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Easy Healthy Recipes

Pear, Jicama, and Pickle Salad Recipe

This salad recipe calls for a classic combination of sweet and sour - the sweet supplied by ripe pears, and the sour brought on by the pickles and vinaigrette. It also provides a refreshing and delightful crunch from the jicama strips.

Although you can use any variety of pears for this recipe, we like it best with bosc or Bartlett pears.

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Greens with Basil and Blackberry Dressing Recipe

If you are looking for the most delicious salad ever, then stop, because the search is over. Read more about Greens with Basil and Blackberry Dressing Recipe

 

Tahini Eggplant Recipe

Tahini (ground sesame seeds) is an excellent source of calcium. In fact, half a cup of sesame seeds contains three times more calcium than half a cup of whole milk.

Eggplant is rich in vitamin A, folate, calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium.

Combined together, tahini and eggplant give this dish a wonderfully aromatic and delicious flavor, perfect to eat with a bed of rice, millet, or quinoa.

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Healthy Potato Pancake Recipe

If you enjoy pancakes but find that traditional flour-based varieties tend to hang around in your intestines longer than is comfortable, give this delicious recipe for healthy potato pancakes a try.

Different varieties of potato pancakes are quite popular throughout Russia and Korea. Using new potatoes instead of baking or russet potatoes can reduce the burden that is placed on your blood sugar-regulating mechanisms. Read more about Healthy Potato Pancake Recipe

 

Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Cilantro Recipe

Winter is a great time for warm and hearty soups. This recipe calls for butternut squash, the hard squash that is readily available in the fall and winter, and looks like a large, smooth-skinned peanut. Read more about Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Cilantro Recipe

 

Papaya and Cilantro Salsa on Coconut Rice Recipe

This recipe provides a good mix of healthy fat, carbohydrates, and antioxidants, particularly vitamin C and beta-carotene. You can source coconut cream at most Asian food stores. Give the papayas and mango a day or two to ripen at room temperature before making the salsa.

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Sweet Potato-Pinto Bean Balls Recipe

After posting a recipe for healthy falafel balls a few weeks ago, one of our readers played around with our recipe and came up with a great recipe of her own for balls made out of sweet potatoes and pinto beans.

Included with this unique recipe is a simple and delicious tahini dressing recipe that goes perfectly with the balls. If you enjoy sweet potatoes, pinto beans, and middle eastern flavors, I encourage you to give the following recipe a try:

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Healthy Miso Gravy Recipe

If you enjoy gravy with mashed potatoes, I encourage you to give this healthy miso gravy recipe a try. Miso - also known as fermented soybean paste - provides a unique salty flavor to anything you add it to, and is an excellent source of protein, zinc, vitamin K, manganese, copper, dietary fiber, and healthy bacteria.

Miso is called den jang in Korean supermarkets, and can often be purchased for reasonable prices in Asian food stores. Read more about Healthy Miso Gravy Recipe

 

Almond Sesame Squares Recipe

This scrumptious dessert recipe calls for two healthy and protein-dense plant foods: almonds and sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are also an excellent source of calcium.

This recipe also requires the use of a Champion juicer, which comes with a flat plate that allows you to make all-natural ice cream out of bananas, all-natural nut butters, and desserts like almond sesame squares. Read more about Almond Sesame Squares Recipe

 

Healthy Spinach Turnover Recipe

If you enjoy spinach turnovers but are wary of eating flaky pastries on a regular basis, you may grow very fond of this recipe for truly healthy spinach turnovers. In order to keep it as simple as possible, it calls for frozen spinach, which actually has an excellent nutrient profile. Read more about Healthy Spinach Turnover Recipe

 

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