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Daily Challenge: Rust From Every Angle

Each angle provides another lens to view the world.

Rusty wall

One angle represents one perspective of reality.

Rusty wall down

A perspective is essentially a perception which inevitably becomes a reality.

Rusty wall straight

The ability to view the world from multiple perspectives allows people to create, problem solve, and understand the world without allowing themselves to fall into a close-minded trap.

 

From Every Angle

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Healthy Fries: Made at Home

Healthy Fries

Ingredients:

  • 5 medium white potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or your preferred cooking oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar (optional)
  • pinch of salt (optional)

Tools:

Healthy fries: T-Fal Actify picture

T-Fal Actifry

 

Healthy Fries: Star Frit

Starfrit fry cutter

 

Directions:

Healthy Fries: cut potatoes

Cut white potatoes with fry cutter or chop with a knife.

 

Healthy Fries: Place in T-Fal Actifry

Place in T-Fal Actifry with vegetable oil.

 

Healthy Fries: Cooking in T-Fal Actifry

Cook for 40 minutes.

 

Healthy Fries: Salt and Vinegar

Sprinkle with vinegar and salt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Anti-Inflammatory Carrot Soup Recipe

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5 large carrots
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 1 can coconut milk (398ml)
  • 2 tablespoons ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: diced onion and garlicAdd diced white onion, minced garlic, and olive oil to a soup pot. Sautee for 10 minutes, or until onions are translucent, on medium heat.

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: carrots and sweet potatoAdd sliced carrots and sweet potato to the soup pot and stir. Cook for 2 minutes.

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: coconut milkAdd coconut milk and stir.

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: tumericImmediately add minced ginger root, ground turmeric, ground black pepper, and salt.

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: simmerSimmer on low heat for 30-45 minutes, or until carrots and sweet potato is very soft. Keep lid on soup pot to ensure that the liquid does not evaporate from the soup. Stir occasionally.

Anti-inflammatory carrot soup: blendWhen soup is cool, put in blender to create a smooth consistency.

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Peanut butter recipe

Peanut butter

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups blanched peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (or your preferred type of honey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Peanut butter: peanutsPlace peanuts on a baking tray that is lined with parchment paper. Roast in oven for 8 minutes at 350 degrees.

Peanut butter: roast peanutsLet the peanuts cool down. The roasting process draws the peanut oil to the surface and will improve the overall texture of the peanut butter.

Peanut butter: 1 minuteAdd raw honey and salt. Blend on high in food processor for a total of 4 minutes.
Appearance after blending for 1 minute.

Peanut butter: 2 minutes

Appearance after blending for 2 minutes.

 

Peanut butter: 3 minutes

Appearance after blending for 3 minutes.

Peanut butter: 4 minutesAppearance after blending for 4 minutes.Place in a glass jar with a lid. Store in refrigerator for up to one month.

 

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Greek yogurt potato salad recipe

Greek yogurt potato salad

Ingredients:

  • 5 white potatoes
  • 6 celery sticks
  • 1 bunch green onion
  • 7 baby dill pickles
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 5 tablespoons dill pickle juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup back bacon
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese

Directions:

Greek yogurt potato salad- potatoesChop white potatoes into bite-size pieces and place into a boiling pot of water. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, or until potatoes are soft. Strain out hot water and run under cold water under potatoes are cool. Set aside.

Greek yogurt potato salad- celery, pickles, green onionSlice celery sticks, green onions, and baby dill pickles. Mix together.

Greek yogurt potato salad- greek yogurt sauceCombine greek yogurt, dill pickle juice (from pickle jar), mustard, ground black pepper, and garlic powder.

Greek yogurt potato salad- bacon and cheddar cheeseDice back bacon and cook in frying pan on medium heat for 10 minutes. When cool, mix with shredded cheddar cheese.

Place all ingredients into a large serving bowl and mix together.

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Applesauce Recipe


Applesauce Ingredients:

  • Apples
  • Cinnamon
  • White sugar (optional)

Applesauce Directions:

Fresh Apples

Select apples: Use fresh apples from the tree or purchase your favorite variety from the store.

Peeled Apple

 

Peel apples.

Chopped Apple

Roughly chop apples.

Cook in crock pot on high for 4 hours.

Mash or puree apples. When the applesauce is cool, use a potato masher or put in blender to puree.

Sprinkle cinnamon on top. If needed, add white sugar.

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Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce Recipe

Tomato basil pasta sauce ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium white onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 20 blanched tomatoes or 2 28-ounce cans of whole tomatoes
  • 12 white button mushrooms
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

Tomato basil pasta sauce add TomatosAdd to pot: Olive oil, roughly chopped onions, and garlic. Sautee for 8 – 10 minutes.

Add to pot: 20 blanched tomatoes or 2 28-ounce cans of whole tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, grated carrots. Mix ingredients together.

Tomato basil pasta sauce add spiceAdd to pot: Basil leaves, Italian parsley, bay leaves, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix the ingredients.

Tomato basil pasta sauce simmer

Simmer on low heat for 2 hours.

Remove bay leaves. When sauce is cool, put in blender and puree.

Tomato basil pasta sauce

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