Recipes

Slow Cooker Chili with Butternut Squash

Slow Cooker Chili with Butternut Squash

  Whether it is game time or just lunch time, this chili is so incredibly easy to make and absolutely delicious. Just throw the ingredients in a slow cooker and enjoy!   Ingredients: 1 medium onion, diced 1 red pepper, seeded and diced 14 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes 6 oz tomato paste 14...

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Spiced Apple and Cranberry Crumble

Spiced Apple and Cranberry Crumble

This apple and cranberry crumble is the perfect dessert for a chilly autumn evening. It comes together easily and will leave your home smelling wonderful as it bakes in your oven. For this recipe, use whatever apples you like. I decided to use gala apples, as the fresh cranberries provide plenty of tartness to...

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Apple Butter

Apple Butter

This apple butter is a great way to celebrate autumn bounty, and it’s relatively hands-off. To store, make sure to sterilize containers like you would with home canned goods. Apple Butter 4 large apples - peeled, cored, quartered2 cups apple cider½ cup sugar1 tsp Organic Ground Cinnamon¼ tsp Organic Ground Cloves¼ tsp Organic Ground...

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Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili

While the rest of the world is clamoring over the spiced latte season, why not cozy up to a bowl of sweet, chunky chili? This vegan pumpkin chili is perfect for sharing and is very easy to make. If you can’t find any pureed pumpkin, this recipe works wonders with butternut squash or kabocha...

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Baked Apples

Baked Apples

  September welcomes the long and bountiful apple season. Try this warm, homely dessert with crisp apples! For an extra special treat, serve with a glass of chilled riesling. Baked Apples Serves 6   1⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup maple syrup 4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tbsp Organic Apple Pie Spice...

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DIY Taco Seasoning

DIY Taco Seasoning

DIY taco seasoning is a great pantry staple to have around; it’ll make weeknight dinners quick and easy! To use, simply stir fry your choice of ground meat or tofu, and add the seasoning. The arrowroot powder will help everything come together. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients; swap out something, add another: the...

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Dry Curry

Dry Curry

Dry Curry is a style of Japanese curry that is made with ground meat and does not have a lot of gravy in it. This curry recipe can be made with any ground meat, but also works well with crumbled firm tofu!   INGREDIENTS   14 oz ground beef2 onions, small dice2 garlic cloves,...

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Tomato Compote

Tomato Compote

  Summer is nearing its end, and you know what that means! Tomato season is going soon too, to make way for winter squashes and hearty root vegetables. If you have an abundance of tomatoes, treat yourself to this sweet treat: put it on a slice of toasted artisan bread, mix it with some...

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DIY Sauerkraut

DIY Sauerkraut

You’ve got your ketchup, your mustard… Now you need some sauerkraut to round out your summer meal! Sauerkraut is considered to be the easiest fermented pickle to make at home. You can customize as much as you want - some people add green apples, some people add fennel shavings, some people turn it into...

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Spiced Ketchup

Spiced Ketchup

Have you ever tried curry ketchup? It’s a sauce in common in Belgian and German cuisine, often served with fries or sausage dishes like currywurst. It’s essentially just ketchup and - you guessed it - curry powder. Our version is a little more involved than the original curry ketchup, but it’s still super simple....

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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is traditionally cooked in a rotisserie oven or on a spit, but this home version is much more manageable to do. Serve with feta cheese, pickled red onions, tomato slices, tahini (or hummus), and shredded lettuce for a balanced meal. CHICKEN SHAWARMA INGREDIENTS 2 lemons, juiced ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil...

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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

These are great on everything - sandwiches, shawarmas, hot dogs, salads, or just straight out of the jar! The steps are a little tedious but trust us, it's all worth it!   PICKLED RED ONIONS INGREDIENTS 1 pound red onions, sliced into rings3 cups white vinegar1 ½ cups sugar1 Organic Cinnamon Stick1 Compact Organic Pickling...

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Gluten Free Loaded Sweet Potato

Gluten Free Loaded Sweet Potato

This recipe is a gluten-free take on a sloppy joe. If you want to make it paleo, switch out the brown sugar for honey! Loaded Sweet Potatoesserves 42 tbsp olive oil2 ½ lbs ground turkey1 onion, diced1 green bell pepper, diced5 cloves garlic, minced1 ½ cup ketchup1 cup water2 Tbsp brown sugar2 tsp Organic...

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Mushroom Veloute Soup

Mushroom Veloute Soup

Mushroom Veloute is a classic French soup, often taught in cooking schools to demonstrate the effect of roux. If you’re gluten intolerant, the flour can be substituted with arrowroot powder or other gluten-free alternative flours that can withstand heat. MUSHROOM VELOUTE SOUP Ingredients 1 container white button mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion, sliced 1 small...

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Lavender Almonds

Lavender Almonds

These lavender infused nuts are great for a healthy movie night, friendly get-togethers, and just plain snacking. The recipe can be easily multiplied if you want to share! LAVENDER ALMONDS   Ingredients 2 cups raw whole almonds 1 tsp Organic Lavender 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp sea salt 2 tbsp olive oil Directions Preheat the...

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Egg Vindaloo

Egg Vindaloo

 Our guest blogger Molly Kumar, has an amazing recipe to share. We really appreciate her love and passion for cooking and are excited to feature her on our website. We would love to try a bite of this tasteful and creative recipe, how about you? Please see the recipe below and try it and...

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Simmered Kabocha Squash

Simmered Kabocha Squash

Shojin Cuisine is a style of vegan cooking that was started by Japanese Buddhist monks. While european cuisine use beef stock as a base, shojin cuisine utilizes a quick fumet-like stock called Rikyu dashi, which is made of dried kelp and shiitake mushrooms. This simple dish is a shojin classic; kabocha squash, a tough,...

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Winter Vegetable Stock

Winter Vegetable Stock

Vegetable stock is incredibly easy to make, yet can elevate a dish from okay to amazing! It’s also versatile too - other than the basic aromatics of onions celery and fennel, you can add or alter ingredients to suit your needs. Need something sweet? Add tomatoes. Savory? Mushrooms. Hearty? Caramelize or roast the aromatics....

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Mulled White Wine Sangria

Mulled White Wine Sangria

Our white sangria is spicy and potent; perfect for kicking off a New Years Eve soiree! The best part is that this can be made ahead - just add the grapes right before serving. If you want to make a vegan version, simply substitute honey with agave or maple syrup.   Mulled White Wine...

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Slow Cooker Applesauce

Slow Cooker Applesauce

  Lisa Lin, our special guest blogger from Healthy Nibbles & Bits has a delicious Applesauce recipe to share with us. There is no doubt in our minds that it tastes as amazing as it looks in the picture. Don't believe us? Try it yourself, checkout the recipe below and don't forget to visit Lisa's page.  http://healthynibblesandbits.com/how-to-make-slow-cooker-applesauce/...

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Traditional Swedish Cookies

Traditional Swedish Cookies

This traditional Swedish cookie, called Pepperkakor, is what a holiday cookie is all about: sugar, spice, and everything nice! Not only do they taste great, but they look gorgeous on your Christmas tree as well. Simply tie on a ribbon and hang it on your evergreen.   PepperkakorMakes about 4 dozen cookies 4 cups...

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National Hot Chocolate Day (plus, a recipe for DIY hot cocoa mix!)

National Hot Chocolate Day (plus, a recipe for DIY hot cocoa mix!)

Food is always great for the holidays because you can add a little personality with exotic ingredients. They're also perfect for party favors and hostess gifts. This month, we’ll be posting ideas and recipes for easy food gifting! Our first DIY recipe is a spicy way to celebrate National Hot Chocolate day, which falls on...

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Mushroom Rillettes

Mushroom Rillettes

A rillette is a type of spread that is eaten on toasted bread or crackers. Usually it’s made with pork or duck, a healthy splash of wine, and lots of butter. We came up with this vegan version so that you don’t have to take hummus to the party again. No offense to the...

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Matcha Creme Brulee

Matcha Creme Brulee

Did you know that Creme Brulee that we know today is not a traditional French dessert? While in history there are plenty of “burnt cream” recipes, early French versions actually had a separate disk of caramel placed on top of the dish, rather than having sugar burnt onto it. The Creme Brulee that most...

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Autumn Vegetable Muffins

Autumn Vegetable Muffins

The beauty of our Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice Seasoning is that it’s so versatile. It has all of the warm spices that invoke the holiday season, so it goes well with anything sweet and hearty. In this sample recipe, we used butternut squash because that’s what’s in season, but it can be substituted with any squash,...

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Pumpkin Panna Cotta

Pumpkin Panna Cotta

  This simple dessert is a perfect end to a big meal - flavorful yet light, and beautiful on a plate! It’s like pumpkin pie, but without the extra work to make pie crust (so it’s gluten-free!).If pumpkin is not your thing, the puree can be substituted with pureed sweet potatoes or butternut squash....

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Pear & Ras El Hanout Jam

Pear & Ras El Hanout Jam

  Last week we talked about combining spices and herbs with fruits to make exotic jams. Here’s a seasonal one that is easy to make and does not require pectin. Spread it on toast to jazz up your morning, add a dollop to your black tea to make Russian Tea, or add some to...

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National Mulled Cider Day

National Mulled Cider Day

  September 30th is Hot Mulled Cider Day – what a perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall! Mulling is a very old technique that is used to infuse spice flavors to drinks like sweet wines and ciders. Most European countries have some sort of a rendition – British Wassail, Nordic Glögg, Germanic...

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Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos

Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos

Our achiote marinade gives these tasty grilled fish tacos a warm, earthy flavor. Dressed in our creamy chipotle dressing, they're unequaled. Serve these at your summer BBQ along with jicama sticks and our Spiced Guacamole. Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos serves 4 Marinade ¼ cup olive oil 2 tbsp Organic Achiote Seasoning juice of 1...

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Grilled & Spiced Peaches

Grilled & Spiced Peaches

Peaches have no better home than on the grill. Tossing them over the flame intensifies their deep sweetness and natural juiciness, and adding a bit of spicy flavor on top of that makes for an incomparable summertime dessert. Just make sure to clean the grates extra well before tossing these (or any fruit) on...

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Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble

Nothing says summer like blueberry crumble. Our version is gluten-free, comes together with minimal effort and makes a fresh, sweet treat for your upcoming backyard get-together. Blueberry Crumble serves 6 4 cups blueberries ⅔ cup maple syrup juice of half a lemon 1 tsp Organic Vanilla Extract 1 cup gluten-free oats ⅔ cup almond...

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Make Your Own Mustard

Make Your Own Mustard

Dress up your sandwiches, sausages and burgers with homemade mustard. Making your own condiments is easier than you’d think, plus it’s fun to get creative and adjust the recipe to cater to your preferred taste. Essentially, mustard is merely a combination of mustard seeds and liquid. The active prep in this recipe requires less...

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel

Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel

Protein-packed chickpea falafel is a delicious way to shake up a vegetarian or vegan diet. Crispy, filling and loaded with flavorful spices, these falafel balls can also be formed into patties and enjoyed as burgers. Enjoy with a tahini-based sauce, pita bread, with pickled veggies or on top of a salad. Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel...

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Chana Masala

Chana Masala

Jessica McMorris of The Allergy Friendly Vegetarian just released a new cookbook that features several Spicely Organics spices and seasoning blends, and we are happy to feature her as a guest blogger this week! This Chana Masala dish is her go-to recipe when she wants some authentic Indian flavor with minimal effort, and it’s...

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Cardamom Coffee

Cardamom Coffee

Adding cardamom to your coffee transforms an average cup of joe into a sumptuous morning delight. A symbol of hospitality in some cultures, this yummy, fragrant drink goes hand in hand with a leisurely morning spent curled up with good company or a good book. Cardamom Coffee serves 2 2 cups water 3-4 tbsp...

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Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Warm, Thai-flavored tri-tip and sweet, crisp cucumber salad make a winning combination. Both lavish and light, this meal doesn’t take much time to prepare once the meat has been marinated. Plus, it has heat, but not too much spice, for delicate palates. Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip serves 3-4 Salad: 2 large cucumbers, thinly...

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This fresh strawberry spinach salad is simple to throw together in a hurry and makes a wonderful lunch or summer side salad. Creamy gorgonzola, juicy strawberries and crunchy almonds pair excellently with this homemade vinaigrette for a deliciously sweet meal. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing serves 2-4 Salad: 6 cups baby spinach...

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Pesto Zucchini Pasta w/ Asparagus & Chicken

On a gluten-free diet but yearning for a heaping bowl of pasta? Zucchini noodles allow you to enjoy a low-carb, naturally gluten-free, Italian-inspired dinner. Nifty kitchen tools, like a mandoline, julienne peeler or vegetable spiralizer, let you to whip up a batch of noodle-thin zucchini “noodles” in just minutes, and, when mixed with creamy...

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Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed w/ Vegetables

Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed w/ Vegetables

These grilled bell peppers stuffed with zucchini, corn, tomatoes, quinoa and Italian herbs, make an excellent vegetarian and gluten-free addition to your summer barbecue. Light, healthy and vibrant in color, they can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a great alternative to traditional barbecued meat. Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed With Vegetables serves...

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Pork & Vegetable Shish Kabobs

Pork & Vegetable Shish Kabobs

The term "shish kabob" originates from Turkish words literally meaning "skewer" and "roast meat." A traditional Turkish meal of nomadic tribes, shish kabobs are now a barbecue favorite that can be customized for any dietary restrictions and easily feed a large group of hungry guests. Try this tangy, slightly spicy version the next time you...

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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers

The perfect vegetarian option for your upcoming summer barbeque, these juicy, full-flavored portobello mushroom burgers will satisfy even the most insistent carnivore. We recommend using the mushroom caps as buns for a gluten-free option, but feel free to sub one cap for a burger patty and use traditional hamburger buns as an alternative. Grilled...

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Rhubarb Vanilla Jam

Rhubarb Vanilla Jam

Tart rhubarb and sweet vanilla come together beautifully in this easy-to-make jam that tastes great with scones, ice cream and greek yogurt.   Rhubarb Vanilla Jam makes about 4 cups 4 cups rhubarb, diced into ½ inch pieces 1 ½ cups strawberries, hulled and diced ¼ cup water 1 Organic Vanilla Bean, seeds scraped...

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Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

The faintest thought or smell of this delicious herb and goat cheese frittata is enough to lure even the sleepiest soul out of bed for Sunday brunch. The simple ingredient list allows you to fully savor the delightful combination of goat cheese and classic French herbs tarragon, parsley, chives and chervil. Enjoy! Fines Herbes...

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Fancy Flavors: Compound Butter

Fancy Flavors: Compound Butter

Creamy, flavorful compound butter - lovingly called “fancy butter” - is butter infused with additional ingredients, like herbs, spices, nuts and aromatic liquids. Use these fancy butters to enhance your roasted or steamed veggies, seafood, meat and baked goods and make special occasion meals extra wonderful. Simply let unsalted butter soften, then whip together...

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Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Not too spicy, and just a little bit sweet, these Cuban black beans make a great side dish or main meal when served over cilantro lime quinoa or rice. Cuban Black Beans serves 4-6 1½ lb dried black beans 1 Organic Bay Leaf ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1 small green bell pepper, seeded...

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Vanilla Chia Pudding with Blueberries

Vanilla Chia Pudding with Blueberries

This simple pudding contains just four ingredients and takes a mere five minutes to prepare. (The most difficult part is waiting for it to thicken overnight.) Chia seeds provide tons of protein, fiber and omega-3s, and the addition of vanilla extract adds just the right amount of sweetness. With a texture similar to tapioca...

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Spiced Guacamole

Spiced Guacamole

Kick your guacamole game up a notch with a flavorful spice blend of organic paprika, chili powders, cumin and oregano. Mixed into a mash of our favorite traditional guac ingredients, the result is a slightly spicy dip that’s sure to be a real crowd-pleaser. Guacamole serves 4 Ingredients 3 large Haas avocados, ripe 2...

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Chicken Rogan Josh

Chicken Rogan Josh

Typically prepared with lamb, rogan josh is a fiery red Kashmiri Indian stew that consists of braised meat cooked in a gravy comprised of onions, yogurt, garlic and Kashmiri chilies or paprika, among other aromatic spices. With just a touch of heat, this dish is mild enough for most palates and goes excellently with...

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Berry Chia Smoothie

Berry Chia Smoothie

Chia, a little black seed whose name means “strength,” has been consumed since ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures as an energy booster. Filled with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber, calcium and antioxidants, chia makes an excellent addition to any fruit or veggie smoothie. We like pairing ours with berries, banana and Greek yogurt for...

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken w/ Roasted Carrots

Moroccan Spiced Chicken w/ Roasted Carrots

This quintessential lazy Sunday supper is the perfect way to wind down after a full weekend. Although a little time consuming, it's relatively easy to prepare and perfectly fuses simplicity and elegance for a first-class meal.   Ras El Hanout, a complex, aromatic Moroccan spice blend that literally means "head of the shop" or...

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French Toast

French Toast

French toast takes on a new life with Spicely Organics' cake spice. With cinnamon, star anise, ginger, cloves, allspice and nutmeg, this blend makes breakfast more special and delicious, with minimal effort. French Toast serves 4 8 slices bread (gluten-free bread works great) 4 eggs ⅔ cup milk 2 tbsp Organic Cake Spice butter...

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Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Light, flavorful and simple to make, this Southwestern-inspired recipe makes an ideal weeknight dinner. The shrimp get a nice kick from Spicely Organics' Shrimp Crab Grill and Broil Seasoning, and the crisp romaine balances the meal out nicely. Add avocado, sour cream and/or pico de gallo to take your meal to the next level....

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Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Say goodbye to boring salads and add this simple, healthy alternative to your weekly lunch or dinner rotation.  This Greek quinoa salad gets its tangy taste from chicken marinated in za'atar, a seasoning blend of dried herbs, toasted sesame seeds, sumac and salt. A traditional staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, za'atar adds a bright,...

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Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge

Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge

This ultra-creamy, decadent fudge has a sweet, nutty flavor that you won't be able to resist. Keep some in the freezer for when sugar cravings hit. Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge serves 8   1 cup cashew butter 4 tablespoons coconut butter 1/2 cup raw organic honey 1 teaspoon Organic True Cinnamon, Ground 1/8...

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Smoked Salmon & Spiced Red Lentils

Smoked Salmon & Spiced Red Lentils

  Both gorgeous and brimming with flavor, this hot smoked salmon makes an excellent dish for entertaining. Smoking it creates a flaky, yet juicy, filet, and seasoning it with Spicely's Organic Fish Grill & Broil spice blend offers a non-overwhelming kick. While this dish does require a bit of forethought, once cured, it comes...

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Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

  Asparagus is a favorite spring veggie high in potassium, fiber, folic acid and vitamin C. Topped with parmesan and seasoned with garlic, this recipe makes a tempting side dish that comes together in just minutes.    Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan serves 4   1 pound asparagus 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Organic...

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Chicken Kabobs & Baghali Polo

Chicken Kabobs & Baghali Polo

Baghali Polo is a classic Persian dish. Although its ingredients are minimal, the organic dill weed adds zest and aroma, and the tender beans tie it all together. Serve with sizzling chicken kebabs for a filling, tangy meal.   Baghali Polo serves 4-6 2 cups basmati rice 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons olive oil...

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Turmeric Coconut Quinoa with Broccoli

Turmeric Coconut Quinoa with Broccoli

  This savory and slightly sweet dish literally takes minutes to put together and tastes so delicious.   It is naturally gluten free and vegan and features some of our favorite superfoods, including turmeric, ginger, coconut, quinoa and broccoli.   Pair it with grilled fish or chicken or enjoy as a vegan main course....

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Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These delicious chai-spiced chocolate chip cookies are chopped with organic chai-infused chocolate and filled with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Treat your tastebuds to the perfect combination of sweetness and spice with each bite.   These go excellently with a cup of tea and can be made gluten-free.   Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip...

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Matcha Vanilla Green Smoothie

Matcha Vanilla Green Smoothie

This nutrient-rich green smoothie is a healthy and delicious way to either start your day or beat your mid-afternoon slump. Even the most adamant green drink naysayers will love this sweet, creamy and energizing recipe that takes just a few minutes to put together.   Matcha, a finely ground green tea, offers a high concentration...

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St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef

St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef

  Corned Beef is surprisingly easy – pair it with Irish Soda Bread, whole grain mustard, and a pint of Irish stout for a complete St. Patrick’s Day meal.   Corned Beef – serves 8-10 people   Ingredients: 1 gallon water 1.5 cups kosher salt 0.5 cup sugar 2-3 bay leaves 4 teaspoons pink...

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Chicken Curry Salad

Chicken Curry Salad

    Have leftover chicken? This is a quick mid-week lunch that both kids and adults love and is so easy to make.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Organic Curry Powder 1 garlic clove, minced  1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup finely diced celery 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and...

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Spiced Cherry Cider Tea

Spiced Cherry Cider Tea

  Create a warming healthy beverage by mixing our organic Masala Chai with fresh organic unfiltered apple cider and tart cherry juice.   Spiced Cherry Cider Tea Serves 6   Ingredients: 4 cups (32 ounces) brewed organic Masala Chai Black Tea Blend 2 cups organic unfiltered apple cider 1 cup organic tart cherry juice...

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New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

  In honor of Mardi Gras, we decided to bring in some of our favorite southern dishes. This hearty recipe for New Orleans style red beans and rice is filling and simple to make.    Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped 6 green onions, sliced...

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Cinnamon King Cake

Cinnamon King Cake

  Time to break out the beads and turn up the jazz wherever you are and celebrate Mardi Gras! Our king cake recipe is highlighted with spicy cinnamon and nutmeg to get everyone in the mood.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup warm milk (not hot- just a little bit warmer than your body temperature, about...

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Sumac Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Sumac Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  This is a delicious mid-day snack or a simple side for dinner. The sumac adds an earthy and lemony flavor and the brussels sprouts develop a delicious caramelized crunch.   Ingredients: coconut oil 3 cups of brussels sprouts, cut in half 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons Organic Sumac 1 teaspoon lemon juice fleur...

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Grilled Tofu & Red Pepper Tacos

Grilled Tofu & Red Pepper Tacos

  This is a quick dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. These tofu & red pepper tacos are kid-friendly and absolutely delicious!   Ingredients: 1/2 pound of extra firm tofu, cut into strips 1 red pepper, cut into strips 1 onion, cut into strips 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon Organic Ground Cumin...

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Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

  Spicely is excited to share this delicious recipe by guest blogger Carol Kicinski, of Simply Gluten Free Magazine. She crafted this delicious gluten-free version of Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa.   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided use 
1 medium onion, diced 
4 cloves garlic, minced
 2 tablespoons Organic Ras El Hanout...

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Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

  This dish is absolutely delicious, so simple to make and is perfect for Valentine's Day. This quick meal leaves less time in the kitchen and more time with your sweetheart.   Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta and Olives   Ingredients: 1 pound whole wheat linguine 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Organic Basil...

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Lavender Vanilla Ice Cream

Lavender Vanilla Ice Cream

  Lavender is a flowering perennial shrub that belong to the same family as mint and will grow in any Mediterranean climate. Lavender is popular among aroma therapists due to its sweet floral fragrance. It's flavor, however, can be controversial because some palates view it as soapy and lose the floral elements of the...

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Coconut Cashew Shortbread

Coconut Cashew Shortbread

  This vegan cookies are easy to make, taste delicious and are a sweet treat that is not loaded with sugar.    Ingredients 1 cup solid (refrigerated) raw organic coconut oil (do not melt) 1 cup powdered sugar plus more for coating 2 tablespoons Organic Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon Organic Ground Nutmeg 1 teaspoon...

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Midnight Mocha Brownies

Midnight Mocha Brownies

  Spicely's organic midnight mocha chocolate is a delicious dark chocolate that has hints of coffee. It is Spicely's version of a rich mocha cappuccino in chocolate candy form and it makes a great edition to some fudge-y brownies.   Ingredients: 55 grams (2 oz) unsweetened chocolate, chopped 170 grams (6 oz) organic midnight...

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

  This soup is a crowd pleaser for the whole family. With lots of flavor and a little bit of heat, this soup can warm up any winter chills.    Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes 15 oz can of black beans 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup water or...

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Cardamom Sticky Buns

Cardamom Sticky Buns

  These cardamom sticky buns are a delicious breakfast or dessert. Light and fluffy buns with a sweet cardamom syrup is bound to be a family favorite. This recipe makes 12 rolls.   Ingredients:   Bread dough ¾ cup milk, heated to 115° (brought to a simmer, then left alone for 10~15 minutes until...

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

  This soup is the best way to satisfy the sweet and savory cravings. Try adding tofu or chicken to make this dish a little heartier.    Ingredients: oil olive 1 onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 1 butternut squash, peeled & cubed 2-3 large red potatoes, cubed 1 can coconut milk 2 cups...

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Chai Infused Lemon Cake

Chai Infused Lemon Cake

    If you love the taste of lemons, a buttery lemon cake can’t be beat. The addition of Organic Spicy Ginger Chai Tea makes this cake irresistible.   Tea Infused Butter: 3 tablespoons Spicy Ginger Chai Tea 1 stick Butter   Directions: Melt butter in a small saucepan and add the tea. Let...

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Tunisian Carrot Salad

Tunisian Carrot Salad

    A simple side dish or a mid-afternoon snack, this Tunisian carrot salad is fast to throw together. A little bit sweet from the carrots and a little bit spicy from the cayenne pepper, this salad is zesty and delicious.   Ingredients 1 1/2 lb carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch round slices...

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Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

    Guest Recipe Blogger: Sarah Christie from Peace Love Organic Mom   This cookies are fast to throw together and great for the whole family.    Ingredients: 1 cup canola oil2 cups vanilla or plain greek yogurt (6 oz each)1 cup white sugar1 cup brown sugar1 tbsp apple cider vinegar1 tsp baking soda1...

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Ginger Carrot Soup with Red Lentils

Ginger Carrot Soup with Red Lentils

This soup is hearty and a winter time favorite around the office at Spicely. Feeling like adding some heat? Add 1/2 teaspoon Organic Cayenne Pepper.    Ingredients: 1 large or two small carrots, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock 1 cup red lentils, rinsed well...

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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Pancakes

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Pancakes

  These gluten-free pancakes are infused with cinnamon to vanilla for a rich, comforting finish. Serve with a side of warm maple syrup and Sunday brunch is ready to go!   Ingredients 1 3/4 cups sorghum flour1/4 cup buckwheat flour 1/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup potato starch (not flour) or tapioca starch1 1/2 teaspoons baking...

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Lemon Pepper Hummus

Lemon Pepper Hummus

  Let's start the new year off right with a delicious healthy recipe that is sure to get your feet moving. This is so simple. Just throw the ingredients into your food processor or blender until smooth.    2 can of chickpeas (plus 1 tablespoon of the water from the can) 1/3 cup tahini...

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Chocolate Chunk Gingerbread Cake

Chocolate Chunk Gingerbread Cake

  This is a chocolate-y twist on a holiday classic, it holds great overnight so it can make holiday planning a breeze.    Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons Organic Ginger Ground  1/2 teaspoon Organic Allspice Ground 1/4 teaspoon...

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Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

   This recipe warms us up just writing about it. Mulling wine is the process of warming and infusing wine with spices. This drink is the perfect addition to a night sitting by the fire curled up on your couch or serving to guests as they walk in the door from the cold....

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Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Now that we have turkey successfully tucked into our bellies, it is time to take a deep breath and eat healthy before we jump into the December holiday season. Our favorite spicy ingredient that may increase blood flow and metabolism is cayenne pepper!   Cayenne pepper can be found in cuisines all over the...

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Curry Vegetables & Tofu

Curry Vegetables & Tofu

  Ingredients: 2 medium onions, diced 5 medium to large potatoes, diced 2 carrots, diced 2-3 cups of tofu, diced 2 cans of coconut milk 1 can of chickpeas 2 tablespoons Organic Garlic Minced 2 tablespoons Organic Curry Powder 1 Organic Cinnamon Stick juice of 1 lime olive oil salt to taste   Directions: Saute the...

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Fire and Spice Nuts

Fire and Spice Nuts

Ingredients 2 tsp. Spicely® Chinese Five-Spice 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Cinnamon 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Ginger 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Cumin 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. Spicely® Chipotle Chili Powder 1/2 tsp. Spicely® Garlic Granulates 2 large egg whites 2 cups pecan halves 2 cups walnut halves and pieces 2 cups raw cashews 1/4 cup sugar (optional) 1/2 cup matchstick-size...

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Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 boneless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips 1 medium onion, cut in wedges 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut in strips 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut in strips 2 tablespoons Organic Fajita Seasoning  salt to taste flour tortillas 1/2 cup...

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Dry Curry

Dry Curry

Dry Curry is a style of Japanese curry that is made with ground meat and does not have a lot of gravy in it. This curry recipe can be made with any ground meat, but also works well with crumbled firm tofu!   INGREDIENTS   14 oz ground beef2 onions, small dice2 garlic cloves,...

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Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is traditionally cooked in a rotisserie oven or on a spit, but this home version is much more manageable to do. Serve with feta cheese, pickled red onions, tomato slices, tahini (or hummus), and shredded lettuce for a balanced meal. CHICKEN SHAWARMA INGREDIENTS 2 lemons, juiced ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil...

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Egg Vindaloo

Egg Vindaloo

 Our guest blogger Molly Kumar, has an amazing recipe to share. We really appreciate her love and passion for cooking and are excited to feature her on our website. We would love to try a bite of this tasteful and creative recipe, how about you? Please see the recipe below and try it and...

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Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos

Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos

Our achiote marinade gives these tasty grilled fish tacos a warm, earthy flavor. Dressed in our creamy chipotle dressing, they're unequaled. Serve these at your summer BBQ along with jicama sticks and our Spiced Guacamole. Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos serves 4 Marinade ¼ cup olive oil 2 tbsp Organic Achiote Seasoning juice of 1...

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Chana Masala

Chana Masala

Jessica McMorris of The Allergy Friendly Vegetarian just released a new cookbook that features several Spicely Organics spices and seasoning blends, and we are happy to feature her as a guest blogger this week! This Chana Masala dish is her go-to recipe when she wants some authentic Indian flavor with minimal effort, and it’s...

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Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Warm, Thai-flavored tri-tip and sweet, crisp cucumber salad make a winning combination. Both lavish and light, this meal doesn’t take much time to prepare once the meat has been marinated. Plus, it has heat, but not too much spice, for delicate palates. Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip serves 3-4 Salad: 2 large cucumbers, thinly...

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Pesto Zucchini Pasta w/ Asparagus & Chicken

On a gluten-free diet but yearning for a heaping bowl of pasta? Zucchini noodles allow you to enjoy a low-carb, naturally gluten-free, Italian-inspired dinner. Nifty kitchen tools, like a mandoline, julienne peeler or vegetable spiralizer, let you to whip up a batch of noodle-thin zucchini “noodles” in just minutes, and, when mixed with creamy...

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Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed w/ Vegetables

Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed w/ Vegetables

These grilled bell peppers stuffed with zucchini, corn, tomatoes, quinoa and Italian herbs, make an excellent vegetarian and gluten-free addition to your summer barbecue. Light, healthy and vibrant in color, they can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a great alternative to traditional barbecued meat. Grilled Bell Peppers Stuffed With Vegetables serves...

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Pork & Vegetable Shish Kabobs

Pork & Vegetable Shish Kabobs

The term "shish kabob" originates from Turkish words literally meaning "skewer" and "roast meat." A traditional Turkish meal of nomadic tribes, shish kabobs are now a barbecue favorite that can be customized for any dietary restrictions and easily feed a large group of hungry guests. Try this tangy, slightly spicy version the next time you...

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Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers

The perfect vegetarian option for your upcoming summer barbeque, these juicy, full-flavored portobello mushroom burgers will satisfy even the most insistent carnivore. We recommend using the mushroom caps as buns for a gluten-free option, but feel free to sub one cap for a burger patty and use traditional hamburger buns as an alternative. Grilled...

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Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

The faintest thought or smell of this delicious herb and goat cheese frittata is enough to lure even the sleepiest soul out of bed for Sunday brunch. The simple ingredient list allows you to fully savor the delightful combination of goat cheese and classic French herbs tarragon, parsley, chives and chervil. Enjoy! Fines Herbes...

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Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Not too spicy, and just a little bit sweet, these Cuban black beans make a great side dish or main meal when served over cilantro lime quinoa or rice. Cuban Black Beans serves 4-6 1½ lb dried black beans 1 Organic Bay Leaf ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1 small green bell pepper, seeded...

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Chicken Rogan Josh

Chicken Rogan Josh

Typically prepared with lamb, rogan josh is a fiery red Kashmiri Indian stew that consists of braised meat cooked in a gravy comprised of onions, yogurt, garlic and Kashmiri chilies or paprika, among other aromatic spices. With just a touch of heat, this dish is mild enough for most palates and goes excellently with...

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken w/ Roasted Carrots

Moroccan Spiced Chicken w/ Roasted Carrots

This quintessential lazy Sunday supper is the perfect way to wind down after a full weekend. Although a little time consuming, it's relatively easy to prepare and perfectly fuses simplicity and elegance for a first-class meal.   Ras El Hanout, a complex, aromatic Moroccan spice blend that literally means "head of the shop" or...

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Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Light, flavorful and simple to make, this Southwestern-inspired recipe makes an ideal weeknight dinner. The shrimp get a nice kick from Spicely Organics' Shrimp Crab Grill and Broil Seasoning, and the crisp romaine balances the meal out nicely. Add avocado, sour cream and/or pico de gallo to take your meal to the next level....

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Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Say goodbye to boring salads and add this simple, healthy alternative to your weekly lunch or dinner rotation.  This Greek quinoa salad gets its tangy taste from chicken marinated in za'atar, a seasoning blend of dried herbs, toasted sesame seeds, sumac and salt. A traditional staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, za'atar adds a bright,...

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Smoked Salmon & Spiced Red Lentils

Smoked Salmon & Spiced Red Lentils

  Both gorgeous and brimming with flavor, this hot smoked salmon makes an excellent dish for entertaining. Smoking it creates a flaky, yet juicy, filet, and seasoning it with Spicely's Organic Fish Grill & Broil spice blend offers a non-overwhelming kick. While this dish does require a bit of forethought, once cured, it comes...

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Chicken Kabobs & Baghali Polo

Chicken Kabobs & Baghali Polo

Baghali Polo is a classic Persian dish. Although its ingredients are minimal, the organic dill weed adds zest and aroma, and the tender beans tie it all together. Serve with sizzling chicken kebabs for a filling, tangy meal.   Baghali Polo serves 4-6 2 cups basmati rice 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons olive oil...

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St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef

St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef

  Corned Beef is surprisingly easy – pair it with Irish Soda Bread, whole grain mustard, and a pint of Irish stout for a complete St. Patrick’s Day meal.   Corned Beef – serves 8-10 people   Ingredients: 1 gallon water 1.5 cups kosher salt 0.5 cup sugar 2-3 bay leaves 4 teaspoons pink...

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New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

  In honor of Mardi Gras, we decided to bring in some of our favorite southern dishes. This hearty recipe for New Orleans style red beans and rice is filling and simple to make.    Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped 6 green onions, sliced...

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Grilled Tofu & Red Pepper Tacos

Grilled Tofu & Red Pepper Tacos

  This is a quick dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. These tofu & red pepper tacos are kid-friendly and absolutely delicious!   Ingredients: 1/2 pound of extra firm tofu, cut into strips 1 red pepper, cut into strips 1 onion, cut into strips 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon Organic Ground Cumin...

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Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

  Spicely is excited to share this delicious recipe by guest blogger Carol Kicinski, of Simply Gluten Free Magazine. She crafted this delicious gluten-free version of Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa.   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided use 
1 medium onion, diced 
4 cloves garlic, minced
 2 tablespoons Organic Ras El Hanout...

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Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

  This dish is absolutely delicious, so simple to make and is perfect for Valentine's Day. This quick meal leaves less time in the kitchen and more time with your sweetheart.   Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta and Olives   Ingredients: 1 pound whole wheat linguine 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Organic Basil...

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Curry Vegetables & Tofu

Curry Vegetables & Tofu

  Ingredients: 2 medium onions, diced 5 medium to large potatoes, diced 2 carrots, diced 2-3 cups of tofu, diced 2 cans of coconut milk 1 can of chickpeas 2 tablespoons Organic Garlic Minced 2 tablespoons Organic Curry Powder 1 Organic Cinnamon Stick juice of 1 lime olive oil salt to taste   Directions: Saute the...

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Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 boneless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips 1 medium onion, cut in wedges 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut in strips 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut in strips 2 tablespoons Organic Fajita Seasoning  salt to taste flour tortillas 1/2 cup...

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Tomato Compote

Tomato Compote

  Summer is nearing its end, and you know what that means! Tomato season is going soon too, to make way for winter squashes and hearty root vegetables. If you have an abundance of tomatoes, treat yourself to this sweet treat: put it on a slice of toasted artisan bread, mix it with some...

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Gluten Free Loaded Sweet Potato

Gluten Free Loaded Sweet Potato

This recipe is a gluten-free take on a sloppy joe. If you want to make it paleo, switch out the brown sugar for honey! Loaded Sweet Potatoesserves 42 tbsp olive oil2 ½ lbs ground turkey1 onion, diced1 green bell pepper, diced5 cloves garlic, minced1 ½ cup ketchup1 cup water2 Tbsp brown sugar2 tsp Organic...

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Simmered Kabocha Squash

Simmered Kabocha Squash

Shojin Cuisine is a style of vegan cooking that was started by Japanese Buddhist monks. While european cuisine use beef stock as a base, shojin cuisine utilizes a quick fumet-like stock called Rikyu dashi, which is made of dried kelp and shiitake mushrooms. This simple dish is a shojin classic; kabocha squash, a tough,...

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Slow Cooker Applesauce

Slow Cooker Applesauce

  Lisa Lin, our special guest blogger from Healthy Nibbles & Bits has a delicious Applesauce recipe to share with us. There is no doubt in our minds that it tastes as amazing as it looks in the picture. Don't believe us? Try it yourself, checkout the recipe below and don't forget to visit Lisa's page.  http://healthynibblesandbits.com/how-to-make-slow-cooker-applesauce/...

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Mushroom Rillettes

Mushroom Rillettes

A rillette is a type of spread that is eaten on toasted bread or crackers. Usually it’s made with pork or duck, a healthy splash of wine, and lots of butter. We came up with this vegan version so that you don’t have to take hummus to the party again. No offense to the...

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel

Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel

Protein-packed chickpea falafel is a delicious way to shake up a vegetarian or vegan diet. Crispy, filling and loaded with flavorful spices, these falafel balls can also be formed into patties and enjoyed as burgers. Enjoy with a tahini-based sauce, pita bread, with pickled veggies or on top of a salad. Gluten-Free, Vegan Falafel...

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Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Cuban Black Beans w/ Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Not too spicy, and just a little bit sweet, these Cuban black beans make a great side dish or main meal when served over cilantro lime quinoa or rice. Cuban Black Beans serves 4-6 1½ lb dried black beans 1 Organic Bay Leaf ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1 small green bell pepper, seeded...

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Spiced Guacamole

Spiced Guacamole

Kick your guacamole game up a notch with a flavorful spice blend of organic paprika, chili powders, cumin and oregano. Mixed into a mash of our favorite traditional guac ingredients, the result is a slightly spicy dip that’s sure to be a real crowd-pleaser. Guacamole serves 4 Ingredients 3 large Haas avocados, ripe 2...

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Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan

  Asparagus is a favorite spring veggie high in potassium, fiber, folic acid and vitamin C. Topped with parmesan and seasoned with garlic, this recipe makes a tempting side dish that comes together in just minutes.    Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan serves 4   1 pound asparagus 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Organic...

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Turmeric Coconut Quinoa with Broccoli

Turmeric Coconut Quinoa with Broccoli

  This savory and slightly sweet dish literally takes minutes to put together and tastes so delicious.   It is naturally gluten free and vegan and features some of our favorite superfoods, including turmeric, ginger, coconut, quinoa and broccoli.   Pair it with grilled fish or chicken or enjoy as a vegan main course....

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New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

New Orleans Style Red Beans & Rice

  In honor of Mardi Gras, we decided to bring in some of our favorite southern dishes. This hearty recipe for New Orleans style red beans and rice is filling and simple to make.    Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped 6 green onions, sliced...

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Sumac Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Sumac Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  This is a delicious mid-day snack or a simple side for dinner. The sumac adds an earthy and lemony flavor and the brussels sprouts develop a delicious caramelized crunch.   Ingredients: coconut oil 3 cups of brussels sprouts, cut in half 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons Organic Sumac 1 teaspoon lemon juice fleur...

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Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa

  Spicely is excited to share this delicious recipe by guest blogger Carol Kicinski, of Simply Gluten Free Magazine. She crafted this delicious gluten-free version of Chickpea Tagine with Quinoa and Harissa.   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided use 
1 medium onion, diced 
4 cloves garlic, minced
 2 tablespoons Organic Ras El Hanout...

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Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta & Olives

  This dish is absolutely delicious, so simple to make and is perfect for Valentine's Day. This quick meal leaves less time in the kitchen and more time with your sweetheart.   Whole Wheat Linguine with Feta and Olives   Ingredients: 1 pound whole wheat linguine 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Organic Basil...

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Tunisian Carrot Salad

Tunisian Carrot Salad

    A simple side dish or a mid-afternoon snack, this Tunisian carrot salad is fast to throw together. A little bit sweet from the carrots and a little bit spicy from the cayenne pepper, this salad is zesty and delicious.   Ingredients 1 1/2 lb carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch round slices...

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Lemon Pepper Hummus

Lemon Pepper Hummus

  Let's start the new year off right with a delicious healthy recipe that is sure to get your feet moving. This is so simple. Just throw the ingredients into your food processor or blender until smooth.    2 can of chickpeas (plus 1 tablespoon of the water from the can) 1/3 cup tahini...

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Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip

Warm, Thai-flavored tri-tip and sweet, crisp cucumber salad make a winning combination. Both lavish and light, this meal doesn’t take much time to prepare once the meat has been marinated. Plus, it has heat, but not too much spice, for delicate palates. Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad & Tri-Tip serves 3-4 Salad: 2 large cucumbers, thinly...

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This fresh strawberry spinach salad is simple to throw together in a hurry and makes a wonderful lunch or summer side salad. Creamy gorgonzola, juicy strawberries and crunchy almonds pair excellently with this homemade vinaigrette for a deliciously sweet meal. Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing serves 2-4 Salad: 6 cups baby spinach...

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Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Light, flavorful and simple to make, this Southwestern-inspired recipe makes an ideal weeknight dinner. The shrimp get a nice kick from Spicely Organics' Shrimp Crab Grill and Broil Seasoning, and the crisp romaine balances the meal out nicely. Add avocado, sour cream and/or pico de gallo to take your meal to the next level....

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Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Greek Salad with Quinoa and Za'atar Grilled Chicken

Say goodbye to boring salads and add this simple, healthy alternative to your weekly lunch or dinner rotation.  This Greek quinoa salad gets its tangy taste from chicken marinated in za'atar, a seasoning blend of dried herbs, toasted sesame seeds, sumac and salt. A traditional staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, za'atar adds a bright,...

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Chicken Curry Salad

Chicken Curry Salad

    Have leftover chicken? This is a quick mid-week lunch that both kids and adults love and is so easy to make.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Organic Curry Powder 1 garlic clove, minced  1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup finely diced celery 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and...

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Tunisian Carrot Salad

Tunisian Carrot Salad

    A simple side dish or a mid-afternoon snack, this Tunisian carrot salad is fast to throw together. A little bit sweet from the carrots and a little bit spicy from the cayenne pepper, this salad is zesty and delicious.   Ingredients 1 1/2 lb carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch round slices...

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Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Now that we have turkey successfully tucked into our bellies, it is time to take a deep breath and eat healthy before we jump into the December holiday season. Our favorite spicy ingredient that may increase blood flow and metabolism is cayenne pepper!   Cayenne pepper can be found in cuisines all over the...

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Slow Cooker Chili with Butternut Squash

Slow Cooker Chili with Butternut Squash

  Whether it is game time or just lunch time, this chili is so incredibly easy to make and absolutely delicious. Just throw the ingredients in a slow cooker and enjoy!   Ingredients: 1 medium onion, diced 1 red pepper, seeded and diced 14 oz fire roasted diced tomatoes 6 oz tomato paste 14...

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Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili

While the rest of the world is clamoring over the spiced latte season, why not cozy up to a bowl of sweet, chunky chili? This vegan pumpkin chili is perfect for sharing and is very easy to make. If you can’t find any pureed pumpkin, this recipe works wonders with butternut squash or kabocha...

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Mushroom Veloute Soup

Mushroom Veloute Soup

Mushroom Veloute is a classic French soup, often taught in cooking schools to demonstrate the effect of roux. If you’re gluten intolerant, the flour can be substituted with arrowroot powder or other gluten-free alternative flours that can withstand heat. MUSHROOM VELOUTE SOUP Ingredients 1 container white button mushrooms, sliced 1 small onion, sliced 1 small...

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Winter Vegetable Stock

Winter Vegetable Stock

Vegetable stock is incredibly easy to make, yet can elevate a dish from okay to amazing! It’s also versatile too - other than the basic aromatics of onions celery and fennel, you can add or alter ingredients to suit your needs. Need something sweet? Add tomatoes. Savory? Mushrooms. Hearty? Caramelize or roast the aromatics....

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

  This soup is a crowd pleaser for the whole family. With lots of flavor and a little bit of heat, this soup can warm up any winter chills.    Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes 15 oz can of black beans 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 cup water or...

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

  This soup is the best way to satisfy the sweet and savory cravings. Try adding tofu or chicken to make this dish a little heartier.    Ingredients: oil olive 1 onion, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 1 butternut squash, peeled & cubed 2-3 large red potatoes, cubed 1 can coconut milk 2 cups...

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Ginger Carrot Soup with Red Lentils

Ginger Carrot Soup with Red Lentils

This soup is hearty and a winter time favorite around the office at Spicely. Feeling like adding some heat? Add 1/2 teaspoon Organic Cayenne Pepper.    Ingredients: 1 large or two small carrots, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock 1 cup red lentils, rinsed well...

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Lavender Almonds

Lavender Almonds

These lavender infused nuts are great for a healthy movie night, friendly get-togethers, and just plain snacking. The recipe can be easily multiplied if you want to share! LAVENDER ALMONDS   Ingredients 2 cups raw whole almonds 1 tsp Organic Lavender 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp sea salt 2 tbsp olive oil Directions Preheat the...

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Slow Cooker Applesauce

Slow Cooker Applesauce

  Lisa Lin, our special guest blogger from Healthy Nibbles & Bits has a delicious Applesauce recipe to share with us. There is no doubt in our minds that it tastes as amazing as it looks in the picture. Don't believe us? Try it yourself, checkout the recipe below and don't forget to visit Lisa's page.  http://healthynibblesandbits.com/how-to-make-slow-cooker-applesauce/...

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Mushroom Rillettes

Mushroom Rillettes

A rillette is a type of spread that is eaten on toasted bread or crackers. Usually it’s made with pork or duck, a healthy splash of wine, and lots of butter. We came up with this vegan version so that you don’t have to take hummus to the party again. No offense to the...

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Spiced Guacamole

Spiced Guacamole

Kick your guacamole game up a notch with a flavorful spice blend of organic paprika, chili powders, cumin and oregano. Mixed into a mash of our favorite traditional guac ingredients, the result is a slightly spicy dip that’s sure to be a real crowd-pleaser. Guacamole serves 4 Ingredients 3 large Haas avocados, ripe 2...

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Lemon Pepper Hummus

Lemon Pepper Hummus

  Let's start the new year off right with a delicious healthy recipe that is sure to get your feet moving. This is so simple. Just throw the ingredients into your food processor or blender until smooth.    2 can of chickpeas (plus 1 tablespoon of the water from the can) 1/3 cup tahini...

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Fire and Spice Nuts

Fire and Spice Nuts

Ingredients 2 tsp. Spicely® Chinese Five-Spice 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Cinnamon 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Ginger 2 tsp. Spicely® Ground Cumin 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. Spicely® Chipotle Chili Powder 1/2 tsp. Spicely® Garlic Granulates 2 large egg whites 2 cups pecan halves 2 cups walnut halves and pieces 2 cups raw cashews 1/4 cup sugar (optional) 1/2 cup matchstick-size...

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Spiced Apple and Cranberry Crumble

Spiced Apple and Cranberry Crumble

This apple and cranberry crumble is the perfect dessert for a chilly autumn evening. It comes together easily and will leave your home smelling wonderful as it bakes in your oven. For this recipe, use whatever apples you like. I decided to use gala apples, as the fresh cranberries provide plenty of tartness to...

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Baked Apples

Baked Apples

  September welcomes the long and bountiful apple season. Try this warm, homely dessert with crisp apples! For an extra special treat, serve with a glass of chilled riesling. Baked Apples Serves 6   1⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1⁄4 cup maple syrup 4 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tbsp Organic Apple Pie Spice...

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Pumpkin Panna Cotta

Pumpkin Panna Cotta

  This simple dessert is a perfect end to a big meal - flavorful yet light, and beautiful on a plate! It’s like pumpkin pie, but without the extra work to make pie crust (so it’s gluten-free!).If pumpkin is not your thing, the puree can be substituted with pureed sweet potatoes or butternut squash....

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Grilled & Spiced Peaches

Grilled & Spiced Peaches

Peaches have no better home than on the grill. Tossing them over the flame intensifies their deep sweetness and natural juiciness, and adding a bit of spicy flavor on top of that makes for an incomparable summertime dessert. Just make sure to clean the grates extra well before tossing these (or any fruit) on...

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Blueberry Crumble

Blueberry Crumble

Nothing says summer like blueberry crumble. Our version is gluten-free, comes together with minimal effort and makes a fresh, sweet treat for your upcoming backyard get-together. Blueberry Crumble serves 6 4 cups blueberries ⅔ cup maple syrup juice of half a lemon 1 tsp Organic Vanilla Extract 1 cup gluten-free oats ⅔ cup almond...

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Vanilla Chia Pudding with Blueberries

Vanilla Chia Pudding with Blueberries

This simple pudding contains just four ingredients and takes a mere five minutes to prepare. (The most difficult part is waiting for it to thicken overnight.) Chia seeds provide tons of protein, fiber and omega-3s, and the addition of vanilla extract adds just the right amount of sweetness. With a texture similar to tapioca...

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Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge

Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge

This ultra-creamy, decadent fudge has a sweet, nutty flavor that you won't be able to resist. Keep some in the freezer for when sugar cravings hit. Raw Vegan Cinnamon Cashew Fudge serves 8   1 cup cashew butter 4 tablespoons coconut butter 1/2 cup raw organic honey 1 teaspoon Organic True Cinnamon, Ground 1/8...

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Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These delicious chai-spiced chocolate chip cookies are chopped with organic chai-infused chocolate and filled with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Treat your tastebuds to the perfect combination of sweetness and spice with each bite.   These go excellently with a cup of tea and can be made gluten-free.   Chai-Spiced Chocolate Chip...

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Cinnamon King Cake

Cinnamon King Cake

  Time to break out the beads and turn up the jazz wherever you are and celebrate Mardi Gras! Our king cake recipe is highlighted with spicy cinnamon and nutmeg to get everyone in the mood.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup warm milk (not hot- just a little bit warmer than your body temperature, about...

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Lavender Vanilla Ice Cream

Lavender Vanilla Ice Cream

  Lavender is a flowering perennial shrub that belong to the same family as mint and will grow in any Mediterranean climate. Lavender is popular among aroma therapists due to its sweet floral fragrance. It's flavor, however, can be controversial because some palates view it as soapy and lose the floral elements of the...

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Coconut Cashew Shortbread

Coconut Cashew Shortbread

  This vegan cookies are easy to make, taste delicious and are a sweet treat that is not loaded with sugar.    Ingredients 1 cup solid (refrigerated) raw organic coconut oil (do not melt) 1 cup powdered sugar plus more for coating 2 tablespoons Organic Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon Organic Ground Nutmeg 1 teaspoon...

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Midnight Mocha Brownies

Midnight Mocha Brownies

  Spicely's organic midnight mocha chocolate is a delicious dark chocolate that has hints of coffee. It is Spicely's version of a rich mocha cappuccino in chocolate candy form and it makes a great edition to some fudge-y brownies.   Ingredients: 55 grams (2 oz) unsweetened chocolate, chopped 170 grams (6 oz) organic midnight...

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Cardamom Sticky Buns

Cardamom Sticky Buns

  These cardamom sticky buns are a delicious breakfast or dessert. Light and fluffy buns with a sweet cardamom syrup is bound to be a family favorite. This recipe makes 12 rolls.   Ingredients:   Bread dough ¾ cup milk, heated to 115° (brought to a simmer, then left alone for 10~15 minutes until...

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Chai Infused Lemon Cake

Chai Infused Lemon Cake

    If you love the taste of lemons, a buttery lemon cake can’t be beat. The addition of Organic Spicy Ginger Chai Tea makes this cake irresistible.   Tea Infused Butter: 3 tablespoons Spicy Ginger Chai Tea 1 stick Butter   Directions: Melt butter in a small saucepan and add the tea. Let...

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Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

    Guest Recipe Blogger: Sarah Christie from Peace Love Organic Mom   This cookies are fast to throw together and great for the whole family.    Ingredients: 1 cup canola oil2 cups vanilla or plain greek yogurt (6 oz each)1 cup white sugar1 cup brown sugar1 tbsp apple cider vinegar1 tsp baking soda1...

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Chocolate Chunk Gingerbread Cake

Chocolate Chunk Gingerbread Cake

  This is a chocolate-y twist on a holiday classic, it holds great overnight so it can make holiday planning a breeze.    Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons Organic Ginger Ground  1/2 teaspoon Organic Allspice Ground 1/4 teaspoon...

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Apple Butter

Apple Butter

This apple butter is a great way to celebrate autumn bounty, and it’s relatively hands-off. To store, make sure to sterilize containers like you would with home canned goods. Apple Butter 4 large apples - peeled, cored, quartered2 cups apple cider½ cup sugar1 tsp Organic Ground Cinnamon¼ tsp Organic Ground Cloves¼ tsp Organic Ground...

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DIY Taco Seasoning

DIY Taco Seasoning

DIY taco seasoning is a great pantry staple to have around; it’ll make weeknight dinners quick and easy! To use, simply stir fry your choice of ground meat or tofu, and add the seasoning. The arrowroot powder will help everything come together. Feel free to experiment with the ingredients; swap out something, add another: the...

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Tomato Compote

Tomato Compote

  Summer is nearing its end, and you know what that means! Tomato season is going soon too, to make way for winter squashes and hearty root vegetables. If you have an abundance of tomatoes, treat yourself to this sweet treat: put it on a slice of toasted artisan bread, mix it with some...

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DIY Sauerkraut

DIY Sauerkraut

You’ve got your ketchup, your mustard… Now you need some sauerkraut to round out your summer meal! Sauerkraut is considered to be the easiest fermented pickle to make at home. You can customize as much as you want - some people add green apples, some people add fennel shavings, some people turn it into...

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Spiced Ketchup

Spiced Ketchup

Have you ever tried curry ketchup? It’s a sauce in common in Belgian and German cuisine, often served with fries or sausage dishes like currywurst. It’s essentially just ketchup and - you guessed it - curry powder. Our version is a little more involved than the original curry ketchup, but it’s still super simple....

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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

These are great on everything - sandwiches, shawarmas, hot dogs, salads, or just straight out of the jar! The steps are a little tedious but trust us, it's all worth it!   PICKLED RED ONIONS INGREDIENTS 1 pound red onions, sliced into rings3 cups white vinegar1 ½ cups sugar1 Organic Cinnamon Stick1 Compact Organic Pickling...

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Pear & Ras El Hanout Jam

Pear & Ras El Hanout Jam

  Last week we talked about combining spices and herbs with fruits to make exotic jams. Here’s a seasonal one that is easy to make and does not require pectin. Spread it on toast to jazz up your morning, add a dollop to your black tea to make Russian Tea, or add some to...

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Make Your Own Mustard

Make Your Own Mustard

Dress up your sandwiches, sausages and burgers with homemade mustard. Making your own condiments is easier than you’d think, plus it’s fun to get creative and adjust the recipe to cater to your preferred taste. Essentially, mustard is merely a combination of mustard seeds and liquid. The active prep in this recipe requires less...

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Rhubarb Vanilla Jam

Rhubarb Vanilla Jam

Tart rhubarb and sweet vanilla come together beautifully in this easy-to-make jam that tastes great with scones, ice cream and greek yogurt.   Rhubarb Vanilla Jam makes about 4 cups 4 cups rhubarb, diced into ½ inch pieces 1 ½ cups strawberries, hulled and diced ¼ cup water 1 Organic Vanilla Bean, seeds scraped...

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Fancy Flavors: Compound Butter

Fancy Flavors: Compound Butter

Creamy, flavorful compound butter - lovingly called “fancy butter” - is butter infused with additional ingredients, like herbs, spices, nuts and aromatic liquids. Use these fancy butters to enhance your roasted or steamed veggies, seafood, meat and baked goods and make special occasion meals extra wonderful. Simply let unsalted butter soften, then whip together...

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Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Cayenne Lime Dressing & Marinade

Now that we have turkey successfully tucked into our bellies, it is time to take a deep breath and eat healthy before we jump into the December holiday season. Our favorite spicy ingredient that may increase blood flow and metabolism is cayenne pepper!   Cayenne pepper can be found in cuisines all over the...

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Mulled White Wine Sangria

Mulled White Wine Sangria

Our white sangria is spicy and potent; perfect for kicking off a New Years Eve soiree! The best part is that this can be made ahead - just add the grapes right before serving. If you want to make a vegan version, simply substitute honey with agave or maple syrup.   Mulled White Wine...

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National Hot Chocolate Day (plus, a recipe for DIY hot cocoa mix!)

National Hot Chocolate Day (plus, a recipe for DIY hot cocoa mix!)

Food is always great for the holidays because you can add a little personality with exotic ingredients. They're also perfect for party favors and hostess gifts. This month, we’ll be posting ideas and recipes for easy food gifting! Our first DIY recipe is a spicy way to celebrate National Hot Chocolate day, which falls on...

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National Mulled Cider Day

National Mulled Cider Day

  September 30th is Hot Mulled Cider Day – what a perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall! Mulling is a very old technique that is used to infuse spice flavors to drinks like sweet wines and ciders. Most European countries have some sort of a rendition – British Wassail, Nordic Glögg, Germanic...

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Cardamom Coffee

Cardamom Coffee

Adding cardamom to your coffee transforms an average cup of joe into a sumptuous morning delight. A symbol of hospitality in some cultures, this yummy, fragrant drink goes hand in hand with a leisurely morning spent curled up with good company or a good book. Cardamom Coffee serves 2 2 cups water 3-4 tbsp...

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Berry Chia Smoothie

Berry Chia Smoothie

Chia, a little black seed whose name means “strength,” has been consumed since ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures as an energy booster. Filled with omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber, calcium and antioxidants, chia makes an excellent addition to any fruit or veggie smoothie. We like pairing ours with berries, banana and Greek yogurt for...

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Matcha Vanilla Green Smoothie

Matcha Vanilla Green Smoothie

This nutrient-rich green smoothie is a healthy and delicious way to either start your day or beat your mid-afternoon slump. Even the most adamant green drink naysayers will love this sweet, creamy and energizing recipe that takes just a few minutes to put together.   Matcha, a finely ground green tea, offers a high concentration...

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Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

   This recipe warms us up just writing about it. Mulling wine is the process of warming and infusing wine with spices. This drink is the perfect addition to a night sitting by the fire curled up on your couch or serving to guests as they walk in the door from the cold....

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Autumn Vegetable Muffins

Autumn Vegetable Muffins

The beauty of our Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice Seasoning is that it’s so versatile. It has all of the warm spices that invoke the holiday season, so it goes well with anything sweet and hearty. In this sample recipe, we used butternut squash because that’s what’s in season, but it can be substituted with any squash,...

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Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

Fines Herbes and Goat Cheese Frittata

The faintest thought or smell of this delicious herb and goat cheese frittata is enough to lure even the sleepiest soul out of bed for Sunday brunch. The simple ingredient list allows you to fully savor the delightful combination of goat cheese and classic French herbs tarragon, parsley, chives and chervil. Enjoy! Fines Herbes...

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French Toast

French Toast

French toast takes on a new life with Spicely Organics' cake spice. With cinnamon, star anise, ginger, cloves, allspice and nutmeg, this blend makes breakfast more special and delicious, with minimal effort. French Toast serves 4 8 slices bread (gluten-free bread works great) 4 eggs ⅔ cup milk 2 tbsp Organic Cake Spice butter...

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Cardamom Sticky Buns

Cardamom Sticky Buns

  These cardamom sticky buns are a delicious breakfast or dessert. Light and fluffy buns with a sweet cardamom syrup is bound to be a family favorite. This recipe makes 12 rolls.   Ingredients:   Bread dough ¾ cup milk, heated to 115° (brought to a simmer, then left alone for 10~15 minutes until...

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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Pancakes

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Pancakes

  These gluten-free pancakes are infused with cinnamon to vanilla for a rich, comforting finish. Serve with a side of warm maple syrup and Sunday brunch is ready to go!   Ingredients 1 3/4 cups sorghum flour1/4 cup buckwheat flour 1/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup potato starch (not flour) or tapioca starch1 1/2 teaspoons baking...

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