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Jonell Francis
Creamy Berry Smoothie

Creamy Berry Smoothie

Now that school is on, I’d give anything to preserve the carefree feeling of summer. Well….I figured it out. And I’m letting you in on the secret. Shhh…    EAT MORE BERRIES. Blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are true super foods. Naturally sweet and delicious, berries are low in sugar and high in life preserving nutrients – they are among the best foods you can eat! And every July and August in Oregon they are everywhere. Dripping and draping all over the landscape West of the Cascades, succulent blackberries line every roadway and riverbed and untamed patch of land as far...

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Jonell Francis
Sweet Stevia Lemonade

Sweet Stevia Lemonade

Traditional lemonade is saturated with refined sugar, that saps your vitality and leaves you to dry in the sun. But, not so when you sweeten with Stevia. This Sweet Stevia Lemonade is a fun way to turn fresh lemons into a tall glass of guilt-free refreshment. Serves 8. Ingredients 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 5 Lemons) 1-2 Tablespoons stevia powder 6 cups filtered water Ice (make these fun by freezing sliced lemon in your ice cubes!) Instructions Combine all the ingredients in a large pitcher. Mix well and serve! Or for variation blend the ice and lemonade in...

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Jonell Francis
Sweet Potato Curry with Coco Rice

Sweet Potato Curry with Coco Rice

Potato Curry with Coco Rice This recipe comes from our Tumtree Ambassador in North Shore Oahu, Britnee Kent. She says, "I LOVE curry. And I've tried a lot of them now, but this vegetarian dish is my numba one." --Britnee Kent   Sweet Potato Curry: 1 yellow onion 3 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon of each spice: cinnamon, turmeric, cumin, coriandor, ground cloves, salt 1 teaspoon fresh or ground ginger 1 red chili or jalapeno to your spice liking 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas 1 large sweet potato 1 can full fat coconut milk 1 zucchini...

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Jonell Francis
Dreamy Creamy Pumpkin Pie

Dreamy Creamy Pumpkin Pie

Dreamy Creamy Pumpkin Pie Holidays at our house mean plenty of pumpkin pie. Not too sweet, and free game for breakfast, lunch, dinner...or in between. Creamy Pumpkin Pie 1 (29 ounce) can pumpkin puree 1 (13 ounce) can coconut milk 3/4 cup honey or 1/2 cup xylitol 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 4 eggs (for a lighter, taller pie, and the expense of 10 minutes, separate and beat the whites) Blend, pour into 2 unbaked Whole Wheat deep dish pie crusts (see recipe below). Bake for 15 minutes at 425˚ then turn down...

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