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 Organic Food – Week of Nov. 4-8, 2013 + Asparagus Recipes

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ASPARAGUS

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Like all vegetables, asparagus doesn’t instantly “die” when it is picked, but instead, continues to engage in metabolic activity. This metabolic activity includes intake of oxygen, the breaking down of starches and sugars, and the releasing of carbon dioxide. The speed at which these processes occur is typically referred to as “respiration rate.” Compared to most other vegetables, asparagus has a very high respiration rate, three times greater than the rate for lettuce and tomato; and twice as great as the rate for cauliflower and avocado.

Asparagus contains saponins, not only in its root portion put also in its shoots. Saponins found in common, everyday asparagus include asparanin A, sarsasapogenin, and protodioscin. Asparagus even contains small amounts of the diosgenin – one of the best-studied saponins that is especially concentrated in yam. Saponins in food have repeatedly been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties, and their intake has also been associated with improved blood pressure, improved blood sugar regulation, and better control of blood fat levels.

ORGANIC RECIPES

Salmon With Blackberry & Asparagus

SALMON, BLACKBERRY ASPARAGUS

1 pound medium sized asparagus
1 cup low sodium vegetable or chicken broth
4 6-ounce skinless salmon fillets
1/4 cup blackberry jam
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon each smoked paprika and cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt

Bring the broth to a simmer in a large skillet – I used a 12 inch skillet. As soon as the broth begins to simmer, place the asparagus in the pan. Lay the salmon fillets on top of the asparagus and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for exactly 8 minutes.

Stir together the remaining ingredients. Remove skillet from heat. Spoon the blackberry mixture on to the salmon. Place skillet under the broiler for 2 minutes or so, until blackberry glaze starts to bubble.

 Asparagus Shrimp Salad Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound asparagus, woody stem ends removed
  • 1/2 pound pink salad shrimp, cooked, shelled
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (1/2 teaspoon to 1 1/2 teaspoons, depending on how much you like fresh garlic)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice (more to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

METHOD

1 Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and salt it well. Add the asparagus to the boiling water and boil for 3 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the asparagus to a bowl to cool. Add the shrimp to the pot of boiling water. If they are pre-cooked, remove after 30 seconds—this is just to warm them. If the shrimp are uncooked, boil them for 2-3 minutes, until cooked through. Remove the shrimp and add them to a large bowl.

2 Slice the asparagus spears thinly on the diagonal until you get close to the tip. Cut the asparagus tips off in one piece. (They look prettier that way.) Put the asparagus in the bowl with the shrimp. Add the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Add salt and black pepper to taste. Add more lemon juice if desired, to taste.

Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

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Ingredients:
3 cups of cooked, cold jasmine rice (that was prepared the day before and chilled overnight)
3 cloves garlic – finely chopped
12 medium-sized shrimp – shelled and deveined
2 shallots – thinly sliced
Half a carrot – cut into matchsticks
1 medium red bell pepper – diced
1 small pineapple or 1/2 large pineapple – hollowed out; fruit cored and cubed (save the juice)
1 tbsp raisins (or more if you like)
1 tbsp of Season with Spice’s Sweet & Spicy Curry Powder 
1 tsp toasted fermented shrimp paste (belacan), optional
1 tbsp soy sauce
Salt and finely ground white pepper to taste
1/2 cup roasted unsalted cashews
Chopped green onion, sliced red chili and/or cilantro leaves for garnish

Method:
1. In a wok, heat 1 tbsp oil on medium fire. Then add 1 clove of chopped garlic and sauté until aromatic. Finally, add in shrimp until just cooked (adjust heat during the process if necessary). Remove from wok and set aside.
2. In the same wok, heat up 2 1/2 tbsp oil on medium-high fire and sauté the shallots and the rest of the garlic until fragrant. Add carrots to the wok and cook for a minute or two until softened. Then, add red bell pepper and cook for another minute (adjust heat during the process if necessary).
3. Add the cold, cooked rice into the heated wok, along with the pineapple chunks, juice and raisins. Cook on medium-high fire, as you scoop, stir, flip, and press the rice to break up any clumps and to cook it evenly (see tip above).
4. Add curry powder, soy sauce, salt and white pepper (and belacan, if using), and stir-fry thoroughly on medium-high heat until the ingredients are well combined. Taste and adjust seasonings.
5. Throw in roasted cashews and the cooked shrimp. Crank the heat to high, and stir constantly to mix all the ingredients. Cook for just one minute. 6. Serve fried rice in pineapple shells. Garnish with spring onion, cilantro and/or sliced red chilies.

Enoki, Chard & Scallion Recipe

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  • 1 bunch of enoki mushrooms, ends cut and cleaned
  • 1 bunch Chard, washed and chopped into about 1 in. pieces
  • 2 stalks of scallions, washed and chopped into about 1 in. pieces cut at an angle
  • 1/2 tbsp ground ginger (or fresh grated ginger)
  • 1 tbsp Braggs Amino Acid (or, soy sauce)

In a non-stick pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium high heat.  Cook the enoki mushrooms first — salt to sweat, and then add the ground ginger (if using fresh ginger, heat the ginger in the oil before adding the mushrooms to release flavor).

When the mushrooms soften, add the Chard.  Cook for a few minutes, until the Chard is cooked. Finally, add the scallions.  Add some Braggs Aminos and mix well.  Pepper to taste.

Pineapple Fish Recipe

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SALSA

  • 1 small ripe pineapple
  • 1/4 cup minced scallions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeño pepper (about 1 large)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

FISH

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound catfish, tilapia, haddock or other white fish fillets, cut into 4 portions
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

PREPARATION

  1. To prepare salsa: Cut the top and skin off pineapple, remove the eyes and core. Finely dice the pineapple (you will have about 4 cups diced pineapple) and place in a medium bowl. Add scallions, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno and oil. Toss to mix. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.
  2. To prepare fish: Combine flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a shallow dish; thoroughly dredge fillets (discard any leftover flour).
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the fish, working in batches if necessary, and cook until lightly browned and just opaque in the center, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Serve each portion of fish with about 1/4 cup salsa each.

Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

Leek Stir FryBreak out the wok and sharpen your chopsticks!

Ingredients
(Serves 2)

– Asparagus to amount desired
– 5 baby corn, sliced diagonally
– 5 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed
– 1 tbsp cooking oil
– 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
– 1 tbsp taucheo (soy bean sauce)
– 1 tbsp Chinese wine
– 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
– 1/2 carrot, peeled and  thinly sliced

Directions
1. Heat oil in wok. Stir fry garlic till fragrant.
2. Add pineapple, mushrooms, corn and carrot. Stir fry for about 1 minute over high heat. Add tau cheo and sesame oil. Stir fry for another 1-2 minutes, or until the pineapple is cooked.
3. Drizzle Chinese wine along the sides of the wok, off the heat when you smell the aroma of the wine.

Simple Asparagus Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bunch of medium sized asparagus, about 1 lb
  • 2 Tbsp of the most exquisite extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest – freshly grated lemon rind
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

METHOD

1 Prepare the asparagus by rinsing them thoroughly, break off any tough, white bottoms and discard. Cut into 1 to 2 inch sections, slicing the asparagus at a slight diagonal.

2 Fill a medium sized saucepan half way with water, bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and reduce heat slightly to a simmer. Parboil the asparagus for exactly 2 minutes. Drain the hot water. While the asparagus are still hot, toss them in a bowl with the olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon rind. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm or room temperature.

Braised Asparagus Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and peeled (if desired)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Loads of garlic!

Procedures

  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch straight-sided sauté pan over high heat until lightly smoking. Add asparagus in as close to a single layer as possible, season with salt and pepper, and cook without moving until lightly browned, about 1 1/2 minutes. Shake pan and cook until browned again, 1 1/2 minutes longer. Add stock and butter to pan and immediately cover.
  2. Continue to cook until asparagus is completely tender and stock and butter have emulsified and reduced to a shiny glaze, 7 to 10 minutes. If stock completely evaporates and butter starts to burn before asparagus is cooked through, top up with a few tablespoons of water. Serve immediately.

Autumn Squash Salad Recipe

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For the salad
  • 6 (3/4-inch-thick) slices rustic seeded bread, cubed
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3 red beets, peeled and quartered
  • 5 golden baby beets, peeled and quartered
  • 2 pinches fine sea salt
  • 1/2 medium delicata squash, peeled, sliced, and seeds removed
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 medium Joanagold apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup beet greens or any other leafy green
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 Tbs. fresh sage leaves
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves
For the vinaigrette
  • 1 tsp. grainy Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 1 tsp. fine sea salt

Asparagus Salad With Poached Egg

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Ingredients

  • For the Vinaigrette:
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons juice from 1 or 2 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons grated zest from 1 lemon, plus a few extra thin threads of zest for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 small shallot, minced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Salad
  • 1 cup fresh shelled English peas or 1 cup defrosted frozen peas
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas, strings removed, ends trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces on the bias
  • 1 pound asparagus, stalks trimmed, tips removed, tips and stalks reserved separately
  • 2 to 3 tabespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 large very fresh eggs
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 8 to 12 whole ramps, ends trimmed and cleaned
  • 2 cups tender pea or snow pea shoots, thick stalks trimmed and discarded

Procedures

  1. For the Dressing: Combine olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, parsley, and shallots together in a small sealable container. Mix together and season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. For the Vegetables: Bring a large pot of salted water to a rolling boil. Prepare an ice bath. Blanch peas in water, boiling until bright green and just tender, about 1 minute. Transfer to ice bath with a wire mesh strainer. Add snap peas to blanching water and cook until bright green and just tender, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer to ice bath with a wire mesh strainer. Add asparagus tips (not the stalks) to blanching water and cook until bright green and just tender, about 1 minute. Transfer to ice bath with a wire mesh strainer. Remove all vegetables from ice bath and transfer to a rimmed baking sheet lined with a clean kitchen towel or paper towels to dry. Set vegetables aside.

  3. For the Asparagus: Transfer asparagus stalks to blanching water and cook until completely tender, about 2 minutes. Transfer hot stalks to the jar of a blender. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Start blender at slow speed and gradually increase to high. Blend until asparagus purée is completely smooth, adding a tablespoon or two of blanching water and scraping down sides as necessary. Season purée to taste with salt and pepper and more olive oil if desired, then set aside to cool slightly. Discard blanching water.

  4. For the Eggs: In a large saucepan, bring three inches of water to a simmer over high heat. Add vinegar and season with salt. Reduce heat until water is just barely quivering. Break one egg into a small bowl. Swirl water in pot with a wooden spoon, then carefully lower egg into the water. Repeat until all four eggs are in the water. Cook, gently swirling the water and turning the eggs occasionally, until whites are set but yolks are still liquid, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, carefully remove eggs and transfer to a bowl filled with warm tap water. Set aside.

    For the Ramps: Heat canola or vegetable oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat until smoking. Add ramps and reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring and tossing occasionally until browned and lightly crisped. Season to taste with salt and pepper and transfer ramps to a plate lined with a paper towel.

  5. To Assemble the Salad:: Spread asparagus purée along the bottoms of four wide, shallow bowls or plates. Toss the peas, snow peas, snow pea greens, and asparagus tips with 3/4 of the dressing in a large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide salad evenly amongst the four bowls. Top each salad with sautéed ramps and a poached egg. Spoon remaining dressing over the egg and season the egg with salt. Serve immediately.

 

Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Chicken-Pineapple

  • Ingredients
    • 8 Chicken Thighs, Bone in, Skin on
    • zest and juice from 2 limes
    • 2 Tsp Chilli Powder
    • 2 Cups diced pineapple
    • 1 English Cucumber, diced (1/4 inch cubes)
    • 1/4 Cup Parsley
    • Kosher Salt & Ground Pepper
    Instructions
    1. Place oven rack about 4 inches from the top
    2. Heat broiler (I set mine to high)
    3. In a small bowl, combine lime zest, chilli powder and salt
    4. Season the chicken with the zesty rub
    5. On a rimmed baking tray, place chicken skin side down
    6. Broil for 5 minutes
    7. Flip so that the skin side is up, broil for 10 minutes more until the chicken is cooked through
    8. In a medium bowl, combine lime juice, pineapple, cucumber and parsley
    9. Serve the chicken with the salad

Quinoa & Kale Recipe

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  • 2cups salted water
  • 1cup quinoa
  • 1bunch lacinato kale, washed and chopped into 1″ lengths
  • 1meyer lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2scallions, minced
  • 1tablespoon toasted walnut oil
  • 3tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4cup crumbled goat cheese
  • salt and pepper
  1. Bring the water to a boil in a covered pot. Add the quinoa, cover, and lower the heat until it is just enough to maintain a simmer. Let simmer for 10 minutes, then top with the kale and re-cover. Simmer another 5 minutes, then turn off the heat and allow to steam for 5 more minutes.
  2. While the quinoa is cooking, take a large serving bowl and combine half of the lemon juice (reserving the other half), all of the lemon zest, scallions, walnut oil (you can substitute olive oil if you desire), pine nuts, and goat cheese.
  3. Check the quinoa and kale when the cooking time has completed — the water should have absorbed, and the quinoa will be tender but firm, and the kale tender and bright green. If the quinoa still has a hard white center, you can steam a bit longer (adding more water if needed). When the quinoa and kale are done, fluff the pilaf, and tip it into the waiting bowl with the remaining ingredients. As the hot quinoa hits the scallions and lemon it should smell lovely. Toss to combine, seasoning with salt and pepper, and the remaining lemon juice if needed.

Kale and Shrimp Recipe

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Ingredients:
¼ cup bacon drippings
4 tbl olive oil
1 tbl minced garlic
3 tbl minced onion
6-8 cups chopped kale
1 tsp gyro seasoning
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp fresh ground pepper
1 can partially drained cannellini beans
SHRIMP:
3 tbl butter
15-18 large deveined tail-on shrimp
1 tsp ground cumin
¼ cup white wine
1 tbl dried parsley
Directions:
In a large sauté pan over medium heat, combine bacon drippings and olive oil.  Heat slightly then add garlic and onions and sauté about 2-3 minutes.  Add chopped kale and with tongs, toss and coat with oils.  Reduce heat to low and cook about 20 minutes tossing occasionally.  Add salt, pepper and cannellini beans and mix.  Cover and let simmer.
Meanwhile, sauté shrimp in another skillet.  Melt butter over medium heat.  Add shrimp, sprinkle on cumin and toss/cook on each side about 2 minutes each.  Increase heat slightly and add wine cooking about 3-5 minutes.  Blend in parsley.  Scoop shrimp into kale mixture and blend.  Let simmer about 7-10 minutes on very low heat.  Serve immediately.

Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad Recipe

tomato cucumber salad

Ingredients:

5 medium tomatoes, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
1/4 red onion, peeled, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
1 Kirby cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
A generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, about 2 tablespoons
2 splashes red wine vinegar
Coarse salt and black pepper

Directions:

Dress the tomatoes, onions, and cucumber with olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Let stand while you prepare dinner, about 20 minutes. Re-toss and serve salad with Ezekial bread for mopping up juices and oil.

 

Grilled Wahoo & Cucumber Recipe

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For the salad:

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated, peeled fresh ginger (from about a 2- to 3-inch piece)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Thai bird chile, stemmed and minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 kirby cucumber (about 8 ounces), sliced into 1/8-inch-thick rounds

For the wahoo:

  • 4 (1-inch-thick) sushi-grade wahoo steaks (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • Vegetable oil, for oiling the wahoo and the grill
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

To serve:

  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped roasted, salted peanuts
INSTRUCTIONS

For the salad:

  1. Place the fish sauce, ginger, lime juice, sugar, garlic, and chile in a medium, nonreactive bowl and whisk until the sugar has dissolved. Add the oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking until combined. Add the carrot and cucumber and stir until evenly coated; set aside.

For the wahoo:

  1. Heat a grill pan or outdoor grill to high (about 450°F to 550°F).
  2. Meanwhile, pat the wahoo dry with paper towels. Rub the fish on both sides with a thin layer of vegetable oil and season generously with salt and pepper.
  3. When the grill is ready, rub the grates with a towel dipped in vegetable oil. Place the wahoo on the grill and cook undisturbed until dark grill marks appear, about 2 minutes. Using a flat spatula, flip the fish and cook until grill marks appear on the second side but the middle is still rare, about 2 to 3 minutes more. Transfer the wahoo to a cutting board.

To serve:

  1. Add the cilantro to the salad, stir to combine, and divide the salad evenly among 4 plates. Slice each wahoo steak against the grain into 1/4-inch-thick pieces and place over the salad. Sprinkle with the peanuts and serve immediately.

Cucumber Pineapple Salad With Peanut Sauce

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INGREDIENTS

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup natural smooth peanut butter (no added sugar or salt)
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (from about 2 medium limes)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 medium garlic clove, smashed
  • 1 teaspoon chile-garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the salad:

  • 2 pounds baby bok choy
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh small-dice pineapple (from about 1/2 medium pineapple)
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise, then thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 medium English cucumber, quartered lengthwise, then thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup roasted, salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium scallions, thinly sliced (white and light green parts only)
INSTRUCTIONS

For the dressing:

  1. Place all of the ingredients except the oil in a blender and blend on high until smooth. With the motor running, slowly stream in the oil until it is fully incorporated; set the dressing aside in the blender.

For the salad:

  1. Cut the bok choy in half lengthwise, rinse it, and dry it. Cut the leaves crosswise into 1-inch-wide ribbons, cut the stalks crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces, and transfer both to a large bowl.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, drizzle with the dressing, and toss to combine. Serve immediately.

Grilled Mahi Sliders Recipe

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Lettuce and tomatoe with homemade tartar sauce is a great way to enjoy Mahi Sliders.  But, Cheddar, Pineapple and Jalepeno Salsa is great too!  

Ingredients:

Mahi Mahi filets, about 6 oz each- 2
Fresh pineapple diced
Jalapeno- 2 med (can use just one, depending on your hot preference)
Onion- 1/8 (about 1/4 cup minced)
1 tbsp Honey
Slider Pretzel Buns or Sliced and grilled Pumpernickel
White Cheddar Aged- 4 1/8 in slices
Sea salt/Pepper

Directions: 

Turn on the grill or fire up your grill to medium high heat and allow to get hot.  Rinse the jalepenos and Mahi Mahi.  Slice the filets in half or about 2-3 oz portions.  Set aside.

Add the diced pineapple, onion, honey, to a mixing bowl.  Stir and set aside. Place the jalapenos on the grill and cover.  Allow the peppers to char on all sides.

Once sufficiently roasted and the skin begins to blister away, place in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap.  Set aside.

Season the grill with a little olive oil or other mild flavor oil.  Place the filets on the grill.  Place sliced buns on the top rack. Cover and cook for approximately 4 minutes.

Check for grill marks and firmness on the bottom, and flip the filets.  Cook again for another 4 minutes or until fish is firm but not dry.  Buns should be nice and toasty.

Remove from heat and set aside.  Unwrap the grilled jalepenos and run under cold water.  Remove blistered skin from the pepper, and remove innards.   When peppers are peeled, julienne them and then dice them.  Add to the pineapple mixture.  Mix well.

Assemble the sliders.  Place a Mahi filet on the bottom half of a bun, add the sliced cheddar and a heaping spoonful of the salsa.  Top with the other half of the bun and enjoy!

Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Peel and seed cucumbers and cut on the diagonal into thin slices. Toss the cucumber pieces with kosher salt, transfer to a colander, and let drain for 1 hour.
  2. Toast white sesame seeds in a dry skillet until they’re golden brown. Whisk together rice wine vinegar, toasted sesame oil, sugar, and crushed red pepper flakes.
  3. Rinse the cucumber slices thoroughly under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels. Toss the cucumbers with the dressing and toasted sesame seeds and serve.

The Dr. Wizardov Juice Cleanse

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Kale, Pineapple and Ginger Detox Drink (Juicer required)

Dr. Wizardov

Dr. Wizardov says,”Have Courage…Clean your Hearts & Brains with my Detox Cleanse!”

This purifying beverage contains kale to cleanse the kidneys; pineapple, which has bromelain to aid digestion; and ginger to help stimulate bile flow in your gall bladder.

Ingredients
1/2 cup pineapple
2 large cucumbers
1 bunch kale without stems (4 cups chopped)
1/2 lemon, squeezed
1/4 inch of ginger
1 bunch of mint (1/2 cup)

 

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Organic production may still represent only a small fraction of agricultural sales in the U.S. and worldwide, but it as been growing rapidly over the last two decades.

“According to the latest global census of farming practices, the area of land certified as organic makes up less than one percent of global agricultural land.”

— but it has grown more than threefold since 1999, with upwards of 37 million hectares of land worldwide now under organic cultivation. The Organic Trade Association forecasts steady growth of nine percent or more annually for organic agriculture in the foreseeable future.

But despite this growth, no one expects organic agriculture to top conventional techniques any time soon. The biggest hurdle for organics is the added cost of sustainable practices. “The cost of organic food is higher than that of conventional food because the organic price tag more closely reflects the true cost of growing the food,” reports the Organic Farming Research Foundation. “The intensive management and labor used in organic production are frequently (though not always) more expensive than the chemicals routinely used on conventional farms.”

However, there is evidence that if the indirect costs of conventional food production–such as the impact on public health of chemicals released into our air and water–were factored in, non-organic foods would cost the same or as much as organic foods.

Another challenge facing the organic sector is a shortage of organic raw materials such as grain, sugar and livestock feed. Without a steady supply of these basics, organic farmers can’t harvest enough products to make their businesses viable.

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Organic Tri-Tips Steak $12.95/lb

organic grass fed tri-tips steak

Whole Approximately Weight/Cost   2 lbs/$25.00
The tri-tip steak is full of flavor because of excellent marbling and very tender too.  It comes from the Bottom Sirloin and is known for its tenderness, full flavor and lower fat content. Natural Grass Fed Beef is lower in cholesterol!

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Organic Sirlion Tips $12.95/lb

Sirloin Tips MeatWhole Approximately Weight/Cost   2-3 lbs/$30.00
An extension of the T-bone and Porterhouse steaks, Sirlion Tips meat is officially part of the short loin section, where Filet Mignon comes from, a wonderful cut of meat that grills to perfection. Natural Grass Fed Beef is high in Omega 3!

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