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Zoodles in 1-minute flat

How to make zucchini noodles? Zoodles are a guilt-free, no-weight-gain solution to authentic Italian dishes like Pasta AlfredoWay better than rice, corn, quinoa, and other high-carb, processed noodles, nothing beats fresh vegetable spaghetti! Once you try zoodles you'll never go back! ...

Lemon Berry Parfait, Dairy-free

Oh boy! It's berry season! How about a quick layered parfait in a cup? This breakfast looks complicated but isn't. You'll be rewarded with luscious nutrition of fresh berries and almonds. "Parfait" means "perfect"  or "impeccable" in French. And layered food is very beautiful! If you have a blender or food processor, in 5-minutes your treat can be ready to eat! This is a vitamin-rich knock-out with high-anti-oxidant strawberries and citrus. Powerful nutritional compounds in berries such as ...

Zoodle Soup with Mushrooms & Seaweed

Classic Asian noodle soup with a healthy twist, this is loaded with real nutrition from broth, meat, seaweed, and veggies. I'm a HYUUUGE vegetable-lover, so I use this recipe to load up on every veggie available. It's a great use for leftover veggies, so you could call this “Refrigerator Noodle Soup” because it’s flexible and a great way to clean out the fridge. Zoodles are zucchini noodles, free of grains, gluten, and so easy to make with a spiral vegetable slicer, mandoline, or ...

Grapefruit, Greens, Ginger Smoothie

Delicious, refreshing, detoxifying for breakfast or snack, grapefruit makes a great anti-oxidant smoothie. Even better, it's low-glycemic and tastes yummy with ginger. I like the mild flavor of baby spinach, however any greens will do such as kale, chard, collards, dandelion, arugula, watercress, etc. Imagination and variety are my keys to making breakfast interesting, and this smoothie is a great way to start the day! Serves 2. ...

Greek Eggs

If you live in Athens or the Greek Islands, you’ll find this easy everyday breakfast on the street corners. My friend Kalpita in Athens says it will stave off a big fat Greek hunger all morning. The name Avgá Mátia means “egg eyes,” like two eggs looking up at you, with a side of Kalamata olives and tomatoes. Good quality Greek oregano adds a high-nutrition punch to this breakfast, as it is packed with anti-oxidants, vitamin K, iron, manganese, and antibacterial benefits. If you ...

Nori Wrap, a Meal in Minutes

When I want a healthy meal in a minute, I grab a seaweed wrap. Seaweed is a superfood loaded with healthy Vitamins B12, C, D, E and K. It is rich in minerals such as potassium, selenium, calcium, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. Oh, and even better, it boosts energy levels and libido in both men and women. Nori sheets can be expensive, so I look for those thick nori packs in some healthy grocery stores, or Japanese markets. One pack lasts me 8-12 months. You can put just about any filling you ...

Blueberry Paleo No-Cornmeal Pancakes

Here's a fantastic Father's Day Breakfast that anyone can do quickly. It's easy, Paleo, grain-free, gluten-free and lusciously delicious. Instead of flour it uses shredded coconut and almond meal. A few years ago I loved my traditional cornmeal pancakes. Back then, corn was healthy, non-GMO, with an authentic homemade flavor and crunchy texture. But Uh Oh! Nowadays corn is GMO, lifeless, and tasteless. Sadly, I miss my favorite pancakes! So, I just invented this easy one-step recipe. It's free of grains, gluten, sugar, and GMO's. YAY! It uses blended coconut flakes for an old-fashioned texture that tastes just like corn. Ha Ha! I'm happy now. Throw in your blueberries at the end and stir by hand. Try these pancakes! ...

Addicted to coffee? This healthy brew will protect your Kidney Jing!

85% of Americans use caffeine daily. We drink 400 million cups of Joe every day. Our coffee obsession is a roaring $30 billion industry! However, if you're an independent soul like me that wants to be truly healthy, here's a delicious alternative. I'll cut to the chase: Coffee is addictive. It slowly depletes the kidney energy, according to Chinese Medicine, which means it's VERY bad news for your creativity, long life, and your S.E.X drive, I mean your libido. Yep. Are you addicted?  Do ...

Hiziki Seaweed Carrot Salad

Here's a tasty way to get your sea vegetables. Hijiki seaweed is a delicious nutrient-dense superfood, high in fiber, enzymes, amino acids, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K. Especially Vitamin K is critical, as it’s the single vitamin almost all of us are lacking! Grated carrots, sesame, ginger and lime compliment hiziki's rich, nutty flavor. Serve this versatile salad alone, on a bed of greens, or over zoodles! Store for up to 4 days in the refrigerator. Serves 4. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe...

Favorite No-Peanut Sauce in 1-Minute!

Who ever heard of a fabulicious Thai Peanut Sauce with no peanuts! Ha Ha! Instead of peanuts it uses nut butters. Choose between almond, cashew, or sunflower butter, whisk with a few spices and you have a divine sauce in less than a minute. Tasty, sweet, and slightly spicy, it makes an incredibly delicious dip for Chicken Satay, sautéed veggies, spring rolls, or a raw vegetables. Use it as a marinade or dressing for chicken and meats. Unlike most peanut sauces, it's free of sugar and ...

My 7 Nut Milk Experiments: Which is Best?

Wow! Once you've tasted the original flavor of homemade nut milk, you'll never go back! I've always been curious to compare flavor and nutrition in nut milks. Today's experiment was to compare seven nut milks made with the same easy recipe - see it below. I used Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Coconut flakes, Hazelnuts, Hemp seeds, and Pumpkin Seeds. The results were amazing, and I hope you find them helpful. For yummy flavor additions, see my recipe post: Spike Your Nut Milks! Not...

Papaya Tangerine Smoothie

Today's breakfast was a refreshing flavor treat of creamy, luscious papaya. I added tangerine, coconut milk, and strawberries for a WOW! Intensely luscious smoothie! Look for the healthy organic or non-GMO papaya with real seeds, as many papayas are genetically modified. This papaya milkshake tastes like the papaya "batido" beverages I used to buy on the street in Mexico, except those are usually made with (uh oh!) sweetened evaporated milk and sugar! I love the tantalizing tropical...

Pho Ga Vietnamese Soup with Optional Chicken

Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, this super-easy favorite is satisfying and highly nutritious. Every bite is a different experience, with chunks of ginger, basil, cilantro, garlic, spices, and lime. The key to scrumptious flavor and off the charts nutrition is your BROTH! Most Asian restaurants use chemical broths, GMO-fed meat, and cheap rice noodles, all low in nutrients. However this recipe is 100% real food, non-GMO, and grain-free! Zoodles are zucchini noodles, quick ...

Paleo Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Alive with flavor and life force, this pesto is an easy nutritional powerhouse you can enjoy in 2 minutes flat. It looks and tastes just like authentic Pesto Genovese, but it's dairy-free with pumpkin seeds instead of pine nuts. For this vegan pesto, I used lemon juice and nutritional yeast to give a tangy parmesan taste. You'll need a food processor. Pumpkin seeds are a true superfood loaded with a wide variety of healthy nutrients from magnesium to copper, protein and zinc. ...

Brain-Boosting Beet Salad with Omega-3’s

Healthy food should be simple and delicious. With just 4 ingredients, you'll get your omega-3's, raise your brain function, and build your immune system. Yay! This salad tastes amazing with my Easy Flax Oil Dressing! Beets are loaded with immune-boosting, anti-cancer nutrients, and vitamin C. They're rich in essential minerals like potassium for healthy brain and muscle function. Omega-3 fatty acids in flax oil are incredibly important for your body and brain. DHA is a type of omega-3 ...

Matcha Green Tea Golden Milk

This creamy Golden Milk will boost your whole immune system. With Turmeric and Matcha Green Tea, you've got a DYNAMIC DUO of superfoods. And a gorgeous pea-green color - Ha Ha! Matcha green tea powder is a potent anti-oxidant and a time-honored health tradition in Japan. We know about turmeric's health benefits. Indeed, everybody's going crazy for Golden Milk. However curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is difficult for the body to absorb. Very few people understand how to prepare ...

Avocado Cilantro Detox Dressing

Quick. Delicious. Detoxifying. Yep, in 1 minute your tasty nutrient-dense dressing is ready. With only 5 ingredients, try it on everything! Salads, sandwiches, wraps, vegetables, quiche, crackers, chips, crudités, or as a mayo. Fresh food tastes better than store-bought dressings! Now we can clear those bottles out the fridge and enjoy real flavor. I could go on and on about the health benefits of this dressing. Cilantro and parsley are potent detoxifiers of heavy metals stored in the body. ...

Asian Salad & Wild Salmon for Lunch!

Many of my clients ask me for quick and easy lunches for one person. Here is my lunch today, a Japanese-inspired salad that is satisfying, high protein, low-carb, and zero sugar. Wild Alaskan salmon is a rich source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, and the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 in wild salmon is far superior to farmed. Look for wild salmon, and avoid salmon labeled “Atlantic salmon”, as it usually comes from fish farms. Instead look for “Wild Alaskan Salmon” or “sockeye ...

Low-Carb Cauliflower Risotto alla Milanese with Saffron

When I lived in Venice, Italy, I enjoyed risotto almost every day. Ha Ha! But sadly, it's loaded with carbs, and I gained a lot of weight. Traditional ingredients for Risotto alla Milanese are arborio rice, aged Parmiggiano Reggiano, and saffron. Oooh! I love saffron! I've resolved the carb problem with this Paleo-Vegan adapted recipe, so you won't gain weight like I did. It's super-low in carbs and even quicker to make. With Cauliflower Rice, you don't have to stand over a hot stove stirring ...

Raspberry Anti-Cancer Smoothie

I want to share this morning's smoothie with you. It's a delicious anti-cancer medicine. We know that raspberries are a powerhouse of anti-oxidant phyto-nutrients. Yogurt and flaxseed oil make this doubly potent, inspired by cancer physician, Dr. Johana Budwig. Her 95% success rate healing cancer brought Dr. Budwig 7 Nobel nominations. She discovered a powerful combination for treating and preventing cancer using fermented proteins with flaxseed oil. She forbade the use of seed oils and ...