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Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Crumble Pie

…Apple Crumble Pie…


4 gala apples, peeled and cut in 1” chunks

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1 cup of coconut sugar

pre-made pie crust

Crumb Topping:

1 1/2 cup of purely elizabeth Original Ancient Grain Oatmeal

 1/2 cup coconut sugar

3 oz of vegan butter


Preheat oven to 375°F. In a bowl, combine apple chunks, cinnamon, vanilla and coconut sugar. Toss to evenly coat apples in mixture. Pour mixture into pre-made pie crust shell. (Whole Foods carries gluten-free, vegan options). In the same bowl, add crumb-topping ingredients, using your hands or a spatula to combine and clump together. Pour topping over apples. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Take off aluminum foil and bake for another 15 minutes.

Pink Lady Apple Pie

Adapted from: Plant Powered Kitchen

Pink Lady Apple Pie

Pink Lady Apple Pie

… Pink Lady Apple Pie … 

Crust Ingredients

1 1/2 cups almond meal

3/4 cup sprouted brown rice flour

1/2 cup tapioca flour

1/4 cup arrowroot powder

1/4 cup coconut sugar

1/2 tsp. sea salt

2 tsp. xanthum gum

3/4 cup coconut oil + 1tbsp for brushing pie crust

7  Tbsp. ice-cold almond milk

Pie Filling Ingredients

juice of 1 lemon

1 tbsp arrowroot powder

1/4 cup coconut sugar

1 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 cup rosé

6 cups peeled, cored, and thinly sliced pink lady apples


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  In a food processor, combine dry crust ingredients. Pulse a few times.  Add coconut oil and pulse until combined.  Add almond milk 1 tbsp at a time, pulsing to combine to form dough consistency.   Separate dough into two balls.  On a greased pie pan, press one dough ball evenly to cover pan.  Meanwhile,  in a large bowl combine pie filling ingredients.  Toss to combine and evenly coat apples.  Pour apples into pie pan.  With the second dough ball, place on top parchment paper and cover with saran wrap. Roll out dough into 1/4” thickness.  Cut into 1” strips and place on top of apples to create lattice top crust. Brush lattice top crust with remaining 1 tbsp of coconut oil.  Bake in the oven for 40 minutes. Serve warm with coconut milk ice cream.

Endive with Pear, Walnut + Goat Cheese

Endives and Goat Cheese

…Endive with Pear, Walnut + Goat Cheese…


2 heads of endive

1 Bosc pear, sliced

4 oz goat cheese

1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Truffle honey


Preheat oven to 400°F. On a parchment lined baking sheet place sliced pears. Roast for 10-15 minutes. Take out of the oven and dice. Meanwhile, trim the end of the endive and separate the leaves. Use the largest leaves to stuff. On each endive leaf, spoon 1 tbsp of goat cheese and walnuts. Top with diced pears and drizzle with truffle honey.

Not Your Everyday Kale Salad

Kale Salad


…Kale Salad…


4 cups lactino kale, shredded

1 cup shaved brussels sprouts, raw

2 cups roasted cauliflower

1/4 cup raw pine nuts

1 cup pickled apples


2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp tamari

1 tbsp olive oil



In a large bowl add all salad ingredients. In a separate small bowl, add dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Pour dressing ingredients in salad bowl. Toss to combine and serve.

Giveaway: Greens Plus Nutrition Bars + Superfood Smoothie Powders

Greens Plus Giveaway

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Giveaway Details:

Visit our Facebook page to enter to win 11/12 – 11/14. We’ll choose one random lucky winner to win the following prizes! (This giveaway is only valid for entries within the United States). 


Greens Plus Giveaway

The Goods: 

1 Box Energy Chocolate (12 bars/box)

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1 Box Protein Chocolate (12 bars/box)

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1 Bottle Vanilla Chai Powder (30 day supply)

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+ 2 Bags of purely elizabeth Ancient Grain Granola– after all you need some granola to top those smoothies with!

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Roasted Eggplant Dip


…Roasted Eggplant Dip…


2 eggplant, sliced in half 4 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
3 tbsp tahini

1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
1 lemon, juiced
Pomegranate seeds to garnish


Preheat oven to 375°F. On a parchment lined baking sheet, place sliced eggplant and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil. Roast for 25 minutes. When eggplant has cooled place remaining ingredi- ents in a food processor. Pulse into creamy consistency. Serve with pomegranates seeds and a drizzle of olive oil.

Skillet Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie

…Skillet Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie…

For those who still can’t get enough pumpkin, here is a dessert you wont be able to resist. Crispy cookie edges with a warm soft chocolate center, these cookies are to die for!


Skillet Pumpkin Cookie



1 box of purely elizabeth Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
1 cup of pumpkin puree
1/2 cup olive oil
1 egg (optional)
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tbsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, mix together cookie mix and remaining ingredients. Whisk to combine. Place cookie dough in a cast iron skillet and bake for 18-20 minutes. Serve warm with coconut milk ice cream on top.

Wild Mushroom, Onion + Spinach Crostini

Wild Mushroom, Onion + Spinach Crostini

Wild Mushroom, Onion + Spinach Crostini

…Wild Mushroom, Onion + Spinach Crostini…


1 tbsp coconut oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, diced
1/2 pound wild mushrooms
8 oz spinach
1/4 cup white wine
Himalayan Sea Salt
8 slices of gluten-free baguette


In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium heat. Add garlic and onions and sauté until fragrant 3-5 minutes. Add mushrooms and sauté for another 5-7 minutes. Add spinach and cook until wilted. Stir in the wine and season with salt. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat a grill pan to medium heat. Brush bread with olive oil on both sides. Grill for 2-3 minutes a side then top with mushroom mixture.


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