Organic and Tasty Recipes For The Whole Family

Cooking healthy for your family can be a challenge but we all know that organic is best for our health and for the health of our environment. Children don’t tend to eat food that lacks in flavor and often turn their noses down at veggies. Let’s be honest, us adults would rather eat a meal that is pungent in flavor AND nutrients. You might be surprised at the possibilities of organic cooking under any budget. Here are a few recipes to get your family on board!


White Bean Kale Salad



2 cups (~150 g) white or wheat bread, cubed (day old is best)

1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil (or other neutral oil, such as grape seed or avocado)

1/4 tsp each garlic powder, sea salt + black pepper


1 15-ounce (425 g) can white or butter beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 lemon, juiced (1 Tbsp or 15 ml)

1 Tbsp (15 ml) olive oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

1 Tbsp (~4 g) fresh parsley, chopped, plus more for topping


10 ounces (283 g) kale, chopped, large stems removed

1 lemon, juiced (2 Tbsp or 30 ml)

1 Tbsp (15 ml) olive oil

1 Tbsp (15 ml) maple syrup

Pinch each sea salt + black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced


1/3 cup (80 g) tahini

1 clove garlic, minced

1 1/2 lemons, juiced (3-4 Tbsp or 45-60 ml)

1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) maple syrup

Pinch each sea salt + black pepper

Hot water to thin


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Quinoa Enchilada Casserole


1 cup quinoa

1 (10-ounce) can Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce

1 (4.5-ounce) can Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained

1/2 cup corn kernels, frozen, canned or roasted

1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced

1 Roma tomato, diced


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Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast


1 pound green beans, trimmed

8-10 baby bell peppers, cut in half and seeded

3 tablespoons duck fat , ghee , lard , or [tallow|, melted

Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 chicken breasts

4 slices prosciutto


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Mini Organic Frozen Yogurt Pops with Fresh Fruit


16 oz. fresh organic strawberries, hulled and halved

Four (4 oz.) cups Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt, Summer Strawberry

Four (4 oz.) cups Annie’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt, Berry Patch

6 oz. fresh organic blueberries

Ice Cube Trays

Mini Craft Sticks


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