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Collagen Protein Archives - Vital Proteins Collagen Blog. 10 recipes for Brussels sprouts that will make them your new favorite vegetable. Brussels sprouts have been on the ick list for too long. More than likely, your distaste for them can be traced back to how they were prepared for you when you first had them. Too many parents cook them until they're mush, with a texture that make even the most open-minded of eaters run from the table. On the flip side, if they aren't cooked long enough, they have a bitter edge, which also spoils the first impression and can sideline Brussels sprouts for a lifetime.

But there are a multitude of reasons why it's a smart idea to give Brussels sprouts another chance. The many health benefits of Brussels sprouts Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable, in the same family as cabbage, broccoli, arugula, radishes and other familiar greens. Brussels sprouts contain glucosinolates, one of nature’s best fighters of free-radicals, protecting us from cancer. Not only do Brussels sprouts have cancer-fighting properties, but they also have anti-inflammatory properties. Fresh is best! Pineapple, Lime, and Banana Popsicles. After a hard day of summer yard work, I love to plop down on the deck, admire my work, and eat some good food. As a treat, I love something cold and refreshing and that’s where my ice cream maker and popsicle molds (these are BPA-free) come into play.

These are must haves in any real foodies kitchen. Think of all the possibilities – creamy ice creams, light sorbets, and POPSICLES! Want to feel like a kid again? Grab a popsicle, kick off your shoes, and go sit in the grass – happiness! Here is the latest creation to come from my freezer. I decided to use coconut water in this recipe because I keep hearing about how good it is for you – great for re-hydration due to the water and electrolyte contents, it’s high in potassium and magnesium, and it has cytokinins which have been shown to have anti-aging and anti-cancer effects on human cells (1). Ingredients: What to do: Combine the banana, avocado, coconut water, and lime juice in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Enjoy!! Homemade Coconut Milk... The Easy Way | Rubies & Radishes. Garlic Herb Lime Cauliflower Rice (Cauli-Rice) Recipe. Going grain free was not that difficult for me.

The only grain that I actually miss is rice. Some things just need rice. Then, I started noticing all of these Paleo and Primal bloggers talking about cauli-rice. What on earth was that, I thought? Come to find out cauli-rice is a delicious substitute for regular rice. I have paired this with a wide variety of dishes and it tastes great. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup chopped parsley 5-10 cloves of garlic (the more the better, IMO) 1 lime sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste coconut oil for sautéing Instructions Finely dice the garlic cloves and herbs.

Wash the head of cauliflower, remove the stem/core, and break into smaller chunks. Using a food processor or a box grater, shred the cauliflower. Heat a couple tablespoons of coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the garlic and sauté until very lightly browned. Cook for 5-7 minutes and then stir in the fresh herbs. 39 Deliciously Unexpected Healthy Avocado Recipes. If we could eat the avocado piñata hanging in our office, believe me — we would.

Unfortunately, we aren’t that lucky and will have to settle for the normal-sized, edible ones instead. So why does the Greatist team love these magical green fruits so much? First off, they’re clearly delicious. But they’re healthy, too! Avocados are a great source of monounsaturated fat (which can improve cholesterol levels, decrease risk of heart disease, and benefit brain activity), vitamin E (a powerful antioxidant), and vitamin B6 (promotes healthy skin and serves as a back-up fuel) .

Here are 39 of our favorite delicious, at least semi-healthy avocado recipes. Breakfast Photo: Anjali Prasertong / The Kitchn 1. 2. 3. 4. Lunch Photo: Ilana / 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Dinner Photo: Ben Dearnley / 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Dessert Photo: Jeanine / Love and Lemons 21. 22. 23. 24. 26. 27. 28. 29. Snacks, Sides, and Extras Photo: Migle / My Kitchen Affair 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.

Spaghetti Squash with Cilantro-Macadamia Pesto | Rubies & Radishes. Better Than Take Out: Homemade Orange Chicken Recipe (Gluten and Wheat Free) - Delicious Obsessions. Homemade orange chicken. There’s no way it could ever be as good as takeout, right? Orange chicken is one of those dishes that hubby and I get a craving for every now and then. But, rather than going down the street and eating at Panda Express and loading up on salt, MSG, soybean oil, canola oil, etc., why not make it at home? It is much easier than I once thought and I don’t know if I want to eat takeout orange chicken ever again! Served with steamed rice and veggies, you’ve got a meal that is sure to satisfy! Honestly though, the chicken is delicious on it’s own and I often just snack on it by itself! A couple notes about this recipe. The key to crispy fried chicken is the process of coating it. I have linked to the products from my affiliate partners that I personally use and recommend.

Orange Sauce 1 cup chicken stock (preferably homemade) 1/2 cup mild honey (clover or wildflower is nice) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar 2 1/2 tbsp. gluten free tamari 2 tbsp. lemon juice. 92 Delectable Real Food Recipes Perfect for Entertaining. Now is the time of year that everyone likes to do lots of entertaining with family and friends. If you’re like me, you love a great party! Lots of the foods and drinks that are served at these wonderful celebrations may cause you to stray from your usual goal of trying to eat healthy. I decided to put together a big collection of 92 Delectable Real Food Recipes Perfect for Entertaining with some of my favorite recipes from my fantastic friends that are perfect for all your celebrations! These recipes are made with whole foods that don’t have any chemicals, preservatives, artificial dyes/colors, refined vegetable oils, or other ingredients that are not good for you.

I have divided the recipes up to include appetizers, drinks, breads/rolls, soups, salads, entrees, side dishes, and sauces/gravy/relishes to make it easier for you. I have chosen so many wonderful dessert choices for entertaining that I decided to put them in a separate blog post! Recipe Key Appetizers – 15 Choices. Whole-grain fruit pancakes: White whole wheat flour and caramelized fruit for a superior pancake. Photo by James Ransom Dinner vs. Child is a biweekly column about cooking for children, and with children, and despite children, originally published in Food52 and now appearing on Brow Beat.

Today: Nicholas loads his pancakes with whole grains and fruit—not because it's healthy, just because it's good. I have a tortured relationship with pancakes. But there comes a time when a father, no matter how many recipes he still has not made in The Breakfast Book, has to make pancakes. In any case, after many lengthy, batter-focused sessions with my therapist, my occasional weekend pancakes have: 1) less white flour; 2) more fruit. I know that reads like a parody of a health-conscious recipe adaptation for children. I am interested in none of the many good reasons to use less white flour and more fruit. A pancake made with white whole wheat flour—which is much milder than the standard red whole wheat—has some weight to counterbalance the maple syrup.

Yummy Healthy Recipes. New Roots Organics - Organic Recipes. Courtesy of Andrea Albin, Gourmet This time of year, you can't have too many fruit tarts. Here, ripe strawberries drizzled with Port glaze top a luxurious no-bake mascarpone filling. The press-in crust, by the way, is a breeze to make. Tart Shell Ingredients1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour3 tablespoons granulated sugarRounded 1/4 teaspoon salt7 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces1 large egg yolk1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice3 tablespoons cold water For filling: Ingredients1 1/2 pounds strawberries (about 1 1/2 quarts), trimmed and halved lengthwise\r\n1/3 cup granulated sugar\r\n3/4 cup ruby Port\r\n1 pound mascarpone (about 2 cups)\r\n1/4 cup confectioners sugar\r\n1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice\r\n1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest\r\n3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Method.

» Lime Pickle Bean Salad. Sep 12 This salad is awesome, and not that dissimilar to my Middle Eastern-Style one in terms of the chosen bean and some of the veggies, but otherwise it’s different because of the amazing lime pickle dressing, which just takes it around the other side of the globe, and leaves your mouth watering for the next spoonful – it’s outrageously good ! 2 cups cannellini beans – I used a tinned brand, washed and drained (or choose your own preferred type of cooked bean or lentil) 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 spring onion, chopped a handful of small cherry tomatoes 5 black olives ¼ red pepper, finely chopped 1 stick, celery chopped 4 inches cucumber, chopped a handful of freshly chopped coriander In a jar place the following, then shake and pour onto your salad :- 1 heaped tsp Indian Lime Pickle (I used Patak’s) 1½ tsp molasses sugar a pinch of Himalayan salt, or sea-salt 2 Tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice (more if you wish) ¼ cup (60 mL) olive oil 1 tsp dried mint Leave a Reply.

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