Author: Melissa

Kale Chips

According to, the vitamin K found in dark  leafy greens like spinach, kale and rainbow chard provides several health benefits including protection of bones from osteoporosis and help preventing inflammatory diseases. Because of their high content of antioxidants, these tasty tops like collard greens and arugula may be one of the best cancer-preventing foods. Kale Chips Ingredients: 1 Head of Kale rinsed and dried 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil Sea Salt to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 275º. Remove ribs from the Kale and cut into  2 inch pieces. Toss with olive oil and salt. Bake in a single layer on a baking...

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Apple Cider Coleslaw

Apple Cider Coleslaw 3 Cups Green Cabbage shredded 1 Cup Red Cabbage shredded 1 Cup Carrots shredded 1 Cup Granny Smith Apple shredded Dressing 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Honey 1 Tablespoon Stoneground Mustard 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Celery Seed 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper Toss all shredded items together in a large salad bowl. In a small whisk together all dressing ingredients until well blended. Toss shredded ingredients and dressing together and...

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Lemon Garlic Rainbow Chard

Lemon Garlic Rainbow Chard Ingredients: 2 Bunches Rainbow Chard 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Onion minced 4 Cloves Garlic chopped pinch of crushed red pepper pinch of sea salt 1/2 Tablespoon Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Lemon Zest Directions: Pull leaves from the chard stems. Chop leaves and thinly slice the stems. Saute’ garlic, onion, stems red pepper and salt in the olive oil until stems start to soften. Stir in the chopped leaves, cover and cook until stems and leaves are tender, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Toss with lemon juice. Grate lemon zest over the top and...

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Golden Turmeric Latte Recipe

Golden Turmeric Latte Ingredients Turmeric Paste: 1 Cup Water 1/4 Cup Turmeric Powder 3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil 1/4 Teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper Latte: 2 Cups Coconut Milk 1 Cinnamon Stick 1 piece thinly sliced, peeled ginger root Honey to taste For the turmeric paste: Whisk together the turmeric powder with 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook the mixture until it begins to thicken and form a thick, dry paste, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the coconut oil and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cool completely and store in an...

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Road Trip to Railroad Park Resort

     As we Road Trip around NorCal I am always in search of something with the “Wow” factor to share with our readers and for this edition I hit the jackpot.     On a blustery day in December my better half Randy and I packed a quick overnight bag and took the lovely drive from Westwood to Dunsmuir for a quick getaway at the Railroad Park Resort.     Purchased by Mark and Mary Lilley in 2017 this 50 acre hideaway in the shadow of the majestic Castle Crags is not just a lodging option, it is...

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