Refreshing Spicy Watermelon Soup

In this cold soup, you will use cilantro which may be a surprising addition to a slightly sweet dish. Although you may not have used cilantro as a spice in this way, you will be pleasantly surprised. There is a balance between sweet and spicy with the unfamiliar cilantro adding a flavor that dances on your…

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Piquillo Peppers with Goat Feta Cheese

Ingredients: 1 Jar Piquillo Peppers (We have them at the shop from Spain, you can use another roasted pepper too) 1 Jar white Asparagus 1 Block of Goat Feta Cheese 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Dried Parsley (other options include fresh parsley or other herbs such a basil, mint, oregano etc…) 1 Teaspoon of Harissa…

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White Sweet Potato Cream

Ingredients: 3-4 White Sweet Potatoes 2 Carrots 1 1/2 pint Vegetable Broth 1 Tablespoon Curry Powder 1 Tablespoon Ginger Powder 1 Tablespoon Mustard Seeds 1 Tablespoon  Turmeric Powder 1 Tablespoon Local Honey 1 can Coconut milk Salt 2-3 Tablespoon Olive Oil (or Coconut Oil) Instructions: Peel and slice the sweet potatoes and carrots. Meanwhile, add…

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Raw Brownie Balls by Ramon

Ingredients 1 cup Raw Almonds ½ cup Raw Cashews ½ cup Raw Walnuts 9 pitted Medjool Dates ½ cup Pure Maple Syrup 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 tsp Vanilla Flavor (optional) ¾ to 1 cup Cacao Powder (as needed) Directions Place the Raw Almonds, Raw Cashews, and Raw Walnuts in your food processor and process…

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“Fake Nutrition”

“Every trip to the supermarket these days requires us to navigate what has become a truly treacherous food landscape (…)  and then (…) If we can’t rely on the marketers or the government or even the nutritionists to guide us through the supermarkets, then who can we rely on? (…)   By Michael Pollan in…

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Acorn Squash & Quinoa

  INGREDIENTS 2 acorn squash. ½ cup quinoa cooked ¼  cup orange juice ½ red onion chopped ½  cup dried apricots 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds ½  tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp Himalayan pink salt ½ tsp Green Peppercorns   Preheat oven to 385 f° Cut squash in half, remove seeds, and place on upside down on a parchment-lined baking dish…

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Spanish Tortilla

Ingredients: – 8 potatoes (medium size) – peeled and sliced – 1 onion – peeled and diced – 6 Eggs (5 Eggs if you are using Duck Eggs) – whisked/beat – 5 TBSP olive oil – 1 ½ TBSP salt Add a 4 TBSP of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the potatoes…

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Welcome to Ruf Acres Market

The best moment of the day for me is in the morning when I arrive at Ruf Acres Market and change the sign in the window from CLOSED to OPEN! &nbsp As each new day starts, I am just as nervous as I was the very first day we opened the shop… I am full…

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Autumn Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 1/2 a medium size pumpkin 1 red onion 1/4 cup white wine 1 bay leaf 1 tsp ground ginger Himalayan salt (to taste) 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp pink peppercorn 1 Tsp maple syrup   Directions Peel and chop the red onion. Cut your pumpkin in 1/2 and remove…

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Maria's Gazpacho

I tried to follow my mother’s recipe but she and I agreed it would be improved by using Ruf Acres Market’s new raw coconut vinegar. Ingredients (for 6-8 people) 5 ripe tomatoes 1 green bell pepper 2 cucumbers 2 cloves of garlic 2 slices bread, gluten-free bread if required (adding bread is optional) 2tsp sea…

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