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Newsletter – July 2016

Ruth’s Herbal Remedies / Branch Mill Organic Farm & Retreat Newsletter July 2016 Summer is Here!! Enjoy the Outdoors! We are celebrating Summer season! Our next Full Moon ceremony is July 19.  Lots of fun and laughter for the moon.  Yeah for Marisa for keeping our Full-Moon ceremony going each month! Lots of new classes […]

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Chipotle Cinnamon Pumpkin Soup

Chipotle Cinnamon Pumpkin Soup Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.  Add 1 diced onion; cook 4 minutes.  Add 5 minced garlic cloves, ½ tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp cumin, ¼ tsp nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste; cook on low for about 2 minutes.  Add 3/1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken […]

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Coconut-Ginger Squash Soup

2 lbs olive oil 1 med. Onion-chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 jalepeno peppers, seeded and minced 3 tbls fresh thyme leaves 2 or 3 tbls.minced or grated fresh ginger 3 tsp ground cumin 3 lbs. winter squash and a combination of sweet potatoes, yams and or parsnips- A mix is the best  […]

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Pumpkin or Winter Squash Puree

Pumpkin or Winter Squash Puree Use a baking pumpkin or dense orange squash like butternut or kabocha or red kuri hubbard. Preheat oven to 375.  Cut 2 lbs pumpkin or squash in half or quarter (if it’s larger) with a heavy knife or meat cleaver.  Scoop out the seeds and pulp.  (Save the seeds for […]

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Quinoa and Pistachios

4 acorn squash, halved and seeds removed 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt & freshly ground pepper 1 cup quinoa, rinsed ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 cup feta cheese ½ cup roasted pistachios, chopped 2 tsp. Red-wine vinegar Pinch (or more) red pepper flakes 3 garlic cloves-pressed or finely chopped Heat oven to […]

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Delicata Squash

Delicata squash is milder and not as sweet as other winter squash, so it pairs well with hearty winter dishes. Delicata’s thinner skin is barely detectable when cooked, so there’s no need to peel it. (Technically you can eat the skin on any squash, but it’s tough.) Plus, it’s smaller than many other winter squash—you […]

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Stuffed Summer Squash

4 yellow crookneck squash or zucchini- washed with the ends trimmed 2 cups leftover brown rice pilaf 1/2 cup roasted tomato sauce 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup buttered bread crumbs Stuffed Squash Steps Steam the squash until just tender. Remove the squash to a plate to cool enough […]

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