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Food is Medicine
“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.”
– Hippocrates (460-377 BC)
A Revolution is Happening in the World of Food!
Hear Dr. Nicole Simone share research results on using Food in Medicine.
Dr. Nicole Simone– Radiation Oncologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA
The Effect of Diet on Standard Cancer Treatment Therapies
Your Brain on Food
Dr. Gary Wenk – Professor -Ohio State University – College of Medicine – Department of Neuroscience – PhD –
Your Brain on Food – How we Age
Power Plus Lentil Soup
Antioxidant Rich; No Fat Lentils
About the Recipe: The vegetable broth is filled with fiber rich lentils that absorb the wonderful flavors of far Eastern spices. The bonus is that the soup is high in nutritional value, easy to prepare, and those wonderful spices add lots of antioxidants. Serve hot with chopped green parsley, a dollop of plain yogurt, and sliced almonds. This is a soup that serves up a real power punch of health for lunch or dinner
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What are the Healthiest Foods?
Healthier Recipes to Try
Golden Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad
Featuring Cauliflower Crumbles
About the Recipe: It’s fun to put cauliflower in a food processor and use the fine grated pieces in a favorite salad or side dish. This recipe uses golden cauliflower and mixes in some cooked red quinoa with salad ingredients to create an unusual tabbouleh salad. Serve it with your favorite main dish or as a great fresh starter.
Nature’s Secret Kale Sauce Pasta
A New Idea – Kale becomes the Sauce
About the Recipe: When I made this recipe, I thought this had to be inspired by Mother Nature. The antioxidant rich emerald kale explodes, releasing its bright green color to smother the pasta with garden goodness.
We served it with natural vegetable flavored butterfly pasta that shouted out “healthy and farm fresh.”
Italian Pickled Pepper Kale Salad
Easy to Digest with Minced Kale
About the Recipe: Dark green, minced kale is tossed with fresh lemon juice dressing and sweetened with dried cranberries. It mellows in the refrigerator and is flavored with pickled red peppers, crunchy pumpkin seeds and flavorful Italian shredded Parmesan cheese. So crisp and full of flavor!
Very Berry Winter Fresh Fruit Cocktail
Antioxidant Rich with Super Fruits and Berries
About the Recipe: What a fantastic way to start your day! The berry rich fruit is filled with antioxidants and perfect to serve as a special start for your day or use it as a dessert with that evening supper. The antioxidants will protect your body from damage caused by those harmful radicals and keep you healthy.
Healthy Heart Dark Chocolate Mousse
Chocoholic Dream Dessert with Avocados
About the Recipe: Your guests won’t believe that this dessert is not filled with whipped cream but uses mashed avocados. The rich silky chocolate is delightful and one of those perfect desserts for a fancy party or special dinner. What a great way to make your heart happy!
“Healthy Bacteria” Boost to Flavor Foods
About the Recipe: Kimchi is a Korean classic made by fermenting cabbage along with nori or other vegetables in a spicy sauce. This recipe is a quicker version and makes a delicious side dish to serve with scrambled eggs, grilled cheese, deviled eggs, tacos, fried rice, rice bowls, or even pizza. What a perfect add-in!
Roasted Shitake Miso Mushrooms with Udon Noodles
An Immune System Supporter with Star Power Style
About this Recipe: If you never had Udon noodles, you are in for a very tasty surprise. Whole shitake mushrooms are roasted in a rich Miso sauce and poured over the stir-fry noodles, topped with fresh green onion slivers and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. Serve warm
Chicken Miso Soup with Once Forbidden Black Rice
Highest Level of Anthocyanin Antioxidants
About the Recipe: On cold winter days, chicken soup brings comfort to one’s heart and soul. This delicious recipe is filled with shredded chicken, carrots, celery, and mushrooms. The broth is flavored Asian style with Miso, soy and mirin. The “so good for you: black rice adds a special touch. Top with slivers of spinach and minced green onion before serving.
Miso-Marinated Mandarin Salmon
Umami Deep Complex Flavor & Firm Texture
About the Recipe: The salmon is marinated in Miso to season and pull moisture out of the salmon flesh. It produces a firm dense texture. This also adds a deeply complex flavor to the fish. A kohlrabi slaw, tossed with Mandarin orange fig spread, is mixed with diced crunchy kohlrabi chunks and red radishes. It’s easy to make and perfect for an omega 3 salmon boost for your immune system.
Snappy Mini Salmon Cakes
Citrus Splash Leftover Salmon
About the Recipe: Use leftover cooked salmon to make mini salmon cakes to serve for lunch or a quick dinner. Salmon teams with rustic mashed potatoes flavored with lemon and spicy peppers. Chilled yogurt is a delicious sauce to serve on the side.
Healthy Updates on Family Favorites
Lithuanian Kugelis Potato Casserole
Healthy Edge for a Family Favorite
About this Recipe: This Lithuanian potato dish is a favorite for holiday serving and special occasions in our house. The original recipe has lots of saturated fat and bacon with its drippings. Wanting to make it healthier, we adjusted the fat content and eliminated the bacon. The caramelized onions gave the casserole a delicious flavor. It’s prepared in a food processor, making it easy to make and enjoy more often.
Frosty Banana Split Iced Cream
Uses Frozen Bananas to Make Cool Dessert
About the Recipe: Step up to a healthier dessert by using frozen bananas to make this frosty cream dessert. Serve it in a cone or make it into a banana split sundae. So yummy!
Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Bars
New Style No Eggs, Butter, Granulated Sugar Banana Bread
About the Recipe: Those two ripe bananas can turn into the most delicious bar shaped quick bread squares, twirled with swirls of dark chocolate. Flaxseeds double as the egg and white whole wheat flour adds a whole wheat plus. Dessert or a quick snack – simply delicious!
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