Recipes

Lentil-Tomato Sauce

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Print Lentil-Tomato Sauce Serves: 8   This recipe originally came from Body + Soul Magazine, which is now called, Whole Living Magazine. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped ½ cup finely chopped carrots 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ cups lentils, rinsed ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes… Read more »

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Hot Cereal with Flax, Fruit, and Nuts

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Print Hot Cereal with Flax, Fruit, and Nuts   Ingredients Instant hot cereal, cooked 1 tablespoon of flax meal ½ apple, chopped (no core or seeds) 1 or 2 prunes, chopped Nuts of choice (I like almonds, walnuts, and pecans) A dash of cinnamon A tiny squirt of agave nectar A splash of almond milk… Read more »

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Healthy Bouillabaisse (Fish Stew)

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Print Healthy Bouillabaisse (Fish Stew) Serves: 4   In Paris, the French are known to prepare their fish stew based on butter and cream. This version is more of a Mediterranean-style fish stew using heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory ingredients, such as olive oil and omega-3 fatty acid packed fish. Ingredients 1 pound mixed fish fillets (whiting, cod,… Read more »

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“GaGa for Green” Juice

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Print “GaGa for Green” Juice Serves: 1   I bet Lady GaGa drinks green juice. That’s why she’s so talented, plus it’s the ultimate in mind and body cleansing. This recipe can be made in a juicer, or use a blender and strain. Ingredients 1 cucumber 2 stalks celery 1 small bulb fennel 3 trimmed broccoli… Read more »

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Eggs, Kale, and Ricotta on Toast

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Print Eggs, Kale, and Ricotta on Toast Serves: 2   Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 cups chopped, trimmed kale, stem removed (about 1 large bunch) 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon coarse salt Freshly ground pepper 2 slices rustic bread, toasted 3 tablespoons ricotta cheese 2… Read more »

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“Don’t Mess with Me” Power Shake

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Print “Don’t Mess with Me” Power Shake Serves: 1   This is the perfect drink for either before or after a workout. Ingredients 1 banana 5 frozen strawberries 1  6 ounce container plain coconut milk yogurt (dairy-free) or yogurt of your choice. 1 tablespoon peanut butter or almond butter 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds Instructions Blend…. Read more »

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Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies

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Print Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies Serves: Makes 24 Cookies   This recipe is from The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, by Elana Amsterdam. Ingredients 2 ¾ cups blanched almond flour (Bob’s Red Mill makes one) ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup grapeseed oil ¾ cup agave nectar 1… Read more »

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Chicken Stir-Fry with Veggies and Brown Rice

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Print Chicken Stir-Fry with Veggies and Brown Rice Serves: 4   Ingredients Olive oil 1 pound chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces 4 handfuls of raw veggies from crudité platter, chopped*** Cooked brown rice Low-sodium soy sauce or tamari sauce (tamari sauce is gluten-free) Instructions In a large skillet, sauté chicken tenders in olive oil over… Read more »

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Cider-Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts

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Print Cider-Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts Serves: 4   This recipe is from www.epicurious.com. I believe it was originally in Self magazine by Emily Malone. It’s a slightly sweet side dish offering a ton of fiber and more than half of your daily vitamin C requirement. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups Brussels sprouts, halved 1 large… Read more »

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Chopped Salad

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Print Chopped Salad Serves: 2   Ingredients 4-6 romaine lettuce leaves, washed 1-2 handfuls of raw veggies from your crudité platter, chopped*** Protein of your choice; tuna, salmon, shrimp, turkey, chicken, beans, tofu, eggs, etc. Extra-virgin olive oil Balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Instructions Chop washed lettuce leaves, finely. Add the raw veggies, and your choice… Read more »

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