Homemade Organic Mexican Fiesta Seasoning Blend

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 2 Tbsp. organic red chili pepper powder
  • 2 tsp. organic tomato powder
  • 2 tsp. organic paprika
  • 2 tsp. organic ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. organic dried cilantro
  • 2 tsp. organic dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. organic granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp. organic granulated onion
  • 1/4 tsp. organic cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. organic dried lemon peel

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Combine all spices into a small mixing bowl.
  2. Stir until well combined.
  3. Store in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  4. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Hearty Vegetable Frittata

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Tbsp. organic extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium organic Idaho potatoes, rinsed and diced small
  • 3/4 cup diced organic yellow onion
  • 3/4 cup diced organic bell pepper
  • 6 organic pasture eggs
  • 1 tsp. Homemade Organic Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. organic dried oregano
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. organic cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded organic Colby cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated organic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° Fahrenheit.
  2. In an ovenproof skillet (such as an all-stainless-steel skillet), heat the oil over medium heat until warm and bubbly.
  3. Add the potatoes to the skillet and stir to coat thoroughly with the oil, then cook until the potatoes are lightly browned, approximately 15 to 20 minutes; Remove the potatoes from the pan and set aside.
  4. To the same skillet, add the onion and bell pepper; Saute until tender, approximately 5-6 minutes; Add the potatoes and saute until heated through, approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Beat the eggs with the salt, pepper, oregano, and cayenne; Pour the egg mixture on top of the cooked vegetable mixture.
  6. Place the skillet into the oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheeses are a light golden brown.

Homemade Organic Medium Chunky Tomato Salsa

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup 1/2″ diced fresh organic tomatoes
  • 1 cup 1/2″ diced organic yellow onion
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water
  • 3 Tbsp. jarred organic tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup 1/2″ diced organic green bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapeno brine
  • 1 Tbsp. organic 100% lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 2 tsp. organic cane sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. organic red chili pepper powder
  • 1/16 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add all ingredients to a 2 quart sauce pot; Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Place salsa into a glass jar with a tight fitting lid and keep in the refrigerator.
  4. This recipe makes 2 cups of salsa.
  5. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Spicy Breakfast Sausage

I have adapted Alton Brown’s recipe to be organic and have the option use ground pork from the store or dried herbs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 2-1/2 lbs. pastured organic pork butt, diced into 1/2″ pieces (If you don’t have a meat grinder, use 3 lbs. pastured organic ground pork instead of the butt and fat.)
  • 1/2 lb. pastured organic pork fat, diced into 1/2″ pieces
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp. freshly ground organic peppercorn blend
  • 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh organic sage leaves; OR 2/3 tsp. organic rubbed sage
  • 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh organic thyme leaves; OR 2/3 tsp. organic dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. finely chopped fresh organic rosemary leaves; OR 1/8 tsp. crushed dry organic rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. organic light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly grated organic nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. organic cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. organic red pepper flakes

Here’s How I do it:

Using a Meat Grinder:

  1. Combine the diced pork with all other ingredients and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Using the fine blade of a grinder, grind the pork.
  3. Form into 1-inch rounds with your hands.
  4. Refrigerate and use within 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.
  5. For immediate use, saute patties over medium-low heat in a non-stick pan. Saute until brown and cooked through, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

Using Ground Pork:

  1. Combine the ground pork with all other ingredients and chill for 1 hour.
  2. Form into 1-inch rounds with your hands.
  3. Refrigerate and use within 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.
  4. For immediate use, saute patties over medium-low heat in a non-stick pan. Saute until brown and cooked through, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

How to Freeze Sausage Patties:

  1. Roll the raw sausage into a log that is 1-1/2 ” in diameter. (Alternatively, you can roll the sausage into 1-inch rounds with your hands and freeze them individually before proceeding to the next step.)
  2. Wrap the sausage in parchment paper; Wrap again in aluminum foil.
  3. Write the date  on the foil that you made the sausage.
  4. Unwrap the packaging and slice while frozen.
  5. Cook the frozen sausage patties

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Crunchy Taco

Here’s What You’ll Need:

For the Hamburger Helper:

For the Topping Mix:

  • 3 Tbsp. organic masa harina (corn flour)
  • 2 Tbsp. organic pasture butter
  • 1/2 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 1/4 cup organic sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Sweet Whey (not powdered)
  • 1 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. organic blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. organic freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. organic turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. organic paprika

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, 1 Tbsp. home rendered tallow/organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Beef Mix or Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Pork Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid;  Add the frozen meat mix, and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces, then add the tomatoes and garlic.  Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 5.
  3. Brown the beef in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onions then saute with the ground beef for 5 minutes; Add the tomatoes and garlic, then saute until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  5. Pour in the beef stock, vegetable stock and tomato paste; Stir well.
  6. Stir in 1/2 tsp. salt, chili pepper powder, taco seasoning and turmeric until well blended.
  7. While the dish is simmering, make the topping mix:  In a chef’s saucepan, warm the 2 Tbsp. butter (or tallow) until bubbly; Add the flour, 1/2 tsp. paprika, 1/2 tsp. turmeric, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper; Cook for 1 minute over medium heat.  Pour 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup sour cream and 1/4 cup whey into the flour mixture and stir until well combined; Cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes, or until it begins to thicken.  Add the cheeses to the milk mixture while stirring to blend.  Make sure to stir often or the sauce will try to burn. Leave on lowest heat setting, covered; Stir occasionally until needed.   (DO NOT cook on higher than a medium temperature!)
  8. Slowly bring the skillet mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the rice is finished; Stir in the cooked rice.
  9. Crumble the corn chips and sprinkle over the rice mixture
  10. Drizzle the cheese sauce over the crumbled corn chips.
  11. Garnish with any combination of the following, as desired:  sliced Homemade Organic Pickled Jalapenos, sliced Homemade Organic Pickled Serranos, sliced organic kalamata olives, silced organic garlic-stuffed green onions, fresh organic cilantro, organic shredded or sliced lettuce, sliced organic green onions, and/or diced organic avocados.
  12. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Ultimate Cheeseburger Macaroni

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Beef Mix or Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Pork Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen meat mix and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover, then add the tomatoes, mushrooms (if using), and garlic; Break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces. Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the meat in a saucepan until halfway done.
  3. Add the tomatoes, onions, mushrooms (if using) and garlic, then saute with the ground meat for 6 to 7 minutes until the onions are clear.
  4. Pour in the beef stock, vegetable stock, heavy cream, whey and milk.
  5. Add the macaroni or cavatelli, stir well.
  6. Stir in the salt, pepper, turmeric, cayenne (if using) and rosemary.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 16-22 minutes; Stir occasionally.
  8. Stir in the  cheddar, ricotta and blue (if using) cheeses, allowing them to melt into the dish.
  9. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Chicken Helper BOLD Cajun Chicken

This recipe has been adapted to use ground chicken instead of raw cubed chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1-1/2 cups organic brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz; OR organic pasture butter
  • 1 lb. pastured ground chicken; OR 1 pint Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Chicken Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1/2 cup diced organic yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced organic red bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced organic green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced organic celery (optional)
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Organic Cajun Dry Rub
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic chili pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. organic Nama Shoyu
  • Garnish: sliced organic green onions (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz/organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, onion, bell pepper and celery (if using). Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  3. Saute the ground chicken in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery (if using) and garlic; Saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  5. Add the chicken stock and vegetable stock; Stir well.
  6. Add the Cajun seasoning, paprika, chili pepper powder and salt; Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the brown rice is fully cooked, approximately 40-45  minutes.
  8. Mix the fully cooked brown rice into the skillet.
  9. Pour the Nama Shoyu into the skillet and stir to combine.
  10. Garnish with fresh sliced organic green onions, if desired.
  11. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Classic Sloppy Joe

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 lb. grass-fed ground beef or 1 pint Homemade Organic Frozen Ground Beef Mix
  • 3 cups organic fusilli pasta
  • 2 cups Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1/4 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 3 Tbsp. organic tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup organic diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup organic diced yellow onion
  • 3/4 cup organic diced green bell pepper
  • 2-3 organic cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend
  • 1/4 tsp. organic turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Beef Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen beef mix, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the beef in a saucepan until halfway browned.
  3. Add the onions, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and garlic and saute with the ground beef for 6 to 7 minutes until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  4. Add the beef stock, veggie stock, tomato paste and milk, stir well.
  5. Add the fusilli pasta, stir well.
  6. Add the paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper (if using); Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 16-22 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic New England Styled Turkey Chowder

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 4 cups Homemade Organic Turkey Stock or Homemade Organic Chicken Stock
  • 2-1/2 cups diced organic potatoes
  • 1 diced medium organic yellow onion
  • 1 cup organic celery sliced to 1/8″
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped organic fresh parsley OR 4 tsp. organic dried parsley (fresh is recommended)
  • 3 cloves organic garlic, minced
  • 2 cups organic grass-fed whole milk
  • 1/2 cup organic unbleached white flour
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. organic ground organic cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend
  • 2 – 3 cups shredded Homemade Organic Turkey Roast
  • 4 Tbsp. organic pasture butter

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Bring the stock to almost boiling in a large stockpot.
  2. Add potatoes, onion, parsley and garlic to the stockpot.
  3. Bring the contents of the pot to a boil; Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a screw-top jar combine the milk, flour, salt, cayenne and pepper; Cover the jar and shake until well blended.
  5. After the vegetables have simmered for 15 minutes, stir the milk mixture into the stockpot and bring to a boil.
  6. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly; Add butter.
  7. Pour into sterilized glass jars and refrigerate for 4 hours; Freeze once the soup and jar are completely cooled.
  8. Before Serving:  Remove chowder from containers.  Heat in a saucepan until hot, about 30 minutes, stirring often.
  9. Yields approximately 12 servings.
  10. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Meatloaf Sloppy Joes

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Heat a skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add the tallow or lard to the skillet and allow to get warm and bubbly.
  3. Add the onions and saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the bell pepper (and minced garlic, if using); Saute for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the ketchup and stir well.
  6. Add the stock and seasonings, stir well.
  7. Once everything is heated, add to hamburger buns and serve.
  8. Enjoy!