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Saut├ęed Garlic Beet Greens!

Don’t throw away those funny leaves and red stems growing out of your beets!  Cook em and enjoy!  This recipe is super simple, makes a fabulous side, or eat the whole thing on some brown rice ­čÖé You could also saute up some tofu with it as an entree. So bright and so vibrant!!

You need:

-1 large clove garlic, minced

-stalks and leaves of 3-4 large beets, washed and chopped

-1/4 yellow onion chopped

-1tsp sesame oil

Sautee all ingredients over medium heat until stalks reach desired tenderness, around 5-7 minutes for me!

Enjoy and be nourished!

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Creamy Coconut Lemon Spring Saut├ę

Little early for spring, never to early for fresh creamy veggies!! This dish has it all, protein power form
peas, sweet plantains, creamy coconut, tangy lemon, and crisp asparagus! I will be making this again soon!

You need:
1 plantain
1 red onion
3 cloves garlic
1/3 jalapeno
8oz peas
6 oz asparagus chopped
fresh basil
coconut oil
1 cup coconut milk canned
salt/pepper to taste
1/2-1 lemon, slivered almond, and cilantro garnish

Steam peas and asparagus till crisp, set aside.

Saut├ę onion garlic basil in coconut oil, then minced jalape├▒os and plantains sliced in a bias. Add veggies and coconut milk to the pan, simmering for a few minutes. Remove from heat, serve over brown rice or grain of choice, and garnish with lemon juice, cilantro, and slivered almonds!

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