Glazed veggies !

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Ingredients

agave

Fresh Basil leaves

maple sirup

1 handful of walnuts

1/2 a zucchini

1 handful of carrots

2 cloves of Garlic

1 beet

Sea salt

yummy glazed veggies are  super easy my friends!!

Preheat the oven to 400″

Slice the  beet and zucchini , as thinly as possible  * I used a mandolin to slice the beets ( i kept the skins on ) and the zucchini.

cut the baby carrots into quarters.

Dice a handful of basil leaves and 2 cloves of garlic.

place your chopped veggies,walnuts  and herbs in a bowl.

Toss in a bit of coconut oil, 1 tbl spoon of maple syrup and 2 tablespoons of agave syrup and sea salt to taste.

After mixing place in a oven safe dish and bake for 20-25 minutes  making sure to rotate half way through.

 * Know your oven! make sure to keep an eye on what you’re baking,regularly stirring will prevent the vegetables from burning.

Newer ovens may require less time, so keep an eye on those puppies !   : p

Deliciously ready to serve!

 Enjoy : )

*****UPDATE******

My friends, it pays off to be fearless in the kitchen : P

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Tonight I basically made the same dish, ‘cept I  added apple chunks and cinnamon. WoW yyyuummmmm is all I have to say.

Give it a try : )

Beet leaf salad ft. fresh peas and raspberries.

Beet leaf me you’ll love this salad! !

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Have you ever tried eating the leaves attached to your fresh beets?? no? why not? They are delicious and contain the benefits of the beet root.

You will need

-As many leaves you can salvage from the top of your beets

– another leafy green to mix in – I’ve used kale but you can use any other for ex add Chard and you can make SWISS BEETS !  hah ** in case you don’t know http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NrsQR282Qw **

-1 cup of fresh green peas ….ssssoooo delicious!

– a handful of raspberries

-1/3 of a zucchini grated

-2 diced mushrooms

-* add a few hand full’s of nuts for protein*

-walnut oil

-lemon juice

 

So buddies…

It’s pretty straight forward from here…

Wash and Chop all your veggies..* don’t forget to de stem the kale!

mix in the walnut oil and lemon juice and she’s ready to serve!  You’ll be surprised just how much flavour the fresh peas and raspberries bring to the table.

 

Easy pea sy : )

Enjoy!