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Escarole Salad

Escarole Salad


8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved (I used tomatillo)

1/2 cup Castelvetrano olives, quartered

1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Kosher salt

1 large head escarole, chopped (about 7 cups)

2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 avocado, chilled and diced

1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted


Charity Godwin
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Mint Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

Mint Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

Mint Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie 2 servings



  • 2 heaping cups (10 oz) pineapple, frozen or fresh
  • 1 heaping cup (7 oz) English cucumber, sliced or 3 mini Persian cukes
  • 1 cup (packed) fresh kale or baby spinach
  • 1 small sweet apple, cored and chopped
  • 10-15 mint leaves (and stems), depending on leaf size and preferred mintiness
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 4-6 ice cubes, if using fresh pineapple



  1. Place all the ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Once blended, taste and adjust according to preferences such as adding more mint for a stronger mint flavour or pineapple and/or apple for additional sweetness.
  3. Best served immediately.







Charity Godwin
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Chioggia Beet Salad w mint dressing

Chioggia Beet Salad w mint dressing

Chioggia Beet Salad w mint dressing




1 chioggia beet, peeled & sliced thin

1 watermelon radish, peeled & sliced thin

1 container blackberries

1 can garbanzo beans OR lemon herb mussels

1 🥑 avocado, sliced

Lettuce greens of your choice



  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • ¼ cup packed fresh mint (spearmint) leaves (about half of a ⅔ or ¾-ounce package)
  • 3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard or white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 10 twists of freshly ground black pepper


Make the salad by splitting lettuce greens into 2 bowls. Split everything else into the 2 bowls as well. Make the dressing by adding ingredients to blender or food processor. Put dressing in salad and enjoy :)





Charity Godwin
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Easy peasy breakfast Recipe

Easy peasy breakfast Recipe

Breakfast to keep your brain sharp for school! 


Just cream of wheat on the bottom, topped w figs- blueberries- granola butter- granola- chia seeds-and garden fresh mint 🙂


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Charity Godwin
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