A Guilt-Free New Year’s Celebration: Chef Kimber Dean’s Happy Cookbook Series

A Guilt-Free New Year’s Celebration: Chef Kimber Dean’s Happy Cookbook Series

As the calendar turns to a new year, celebrations abound, filled with laughter, connection, and a sense of renewal. Chef Kimber Dean’s “Happy Cookbook” series offers a treasure trove of recipes that elevate your holiday parties to new heights. In this blog post, we’ll explore 

Gravy

Gravy

Gravy Makes: 1 quart Ingredients: 1 lbs mushrooms 1 ½ tsp garlic powder 1 ½ tsp dried minced onion 2 tsp sage, ground ½ tsp thyme, ground 2 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp paprika 1 tbsp maple syrup ¼ c avocado oil ⅓ c brown 

Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup Ingredients: ⅔ cup dried elderberries 3 ½ cups filtered water 2 tablespoons ginger powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder/li> 1 teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup raw honey Directions Add elderberries, water, ginger, cinnamon, turmeric and cloves to a saucepan. Bring 

Perfect Paleo Pesto

Perfect Paleo Pesto

Perfect Paleo Pesto Makes ~1 quart of pesto sauce! Ingredients: 1 cup cashew pieces 1 cup olive oil* 3 cups basil leaves 1 cup parsley 2 lemons, juiced 10 garlic cloves ½ teaspoon sea salt Directions Place cashews, olive oil, basil, parsley, lemon juice, garlic, 

Quark Dressing

Quark Dressing

Quark Dressing Ingredients 1/2 cup quark cheese or blue cheese 1/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tbsp coconut aminos 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves fresh garlic 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Directions Place quark, coconut milk, red