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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Moroccan Chickpea Soup


This soup is delicious and nutritious. It contains all the components of a healthy meal: fiber, protein, and healthy fat. It also contains anti-inflammatory spices and bone broth. The nutrients and protein in bone broth are particularly well absorbed and they support the growth and repair of connective tissues in the body like bones, joints, and skin. 

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Sweet Potato Larb with Avocado


Larb, also known as Laab or Laap, is a delicous and healthy dish from northern Thailand. It's full of protein, healthy fat, anti-inflammatory compounds, and bold flavors. Larb is usually made with ground meat, most often pork and sometimes chicken or duck, but it can also be made with crumbled tempeh or tofu (extra firm, pressed and drained). Larb is eaten wrapped up in a lettuce leaf. It's fresh, flavorful, and healthy.

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Grain-Free Granola with Coconut and Cacao


This granola is full of fiber, healthy fat, and antioxidants. It's also free of grains, so it's naturally gluten-free. Eat it as you would would any granola, covered with milk or stirred into yogurt.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Vanilla Salt


This unusual condiment is surprisingly delicious. In the United States, vanilla is usually paired with sweet dishes, but in other cultures and cuisines it's paired with savory foods. So think of it as a spice, like cinnamon, which is as good in apple pie as it is in lamb tagine.