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Colorful Bean Salad

Ingredients: 5 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 limes, juiced 1 Tbsp agave 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (1 pound) package frozen shelled edamame/soybeans (preferably organic) 3 cups frozen corn kernels (preferably organic) 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 green onions, thinly sliced […]

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Asian Broccoli Slaw

My sister whipped up this yummy dish in minutes.  This recipe is gluten/dairy free and is well balanced with protein, some carbs, healthy fat, and lots of veggies. Ingredients: 1 bag of broccoli slaw (12 oz), pre-washed  (also has carrots & red cabbage in it) 15 oz can of mandarin oranges (rinse off with water […]

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Arugula Pesto Pasta Salad

1 bunch fresh arugula, tough stems removed, washed and spun dry 1/2 cup packed fresh parsley or basil leaves 1/2 cup walnuts 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Romano (Sheep Dairy) 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 to 1/2 […]

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Kale with Cashew Sauce

This Cashew Cream sauce, which gives a cheesy type texture without the dairy, is great with Kale! Kale is one of the most richest sources of calcium, as well as your good dosage of vitamins C, A, and K! It also contains a good source of magnesium, dietary fiber and tryptophan (a type of protein […]

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Low Sodium Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is usually packed with sodium and preservatives.  This recipe is pure and natural with only 5 healthy ingredients.  It’s a sure winner for adults and children. Ingredients for 4 servings: 8 sun dried tomatoes (not oil packed) 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large Onion – chopped 3 Pounds fresh ripe tomatoes – chopped 1 […]

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Best Ceviche

A friend of mine always brings this appetizer to parties and everyone loves it!     This ceviche recipe is super healthy and easy to make. 1 lb Shrimp, steamed, shelled, chopped (I buy extra large cooked frozen shrimp and defrost them in a collander under warm running water) OR 1 lb super fresh Halibut, chopped […]

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Orange Rice and Bean Salad

Orange Rice and Black Bean Salad This unique salad contains lots of fiber, protein and vitamin C, and it’s gluten/soy/dairy free. I think it would be a great way to add some pizzazz to leftover brown rice! ½ cup canned or cooked black beans, drained ¾ cup cooked brown or wild rice ½ cup finely […]

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Low Sodium Black Bean Jalapeno Soup

My girlfriend loves canned organic bean soup that you buy at the supermarket. She recently looked at the label and found that it contains almost 2000mg of Sodium in the can – that’s your whole days worth.  She then asked me if I had any alternatives. The only true alternative is making your own which […]

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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Serves 6 to 8 3 pounds ripe plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons good olive oil 1 tablespoon sea salt 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 2 cups chopped yellow onions (2 onions) 6 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (to make this recipe 100% dairy-free, sub with ghee […]

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Seaside Salad

Here is one of my favorite summer salads. Enjoy! Romaine lettues Dandelion greens Grated carrots Grated beets Celery Tomatoes Green Pepper Red Onion Parsley Avocado Dressing: Flaxseed oil, Braggs apple cider vinegar, and Sea kelp powder Feel free to add some protein, like beans, nuts/seeds, shrimp or chicken.

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