Apricot-Quinoa Cereal

  Print Recipe Apricot-Quinoa Cereal Apricots are those beautifully orange colored fruits full of beta – carotene and fiber and rich in vitamin C. Apricots are rich in antioxidants which means they protect against the damage of free radicals. Other health benefits include protection of eyesight, heart health, apricots protect against inflammation, help control blood…

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Lettuce Wraps with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Lettuce Wraps with Pumpkin Seed Pesto Ingredients: 4 romaine lettuce leaves (whole) 1 cup thinly sliced carrots 1 cup thinly sliced cucumber 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions 1/8 cup fresh parsley 8 teaspoons pumpkin seed pesto dash of cayenne pepper Add chicken for protein if desired Assemble the Wrap: Lay lettuce leaves flat and…

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Grain-Free Porridge

It can be very difficult to find grain-free breakfast options that taste very good. Try my favorite breakfast grain free porridge.  It is deliciously crunchy and satisfying. It’s “detox” friendly and will keep things “moving right along” during the holidays plus it’s quick and easy to prepare and perfect when you’re trying to avoid grains due to…

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Dark Chocolate Gelatin Pudding

Gelatin is the protein formed after the slow simmering of skin, bones, and cartilage of cattle or chickens, etc. Broths containing gelatin have traditionally been used in health conscious cultures for thousands of years as the foundation to health. Many clients tell me they are too busy to make broth or too stressed to attempt…

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Fall Apple Spice Smoothie

  This  fantastic smoothie is just one of 60+ recipes from my Fall Revitalize Your Thyroid Cleanse! Friends, detoxing IS NOT about deprivation in my book! My entire program is safe for those with adrenal, autoimmune, or chronic health issues; actually it’s who I designed the program for, including myself. All recipes were created by an…

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Fresh Basil-Lemon Cannellini Bean Dip

Fresh Basil-Lemon Cannellini Bean Dip Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients: 3 cups cooked cannellini beans 1/4 cup + 2 Tbs. Water (less if using canned beans)  2 Tbs. Hemp Oil or Extra Virgin Olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2…

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Crunchy Root Veggie Chips

It can be very difficult to find veggie chips made with clean oils.  Make your own deliciously crunchy root veggie chips at home with clean coconut oil. Crunchy Root Veggie Chips Courtesy of: Brianne Williams, RD, LD (via Dr. Amy Myers.com) Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato, peeled 2 small golden beet, peeled 2…

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Cauliflower Crackers

Cauliflower crackers are a great and yummy crunchy alternative to rice or almond crackers. They are free of wheat, gluten and grains. Many of my clients have communicated their frustration when the necessity to be gluten free eliminated so many cracker options, but especially those who are sensitive to almonds and/or rice, it’s been a…

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Autoimmune Paleo Lemon Cookies

I don’t know about you but I love lemon-flavored treats especially lemon cookies.  They’re just so refreshing anytime of year especially with a cup of tea. So, when I came across this recipe for Autoimmune Paleo Lemon Cookies from Lauren Geersten, NTP, I knew I had to share it with you. Lauren is one of…

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Decadent Avocado Chocolate Pudding

The avocado is a tree native to Mexico and Central America, classified in the flowering plant family Lauraceae along with cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel. Avocado or “alligator pear” also refers to the fruit, botanically a large berry that contains a single seed. Avocados are an excellent source of oleic and linoleic acid, a/k/a monounsaturated…

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