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The Ultimate Slimming Smoothie Recipe
and secrets for a slim energetic body!

Salads

Kale and Goji Berry Salad

Kale and Gogi Salad This salad is a rockstar in the salad world!  Thanks to the super food ingredients, kale and Goji berries!  The bonus?  You also get to have leftover dressing which you can use on any other salads, like romaine, baby greens etc.  This salad also keeps well in the refrigerator for a superhero lunch the next day

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Artichoke, Sardine and Capers SaladDid you know in the last 150 years we have seen an unprecedented change in our fat intake?  Particularly an intake from oils?  Refined, inflammatory omega-6 oils including corn, soy, cottonseed and safflower oils have replaced the more beneficial Omega-3 oils from fish, wild game and wild plants.  The ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fats has increased from 1:1 to 15:1 or 20:1 in our diets, and the effects have been bad, to say the least.  Most major diseases of aging as well as the epidemic of brain disorders are directly associated with this change in our diet.  

Today, the only real sources of Omega-3 fats are wild fish and game, seaweed, algae, breast milk and eggs from chickens fed only flaxseeds and fish meal.  Our brains don’t work without Omega-3 fats, period.  That is why low levels of Omega-3 fats have been linked to everything from

Quinoa – It’s not what you think

Quinoa TabouliQuinoa it not a whole grain.  Yup, you read that right.  Quinoa is actually a seed!  It’s rich in many vitamins, minerals and one of the only plant world’s complete protein food.  I you have not tried making it yet, now is your perfect opportunity.  I’ve got one of my all-time favorite recipes here for you, that utilizes this versatile seed.  I took a super healthy Mediterranean dish (which I basically grew up on) and tweaked it to make it gluten free and even more nutritious than the original version.  It’s Quinoa Tabouli.  I have to admit, when I first replaced the traditional bulgur wheat with quinoa, my Lebanese mother was not too pleased.  Oh no, you don’t mess with traditional Lebanese food.  Now I am happy to report that she not only likes my recipe, but now only makes it this way.   I love this recipe so much, not only because I grew up on it, but because this little dish packs and antioxidant punch! It’s got all four super antioxidants (Vitamins A, C, E and Selenium) to keep our cell membranes healthy and fighting off free radicals.  Let me know how you liked it. 

Get the recipe here, along with directions on how to make the perfect fluffy quinoa – every time.

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More Benefits of the Big O

Benefits of OrganicWell, of course I mean Organic – what were you thinkin’?

Yes, by now we should all know that eating Organic is just plain better.  Better for our bodies, our soil, and our planet.  Eating organically leaves behind the pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, GMO’s and irradiation that are all part of the conventional counterparts.

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Strawberry Avocado and Spinach Salad

ImageThis salad is an especially special one to serve for a romantic Valentines dinner.  I developed it with aphrodisiacs in mind, like avocado, strawberries and pine nuts.  The avocado’s texture is smooth and creamy, while tasting delicious.   Strawberries are often described in erotic text as ‘fruit nipples’ and, like grapes, are perfect for hand feeding and full of vitamins.  Pine nuts are rich in zinc, which is an essential mineral required to stimulate the male libido.

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