Loaded Wedge Salad

FOOD AS MEDICINE Wedge salads are a steakhouse classic but often get overlooked as iceberg lettuce is not known for its nutritional value. By loading up on fresh herbs, tomatoes and even bacon though, this salad can definitely have some redeeming properties. You can certainly use any head lettuce in this recipe and if your…

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Italian Syle Kale Chips

FOOD AS MEDICINE Kale chips are a great way to satisfy a craving for a salty, crunchy snack while staying low carb. Even when baked into crispy chips, kale maintains its superfood status and is packed with Vitamins A, C, and K as well as calcium and fiber. Kale can also help to combat chronic…

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Keto Lemon Poppy Seed Mini Muffins

FOOD AS MEDICINE Citrus is a rich source of bioflavanoids which can promote detoxification and fight against cancer. The nobiletin found in citrus peels and ascorbic acid (vitamin C) are compounds that have antiangiogenic properties virtually starving off the fuel source of tumors at the level of the vessel. The vitamin C found in lemon plays…

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Avocado Chips

FOOD AS MEDICINE Avocado is a great source of the “grand-mama” antioxidant, glutathione, that plays a major role in immune function, cancer prevention, detox and beyond. Glutathione is found in every cell of the body and protects the cells from oxidative damage. More on how to boost glutathione in this blog! If you’re getting burned out on…

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Plantain Tostones

FOOD AS MEDICINE Plantains are very similar to bananas in terms of their nutritional properties, but when unripe they lend themselves better to savory preparations (treat them kind of like potatoes). This recipe is inspired by the plantain tostones (think a thick chip!) served with virtually ever meal in Colombia. Like bananas, plantains are a…

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Spicy Maca Chocolate Avocado Mousse

FOOD AS MEDICINE Chocolate Avocado Mousse is a tried and true favorite and the best way (in our opinion) to use up slightly overripe avocados! This Spicy Maca version elevates Ali’s classic recipe with a sexy twist just in time for Valentine’s Day! Maca stimulates the pituitary gland in production of oxytocin and progesterone, not…

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Roasted Beet, Fennel and Blood Orange Soup

FOOD AS MEDICINE Beets are a rich source of antioxidants and phytonutrients. The most widely researched and medicinal compounds in beets are betalains, shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification support. Scientist have identified these compounds have the ability to fight tumors in the body. Beets increase nitric oxide in the body which dilates blood…

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Super Bowl Recipe Roundup

Our Favorite Keto-Friendly Super Bowl Recipes Let’s be honest, we’re just here for the snacks. Super Bowl parties can be a total carbohydrate blowout from beer to chips to pizza, but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! As tempting as it is to consume unhealthy foods, it’s important to practice mindful indulgence during the festivities. The…

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