Ingredient: Garlic

Garlic Confit

Confit (/kɒnfi/, French pronunciation: ​[kɔ̃fi]) (from the French word confire, literally “to preserve”) is any type of food that is cooked slowly over a long period of time as a method of preservation. In meat cooking, this requires the meat to be salted as part of the preservation process. For those unfamiliar, confit is a …

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Fire Cider

Fire cider has been touted as a folk remedy for generations, said to combat the flu and even the common cold, among other things, including aiding digestion and boosting the immune system.   Print Recipe Fire Cider Fire Cider is an immune-boosting elixir. Flu and cold season are upon us, and I should have made this …

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Tomato Basil Soup

I’ve been growing tomatoes for the past eight years.  They are my all-time favorite vegetable (although they are a fruit). I also grow basil and thyme.  So, you can imagine how easy this recipe is for me to make when there are more tomatoes than I know what to do with. This soup is by far one …

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Salmon Pan Fried

Let’s face it; I love all fish, yes, all fish!  So naturally, I spend time trying to figure out new ways to prepare it.  This pan-fried version is simple, easy, and so darn good. Print Recipe Salmon Pan Fried This is one of the easiest ways to prepare salmon. It’s a hit at my house! A nutrient …

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Beef Bone Broth

Bone broth dates back to prehistoric times when hunter-gatherers turned otherwise inedible animal parts like bones, hooves, and knuckles into a brew they could drink. Bone broth is rich in minerals that help build and strengthen your bones. It also contains many other healthy nutrients, including vitamins, amino acids, and essential fatty acids. When selecting …

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Basil Lemon Vinaigrette

This is a clean refreshing vinaigrette, and it goes well over any salad but especially arugula. The flavor profile is pretty amazing! Note: This recipe is from Wendy Amstad’s Super Food Summer Reset book. Print Recipe Basil Lemon Vinaigrette This is a clean refreshing vinaigrette, and it goes well over any salad but especially arugula. …

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Hummus

The Origins of Hummus The truth is that no one knows for sure. That being said, though, based on historical information, hummus likely originated from ancient Egypt. According to several historical sources, the earliest mention of hummus dates back to Egypt in the 13th century. Chickpeas were and are abundant in the Middle East and …

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Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a condiment or marinade similar to pesto, but it’s parsley and vinegar based. It’s a typical dish that you’ll find in South American and Central American countries such as Argentina and Mexico. I took elements of several chimichurri recipes, as well as input from my friend Chef Digger, to come up with this …

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Avocado Cucumber Salad

This avocado cucumber salad is my friend Dixie’s signature salad. She makes this when company comes over for a BBQ or large potlucks such as MotoFit Group events. It’s the first salad to disappear, and it still leaves us wanting more! Print Recipe Avocado Cucumber Salad An easy and flavorful Avocado Cucumber Salad in about …

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