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Manuka Glazed Roasted Veggies & Salmon

Manuka Glazed Roasted Veggies & Salmon
This glaze can accompany any dish, but it pairs so well with the earthiness of roasted vegetables and the richness of salmon. Mānuka honey brings antibacterial properties to this glaze that, when paired with a whole food diet rich in other phytonutrients, offer ideal prevention to colds and flu. Recipes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Notes: Avocado oil is used because its smoke point exceeds 400 F. Another high-heat oil such a...

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Strawberry Summer Salad Dressing

Strawberry Summer Salad Dressing
This pretty pink summer dressing is nice over mixed greens, microgreens, or sprouts. You may like to top with crumbled goat cheese and something crunchy, like nuts, seeds, or even radish. This dressing is a rich source of nutrients like omega-3, B12, and vitamin C. Ingredients 1 cup strawberries, fresh or thawed1/2 cup Udo’s Oil1/2 cup rice vinegar3 tbsp nutritional yeast2 tbsp organic tamari soy sauce1 clove garlic, smashed and peeled1/4 tsp cay...

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Green Smoothie by Ellie Greenwood

Green Smoothie by Ellie Greenwood
I start practically every day with a homemade green smoothie. I find it’s a delicious and easy way to start the day with a punch of vitamins and nutrients. It ensures that I get a good dose of veggies without even thinking about it. A homemade smoothie also avoids the wasteful single-use plastic bottles that store-bought versions generate. If mornings are busy for you, prepare your smoothie the night before, store in the fridge, and simply blend...

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Spring Break Borscht

Spring Break Borscht
It's not lost on me just how lucky I am to be married to someone with such a passion and skill for cooking. A recipe with more than a few ingredients has me sweating and stressing in the kitchen. In contrast, Christina is in her element and seems to execute flawlessly the more challenging the dish. Consequently, I have become a master level dishwasher and only occasionally raise an eyebrow at the amount of cookware piled high in the sink! I had ne...

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Eating Better, Feeling Worse? Why It Happens & What to Do

New year, new diet. “I will eat more plants”, you tell yourself, or something similar. A while later you are eating healthier. Your clothes fit a bit better. You feel good about your actions. However, on another level, you feel bad—maybe even worse. Digestive irregularity or discomfort and maybe headaches, mood swings, or fatigue. What gives? What might be happening—and how to fix it Eating better can confuse your body for a time. How ...

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