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Total Alkaline Meals

Veggie Quinoa Croquettes w/ Smoked Paprika Almond Cream Ingredients For the Croquettes 1 cup dry quinoa, cooked in 2 cups water, yielding 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled 1 very large sweet potato, peeled, diced, steamed, mashed 1 cup finely diced red onion 1/2 cup finely diced red pepper 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp olive oil + 1 tbsp to brown the croquettes 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 – 14oz tin pinto beans, drained & rinsed 1/2 cup hemp seeds 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground cumin juice of one lime 1 tsp celtic sea salt (more…)

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Diets, Main Dishes, Recipes

Prevent Blood Vessel & Artery Clogging Recipie

Below is a recipe designed to help prevent inflammation, high blood sugar, imbalanced hormones, high cholesterol, digestive issues, boost immune system, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Today's meal is rich in flavonoid compounds called rutin. Research has found that it strengthens capillaries, lowers LDL cholesterol and inhibits platelet clump formation in the blood vessels. Both these actions of rutin help in smooth circulation of blood in arteries and very small vessels. (more…)

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Nutrition, Recipes

Grill Your Way Lean

Grilling is the most popular pastime of summer. While outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1500 calories? That’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories in one meal. That type of eating will do some serious damage to your waist over the course of the summer. The good news is that barbecue season doesn’t have to be fattening. In fact, with a few small changes to your barbecue menu, you can turn summer into the perfect opportunity for weight loss. (more…)

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Desserts, Recipes

Raw Desserts

Basic Chia Pudding Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 1-2 tablespoons chia seed Vanilla bean and a pinch of salt (optional, or 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa) Steps Shake 1 cup coconut milk with chia seed in a jar with a tight lid. Allow the mixture to sit for at least 30 minutes for the chia to swell completely. Add fruit and nut/seed toppings of your choice or eat alone. Vanilla-Nana Shake Ingredients 2 Large Frozen bananas 2-3 tsp Pure vanilla extract or seeds of 1 vanilla bean 2-3 Cups water 4 Medjool dates or 2 tbs agave Steps Put all ingredients into

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Main Dishes, Recipes

Total Macrobiotic Meals

Stuffed Eggplants Ingredients 5 small eggplants, halved 5 medium mushrooms(champignons), chopped 1/3 cup brown rice 1 small carrot, grated 1 onion, diced some parsley and dill, chopped sea salt to taste 1/3 tsp ground pepper 1/4 tsp ground coriander 1 tbsp oil Steps Scoop out the inside of each halved eggplant. Roughly chop up the removed flesh and place it in a bowl for later. Heat the oil in a medium pan. Add diced onion, chopped mushrooms, grated carrot, brown rice, sea salt, pepper and ground coriander. Sauté for 5 minutes then add 1/3 cup of water and cook until

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Recipes, Soups

Digest Well: Cleansing Ginger Soup

Digest Well: Ginger Soup This soup can be made sweet or salty. I like to take either vegetable stock or fish broth or clear water and slice in almost a whole palm size ginger root. I add green onions, Himalayan Sea salt, and pieces of white fish, if it is a salty soup. For sweet soup, I put chunks of crystallized ginger and agave or some organic brown sugar in a pot till almost boiling. It's very satisfying. Below is an alternate and more detailed recipe for a cleansing Ginger Soup: Ingredients 1 medium white or yellow onion, sliced thinly

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Sick Day: Soup for Colds/Flu

Sick Day: Soup for the Flu/Sick Ingredients: 1 organic whole chicken 8 cups of water 4 -6 stalks of celery, finely chopped ½ white or yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 inch ginger root, finely chopped ½ teaspoon Hymalayian sea salt ½ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar Directions: Place all of the above ingredients in a crock-pot (set it and forget it) and cook on low heat for 8 -10 hours. I like to cook mine until the meat is falling away from the bones. You can store any excess broth

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Mr. Fix It-Upset Stomach Garlic Soup

Mr. Fix-It: Upset Stomach Garlic Soup Ingredients: 4 Quarts Low Sodium Organic Chicken Stock (or homemade) 8 oz Mushrooms (optional) 1 head of garlic (that's the whole caboodle - not just one clove) Himalayan Salt & Pepper, (to taste) 14 oz. Soba Noodles, Rice Noodles, or Egg Noodles (optional) Directions: In a large pot over medium high heat, warm chicken stock.  Add 1 teaspoon of salt. Bring to boil, and then lower to a simmer. Break apart head of garlic, and remove skins from each clove. Cut off the hard knob at the bottom of each clove. Place all of the cloves and

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Immune Boosting Soup

Immune-Boosting Soup Ingredients: 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 cup shredded carrots 1 thumb of fresh ginger 1/2 Onion 3 tsp Oregano handfull of Shiitake mushrooms 1 cup of Seaweed/sea vegetable of your choice 1/2 cup of any type of squash 6 cups of Organic Chicken or Vegetable Stock Directions: Simmer the ingredients for 30 minutes to 1 hour: cabbage, carrots, fresh ginger, onion, oregano, Shiitake mushrooms (if dried, they must be soaked first), the seaweed of your choice, and any type of squash in chicken or vegetable stock. Cabbage can increase your body’s ability to fight infection, ginger supports healthy

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