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Roasted Veggies & Tofu with Basil Tahini

This recipe comes from Dr. Hyman. We suggest pairing (ladling the dish over one) it with a whole grain rice or lentils. This dish is packed with Phytonutrients, which are natural chemicals or compounds produced by plants. They keep plants healthy, protecting them from insects and the sun. So what do they do for us?…
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Roasted Sweet Potato and Cabbage Drizzled with Cilantro Cashew Dressing

Serves 4 1 serving= 1 starch, 1 fat and your choice of protein serving size This recipe comes from Forks over Knives. We replaced the white potatoes with sweet potatoes, which gives a more flavorful dish. This is a nice warm winter dish that can be paired with any protein. Try Prawns! Ingredients How to:…
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Broccoli Sprout Summer Rolls

Broccoli Sprouts are among the best sources of sulforaphane, which is an incredibly powerful compound for activating pathways that suppress inflammation, activate detoxification, and encourage antioxidant activity. Sulforaphane is a sulfur-rich compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, bok choy, and cabbage. Ingredients Almond Sauce How to: 1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add…
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Frozen Yogurt Bark with Strawberry-Balsamic and All Fruit Mountain Berry Jam

2 inch by 2 inch = 1/2 fruit, 1/4 fat, 1/4 protein (if adding nuts and/or seeds this will add more fat) Directions: 3 cups low fat, sugar free vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt 3 tablespoon California Strawberry-balsamic 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. liquid Monk Fruit 1 Jar All Fruit Mountain Berry Jam Lilies Dark chocolate…
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Berbere Roasted Carrots & Fennel With A Hint of Orange and Mint

This side starts as something very familiar–roasted vegetables. But the berbere makes the sweet carrots and fennel taste earthier and the orange and mint gives the dish a sprightly edge. Pic shows dill, but mint gave the dish a whole new flavor. Yields 5 Servings FREEBIE!!! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 fennel bulbs, sliced…
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Holiday Sides The Healthy Way

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip Serves 8         Equals: 1 : 2 ounce serving= 1/2 protein & 1 fat 8 oz light cream cheese ¼ cup fat free sour cream ¼ cup reduced fat Veganaise 1 clove mince garlic ½ cup shredded parmesan ½ cup finely shredded light mozzarella cheese Pepper to taste 1 (14 oz. can) quartered…
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Apple Lentil Winter Greens Salad

This salad goes great with any kind of fish. My favorite… garlicy prawns. Dressing: 1 medium shallot, peeled and minced 3 tablespoons Champaign Vinegar ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil Salad 1. Begin with making the dressing, add the minced shallots to a small bowl along with the vinegar, and…
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Left Over Turkey Curry Soup

Put all that leftover turkey to good use in this tasty soup. It’s quick and easy to make and is loaded with color and flavor thanks to red curry paste, carrots, peppers, mushrooms, and snow peas. Fermented pastes are absolute must in a kitchen. They gives us great umami flavors and bring tastes from around…
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Phytoestrogen Derived from Edamame

A lesson from Dr. Greger, M.D. FACLM Founder Nutritionfacts.org Edamame are young soybeans still in their pods. They, along with other soy foods like tempeh, tofu, soymilk, and miso, are high in nutrients typically associated with other legumes, including fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, protein, and zinc. Soybeans naturally contain a class of phytoestrogens (phyto= plant) called isoflavones (estrogenic and antiestrogenic). People hear…
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Miracle Pad Thai

“I love Pad Thai, but I don’t love the blood sugar spike that comes with the rice noodles and sugary sauce. This recipe offers all the same classic flavors and textures over a bed of low-carb, fiber-rich Miracle Noodles. It’s packed with veggies, protein-rich eggs, and tofu to give you tons of nutrients in every…
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