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Recipes

Carmelized Brussel Sprouts with Cremini Mushrooms and Pomegranate Balsamic

Whether you fall into the brussles sprouts hater's club or the brussles fan club, this recipe is for you. After much initial protesting, this recipe quickly turns brussles haters into converts and the fans just love them even more.Ingredients1 1/2 pounds small, fresh brussles sprouts, dried end trimmed, and cut in half1/2 pound fresh Cremini [...]

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Fabulous dips, spreads and tapenades!!!

Basil & Chevre Spread/Pasta Sauce8 oz. Fresh Goat Cheese1/4 cup garlic olive oil 1 cup washed and dried fresh basil1 teaspoon A-Premium Balsamic or lemon juice1 teaspoon sea salt (or add salt to taste)Directions Place the ingredients inside the bowl of a food processor or blender and process until creamy and smooth in consistency. [...]

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MORE SHRUBS FOR YOUR DRINKING PLEASURE AND HEALTH!

There can never be too much shrub! Add to your favorite spirit in place of or combined with sparkling water for an amazing cocktail mixer!Blueberry Lemon-Thyme Balsamic Sparkling Shrub2 cups lemon white balsamic1 cup fresh blueberries crushed 2” sprig fresh thyme (optional)8 cups chilled sparkling waterStrawberry – Peach or Apricot Balsamic Sparkling Shrub2 cups [...]

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Oven Baked Eggs in a Brioche Basket + Heart Healthy Olive Oil = Breakfast of Champions!

Ingredients:8 slices of bread (1/2" thick slices)8 large eggs (preferably organic and free range)1/2 cup olive oil of choice - any UP EVOO or infused olive oil such as Baklouti, lemon, garlic, mushroom sage, butter, gremolata, add a drop of truffle (for a seriously luxurious experience).Fresh ground pepper (optional) to tasteA few pinches of fine [...]

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Savory Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 Large butternut squash peeled, seeded and halved1 sweet potato1 purple onion2 large parsnips2 Large carrots3 cloves of garlic (minced)2-3 tbsp of Wild Mushroom & Sage OilSalt and pepper to tasteDirections: Place large baking sheet in the oven and preheat to 425°F. Cut all the vegetables, doesn't matter if it's cubed or strips, just as [...]

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Sauce Recipe

My sauce creation! Recipe: For salad dressing, marinade or use it for basting beef, chicken, or pork or your favorite vegetables In a salad. Ingredients:Mount Dora extra-virgin olive oil. Mount Dora traditional balsamic vinegar. Spicy Asian peanut sauceWhite wine vinegarSea saltBlack pepperOnion powderGarlic powderStart with equal parts of olive oil and spicy Asian peanut sauce. 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar [...]

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Coleslaw with Lemon Apple Dressing

INGREDIENTS:2 cups each of purple and green cabbage2 cups shredded carrots2 nectarines sliced thin3/4 cup of grapes or dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsleyUp to ¾ cup your favorite seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, etc.)1/4 cup of our Lemon Oil3 table spoons of Gravenstein apple balsamic2 tablespoons of honeySalt and pepper to taste1 tsp of minced [...]

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Pecan Crusted Chicken Wraps

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts1 1/4 cups ground/finely chopped pecans1/4 cup flour (can substitute with whole wheat flour)salt and pepper to taste2 egg whites4 large whole wheat tortillas4 strawberries, sliced1/2 avocado, chopped1 11-ounce can of mandarin oranges, drained2 tablespoons of honey1/4 cup of our Violet Dark Balsamic1 1/2 cup of greens of your choice (I [...]

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Balsamic Frozen Yogurt

Ingredients:1 1/2 cup of plain or vanilla greek yogurt3 tablespoons of honey1 cup of your favorite balsamic (1/2 cup if you prefer it more mild)2 tablespoons of lemon juicea handful of fresh or frozen berries of your choice (optional)Directions:Blend all your ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pour into a freezer safe bowl, cover [...]

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Sweet and smoky steak marinade

You will need:two 6 oz sirloin steaks3 tbs of Sugar Bob’s smoked maple syrup2 tsp of Sesame oil4 tsp of Serrano Honey vinegarSalt and pepper to taste2 small cloves of garlic, minced1/4 cup of chopped green onions2 tsp of onion powder3 tsp of chipotle chili powderDirections:Put the steaks into a ziploc bag and add the [...]

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