Olive Tapenade

OLIVE TAPENADE FOOD AS MEDICINE:  Olives satisfy a craving for a salty snack while maintaining a low carb or ketogenic lifestyle. Olives and olive oil are bursting with phytonutrients and are a great source of Vitamin E as well as cancer-fighting antioxidants. Olives can help to lower blood pressure as well as cholesterol due to…

Truffle Aioli

TRUFFLE AIOLI FOOD AS MEDICINE: Industrialized oils are oils extracted from things like grains, seeds and beans such as canola oil, cottonseed and soybean oil. They began to largely replace traditional saturated fats in the diet as saturated fats became demonized and as processed, packaged food became more common in the American Diet. We new…

Carrot Puree Dip

CARROT PUREE DIP FOOD AS MEDICINE: The health benefits of carrots are numerous, but they are best known for their antioxidant qualities. Beta-carotene is compound found in orange-yellow fleshed produce that has a wide-range of disease fighting qualities. Other varieties of carrots, like cosmic carrots and rainbow carrots, have plant pigment based compounds in addition…

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER “HUMMUS” FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower is low in calories and carbohydrates and is nutrient dense, making it a great base for soups, purees, and mashes. Cauliflower contains powerful sulfur compounds that have the ability to protect against cancer and detoxify the body. This vegetable also has high amounts of vitamins C and K,…

Zoodles with Pesto

ZOODLES WITH PESTO FOOD AS MEDICINE: Zucchini is an excellent source of manganese, vitamins C, A, and B, and antioxidants, particularly lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants are especially beneficial in protecting against age-related macular degeneration cataracts. The manganese, zinc, and B vitamins in zucchini help maintain blood sugar metabolism support. The pectin form of soluble fiber…

Miso Healthy Salad

MISO HEALTHY SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cruciferous vegetables contain sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinols (IC3s) which drive the phase 2 detox pathways functioning to excrete carcinogenic substances, prevent precancerous cell growth and promote Natural Killer cells (NK cells) to build an army against cancer. Turmeric contains powerful anti-inflammatory activity from curcumin, which inhibits the growth of cancer…