Pepitas 3 Ways

Pepitas 3-Ways

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Smart Spiced Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
1 T maple syrup
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ tsp Himalayan salt

 

Umami Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
2 T soy sauce
2 tsp honey
1.5 tsp ground ginger

 

Umami Pepitas
2 C pepitas
1 T olive or avocado oil
2 T soy sauce
2 tsp honey
1.5 tsp ground ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 300O
  2. Line a sheet with parchment paper or Slipat
  3. Bake for 20 minutes, stirring at 10 minutes

 

Pepitas
These seeds are high in fiber (12g per cup) and Omega-3s (9g per cup). Pepitas also provide essential vitamins such as folate and minerals like Potassium, Copper, Zinc and Magnesium; which participates in a wide range of vitally important physiological functions, including the creation of ATP (adenosine triphosphate, the energy molecules of your body), the synthesis of RNA and DNA, the pumping of your heart, proper bone and tooth health, relaxation of your blood vessels, while helping to maintain proper bowel function.

Simple Roasted Bok Choy

1 bunch of Bok Choy (washed and dried)

1 T avocado oil

Salt & pepper

1 tsp. Apple cider vinegar

1 tsp toasted sesame seeds.

Preheat oven (convection is even better) to 350o.  massage oil salt and pepper on Bok Choy. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Add vinegar and sesame seeds when slightly cooled. Enjoy!

Simple Lemon Balm-ade

Simple Lemon Balm-ade

Gluten free, dairy free, vegan 

Ingredients

½ C local honey

2 C warm water

2/3 C fresh lemon juice

Zest of 1 lemon

1 C Lemon Balm - fresh, washed, dried

1 C cold water

2-3 C club soda

Directions

  1. Mix warm water and honey together well
  2. Finely chop lemon balm, then add to water and honey mixture
  3. Add lemon juice and lemon zest, refrigerate for 1 hour
  4. Strain liquid, and add cold water and club soda
  5. Serve with a spring of fresh lemon balm and a lemon wedge

 

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