Enjoy these "comfort foods" that are Phase-1-friendly to satisfy your craving for something hearty, warm and comforting during the colder months.
Cold weather sets in. Sniffles appear. Energy dwindles as the days become shorter. Here are a few helpful, simple tips to keep your health strong in the coming months.
Thanks to our patient: Karla DeKlue Makes 6 servings/ Prep time: 30 Minutes/ Chill Time: 4 Hours Ingredients: l/4 cup of apple juice 2 Teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel 3 Tablespoons lemon juice 1 Tablespoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons snipped fresh dill weed or 2 teaspoons dried dill weed 1 Tablespoon snipped parsley 2 Learn more
Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: SALAD 2 cups green cabbage, grated 1 cup red cabbage, grated 1 cup savoy cabbage, grated 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup currants 2 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons raw sunflower seeds 1 tablespoon unhulled sesame seeds DRESSING 1/3 cup Learn more
Ingredients 1/2 to 1 can of corn 1 can of kidney beans or black beans 1 green pepper, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/4 red onion, diced 6 sprigs of chopped cilantro juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon 2 tablespoons of chopped mint (optional) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil sea salt Learn more
Ingredients 4 cups mixed greens 12 grape or cherry tomatoes or 1 large tomato, diced 8 green olives 1 cucumber, diced 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds or sliced almonds see Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe under salad dressing section Directions Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss all ingredients Top with salad dressing Learn more
Ingredients 1 can of kidney beans, rinsed 1 bulb of fennel diced 12 cherry tomatoes quartered 4 tablespoons of finely minced red onion 2 cloves garlic pressed 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts 3 tablespoons chopped parsley Olive Oil to taste salt and pepper to taste Chopped cilantro to garnish (optional) Directions Learn more
Ingredients 1 tomato diced 1 avocado peeled and diced 1/2 of a medium cucumber diced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lime or lemon juiced sea salt and black pepper to taste 3 sprigs cilantro chopped finely Directions Combine olive oil and lemon Mix all ingredients in a bowl and serve Prep Time: 10 Learn more