Savory Snacks

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Wheat Free Sunflower Crunches

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 10 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup sunflower seeds

1/2 cup sesame seeds

1 tablespoon poppy seeds (optional)

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon maple syrup

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Combine sunflower, sesame and poppy seeds in a blender. Blend until combined.
Add oil and maple syrup, blend again until mixture resembles dough.
Roll dough into several long pieces and place […]

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Veggie Muffins

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups spelt flour

1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup grated or finely chopped veggies

1 cup rice milk

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly grease a muffin tin.
Mix flour, parsley and salt in a bowl.
Make a well, add eggs and veggies.
Mix lightly, gradually adding milk.
Mixture should be […]

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Sautéed Edamame

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups shelled edamame (get them pre-shelled in the frozen section)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoons sea salt

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Black pepper to taste

Directions:

Cook edamame in boiling water for 10 minutes.
Drain beans and chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a large sauté pan and sauté […]

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Roasted Garlic Spread

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients:

1 head of garlic

1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Carefully slice the entire head of garlic about1/4 of the way down, exposing the cloves.
Drizzle oil over the entire head.
Wrap in parchment paper and then aluminum foil.
Place in the oven and cook for 45 minutes or until the cloves feel […]

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Polenta

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup yellow corn grits

1 teaspoon tamari

1 tablespoon olive oil

Generous pinch dried basil

3 cups filtered water

Directions:

Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and whisk to combine.
Bring to a boil over medium-low heat, whisking frequently to prevent lumping and scorching.
Reduce heat to low and cook polenta over low heat, whisking frequently […]

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Parsnip Chips

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Yields: 10 servings

Ingredients:

1 pound parsnips

Olive oil

Sea salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Wash parsnips well.
Slice parsnips very thin, crosswise, creating circular pieces and place in a bowl.
Drizzle lightly with olive oil, salt and pepper and toss so each piece is coated.
Spread evenly over two baking sheets and place in […]

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Manna Bread Snack

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yields: 2 servings

Ingredients:

2 thin slices of sprouted or gluten free bread

1 tablespoon tahini

Sprinkle of goji berries or raisins

1 tablespoon coconut flakes

Directions:

Lay the bread slices on a plate.
Spread a thin layer of tahini on each slice.
Decorate each slice with berries, raisins and coconut flakes and enjoy.

Note: Recipe provided by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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Kidney Bean Spread

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 10 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked kidney beans plus1/4 cup juice from beans

3 tablespoons brown rice vinegar

2 cloves garlic

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon flax seed oil

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 cup minced cilantro

1/4 cup minced green onions

Directions:

Combine beans, bean juice, vinegar, garlic, oils and salt in a food processor or blender.
Process until smooth and creamy and […]

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Kale Chips

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 10 servings

Ingredients:

1 to 2 bunches kale

Olive oil

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Remove kale from stalk, leaving the greens in large pieces.
Place a little olive oil in a bowl, dip your fingers and rub a very light coat of oil over the kale.
Place kale on baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes or […]

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Honey Sesame Treats

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients:

3/4 cup sesame seeds

1 1/2 tablespoons raw honey

Directions:

Grind 1/2 cup sesame seeds in a coffee grinder or suribachi. Grind well, but not so much that they become nut butter.
Place in a bowl, add honey and combine with a fork until it becomes a unified paste. Roll into 1/2-inch balls.
Toast the […]

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