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Jazzy Pinto Beans

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup peppers
  • 1/2 cup carrots, julienned
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 Green Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kale, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. pumpkin seeds, raw
  • 1 can pinto beans, 15oz drained
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp. Fig Balsamic

Directions:

  1. in 1/2 cup water saute onion, peppers, carrots , kale, and pumpkin seeds.
  2. add pinto beans, cumin, and fig. Simmer for a few minutes and serve. Optional: Garnish with dried fig sliced in half and a sprig of parsley.
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Cilantro Kidney Beans

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup peppers, chopped
  • 2 cans Kidney Beans, 15oz drained
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp. Pomegranate Balsamic

Directions:

  1. In water, Saute all ingredients except vinegar until the veggies are cooked
  2. Add Balsamic, serve and enjoy! Optionally, garnish with cilantro

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Fruity Waffles with Sauce

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

  1. For Sauce:
  2. For “Waffles”
    • 1 Cup Oat Flour (blend oats in a food processor to make)
    • 1/3 cup rolled oats
    • 1 tbsp. Ground Flax Seed Meal

Directions:

  • For Sauce:
    1. In 1 Cup water, boil fruit until tender. blend or mash with potato masher.
    2. Add vinegar and Vanilla, continue cooking on low to thicken. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • For Waffles:
    1. Mix oats, flax seed meal, and 1/2 cup of cooked fruit mixture. Press into waffle maker and cook until crisp
    2. Plate waffles, top with fruit sauce and a enjoy! (Optional: garnish with a few pieces of fresh fruit)
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Rustic Potato Salad

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups Red Potatoes, cubed (remove any bad spots or eyes, leave skin on unless you prefer to peel them)
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Celery, chopped
  • 2 mini-cucumbers, chopped small
  • 1/2 cup Kale, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrots, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 2 tsp. Paprika
  • 2tbsp mustard, liquid not dry
  • 2 tbsp. Premium White Balsamic
  • 1 tbsp. Garden Dill Mustard Seed Balsamic
  • 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic

Directions:

  1. Place cubed potatoes in a large pan and cover with water. Cook until done, drain, and let cool.
  2. Add in Onion, Celery, cucumbers, kale, and carrots. mix and set aside while you mix dressing.
  3. For Dressing: in a blender add walnuts, Balsamic, mustard, and Paprika with 1/2 cup water. Blend well and pour onto potato mixture.
  4. Mix everything well and serve! Optional: Refrigerate for a few hours and garnish with parsley and additional cucumber.
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Bowl O’ Beans

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

  • 1 Onion, Chopped
  • 1 can Pinto Beans, 15.5 oz drained (substitute prepared beans)
  • 1 Can Black Beans, 15.5 oz drained (substitute prepared beans)
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tbsp. Cilantro
  • 1 tbsp. Cilantro Herb Balsamic

Directions:

  1. In 1/2 cup water, saute vegetables.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and continue to heat until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Enjoy! Great as a side dish, or enjoyed as a main dish.
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Peachy Keen Oats

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
Facebook: A Healthy Life
Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients: (Double if using pint Jelly Jar)

  • 1/3 cup. Unsweetened Apple Juice
  • 1 tsp. Peach Balsamic
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 1/3 cup Peaches (small pieces – fresh, frozen or freeze dried)
  • 1 tbsp. Slivered Almonds
  • 7 tbsp. Rolled Oats

Directions:

  1. Stir ingredients together in jelly Jar with 1tbsp water, then add 1-2 tbsp more water as needed to fill jar. Leave enough room to stir and shake.
  2. Shake jar, refrigerate overnight or for several hours. Enjoy!
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Mushroom Artichoke Topper

Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb
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Email: designedforyou@me.com
Website: ahealthylife.name

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In 1 cup water, Saute all vegetables until almost done
  2. Add Balsamic, Lemon Juice, and Persian Lime pepper. Saute for a few minutes to finish.
  3. Serve over rice, on a baked potato, or as a side dish. Enjoy!

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Arugula Salad

Recipe by: Lisa Duncan. Mentioned on Tuesday with Thomas on 7/7/20

Ingredients:

  • Arugula, 7oz bag
  • 1 Large Apple, tart or sweet
  • 1/3 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed
  • Simply Lemon Balsamic

Directions:

  1. Wash and Grate or chop the apple, place into a small bowl. drizzle balsamic over and stir to coat, this will prevent the apple browning.
  2. In a large bowl layer arugula, apple, onion, and blueberries.
  3. Stir to combine, serve and dress with Simply Lemon Balsamic. Enjoy!
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Hickory Smoked BBQ Jackfruit

Recipe By: Chef AJ. Featured on her channel on march 28th, 2019 and mentioned on Tuesdays with Thomas on 9/1/20

Ingredients:

  • 1 Red Onion, chopped
  • finally chopped garlic, adjust amount to taste
  • 1 box Jackfruit, 7oz
  • 1/2 cup Smoked Hickory Balsamic

Directions:

  1. In water, onion until caramelized. Add finely chopped garlic and continue to saute another minute or so.
  2. Add one 7 ounce box of jackfruit and 1/2 cup of Hickory Smoked BBQ Balsamic vinegar and stir until heated through.
  3. Serve over brown rice and drizzle more vinegar over the top. Enjoy!