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Mashed Ginger Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Nutmeg

The recipe below is courtesy of Rebecca Katz’s fantastic cookbook for cancer survivors, One Bite at a Time. I highly recommend picking it up! Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C. The addition of ginger serves as a potent carminative that aids in digestion along with providing a zing of flavor. […]


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Chicken Pad Thai with Mung Bean Noodles

These noodles are honestly my favorite new food! With 11g of fiber, 25g protein and a delicate texture that doesn’t get mushy like so many other gluten-free pastas out there, this mung bean fettuccine pasta is AMAZING! Try this twist on a traditional pad thai that incorporates macadamia nuts. Ingredients 4 ounces Explore Asia Organic […]


quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pears, Feta, and Watercress

Salads can be bland…but not this one! This unique salad combines the protein power of quinoa with roasted high-fiber fruit. Unbelievably delicious, this salad is aromatic and balanced with hints of sweetness and savory herbs. The quinoa helps you feel satiated to stave off hunger and the high-fiber content helps balance blood sugar levels. Ingredients […]


smoothies

Healthy Kid’s Super Smoothie

Kids need lots of essential nutrients for growth and development and it’s not always easy to get all of them in each day. This smoothie provides a solution where you can pack a variety of important nutrients such as omega-3 fats, probiotics, vitamins, minerals, and other health-promoting compounds into delicious drinks that kids are sure […]


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Green Banana and Potato Salad

A unique tasty twist on traditional potato salad, the green banana adds a sweetness to this dish. With the combination of potatoes, green bananas, and onions, this dish packs some serious fiber and prebiotic power! Ingredients 3 lbs greenish-yellow bananas, peeled and sliced into 1-inch pieces (about 7 or 8)  3 lbs yukon gold potatoes, […]


ginger bok choy

Ginger Bok Choy

Bok choy is a flavorful, healthy green used often in Asian cuisine. It is a safe FODmaps food, so you’re in the clear with this recipe if you are currently on a low-FODmaps diet. The addition of ginger provides great flavor, aromatics, and a nice soothing effect to the gut. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds […]


Blueberry-Kanten

Blueberry Kanten

Popular in Asian cuisine, agar and kuzu/arrowroot provide a way to make this gluten-free, custard-like dessert featuring delicious, antioxidant-rich blueberries! Ingredients 1 tablespoon kuzu or arrowroot 2 ½ cups apple cider or apple juice 2 tablespoons agar flakes 2 cups blueberries *You can find agar flakes and kuzu/arrowroot in natural foods stores or Asian grocers […]


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Baked Kale Chips

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse containing high amounts of vitamins K, A and C along with manganese and fiber. Some people claim kale is bland and aren’t sure how to prepare it, but this recipe provides one of the most simple ways to enjoy this nutrient-dense food. Kale chips to the rescue! Ingredients 1 large […]


plantains

Plantains in “Temptation Sauce”

Plantains are a tasty, high-fiber alternative to other sweet-tasting dishes and are high in vitamins A, C, and B6 as well as potassium. The high soluble fiber content of plantains attracts water and forms a gel, which slows down digestion, helping you to feel full. Soluble fiber can also help lower LDL (“bad”) blood cholesterol […]


macaroons

Maca-Macaroons

SUPER COOKIES?! With a combination of selenium-rich Brazil nuts, maca powder, and coconut, these cookies provide healthy fats and nutrients to boot. Maca powder is derived from a herbaceous plant of the crucifer family and has long been used as a root vegetable and for medicinal purposes among traditional cultures. Some clinical trials have shown that […]


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