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Chili Rubbed Pork with Corn Salsa

San Francisco summers aren’t usually super hot or sunny, but we can still celebrate summer with seasonal recipes! The following would be great on a hot summer night, by the barbecue with an ice cold lemonade. But we’ll just enjoy it indoors, with a blanket, by the fire instead. Haha.

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Vegan, Gluten Free, Nut Free Energy Bars

Good quality energy bars are a great grab-and-go snack when you’re on the go!  Unfortunately for me, they’re usually laden with nuts, gluten and even soy if you check out the ingredients.  But luckily, these energy bars aren’t too difficult to make!  

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The Easiest, Healthiest Jam You'll Ever Find

How do chia seeds pack so much nutrition in such a small little seed!  Thank god I am not allergic to this magical superfood!  They’re loaded in omega 3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, and minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and manganese, not to mention they’re packed with protein.

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Spirulina Vinaigrette

If you haven’t heard about spirulina, you may be missing out!  This super food is actually an algae that contains all 9 essential amino acids (a complete protein), beta-carotene, chlorophyll, gamma linolenic acid (omega fatty acid), and is rich in iron, vitamin a, e, k, and also contains some b vitamins.

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Apple Cinnamon Amaranth - Hot Breakfast Cereal

I long for the mornings when my mom would make me cream of wheat!  It wasn’t too often that she made it so when she did, it was a huge treat!  We’d top it off with some fat free Lactaid milk (eew), cinnamon, raisins and of course, maple syrup!  Those days were my favorite.  

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Vegan, Nut Free Apple Crumble

It was my dad’s birthday this weekend and I wanted to make him a fairly healthy dessert without compromising on taste! His favorite is Apple Pie a la mode so I decided that an Apple Crumble would be right up his alley (since a gluten, dairy, soy, egg, nut free pie crust seemed a little daunting. One day I’ll be daring enough to try it out!)

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Farmers Market Salad - English Peas, Pea Shoots and Asparagus with Lemon Dressing

I went to the farmers market this weekend and found some pea shoots and English peas!  I was so excited because we already had received some asparagus in our weekly Farm Fresh to You CSA box along with some juicy lemons!  I couldn’t wait to run home to make this salad asap!  Hope you’re able to get farmers market ingredients and make this salad this spring!  

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