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Lentil Stew with Greens Recipe

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup beluga lentils (or other small, dark variety), rinsed and drained 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 3 medium garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp mild curry powder 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 jalapeño, finely chopped 1 lb leafy greens (such

Almond Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

Almond Green Goddess Dressing is creamy, smooth and delicious in this alkaline recipe. You’re going to love it! Ingredients: 1 cup almonds, presoaked for 8 hours 2 cups spring water or light vegetable stock Juice of 2 lemons ½ bunch parsley, chopped 2 scallions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Sea salt or tamari (wheat free)

23 Wheat Free Meals for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Wheat-free Breakfast Ideas Fresh vegetables and fruits make a healthy breakfast or combine your favorite fruits and vegetables into a smoothie. Non-wheat cereal such as steel cut oats, rice, corn, barley, rye, millet, amaranth, teff, or buckwheat can be enjoyed. You can have these grains ground or cooked as such to make a fresh creamed

Mung Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad Recipe

Ingredients: 3 cups mung bean sprouts 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 carrots, coarsely grated 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 fresh red chili pepper, seeded and chopped 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce (organic – e.g. Bragg’s liquid Amino’s) 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp dark brown sugar 1 tbsp

Healthier Mind-Body Choices

Chronic stress adds to the burden of cumulative repair deficit (inflammation). Unhealthy thoughts or attitudes are metabolically expensive yet can be relearned in ways that promote rather than impair health. Stress-reduction should be considered a crucial element of any health restoration program. Techniques such as meditation, abdominal breathing, salt and soda baths, and photobiology are

Orange, Baby Kale and Jicama Salad Recipe

This colorful, crunchy salad has a refreshing taste and is loaded with fiber and Vitamin C. Ingredients: 2 oranges, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 jicama, peeled and diced 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 3 cups baby kale or baby spinach 2 shallots, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 2

Detox—Bad Stuff Out & Good Stuff In

This post was originally published on Dr. Russell Jaffe’s website. Over the past 50 years, more than 100,000 toxic chemicals, including heavy metals and pesticides, have been introduced into our environment—into the air that we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. Toxins can accumulate and damage critical internal body systems. To

Vitamin C and Kidney Stones

I always refer to Vitamin C (ascorbate) as the mother of all antioxidants; it heals, repairs and detoxifies the body of extraneous elements among numerous other uses. Since we all have different physiological needs, I usually recommend intakes based on the C-Cleanse Protocol rather than just what is required to prevent scurvy. (https://www.holisticprimarycare.net/topics/topics-o-z/prevention-practice-pearls/1558-inflammation-revealed-tamed-and-resolved.html ). This

Mixed Spring Greens and Apple Salad Recipe

Mixed greens and apple, dressed with just olive oil and lemon juice makes for an excellent salad. For an added crunch, toss in some chopped olives, blanched broccoli florets, and toasted walnut halves. Ingredients: 8 cups of mixed spring greens, such as: watercress, baby arugula, baby spinach, pea shoots, dandelion, etc. 1 celery heart, finely

Sky’s Super-food Fruit Salad Recipe

Incorporating colorful fruits is a great way to get one’s fair share of antioxidants, minerals and fiber – this fruit salad is a super-food no less! And although the fruits can be enjoyed as such, garnishing them with raw honey, maple syrup or healthy nuts can take the taste to a different level altogether. Fruits

Sunchoke Hash Recipe (Serves 4)

Sunchoke is also known as Jerusalem Artichoke – tuberous roots of a Native North American plant. Its nutty sweetness most immediately lends itself to raw salads, soft purées and creamy soups. It serves as a great potato chip alternative packed with prebiotic goodness, we combine vitamin C-rich brussel sprouts with sunchokes in this easy to

Vegetable Yum Soup Recipe

Ingredients: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 1 stalk lemongrass, minced ½ tsp crushed red pepper ¾ cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced 2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped 5-6 cups vegetable stock 1 (14-oz) can coconut milk 2 tbsp low sodium soy

Alkaline Detox Smoothie Recipe

Detox smoothies are a delicious way to detox, and one of the best additions to your daily routine. They also are a perfect way to get those greens in the diet. Chia seeds in this smoothie adds to the  fiber content and provides protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and many vital micronutrients making this a wholesome drink.

Steel-cut Oats Recipe

  Steel-cut oats, a “power” food, are an excellent source of protein, fiber and select vitamins and minerals. Unlike rolled oats which are highly processed, steel-cut oats are dense and chewy as a result of being passed through sharp, steel blades that cut them into thin slices that helps retain more fiber and protein. Enhance with

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Safer, Natural Approach to Treating Asthma

Here is an article about n-3 fatty acids and asthma from PDR.net: Kumar A, et al. – In an exploration to shed light on the efficacy of n–3 PUFA in inflammatory diseases, specifically asthma, researchers viewed it as an attractive non–pharmacological intervention which might benefit asthmatics with no major health side effects. – Based on

Berry Berry Lassi Recipe

  Lassi is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the Indian Subcontinent originating from the Punjab region. It is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes, fruit. It soothes the digestive tract, promotes digestive enzymes and aids in digestion. Perfect for a summer day, our Berry Berry Lassi is a refreshing drink and full

Tasty Greens Salad with Sweet Dressing Recipe

Salad greens can make a fabulous nutrient-rich meal, yet be light. The number of greens you can include in a salad are numerous. Whether it’s collard or sorrel, spinach or arugula , they all provide copious amounts of fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals like calcium, magnesium and potassium. Enjoy this tasty greens salad that

Quinoa and Berries Recipe

An ancient grain of the Incas, quinoa is hugely popular all over the world today. It is rich in fiber, a complete protein (rare for a plant) and a storehouse of nutrients like iron, magnesium, lysine and riboflavin. Since it is chewier than other grains, it creates a sense of fullness that can often help

Cashew Dip Recipe

Native to Brazil’s Amazon, the “Cashew” nut is packed with energy, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that are essential for robust health. It contains healthy monounsaturated fat that helps to reduce high triglyceride levels, promoting good cardiovascular health. Among others, it is rich in minerals like magnesium, potassium, zinc and selenium that support healthy muscles and

Sunflower Dressing Recipe

Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of vitamin E – the body’s key fat soluble antioxidant that provides cardio protective and anti-inflammatory benefits. Along with providing generous amounts of the primary alkalinizing mineral  magnesium, sunflower seeds are also a good  source of the antioxidant selenium that aids in detoxification, B vitamins like thiamin and niacin,

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