Medjool Dates + Peanuts and Cabbage Salad with Citrus Dressing

Medjool Dates Peanuts and Cabbage Salad with Citrus Dressing
Medjool Dates + Peanuts and Cabbage Salad with Citrus Dressing
photo by recipe author


Servings: Approx. 8 (serving sizes may vary)
Preparation Time: 20-25 minutes

  • 1 head purple cabbage, finely sliced
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 head cilantro (about 3/4 cup), chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar with mother
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
  • 16 Medjool dates, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon honey, melted
  • salt to taste

In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients, except coconut oil and honey, stir well.

In a small saucepan melt the coconut oil and honey. Pour over the salad and mix well.

Enjoy this as a light lunch or serve as a side with a larger meal. This tangy salad pairs well as a side to go with grilled meats.

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Soy Free Egg Drop Soup

Soy Free Egg Drop Soup
photo by recipe author


Servings: 4-6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

  • 5 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon tapioca starch
  • 4 cups chicken broth, preferably homemade from pastured organic chickens
  • 3/4 tablespoon ginger, freshly grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic turmeric powder
  • Himalayan salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca starch, dissolved in 1/4 cup water
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped for garnish

Whisk eggs in a bowl with 1 teaspoon tapioca starch. Set aside.

Add all other ingredients to a medium pot and bring to a boil. Swirl soup and slowly drizzle eggs in a small stream. Cook for one minute and then remove from heat.

Top with green onions and your favorite hot sauce, if desired.

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