#FoodieFriday: Cool Weather Chili Recipe

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With the cool weather starting to make it’s way to Florida, it is time for some comfort food.

2 lb grassfed ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of minced garlic
1 can 30 oz can of organic diced tomatoes
2 cans (16 oz) red kidney beans in sauce, undrained
1 can (30 oz) organic tomato sauce
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


1. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
2. In 7 quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients.
3. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.

#FunTimeFriday: Valentine’s Day Recipes

In our #FunTimeFriday edition of our newsletter, make your Valentine’s Day perfect with these Valentine’s Day recipes. 

For the main course

Maple Salmon


  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound salmon


  1. In a small bowl, mix the maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic, garlic salt, and pepper.
  2. Place salmon in a shallow glass baking dish, and coat with the maple syrup mixture. Cover the dish, and marinate salmon in the refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  4. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven, and bake salmon uncovered 20 minutes, or until easily flaked with a fork.

For dessert

Chocolate Covered Strawberries


  • 16 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves


  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.
  2. Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
  3. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.

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