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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


Black Olive and Tomato Tapenade Recipe


1 cup of pitted and roughly chopped black olives (sun-dried is best, but canned will do)
2 tablespoons of sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons of sun-dried red peppers, chopped
2 green onions, finely chopped
1 tablespoon of finely chopped parsley
2 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
1 tablespoon of cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and pepper, to taste Read more


Sweet Potatoes With Apples And Cranberries Recipe


2 large sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup of cranberries, fresh or frozen
1 large granny smith apple, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons of maple syrup
1/2 cup of orange juice
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Toss sweet potato or yam cubes with olive oil until evenly coated. Spread cubes out in a baking dish. Top with cranberries and diced apple. Read more


Shanghai Bok Choy Recipe


1 package of Shanghai bok choy - approximately 8 small to medium heads
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon of minced garlic
1-2 cups of vegetable broth or water
1 tablespoon of sesame oil
Sea salt, to taste


Cut the ends off the bok choy heads so that the leaves separate. Rinse leaves in a sink or basin full of water. Rinse a few times, using fresh water each time, as the grit tends to linger. Drain. Read more


Rice and Chickpea Casserole Recipe


2 cups of brown or white rice, uncooked
1 can of chickpeas
1 red or vidalia onion, chopped
Cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil
Freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
Fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, or basil
Sea salt, to taste


Cook rice using two cups of water for white rice, or four cups of water for brown rice.

Drain chickpeas and boil them for 1-2 minutes. Drain again. This will help remove any preservatives that may have come with the chickpeas. Read more


Spinach, Fennel, and Lentil Salad Recipe


1 and 1/2 cups of washed baby spinach leaves
1 fennel bulb
1/2 cup of green lentils
5 tablespoons of cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil
1 clove of garlic, unpeeled
4 tablespoons of lemon juice or red wine vinegar, whichever you prefer
Sea salt and black pepper
Small handful of roughly chopped parsley, basil, or mint

Directions: Read more


Blueberry Muesli Recipe


2 cups of frozen (thawed) or fresh blueberries
2 cups of rolled oats
1/2 cup of raisins (organic, if possible)
1/2 cup of chopped dried figs
1/4 cup of chopped raw nuts (pecans are best, walnuts or almonds are also good)


Combine rolled oats, dried figs, raisins, and nuts. If you prefer more of a fine texture, simply grind mixture for a few seconds in a food processor or blender. Store this mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Read more


Brown Rice With Walnuts and Dried Cranberries Recipe


1 cup of brown rice
4 teaspoons of finely chopped vidalia or red onion
2-3 tablespoons of chopped walnuts
2-3 tablespoons of dried cranberries
1 large apple, peeled and chopped into small pieces
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt (optional)
2 teaspoons of brown rice or red wine vinegar
4 teaspoons of finely chopped green onion Read more


Recipe for Nutrient-Dense Veggie Burgers


* 4 portobello mushrooms, sliced
* 1 cup of shiitake mushrooms, chopped
* 2 onions, chopped
* 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
* 1 cup of brown rice
* 2 cups of water
* 2 organic eggs
* 1 block of firm tofu
* 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
* 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
* 2 tablespoons of miso paste Read more


Roasted Leeks with Fennel and Potatoes Recipe


1-2 fennel bulbs
2-3 leeks, sliced into 3 inch lengths
1-2 Yukon gold potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
2 red onions, cut into 1/3 inch rings
1 lemon
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and ground black pepper (optional)


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit.

Cut fennel bulbs into quarters. Place fennel bulbs, sliced leeks, and Yukon gold potato pieces on a baking tray or roasting tin, cut side up. Read more




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