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Salad with Miso-Ginger Sauce

August 21, 2017
Miso-Ginger

This sweet and crunchy salad is perfect for hot summer days when you can’t stand to turn the oven on. The salad is packed with spinach, julienned carrots, celery, banana chunks, raisins, shredded unsweetened coconut flakes, and walnuts. Tossed in a miso-ginger sauce: Print Salad with Miso-Ginger Sauce Ingredients 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp. agave 1 garlic clove 1/2 tsp. fresh ginger a pinch of cayenne 1 tbsp. Flora Sacha Inchi Oil (US/CA) 2 tbsp. Flora Sesame Oil…

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Sacha Inchi Peanut Sauce Recipe

July 17, 2017
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Sacha Inchi Oil (US/CA) is full of healthy fats and packed with a nutty flavor, but can be intimidating in the kitchen. After some serious thought and experimentation, I found that it’s the perfect base for this easy savory peanut sauce which can be used on veggie noodles or with quinoa! Just add veggies, nuts, seeds, or proteins for a well-rounded meal. Print Sacha Inchi Peanut Sauce Ingredients 1 tbsp. Flora Sacha Inchi Oil 1 tbsp. peanut butter 1/2 tbsp. coconut…

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Chocolate-Sacha Inchi Banana Cake

April 30, 2017
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Sacha Inchi seeds (also known as “Star seeds”) have been used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon in Peru for their nutritional properties. Sacha Inchi oil (US/CA) provides a rich, well-balanced ratio of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 polyunsaturated fatty acids. With a pleasant, mild, and nutty taste, Sacha Inchi can be enjoyed daily drizzled over salads, in sauces, soups, sandwiches, pasta, juices, and any other cold or hot dish. You can even use Sacha Inchi Oil to…

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All About Sacha Inchi Oil

April 1, 2017
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Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) also known as “Star seeds” or Inca peanuts have been used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon in Peru for their nutritional properties. The fruit that these seeds grow in is inedible, but when lightly roasted with low heat the seeds take on a crisp nutty flavor. Dr. Oz-approved superfoods: Made Dr. Oz’s list of Best Weight-loss snack of 2010. “Inca peanuts have 3 times the amount of Omega-3s and twice the fiber…

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Red Beet Velvet Cupcake Recipe

February 12, 2017
Red Beet

There are few desserts as popular for Valentine’s Day as red velvet cake, a perfect match with its palette of burgundy and creamy white. For the cake to be made in a way authentic to the original from New York’s culinary darling the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, a red velvet cake “must” include: 1. A hint of cocoa No problem here – natural cocoa powder contains anthocyanins, the same antioxidant found in pomegranates and cranberries. Note: traditionally the cocoa was the…

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Spiced Sacha Inchi Crinkle Cookies

December 10, 2016
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Looking for something delectable to wow your co-workers at the office holiday party? A quick appy to whip up for that potluck you forgot about? Or a healthy treat to fuel you through holiday shopping, gift wrapping, and beyond? This holiday recipe fits the bill, healthfully, whatever the occasion. Print Spiced Sacha Inchi Crinkle Cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup Flora Sacha Inchi Oil (US/CA) 1/2 cup fancy molasses 1 egg (or a flax ‘egg’) 1 ¾ cups…

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Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing

August 8, 2016
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Sacha Inchi Oil, Thyme, & Apple Cider Salad Dressing Recipe This Sacha Inchi dressing recipe is the creation of Peruvian Chef, Brisa Deneumostier. As a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park, NY, she has worked in restaurants and private fine cuisine projects around the planet, including the world renowned Noma in Denmark. “I understand that food is medicine and medicine is food…this is why my intention is to nurture the mind, body, and soul, and to…

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