Homemade Organic Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

I have adapted this recipe from Better Homes and Gardens’ book, “So Good With Fruit“; This is also very delicious on taco salads or with spicy foods, not just canned or fresh fruit.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1/3 cup organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup organic lime juice (100% juice)
  • 1/2 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. organic poppy seed
  • 1 tsp. organic ground paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. organic granulated onion
  • 1 cup organic olive oil

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Heat vinegar and lime juice until boiling.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients together, and place in a pint-and-a-half Mason jar.
  3. Pour the hot liquid over the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  4. Pour the olive oil over the mixture and allow to cool for 30 – 45 minutes.
  5. Using an immersion blender on low speed, blend until slightly thickened; Chill.
  6. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Creamy Blue Cheese and Dill Dip

This recipe was made by my Darling and it’s absolutely delicious.  It’s great for people who aren’t usually fond of blue cheese because the flavor is mild.  It is recommended to allow this dip to refrigerate for 24 hours before serving; The longer it sits the better it gets.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 8 oz. [1 brick] organic cream cheese
  • 8 oz. [1 wedge] organic blue cheese, raw preferred
  • 3 Tbsp. organic heavy cream
  • 1 cup organic sour cream
  • 1/3 cup + 1/4 cup organic grass-fed whole milk
  • 2/3 cup finely minced fresh organic dill
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 3 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend
  • 1/2 tsp. prepared organic Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. organic champagne vinegar
  • 2 tsp. organic Balsamic vinegar

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Place all ingredients into the bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Mix on lowest speed until the liquids are incorporated.
  3. Turn the speed to medium-low (2-3 on a Kitchenaid mixer) and mix for 5 minutes, or until the dip reaches desired thickness.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Meatloaf Burger

Here’s What  You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Warm a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add lard or tallow to the skillet and allow to get warm and bubbly.
  3. Fry the meatloaf slices until they are lightly golden brown on each side; Set aside.
  4. Assemble the burgers by spreading on the ketchup, mayonnaise and/or mustard on the inside of the top and/or bottom bun.
  5. Then place a cooked meatloaf slice on the bottom bun.
  6. Add the cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and/or pickles to the burger.
  7. Place the top bun on top of the burger.
  8. Repeat steps 3-7 until all burgers are made.
  9. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Hamburgers

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Warm a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the burger patties to the pan.
  3. Cook until the patties are well done and set aside.
  4. Assemble the burgers by spreading on the ketchup, mayonnaise and/or mustard on the inside of the top and/or bottom bun.
  5. Then place a cooked hamburger patty on the bottom bun.
  6. Add the cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato and/or pickles to the burger.
  7. Place the top bun on top of the burger.
  8. Repeat steps 3-7 until all burgers are made.
  9. Enjoy!

 

 

Homemade Organic Prepared Horseradish

I found this recipe in The Better Homes and Gardens Food Processor Cookbook copyrighted in 1979 and adapted it to make it organic.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a food processor with a steel “S” blade, add the pieces of horseradish root.  Do not overfill.
  2. Process for 1-2 minutes, or until finely chopped.
  3. Add milk, vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Process for 1 minute or until thoroughly blended.
  5. Store in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid and chill.
  6. Store in the refrigerator.
  7. Yields approximately 3/4 cup.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Copycat McDonald’s Sweet and Sour Sauce

I found the original recipe here and I’ve adapted it to make it organic and remove the corn syrup along with the synthetic chemicals.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Put all of the ingredients into a medium-size sauce pot and whisk until everything is smooth and combined.
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil over a medium heat, whisking constantly.
  3. Lower heat to a slow boil or simmer and cook this mixture anywhere from 3-5 minutes, whisking constantly.
  4. The sauce will thicken as it cooks.
  5. Remove from heat and it can be served immediately. Refrigerate any leftovers in a glass jar with tight-fitting lid.
  6. If you’d like to reheat the sauce, add it to a sauce pot with a little bit of water and warm over medium heat.
  7. This recipe yields approximately a cup-and-a-half of dipping sauce.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Creamy Cole Slaw

I have adapted this recipe from Bobby Flay.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 head organic green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 2 large organic carrots, finely shredded
  • 3/4 cup Homemade Organic Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. organic full-fat sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. organic Spanish onion, grated
  • 2 tsp. organic cane sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic dry mustard
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Organic Celery Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Combine the shredded cabbage and carrots in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, sugar, vinegar, mustard, celery salt, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; Add to the cabbage mixture.
  3. Mix well to combine.
  4. Taste for seasoning; add more salt, pepper, or sugar if desired.
  5. Enjoy!