Here's a great recipe perfect for a holiday party or for your Christmas dinner! It's made with healthy vegetables and has a wonderful Italian flavor. I used gluten free quinoa pata to make it extra healthy :) Although completely optional, totally yummy with shrimp or bacon. 1-8 oz. package of pasta 1/4 c. red onion, chopped 2 stalks of celery, chopped 1/2 of a medium green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 - 2 oz. can of sliced black olives 3/4 - 1 c. Italian dressing (favorite purchased or recipe below) 1 -2 tomatos, seeded and chopped 1 pound of … [Read more...] about Christmas Pasta
Quinoa is one of the most healthiest foods we can consume. The word Quinoa (pronounced “keen wah”) means “mother grain.” Which may be why some think it is a grain, or it could be because it’s commonly used as a rice substitute or as pasta. But it’s not a grain! it’s actually closer to a leafy green vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard and is very easy to digest Quinoa Mexican Salad 1/2 cup red quinoa (or sprouted quinoa) 1 cup organic chicken broth Dressing 2 oz. lime juice 1/2 tsp. LCM Three Amigos Mexican Seasoning 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 - 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/4 c. MCT … [Read more...] about Quinoa Mexican Salad
2 Tbsp. MCT oil 1 Tbsp. water 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 Tbps. LCM Sassy Vinaigrette Seasoning 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard 3-4 drops liquid stevia … [Read more...] about Twisted Mustard Dressing
This recipe is a nice light and fresh salad perfect for those hot summer days. I used Just Like Sugar which I highly recommend if you are trying to remove sugar from your diet. Just Like Sugar is not an artificial sweetener, but it's a natural sweetener made from chicory and orange peels. Just Like Sugar has none of the strong aftertastes of stevia or artificial sweeteners and is not only pleasant tasting, it works great for all your cooking and baking needs. Just Like Sugar is safe for diabetics, and Dr. Darren Weissman, DC has this to say about Just Like Sugar for those with diabetes: … [Read more...] about Summer Spinach Salad
Carol recommends getting in 4 to 5 cups of vegetables a day and 2 to 3 of them should be green and leafy. Every day you should make a big salad. We typically will do this midday or before dinner which will help you meet your requirements for veggies and it is great for your health. Mix it up and make changes so your body does not plateau and keep it interesting. The Classic Salad 3 Cups of Mixed Greens 1 Whole tomato 1/4 red onion 1/2 cucumber 1 tsp nuts of seeds (optional) Sassy Vinaigrette Dressing 1 1/2 Tbsp. Sassy Vinaigrette Seasoning 4 Tbsp. MCT Oil 2 Tbsp. filtered … [Read more...] about Eat A Salad Everyday!
Not only are beets a great boost to your physical well being, they are a wonderful source of iron, and very beneficial in preventing diseases. Beets are also a great food to consume when detoxing. Beets are high in carbohydrates which means they are a great instant energy source which is great for a hot summer day that drains you. Beet Summer Salad 1 1/2 pounds beets, peeled and diced 1- 1/2 c. spinach 1/2 c. fresh basil, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Dressing: 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar Steam beets for about 5 minutes, or until they become … [Read more...] about Beet Summer Salad