Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips

These sweet and spicy kale chips are a healthy alternative to the typical potato chip. Kale is high in fiber, which helps remove toxins from the body, regulates carbohydrate metabolism, and can help to prevent colon cancer. Save Print Sweet + Spicy Kale Chips Author: Adapted from www.nourishingmeals.com Serves: 8   Ingredients 2 bunches kale, stems and

Rice and Beans: The Wisdom Behind a Latin American Staple

In many countries in the world, animal protein is a luxury. To provide their families with calories, nutrients, and dietary fiber, mothers in these places have relied on three primary foods: beans, corn, and squash. In most cases, vegetables and herbs, such as chile, parsley, cilantro, onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin are added to these

Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons

This dairy-free soup is made creamy by the addition of oats. The chicken stock is what lends the richness and mouth feel that is missing without having dairy. Save Print Dairy-Free Creamy Broccoli Soup With Gluten-Free Croutons Author: Bauman College Serves: 7½ cups   Ingredients 1½ Tbs olive oil 2 leeks, (white and pale green parts only),

Mineral Broth for Healing and Rejuvenation

If ever there was a universal tonic for healing and rejuvenation, it is mineral broth. It is the very foundation of a cleansing, building, or balancing diet. Cook soup, grain, or legume dishes using this delicious and therapeutic broth. 5.0 from 1 reviews Save Print Healing Mineral Broth Serves: 2 quarts   Ingredients 1½ pounds of

Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash

This recipe is a delicious, low-glycemic alternative to mashed potatoes. Garlic, oregano, and thyme add powerful anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Rutabagas and turnips are in season, however, it is recommended to use young rutabagas and turnips to avoid a bitter flavor. Save Print Roasted Garlic + Herb Root Mash Author: Katherine Wilson, Natural Chef   Ingredients

Root Kimchi

Fermented foods help populate the digestive system with probiotics and beneficial bacteria. This kimchi contains potent detoxifiers such as burdock root and daikon radish (which is currently in season), increasing the nutritive qualities. Spicy horseradish and chiles also aid detoxification and circulation. Many different combinations of vegetables and roots can be used in this recipe.

Root Vegetable Ravioli

This is a guilt-free pasta dish that celebrates the versatility, beauty, and delicate flavors of vegetables. Thinly sliced beets, kohlrabi, and butternut squash stand in for regular wheat pasta to make ravioli that is better than the original and superior to gluten-free versions. This recipe is so delicious that you might toss out the pasta

Healing Spiced Tea

Featuring ginger, cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup, this tea is a warm treat that supports digestion. Save Print Healing Spiced Tea Serves: 8   Ingredients ⅓ cup ginger, peeled and sliced, cut ¼ inch thick 10 cups water 3 Tbs coriander seeds 1½ Tbs cardamom pods 4 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves 1½ cups almond milk

Emerald Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lacinato kale is a hardy green, rich in vitamins A and C, that loves cold weather. It can continue to grow in temperatures as low as 20° F and even tastes sweeter after a frost (Almanac, n.d.). In this recipe, the kale leaves are massaged with olive oil to break down the cell walls and

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

December is the last month of sweet potato season, and what better way to enjoy these grounding root vegetables than in a delicious, hot soup? Sweet potatoes have a low glycemic index and are high in potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin B6. This recipe from Natural Chef graduate, Hannah Pearl Warner, features warming spices