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Blueberry Basil Lemonade

Ingredients 1-pint fresh blueberries, divided 6-7 fresh basil leaves ½ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice 8-9 cups water, divided 2/3 cup honey   Instructions 1.    Place the basil and one cup of blueberries into a large pitcher. Gently muddle and set aside. 2.    Combine the lemon juice, 1 cup of water, honey, and the remaining blueberries in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring ...
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Lemon-Parmesan Quinoa

Ingredients 2 cups quinoa, rinsed with cold water 2½ cups chicken stock 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded Zest of 1 lemon   Instructions 1.    Cook quinoa with chicken stock according to package directions. Or, if using an InstaPot, add both ingredients to insert and cook on high pressure for 1 minute, allowing the ...
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Crunchy Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups vegetable broth 3 (2-inch) strips of lemon zest (see hints below) 1 ½ cups asparagus, sliced into ½ inch pieces 1 cup snow peas, cut in half ½ cup kohlrabi, peeled and sliced into thin strips ¼ cup radishes, thinly sliced 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives 2 Tbsp. chopped ...
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Avocado, Kale, Pineapple, and Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients ½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled ½ cup coarsely chopped Tuscan kale ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup coarsely chopped coconut meat 1 cup coconut water or iced green tea 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Matcha green tea 1 Tbsp. light, organic agave nectar or honey Pinch Celtic sea salt   Instructions 1. Using a high-speed blender, purée avocado, ...
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Lemon Garlic Salmon

Ingredients ¼ cup ghee or butter 6-8 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup chicken broth ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Sea salt 1 Tbsp. avocado oil 4 wild-caught salmon filets about 6 oz each, patted very dry Fresh cracked black pepper 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley Fresh lemons thinly sliced, for garnish Instructions For the lemon garlic sauce Melt ghee or butter ...
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Butter Chili Lime Chicken

Ingredients 1 whole, pasture-raised chicken 4 Tbsp. grass-fed butter 1 lime or ½ lemon 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ⅛ teaspoon cayenne powder Celtic sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Pat butter on outside of chicken, underneath breast skin and inside the carcass. Mix chili powder, ...
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Rockin’ Raw Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup lemon juice 3 T honey 2 T minced ginger 1 ½ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, or to taste 2 bunches kale, tough stems, removed and leaves chopped 2 apples, chopped 1 bunch of radishes, quartered 1 avocado – pitted, peeled, and chopped   Instructions Soak sunflower seeds in water for 4 to 6 ...
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Spiced Broccoli and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Ingredients 2 T plus ¼ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt, divided 3 heads broccoli, cut into florets 5 carrots, shredded or cut into ribbons ½ cup parsley, minced 10 dried, pitted plums (prunes), diced 1 cup toasted almonds, chopped 3 lemons, juiced 2 T maple syrup 4 teaspoons cumin, toasted (see note) ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 to 3 ...
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Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto

Ingredients 4 cups packed arugula 3 T toasted pine nuts, plus additional for garnish 1 clove garlic 1 T lemon juice 3 T grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 1-pound scallops 1 T grapeseed oil 1 T unsalted butter   Instructions Place arugula, pine nuts, garlic, lemon juice, and cheese in a food processor; ...
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Chicken Picatta

Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves Salt and black pepper, to taste ⅓ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour 4 T. butter, divided 4 T. olive oil, divided   Piccata Sauce ½ cup chicken stock or dry white wine 2 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 T. shallots, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 T. drained capers 2 T. chopped fresh parsley   Instructions Place each chicken breast between two layers of plastic wrap and lightly pound to ...
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Butterflied Roasted Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 1 whole chicken, patted dry 3 T. bacon fat 3 T. fresh rosemary, finely chopped 2 onions, peeled and quartered 4 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 bell peppers, chopped 2 lemons, halved Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Place the chicken, breast-side down, on a cutting board. Cut ...
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