The Gray Star Guide

Recipes

Make Your Own Mayo

This mayo is easy to make with simple ingredients and tastes so much better than store bought . It's delicious on it's own and perfect to use in any dressings, dips or sauces calling for mayonnaise. INGREDIENTS 1 large egg, room temperature ½ teaspoon salt ½...

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Berry Cream Truffles

Here's a healthy recipe for truffles you can make at home.  Made with fresh (or frozen) berries, organic coconut butter, maple syrup and dairy-free chocolate, these truffles are sure to please. Ingredients: -1 cup berries (I used strawberries and blackberries) -1...

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Tostones

Plantains are a tropical fruit related to the banana.  They are nutrient dense and a great source of potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, vitamin C and fiber. Tostones are fried green plantains, cooked here in  coconut oil.  They are a great substitute for chips or...

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RESET Chocolate Mousse

Looking for a non-dairy, sugar-free chocolate treat???? Look no further!!! For 2 servings~ Ingredients: -1 ripe avocado -1 ripe banana -1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder -1/4 cup full fat coconut milk -1/4-1/2 tsp vanilla extract -1 T unsweetened shredded coconut to...

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Herb Crackers

This recipe is simple and yet these crackers are so good! Ingredients: 2 cups almond flour or almond meal ½ teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons herbs (fresh or ground - I use Italian seasoning blend) 1 ½ T olive oil 1 large...

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Super Simple Lemon Parsley Shrimp

  Ingredients: 2 pounds large raw shrimp, deveined, shells removed 4 T extra olive oil, or coconut oil 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 whole fresh lemons, juiced...

Miscellaneous

Farm Fitness Fun

  Holidays and time with family and friends may take you away from your regular exercise routine, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to get a quick workout in. Here's what we came up with today outside at the farm. Tractor Tire Flips Barrel Overhead...

Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Dip

Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Dip

Ingredients Vegetable Suggestions:~2 bunches radishes, halved~1 dozen brussel sprouts, halved~4 – 6 golden beets, cut into 1″ pcs~6 – 8 carrots, sliced lengthwise~2 – 3 bell peppers, halved and seeded~1 acorn squash, seeded and diced into 1″ pcs…….and anything else...

Sweet & Crunchy Brussels Sprouts

Sweet & Crunchy Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients ~1 pound Brussels sprouts, shredded ~1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter ~½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ~¼ teaspoon sea salt ~2 tablespoons fresh orange juice ~½ cup dried cranberries ~½ cup raw pecans Instructions 1. Warm the coconut oil or butter in a large...

Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

  Ingredients:   ~4 large bell peppers ~16 oz ground turkey, browned and seasoned ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. chili powder ~2 cups quinoa, cooked ~15 oz. can black beans ~15 oz can diced tomatoes*...

Slow Cooker Spicy Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Sesame Chicken

Ingredients: ~ 2 – 2 ½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast (or thighs) ~ ½ cup coconut aminos (or tamari) ~ ½ cup honey ~ 2 T toasted sesame oil ~ 1 T minced garlic ~ 1 tsp ground ginger ~ 1 tsp Yuzu hot sauce* ~ ¼ tsp red pepper flakes ~ sesame seeds for garnish ~...

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

What's so special about this Paleo pumpkin bread?  Well, aside from being quite tasty, as well as being grain free and dairy free, it's also NUT FREE!  While I don't have an issue with nuts and I use almond flour in a lot of recipes, I have clients and friends who...

Girlfriend Getaway in Bozeman, MT

Girlfriend Getaway is back again, October 27th, in Bozeman, MT. Girlfriend Getaway is an opportunity to connect with a like-minded, healthy living community, make some new friends, try new foods and movement practices, learn from experienced health professionals and...

Amazing “Cheesy” Kale Chips

Amazing “Cheesy” Kale Chips

These amazing "cheesy" kale chips are a healthy and tasty treat that the whole family will enjoy! To make the Cashew “Cheese” Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup red bell pepper 1/3 cup nutritional yeast 4 T olive oil 2-3 T lemon juice 1/4 to 1/2 cup water to...

Peppermint Patties

These Peppermint Patties are a healthier version of the original chocolate peppermint treat!  Not only are they easy to make, but they contain only 5 simple ingredients, healthy fat from coconut, and are gluten and dairy free, Depending on dietary preference, there...