Cranberry Parfait

Ingredients:

1 cup old fashioned oats

¼ cup maple syrup

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

1 cup yogurt

¼ cup dried cranberries

Zest of 1 orange

 

Directions:

Mix the oats, maple syrup, cinnamon and coconut oil in a bowl. Layer the yogurt, oat mixture and cranberries in serving glasses and top with orange zest.

Lemon Asparagus Soup

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 shallot, chopped

2 cups vegetable broth

2 cups water

2 pounds asparagus, sliced

1 potato, peeled and cubed

1 pinch nutmeg

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Sautee the garlic and shallot in the olive oil until translucent. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook on low heat for 20 minutes. Puree in batches until smooth.

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