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Monthly Produce Give Away

Posted on February 15 by
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Starting in March of 2017 I will be giving away one produce box per month to one lucky winner! All you have to do is "like" my HMD Nutrition face book page to be eligible to win. Please share this with family and friends who might enjoy a box of produce delivered to their home in Maricopa County.

The Heather you see listed to call is not me, but actually a friend who is growing organic, hydroponic lettuce (even kale) that she sells in addition to boxes or on its own.

Check out her FB page at Twisted Infusions Farms. Her kale is so fresh it lasts for 2 to 3 weeks in the fridge!

All I ask is the winner to be home when it is delivered so we can take a picture of you, the produce box and Heather who will be delivering it personally to you. The boxes do vary each week as does your seasonal produce, below is just one example.

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Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup

Posted on October 16 by
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Ingredients:  

    2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound)
    2 cups chicken stock
    1 1/4 cup (or 1 10-ounce can) red enchilada sauce*
    2 (14-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, with juice
    1 (15-ounce) can whole-kernel corn**, drained
    1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 white onion, peeled and diced
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon salt, or more/less to taste
    optional garnishes: chopped fresh cilantro, diced avocado, diced red onion, shredded cheese, sour cream, tortilla strips/chips

Directions:   

1. Add all ingredients to a large slow cooker, and stir to combine. Cook for 3-4 hours on high heat or 6-8 hours on low heat, until the chicken is cooked through and shreds easily. Use two forks to shred the chicken.  

2. Serve warm, with optional garnishes.   

3. You can also refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 5 days. Or freeze it for up to 3 months.

*If you are making this soup gluten-free, be sure to use gluten-free enchilada sauce.

**If you don’t like that much corn, just use half a can, drained

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Non-Dairy Yogurt

Posted on October 10 by
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Due to being dairy free, I struggle with finding a non-dairy yogurt that tastes like traditional yogurt. I tried this today and was pleasantly surprised by the taste and texture. The blueberry has 19.5 grams of net carbs and 13 grams of fat and protein so I added a few walnuts to create a better macro-nutrient balance. (I found this at Safeway)

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Produce Box Winner!

Posted on September 29 by
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Congratulations to Sandy P. for winning September's produce box give away! As always, thank you Twisted Infusions Farms for the delivery.

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