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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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Making a pizza crust from fresh cauliflower is just another way to use this super vegetable in gluten-free, low-carb, and low-calorie baking. Try this simple recipe to satisfy your pizza craving, guilt-free. To be honest, I hate to shame anyone for eating pizza. But let's face it, a traditional pizza with a regular or deep… Read More


Sauteed Cabbage Recipe

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We've been into cabbage lately. It's one of those veggies that help boost the liver's ability to detox, lower cholesterol, and supply your body with loads of antioxidants. Components in cabbage are also showed to prevent cancers including colon, bladder, breast, and prostate cancers. Polyphenols, a type of antioxidant, are abundant in cabbage. Even the… Read More


Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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This is a super simple recipe of a super food. Brussels sprouts are in season in the fall and the perfect vegetable to compliment your Thanksgiving--and any other--meal. While they can be a bit bitter, the key to enjoying Brussels sprouts is to add zest with some acid. No time to Cook? Check out my… Read More


Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

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Have you ever had mashed cauliflower that tasted better than mashed potatoes? If you said no or 'yeah, right,' I dare you try this recipe. And if you're a fan of garlic, you're in for a treat! Eat Cauliflower to Detox Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable from the cabbage family. If there's ONE word you… Read More

30-Minute Salmon with Collard Greens and Beans thumbnail

I often get asked how I make salmon. And I often get asked how to put a balanced meal together and cook everything so that it's all done the same time. This blog post is going to show you how! The recipes are very simple. I recorded my step from start to finish to help… Read More


How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

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After years of working with patients, I realized that simple basic recipes make the biggest impact on their health. Most want to incorporate healthy vegetables and real foods more often but don't know how to prepare them. They have little time or interest in whipping a meal that looks like it came from Chopped. As… Read More


How to Cook Collard Greens

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I recommend greens often, and collard greens are one of my favorites. They are a nutritional powerhouse, with anti-oxidant, anti-inflammation, and detoxification capacity. I end up writing the recipe 20 times a week to my private patients, and I'm excited I was finally able to take some pictures to share it here with everyone! First… Read More

Baba Ghanoosh Dip (Middle Eastern Roasted Eggplant) Recipe thumbnail

This is a super easy roasted eggplant dip recipe and I'm excited to finally share it on the blog. It's Middle Eastern and often referred to as baba ghanoush, baba ghanoosh, or mutabbal. I was telling one of my patients last week how to use eggplants and wished I had this recipe with instructions and pictures… Read More


Hearts of Palm and Olive Dip

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For dip enthusiasts who need a change from salsa or hummus, this hearts of palm dip is a must try. The addition of olives gives it a tangy tapenade feel--I actually debated whether I should call it a dip or tapenade. What's in a name anyways? I didn't want a baked cheesy greasy dip, I… Read More

RecipeReDux: Arabic Lentils with Eggplants–Habbet Rummaneh thumbnail

It's this time of month again. It's the Recipe ReDux challenge... November's theme is: "Vintage Side Dishes"- Share the story of your favorite family side - or a tale about how you ReDuxed a recipe from an old cookbook or recipe card. Be it from the era of your great-grandmother, or your mom's kitchen experiments… Read More