The creaminess and crunchy texture of this slaw is a welcome addition. Dark leafy greens like collards are a good source of nondairy calcium, especially when combined with lemon juice found in the slaw (which makes the calcium more accessible).
Seasonal vegetables and fruit make the best salad in a summertime supper. Spices heighten the flavor of this melon salad recipe and add extra anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant polyphenols, beneficial for digestive and bone health.
This recipe uses local honey and raw cocoa powder (or cacao powder), a good source of magnesium. Try unsweetened dried cherries or blueberries in this recipe, combined with walnuts (if tolerated) for a great flavor mix. If nuts aren’t on your diet, use sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds instead. For flavor and texture variation, add dried coconut and/or citrus zest along with fruit and nuts; do not exceed 1 cup total.
Delicious with any fresh fruit, such as fresh strawberries or Blueberry Filling, you can also stuff them with leftover veggies, such as sauteed spinach, cooked lentils or even mashed sweet potatoes with fresh chives. Folded in half, quartered or rolled, crepes are the perfect finger food. Try them as an appetizer for your next party or create a crepe buffet with a variety of fillings and let guests make their own selections.
Inspired by Indian cuisine, this gluten-free, allergy-friendly pasta salad offers an appealing combination of sweet and spicy flavors. Top it with toasted coconut and golden raisins.
St. Patrick's Day wouldn't be the same without corned beef and cabbage. This delicious dish is made more flavorful with the addition of gluten-free beer. Check with your grocery's meat department to be certain your corned beef is gluten free.
This gluten-free minestrone recipe results in more than a soup; it gives you a hearty meal. Make it on a cold, leisurely Sunday afternoon. As an added bonus, this healthy minestrone tastes even better the next day.
Kudzu/kuzu root starch, an alternative thickener to cornstarch, is beneficial and healing to the small intestines. (Find it in the Asian section of the grocery store, natural food stores and online.) Tart cherries are a natural source of melatonin. Cherries contain anthocyanin, a flavonoid with health-protecting benefits.
This guilt-free treat takes truffles to a healthier place using pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds and figs for additional protein and fiber. Raw cacao is a good source of magnesium. Peppermint oil is healing and soothing to digestion.
Healing spices aid digestion and help ease constipation and gas. Orange oil helps digest fats. Adapt this recipe to fit your dietary needs. If you don’t eat coconut, enjoy these truffles plain or roll them in ground sunflower seeds or a cinnamon/cardamom blend.