Friday, June 15, 2012

Bacon & Blue Burgers

From Kristi's Kitchen
As Featured on the Beyond Organic Facebook page


4 lb. Beyond Organic ground beef
4 slices nitrate-free organic turkey bacon, diced
1 1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 c. organic/raw blue cheese [some Beyond Organic Cheddar Blue would be perfect here :0) ]


- Combine all ingredients except cheese
-Break meat into 15 balls
-Make a well in the middle of each ball
-Add 1 1/2 tsp. cheese to the well
-Fold the meat over the cheese, burying it in the middle
-Flatten each ball into a patty and grill to desired doneness (we like medium at our house)

Serve with grilled veggies on a sprouted grain bun

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Raw Oatmeal Cookies

From Kristi's Kitchen
As Featured on Beyond Organic Facebook page

1 1/2 c. rolled oats
1/2 c. coconut palm crystals
2 tbsp. ground dried dates (date sugar)
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 c. chopped walnuts
1/4 c. coconut oil
1/4 c.  Beyond Organic plain flavored Amasai (kefir)
1/4 c. homemade almond butter (see "Homespun Almond Butter Spread" post for recipe)
1 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 

-Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined
-Using a tbsp. measure, scoop cookies onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
-Refrigerate until firm.

Makes 16 cookies