Recipes

Vegan, Gluten-Free Beet Brownies – mindbodygreen – Self Improvement Article

While red velvet is often made from food coloring, it was originally the product of beets—and in this recipe from her new book, Vegetable Cakes, Ysanne Spevack harkens back to the original. While Vegetable Cakes features some pretty out there creations (including desserts featuring kale and other leafy greens!), this one is actually fairly intuitive—the beets add an earthy sweetness that perfectly complements chocolate’s rich flavor. According to Spevack, it isn’t actually that hard to incorporate vegetables into desserts. “I…

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4 Amazing Keto Chicken Recipes For Dinner – Self Improvement Article

So, you’ve finally gone keto, but now you’re probably wondering what the hell you got yourself into. After all, this low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet isn’t without its grueling transition period known as the keto flu (i.e., ultra intense cravings, fatigue, and the tendency to roll your eyes at just about everything). But we’re here to tell you that, yes, you can still find comfort in your favorite flavors and foods without sabotaging your goals. Enter: These delicious low-carb keto chicken…

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How To Make Fermented Garlic To Boost Immunity – Self Improvement Article

While we’ve long lauded the health benefits of garlic for boosting immunity and fermented food for, well, everything, we’ve never combined the two—until now. Jean Choi, author of Korean Paleo, explains that the secret to highly delicious Korean food—and a powerfully strong immune system—is something known as Manuel Jjangachi. “This recipe is a popular side dish in Korea, loved for its spicy, garlicky kick, mixed with the addictive slightly sweet tang from the honey and the fermentation process,” Choi explains. “Garlic,…

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17 Keto Super Bowl Recipes: Snacks, Skewers, & Easy Meal Ideas – Self Improvement Article

While the Super Bowl is about football it’s also about family, friends, commercials, and food. If you’re doing the keto diet it can feel daunting to think about heading to a friend’s Super Bowl party or even hosting your own as the classic dishes we think of are high-carb. There’s no need to panic, we’ve scoured hundreds of keto recipes to bring you a keto-twist on some Super Bowl favorites. This way you can spend less time focused on what…

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This Sea Vegetable Broth Recipe Will Nourish Your Hormones

While we’re all about the bone broth craze that has swept the nation, sometimes it’s nice to have vegetarian options. We’ve found a winner in this nourishing sea broth from Mafalda Pinto Leite’s Radiant: The Cookbook. According to Leite, a nutritionist, “Broths are so healing and easy to digest. You can make them with all sorts of vegetables, but be sure to use kombu and shiitake as the base. They both contain beneficial properties that boost the immune system, nourish the…

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This Blue Zones Veggie Recipe Might Be The Secret To Crazy Longevity

The so-called Blue Zones were labeled as such by Dan Buettner, a National Geographic fellow and the author of The Blue Zones. They refer to the areas of the world where people live the longest, including Ikaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Okinawa, Japan. While Buettner attributes the Blue Zoners’ longevity to a number of factors, diet plays a large role. In her new book, Clean Enough, chef Katzie Guy-Hamilton captures some of the keys to the Blue Zone eating…

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Kimchi-Marinated Kale Buddha Bowl With Black Rice Pilaf

There’s a popular saying that “food is medicine,” and naturopath and chef Kimberly Parsons believes wholeheartedly in this—and cooking for the mind, body, and soul. Her new cookbook, The Yoga Kitchen Plan, features a seven-day health plan based on the chakras. In it, she created an experience that includes over 70 vegetarian recipes, breathing and meditation exercises, and yoga poses. Kimberly says January is a great time to pick foods that leave you feeling nourished, loved, and rejuvenated (some characteristics…

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