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Turkey Brine

This recipe is enough to brine up to an 18 pound turkey.  If you have a very large turkey, add ½ cup sea salt for every additional gallon of water needed to fully submerge your bird.  To save room in your refrigerator, you can brine your turkey in doubled up turkey size oven bags or brining bags.  You’ll probably require less brine for this as tying the bags tightly round the turkey brings less brine in contact with more bird. … Continue reading

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Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey

Serves 6-8

Approximate Prep Time: 40 minutes

Approximate Cook Time: 3-5 hours

Optional: Brine the turkey first.

*If you have purchased a frozen turkey, you will need to thaw it 3-4 days before you intend to brine it or roast it. Thaw by placing on a tray in the refrigerator in the original packaging. Do not thaw at room temperature. … Continue reading

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Halloweiners or Lil Mummies

Makes about 25 lil’ mummies

Approximate prep time: 20 minutes

Baking time: 20-30 minutes

These little mummies are sure to be a hit with the little kids and the big kids as well! They are made from all natural lil’ smokie cocktail wieners wrapped in almond-flour ‘bandages’. The perfect bite-size spooky snack for your Halloween gathering...your friends won’t even realize that they’re grain- and dairy-free, and low carb taboot! … Continue reading

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Paleo Spider Eggs

Approximate prep time: 35 minutes
Makes 24 spider eggs

Put a twist of Halloween into your deviled eggs! In the spirit of the season, this recipe uses avocado to make the fillings green, and the spiders are made from black olives. You can make these spicy if you like, and did I mention they also contain bacon? Yep, these are spooky, delicious, and certain to be a big hit at any Halloween party! … Continue reading

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Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Approximate Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes It’s pumpkin season! While you’re carving your pumpkins this Halloween, save the seeds and make your own roasted pumpkin seeds! It’s a fun and delicious way to utilize the nutrient-rich seeds of your pumpkins that might otherwise go to waste. There are an infinite number of spice combinations that can be used, and pictured here is coriander, cumin, and allspice pumpkin seeds. These are a fun snack to serve at your … Continue reading

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Fall Flavors Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings Approximate prep time: 10 minutes Pumpkins, apples and aromatic vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg, speak of falling leaves and cooler temperatures.   The flavors of fall bring autumn to the table and even a cold smoothie provides a sense of comfort and warmth. To impart sweetness, use a naturally sweet apple such as organic Honeycrisp. Whole nutmeg and ginger work best in this recipe but you can substitute with ground spices. Grass-fed collagen (I used Great Lakes … Continue reading

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