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Very Berry Beet Smoothie

Combine local organic fruit, roasted beets, honey, a few dark leafy greens with coconut water and plain kefir for a colorful start to your morning or a late afternoon snack. Continue reading

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Spicy Quinoa Salad with Grilled Eggplant & Tuscan Basil

Grilled Rosa Eggplant provides a smokey undertone to the bright Tuscan Basil and fresh zucchini and red peppers. Dried Asian Peppers provide some heat and contrast the crispy red onion. Continue reading

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Strawberry, Lavender & Honey Jam

Organic spring strawberries blended with garden lavender & local honey creates a subtle alternative to standard store bought jam. Continue reading

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Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Local Ginger Dressing

Using local fall butternut squash and NC apples, this salad is easy to make and goes well with grilled sandwiches on warm fall days. The hint of maple syrup and fresh harvested ginger are enhanced by the bright flavor of the Murray River Salt and few turns of the pepper mill. Use a local mustard or infused balsamic vinegar or maple syrup to introduce subtle flavors to the recipe. Continue reading

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Black & White Bean Salsa with Corn, Peppers, & Onions

Colorful side dish to any fish or poultry in the heat of the late summer when fresh corn is available. Great for a party as an appetizer with chips. Continue reading

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