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Shrimp Green Mango Salsa with Pressure-Cooked Quinoa

This shrimp green mango salsa with pressure-cooked quinoa is a light and refreshing spring lunch or dinner.  It can be eaten warm or cold as a salad the next day if you have any leftovers. Benefits of Green Mango Green Mango is low in sugar and high in resistant starch […]

 

Cream of Celery Soup with Sage and Hazelnuts

This creamy, hearty Cream of Celery Soup is great for winter months or early spring as it contains many nutrients from root vegetables, fresh herbs, and nuts.   Celeriac Benefits Celeriac (celery root) is a low-carb root vegetable closely related to celery, parsley, and parsnips. It has an impressive nutrient profile […]

 

Winter Cabbage Salad

The inspiration for this Winter Cabbage Salad is from the well known Waldorf Salad named after the famous New York City hotel. The Waldorf Salad was always made from cabbage, apples, celery, walnuts, grapes, and also mayonnaise. To maintain a sweet flavor I replaced grapes with figs which are also […]

 

Kale Salad with Grapefruit, Avocado, and Walnuts

Have you decided on what Thanksgiving salad to serve yet?! This kale salad is full of tempting contrasts of flavors and textures. The earthiness of the kale, the creaminess of the avocado, and the juiciness of the grapefruits splashed with EVOO dressing made with grapefruit juice, a little bit of […]

 

Pressure Cooked Red Lentil Soup

There’s nothing better than a bowl of soup on a cold day! Especially if it’s as easy to make as this 2-minute Pressure Cooked Red Lentil Soup. Middle Eastern-inspired, made with red lentils, turmeric, spinach, carrots, and lemon. Delicious, filling, healthy, and leftovers are freezer-friendly. Lentils similar to other legumes […]

 

Oyster Mushroom Tripe Soup

This Oyster Mushroom Tripe Soup is fast, filling, nutritious, and it’s hard to believe you are not eating a real tripe soup! Oyster Mushrooms Benefits  Oyster mushrooms are highly nutritious and may promote heart health thanks to fibers called beta-glucans. Beta-glucans are fermented by gut bacteria that help reduce cholesterol […]

 

Fennel-Mango Salad

This Fennel-Mango Salad is pleasing for your gut. It is packed with a good source of vitamin C, and resistant starch! It is perfect all year round, but it’s especially refreshing during warm months. It pairs great with my grain-free crackers for a light lunch or dinner.  You wonder what […]

 

Vegetable Soup with Millet

You will love this warming Vegetable Soup with Millet that is full of flavor and nutrients! This soup is made from ingredients you probably already have in your fridge. It’s one of those comforting soup recipes that’s so easy to make, loaded with vegetables, and keeps you feeling full and […]

 

Mayo-Free Egg Salad

Are you stuck on how to make your eggs? This mayo-free egg salad makes a great breakfast, brunch, or even lunch. In combination with a grain-free bun, or bread it’s filling and healthy. I used goat’s cheese and sour cream instead of mayo for a smoother consistency and better nutritious […]

 

Polyphenol Rich Salad

I made this salad in honor of National Polyphenol Day and Dr. Gundry’s Birthday on July 11th, but it can be made any time of the year! All the ingredients used are packed with polyphenols. What are Polyphenols? Polyphenols are chemical compounds found in plants that give plants their color […]

 

Asparagus Soup with Spinach

This easy creamy soup made with asparagus, sweet potatoes, avocado, and spinach is a perfect nutritious dish for the summer. Served with compliant bread, it is filling enough to be your main course.   The sautéed asparagus heads on ghee or oil will take care of the delicious taste, and also […]

 

Healing Leek Soup

If you like leeks you will love this soup! Or better yet, you should love leeks! Why? Leeks are low in calories but high in nutrients, particularly magnesium and vitamins A, C, and K. They actually offer around twice as much vitamin C as the same quantity of oranges! Leeks […]

 

Slow Cooked Borsch (Red Beet Soup)

I love the deep ruby color of this borsch (red beet soup )! It’s so healthy and nutritious; packed with iron, carotene, vitamin C, fiber, resistant starch, and protein. It feels so good serving this to my family. I used a slow cooking method to utilize the time while working. […]

 

Chickpea Soup

This chickpea (garbanzo bean) soup is filled with flavors of bacon, garlic, rosemary and at the same time nutty taste and grainy texture. It’s finished with a splash of extra virgin olive oil. Chickpeas is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber and for it’s protein content is an […]