Liver Friendly Recipes
Doctors and researchers agree that eating a well balanced diet containing the proper number of calories and an appropriate ratio of carbohydrates, proteins and fats are important for your overall health. For people with impaired liver function, proper nutrition takes on increasing importance.
Eating liver friendly recipes not only helps protect and support your liver, but also helps your liver function better and regenerate new, healthy liver cells.
If you have your own garden, or a friend has a garden, you may be overwhelmed by cucumbers! Try this great alternative to just adding them to a salad. A tangy, cold accompaniment to any protein of your choice.
All of us with liver concerns know to omit alcohol completely, but this can be difficult when it comes to parties and other social functions. To avoid being tempted by a cocktail, try this “mocktail” with the great refreshing flavors of a mojito – a summertime favorite.
As the days start warming up we look forward to outdoor cooking complete with great salads. This salad is reminiscent of German potato salad but omits the traditional bacon. Try it with turmeric for a great health boost!
When you have liver concerns animal products are on the “minimize” list. Here is a delicious way to get a creamy cheese sauce without the extra calories you would get from most cashew based vegan queso dips. Simply DELICIOUS!
Beef is not on the liver-friendly list, but you shouldn’t miss out on Taco Tuesday. This amazingly flavorful taco “meat” made with quinoa, smoky seasonings, and salsa is a healthy substitute for ground beef (just 9 ingredients)!
Delicious vegan recipe you’ll want to make over and over again. We skipped the hot sauce version (not great for people with liver issues), but you may want to try making those for your friends. Check out the video for all 3 recipes.
For those that hate kale, bok choy has a mild, borderline sweet flavor that makes it a great gateway green for people trying to get more leafy vegetables into their diet. Plus, when comparing it to kale, bok choy has similar amounts of vitamins and antioxidants – minus the bitterness.
Turmeric is highly anti-inflammatory and provides immune supportive benefits. This rich, creamy, lightly sweet 5 minute turmeric tea is something you’re sure to enjoy!
With sweetness from dates and maple syrup, these pecan pie cookies are a healthier option so you don’t feel like you’re missing out on the Christmas cookie temptations certain to come your way.