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Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

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Sweet Potato & Carrot SoupSoup season is here. Soup is easy- you throw ingredients in a pot & then you have a hot meal. This is sweet potato & carrot soup. Here’s what you will need to make it:1️⃣. 4 sweet potatoes - peeled & diced in 1” cubes2️⃣. 3 carrots- peeled & diced 3️⃣. 3 garlic cloves -diced4️⃣. 1 yellow onion - cut into thick slices5️⃣. 1 poblano pepper- cut into thick slices6️⃣. 1 can coconut milk7️⃣. 1 32 oz box of vegetable broth8️⃣. 1 teaspoon paprika & turmeric 9️⃣. Salt & pepper to taste 🔟. Olive oil •➡️...

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Berry Basil Jalapeño Jam

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Berry Basil Jalapeño JamChanging it up this week and sharing something sweet. Don’t let the jalapeños keep you from trying this recipe as you can always omit them or try to just use one. Also any berries can be used- so here’s: Berry Basil Jalapeño Jam1️⃣. 6 oz of raspberries & strawberries 2️⃣. 3 jalapeños (mine were homegrown so they’re smaller)3️⃣. 1/2 cup packed basil4️⃣. Juice of 1 orange5️⃣. Juice of 1 lemon 6️⃣. 1 cup of sugar ▪️➡️ Add berries to small saucepan & muddle the berries using the back of a spoon ➡️ In a blender or food...

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Sweet Potato stuffed Poblano Pepper

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Sweet Potato stuffed Poblano PepperNot your typical poblano pepper recipe. I made these peppers as a side dish & topped with my salsa roja.•Here’s what you will need: 1️⃣. 2 poblano peppers (or more)2️⃣. 1 sweet potato3️⃣. 1 tomato4️⃣. 4 garlic cloves5️⃣. 1/4 cup- 1/2 cup sliced onion 6️⃣. 1/4 cup cilantro 7️⃣. 2 tablespoons olive oil8️⃣. Salt & pepper to taste ➡️ Preheat oven to 400°➡️ Add olive oil to medium pot over medium heat➡️ Peel sweet potato & cut into bite -sized cubes then add to pot- stirring occasionally ➡️ Wash poblanos, slice down the middle & clean...

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Beets & Thyme

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Beets & ThymeHow many people willingly eat beets? 🙋🏾‍♂️ Yes, beets can be used for more than just juice. Here’s what you will need: 1️⃣. 2-3 beets (peeled & diced)2️⃣. 1 tablespoon (or more) of thyme 3️⃣. 1 tablespoon of olive oil4️⃣. 2 tablespoons of honey5️⃣. 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 6️⃣. 1/2 teaspoon of salt & pepper to taste ➡️ Preheat oven to 400°➡️ Add diced beets to dish➡️ Warm the honey in a small bowl then mix in thyme, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, & pepper ➡️ Pour mixture over beets & coat all the beets ➡️ Cover...

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Soil Test: What,Where,Why and How

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Soil Test               Do you know what is in your soil?  Not the generic answer: Earthworms, water, sand, silt, clay.  I am talking about the specific amounts of each nutrient — the microbiological life that is teaming or suffering within the soil.   Without a soil test, it is impossible to know these answers.              A soil test gives precise and accurate levels of essential nutrients such as soil pH, nitrogen, phosphorus, sodium, sulfur, potassium, and magnesium.  More extensive tests can even test the microbiological levels of micro nutrients- Zinc, iron, manganese, and copper. I normally just stick with the routine analysis, this...

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