Posts Tagged "raw"

Carrot & Raisin Salad

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in Non-Leafy Salads, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Salads | Comments Off on Carrot & Raisin Salad

Carrot & Raisin Salad

2 TBSP lemon juice 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 2 TBSP chopped fresh mint leaves 1 TBSP minced fresh chives pure salt to taste 1 lb carrots (about 4 large), peeled & shredded 1/4 cup raisins (or a 1 oz box) In a salad bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, mint, chives, and salt to taste. Add the carrots & raisins & toss well. __________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  I’m a big fan of carrot salads, and this is a good one!  It’s very easy to throw together, especially if you shoot the carrots through a food...

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Garlic-Herb Rub

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Condiments, etc..., Recipes, Seasonings | Comments Off on Garlic-Herb Rub

Garlic-Herb Rub

2 TBSP dried oregano 1 TBSP dried thyme 1 TBSP dried rosemary 2 & 1/4 tsp pure salt (or 1 & 1/2 TBSP coarse salt) 2 tsps freshly ground black pepper 2 tsps garlic powder 1 tsp ground fennel Mix. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  This herb rub will work on pork, lamb, veal, venison, goat, or beef. ~  You can make a double or triple batch to keep on hand for a quick, convenient meat seasoning. ~  Adapted from “The Grassfed Gourmet”....

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Feta, Fig & Toasted Pine Nut Salad

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Leafy Salads, Recipes, Salads | 1 comment

Feta, Fig & Toasted Pine Nut Salad

Mixed salad greens 2 – 4 TBSPs feta cheese 1 – 2 TBSPs pine nuts, toasted 4 dried figs, cut in half or quarters balsamic vinaigrette (or dressing of choice) Toast pine nuts in a dry skillet for a few minutes until aromatic & slightly browned. Toss everything together with dressing of choice and serve. Serves 1. _______________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ This is a really tasty combination that’s easy to put together. There are no real set amounts for something like this. Just toss in as much of everything as you’d like. ~...

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Fresh Whipped Cream

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Condiments, etc..., Recipes, Sweets, Toppings | Comments Off on Fresh Whipped Cream

Fresh Whipped Cream

1 cup high quality cream 1 – 2 TBSP sweetener of choice (to taste), or 6 – 12 drops liquid stevia 1 tsp vanilla extract Use an electric mixer to blend the cream. Once it thickens, add sweetener, vanilla, and blend just a bit more to combine. __________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  There’s nothing like homemade whipped cream.  It’s delicious with fresh fruit of any kind.  I’m lucky enough to have a farm near by where I can pick up fresh, raw cream to keep on hand.  If this is an option for you, I highly recommend...

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Simple Carrot & Feta Salad

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Non-Leafy Salads, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Salads | 2 comments

Simple Carrot & Feta Salad

6 medium carrots, grated 1 & 1/2 cups feta cheese (roughly 6 oz) 4 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 1 TBSP apple cider vinegar (or to taste) 1/4 tsp pure salt Mix together and enjoy. Serves 4. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  This salad is delicious – and very simple to prepare.  It’s great as a snack, light lunch, or side dish with dinner. ~  Of course, you can simply scale this down to make a single serving if you’d like.  The measurements don’t have to be exact.  Just shred a large carrot and add...

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