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Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash

This recipe is a delicious, low-glycemic alternative to mashed potatoes. Garlic, oregano, and thyme add powerful anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Rutabagas and turnips are in season, however, it is recommended to use young rutabagas and turnips to avoid a bitter flavor. Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash   Save Print Author: Katherine Wilson, Natural Chef … Read More

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Root Kimchi

Fermented foods help populate the digestive system with probiotics and beneficial bacteria. This kimchi contains potent detoxifiers such as burdock root and daikon radish (which is currently in season), increasing the nutritive qualities. Spicy horseradish and chiles also aid detoxification and circulation. Many different combinations of vegetables and roots can be used in this recipe. … Read More

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Root Vegetable Ravioli

This is a guilt-free pasta dish that celebrates the versatility, beauty, and delicate flavors of vegetables. Thinly sliced beets, kohlrabi, and butternut squash stand in for regular wheat pasta to make ravioli that is better than the original and superior to gluten-free versions. This recipe is so delicious that you might toss out the pasta … Read More

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Healing Spiced Tea

Featuring ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup, this tea is a warm treat that supports digestion. Healing Spiced Tea   Save Print Serves: 8 Ingredients ⅓ cup ginger, peeled and sliced, cut ¼ inch thick 10 cups water 3 Tbs coriander seeds 1½ Tbs cardamom pods 4 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves 1½ cups almond … Read More

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Emerald Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lacinato kale is a hardy green, rich in vitamins A and C, that loves cold weather. It can continue to grow in temperatures as low as 20° F and even tastes sweeter after a frost (Almanac, n.d.). In this recipe, the kale leaves are massaged with olive oil to break down the cell walls and … Read More

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Curried Sweet Potato Soup

December is the last month of sweet potato season, and what better way to enjoy these grounding root vegetables than in a delicious, hot soup? Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index and are high in potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin B6. This recipe from Natural Chef graduate, Hannah Pearl Warner, features warming spices … Read More

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Caramelized Onion, Wild Mushroom + Lentil Soup

This hearty vegan recipe features an array of nutrient-dense vegetables, booster foods, legumes for protein, and good-quality fat. Caramelized Onion, Wild Mushroom + Lentil Soup   Save Print Author: Jennifer Miller, Natural Chef Serves: 12 Ingredients 3 cups French green lentils, rinsed 2 pieces kombu 2 Tbs coconut oil 4 large onions, thinly sliced 4 … Read More

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Fall Pumpkin Tarts

To get you in a fall dessert mood, here is a recipe straight from the Natural Chef Training Program. These gluten-free tart shells are simple and versatile. They can be filled with fresh fruit, custards, coconut creams, etc. For fall, roasted squash makes a nutrient-packed creamy filling that is a dairy- and egg-free alternative to custard. … Read More

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Berry Coulis

Packed with health-supportive antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, the berries in this recipe are a wonderful way to satiate a sweet tooth while incorporating natural sweeteners. Berry Coulis   Save Print Author: Kasey Caletti, Natural Chef Serves: ½ cup Ingredients 2 cups berries, use frozen if fresh aren’t available ¼ cup water 1 Tbs maple syrup … Read More

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Chicha De Piña

Having a pool party this month? For adults, pool parties and cocktails seem to go hand-in-hand. Sun and booze, however, work against hydration and can be very taxing on the body. Here is a recipe for a refreshing, sweet, and spicy pineapple drink that everyone can enjoy! Chicha De Piña   Save Print Author: Veronica Vergara, … Read More

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