste of these two summer fruits together. Ingredients 5 cups chopped seedless watermelon ( a seeded watermelon can also be used ) 1/2 cup lemonade 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 can soda water 1 lemon […]

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Lentil Walnut Burgers

veggie burger

These vegetarian burgers have a great texture. They hold up well when cooked in a frying pan. Ingredients 1 cup red lentils 2 cups water 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp each salt and fresh cracked pepper 1 cup finely chopped walnuts […]

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Mexican Chopped Salad

mexican chopped salad

If you are in need of a simple dinner inspiration then this recipe is for you. It can be modified in a number of ways to fit the needs of your family. Dressing Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 clove garlic, finely minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons […]

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Berry-mint Iced Tea

berry iced tea

If you are looking for a simple and refreshing drink to try this summer, this is the drink for you. Ingredients 2 organic mint or orange pekoe tea bags 2 cups organic cranberry-raspberry juice 1/2 cup mixed berries of your choice Directions Steep tea bags in 4 cups filtered water for 3 minutes. Remove the […]

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Curry Coconut Soup

Coconut Curry 2

This recipe is originally intended to include chicken but it can be just as delicious without. I also increased the amount of rice in order to turn the soup into a stew. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 carrots finely chopped 1/2 onion 1 red pepper finely chopped 1 cup rice 2 tbsp red curry […]

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Green Smoothies

green smoothie 3

This post features two fantastic green smoothies to try this summer. Enjoy a fresh new taste while cleansing you liver or a monsterous smoothie packed with delicious greens. Super Green Liver Cleanse 1 dropper milk thistle 2 celery sticks 1 cucumber handful lettuce handful kale handful parsley 1 lemon Put all of our ingredients through […]

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Strawberry Coconut Milk Popsicles

carter popsicle

This recipe comes courtesy of my grandson ( and his mother ). It looks like June is going to be a hot month and what better way to cool down than with a delicious, healthy, homemade treat! These can be made in any standard popsicle forms. My daughter-in-law put her leftovers in an ice cube […]

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Rhubarb Cake

rhubarb cake

This is a fan favorite at our house. I prefer to use fresh rhubarb rather than frozen as the texture changes when using frozen rhubarb. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 […]

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