Great Snacking: Nutty Naturopath Kale Chips

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Ingredients: • 6-8 bunches of organic kale • 1 C cashews (Brazil nuts) • 1/2 C nutritional yeast • 2 Tblsp lemon juice • 1 1/2 – 2 tsp crushed garlic • 1-2 tsp salt • 1 C olive oil • 4-6 chopped tomatoes, or 1/2 C organic tomato sauce • 2 Tblsp turmeric (optional) […]

Recipes of the Week: Warm Winter Favorites

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Upgrading the Classic Tuna Salad Want a tastier, healthier substitute for commercial mayo? Try using plain whole-milk Greek yogurt whenever you’d normally reach for the mayo. If you want to give it even more of that mayo-like tang, just stir a squirt of fresh lemon juice and a small spoonful of mustard into the yogurt. […]

Detoxifying Natural Lemonade

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The most simple and useful home recipe is lemonade. It is good for your health but it is also one of life’s little pleasures on a warm and sunny day. Lemon is high in vitamin C and bioflavonoids, which are easily used up by the body. Making a healthy and natural lemonade recipe is an […]

10-Minute Orange Treat

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If you don’t know what to serve for dessert tonight… Try this tangy dessert tonight. One serving contains just 81 calories! 10-Minute Orange Treat Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind* 1/2 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 TBS honey 2-1/2 TBS low-fat yogurt 2 medium oranges Optional: Top with orange […]

Broccoli Salad With Avocado

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The contrasting textures of crunchy broccoli and creamy, soft avocado make this quick salad interesting and delicious. It is rich in monounsaturated fat and full of protective phytochemicals and fiber. Don’t forget to use the broccoli stems, which, if properly trimmed, are as good to eat as the florets. Cut a slice off the butt […]

Make This Appetizer Today – Hummus

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This tasty and healthy bean spread has gained in popularity over the past few years. Our version has all the benefits of a more traditional recipe, but with less olive oil. The combination of garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas), tahini, lemon juice, cumin and garlic is a show-stopper. This recipe is very versatile – use […]

A Jar Of Mayonnaise Ain’t Got Nothing On A Ripe Avocado

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Sometimes the condiment makes the sandwich, other times the condiment is a well-behaved backdrop to the sandwich.  Either way, you might as well go for a condiment with potential (i.e., not supermarket mayonnaise, which is at best made with low-quality oil and at worst made with a slew of unpronounceable chemicals). One of the easiest […]