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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Apple and Carrot

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Apple and Carrot Ingredients: 1 Cup Quick Oats 1 Cup Whole Wheat or Gluten-Free Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Cup Grated Carrot 1/2 Cup Grated Apple 1 Cup Raisins 1/2 Cup Sunflower Seeds, Chopped Walnuts, or Chopped Pecans 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil, Melted 1/3 Cup Honey or Maple Syrup Instructions: Preheat the Oven to 375 Degrees F and Line A Baking Sheet with Parchment Paper. Mix Together All Ingredients in A Large Bowl Using A Wooden Spoon to Start and then Using (Clean) Hands to Bring the Batter Completely Together if Needed.…

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Apple and Carrot
Kale Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

Kale Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

Kale Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing Ingredients: Carrot Ginger Dressing: ½ Cup Chopped Roasted Carrots, from 3/4 Cup Raw Carrots 1/3 to ½ Cup Water ¼ Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar 2 Teaspoons Minced Ginger ¼ Teaspoon Sea Salt Salad: 1 Batch Roasted Chickpeas 1 Bunch Curly Kale, Stems Removed, Leaves Torn 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice ½ Teaspoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 Small Carrot, Grated 1 Small Red Beet, Grated ½ Watermelon Radish, Very Thinly Sliced 1 Avocado, Cubed 2 Tablespoons Dried Cranberries ¼ Cup Pepitas, Toasted 1 Teaspoon Sesame Seeds Sea Salt & Freshly Ground Black…

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Healthy Quinoa Salad

Healthy Quinoa Salad Ingredients: For the Dressing: 1/2 Cup Vegetable or Canola Oil 1/3 Cup Fresh Lime Juice from About 4 Limes 2 Tablespoons Champagne Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 1/2 Teaspoons Chili Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Jalapeño, Seeded and Minced For the Quinoa Salad: 1 1/2 Cups White or Red Quinoa 3 Cups Water 1 15 Ounce can Black Beans 1 15 Ounce can Garbanzo Beans 1 Red Bell Pepper, Stemmed, Seeded, and Chopped Into 1/4-Inch Pieces 1 Mango, Peeled, Pitted, and Cut Into 1/4-Inch Pieces 1/2 Small Red Onion, Peeled, and Cut Into 1/4" Pieces 1…

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Healthy Quinoa Salad
Lemonade Recipe

Lemonade Recipe

Lemonade Recipe Ingredients:1 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar1 Cup Water (Cold), Plus 7 Cups to Serve1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice (From 8 Medium or 6 Large Lemons)Instructions:In a Small Saucepan, Combine 1 Cup Water with 1 1/2 Cups Sugar. Place Over Medium Heat and Bring Just to a Simmer, Stirring to Dissolve The Sugar. Remove from The Heat and Let The Syrup Cool to Room Temperature. Transfer to a Mason Jar, Cover and Refrigerate Until Ready Serving. Squeeze 1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice. Transfer to a Mason Jar and Refrigerate up to 2 Weeks Until Ready to Make Lemonade.To Make The…

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Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad Ingredients: 2 Cucumbers 1+ tsp Salt 2+ tsp Sugar 2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil 2 tsp Light Soy 2 Cloves of Garlic, Grated Crushed Red Pepper, to Taste 1 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro, Chopped 1 tsp Sesame Seeds, Lightly ToastedInstructions:Smash The Cucumber Using The Smooth Side of a Meat Hammer/ Rolling Pin or You Can Use The Flat Side of a Clever if you Have One. (Tip- Loosely Wrap The Cucumber First in Cling Wrap So you Don't Get Little Cumber Bits and Juices Flying Everywhere).  Chop The Smashed Cucumber in Bite Size Pieces Place The Chopped Cucumber in a Strainer/Colander Over a Bowl and Sprinkle…

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Smashed Cucumber Salad
Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa Ingredients:2 Chicken Breasts 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp Salt (Or To Taste)1/4 tsp Pepper (Or To Taste) 1 tsp Chipotle PowderFor The Cherry Salsa:2 Cups Sweet Cherries Pitted & Chopped 1/2 Medium Jalapeno Seeded; Ribs Removed (For More Heat Add More with The Seeds & Ribs) 1/4 Cup Shallot, Finely Diced 1/4 Cup Cilantro Leaves Chopped 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar Juice of 1 Lime Salt and Pepper to TasteInstructions:Place The Chicken Breasts in a Large Zip Lock Bag and Pound Them Using a Heavy Pan or Rolling Pin to Uniform Thickness.Mix Together The Oil, Salt, Pepper and Chipotle Pepper Powder and Rub…

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