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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pumpkin Apple Soup

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Pumpkin Apple Soup

It's going to be COLD out this weekend here in MA.  What better way to warm up than with a delicious cup of hot soup with fun fall flavors! This soup has a tangy flavor from the apples and richness from the pumpkin and it's packed with fiber, Vitamin A and C and other key nutrients to nourish your body!  Warm up and enjoy!

Ingredients:
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
4 cups low-sodium vegetable stock

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Cauliflower Rice

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Cauliflower Rice
The new craze recently seems to be all about cauliflower.  Here’s a simple recipe for cauliflower rice that is packed with flavor, but much lower in carbs than regular rice.  Let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 large head cauliflower chopped into florets
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
Salt
2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions:
Trim the cauliflower florets, removing stems. In 3 batches, break up the florets into a food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles couscous.

Recipe of the Week: Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: 
Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding is a quick and easy 5 minute, nutrient packed breakfast that tastes great and leaves you feeling full.  Chia seeds provide a great boost of protein, fiber, omega-3’s, calcium and antioxidants.

Ingredients:
1 cup almond milk
1/4 cup chia seeds
2 medjool date (pitted)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup blueberries (frozen wild)
1 tbsp chopped walnuts

Directions:
Microwave frozen blueberries for 30 seconds and set aside.

Recipe of the Week: Banana Date Carrot Muffins

Recipe of the Week: Banana Date Carrot Muffins

These muffins are delicious and pack a ton of nutrients in them and the best part is, there is NO ADDED SUGAR and they are gluten free! They get their sweetness from the dates and bananas both providing essential nutrients with high values in potassium, magnesium and fiber.

Ingredients:
2 cups almond flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp sea salt
1 Tbs cinnamon
1 tsp cloves (optional)
10 dates, pitted
3 ripe bananas
3 eggs
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
¼ cup coconut oil, melted