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Secret Recipe Club September: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

15 Sep

Wow where did the time go! Seems like just yesterday I was at the beach, but now I’m bundled up under 2 blankets!!  Fall weather makes me excited for cozy nights and warm food so I was very excited to come across Garden Stuffed Potatoes on OurEatingHabits.com.  I love how Secret Recipe Club brings us all together :D

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Serves 2-4

 

2 large sweet potatoes, washed, dried and poked with a fork slightly to make a few air holes

1 Tbsp coconut oil, plus more for oiling the potato skins

2 tsp brown sugar, plus more for topping

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, or more to taste

 

Directions:

 

Bake the sweet potatoes on a baking sheet for about 45 minutes to an hour in a 425 degree Fahrenheit oven, or until cooked through.  Remove from the oven and let cool slightly until you are able to handle them without burning yourself.  Slice the potatoes down the center, lengthwise, and scoop out the sweet potato flesh while being careful not to tear the potato skin.  Place the flesh in to a medium mixing bowl and add the remaining ingredients; mash with a fork until combined yet still textured.

 

Lightly rub the potato skins with coconut oil then place on the baking sheet ready to be filled.  Divide the filling evenly between the skins and bake for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown on top.  Enjoy!

 

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2 Sep

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Hawaiian Ola Energizing Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Serves 1

 

8 ounces purified water

2/3 cup frozen strawberries

1 medium frozen banana, peel removed

1 Tbsp. ground flaxseeds

1.25 – 2.50 fluid ounces Hawaiian Ola Noni Energy, depending on caffeine tolerance level

 

Directions

 

In a blender, combine all ingredients.  Blend until smooth and enjoy :D

 

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Secret Recipe Club May: Broccoli Salad

19 May

This month for Secret Recipe Club, I was assigned Erin’s blog, Making Memories with Your Kids, and I am so glad!  I have always wondered about broccoli salads.  I would see them at delis, supermarkets, and backyard parties… yet, honestly, I’ve never tried it.  After much searching on Erin‘s blog (was very torn between broccoli salad or deep fried green beans), I came across the broccoli salad recipe.  Yum!

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Herbed Broccoli Salad

Serves 2

 

1 cup broccoli flowerets, chopped very small

1/4 cup Vegenaise, or any vegan mayo you prefer

1 tsp rice vinegar

1 tsp agave syrup

1/2 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt

Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

1/2 tsp Frontier brand garlic and herb seasoning

1/4 tsp dried minced onion

1/4 tsp dried chives

 

Directions:

Place all ingredients in to a medium mixing bowl and mix well.

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Let sit in the refrigerator at least an hour before serving to let the flavors work their way through the broccoli.  Enjoy!

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