Liver Friendly Recipes
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.
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!
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.
These Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes can be made the day before and reheated in time for dinner. PLUS no brown sugar caramel sauce and marshmallows – instead a delicious, healthier alternative!
Cauliflower is being used in genius ways—bread for grilled cheese sandwiches, ‘mock’ mashed potatoes, pizza crust. These cauliflower fritters are another healthy option that won’t let you down!
Instead of limp boiled asparagus (yuck), or bland steamed asparagus, roasting asparagus gets the tips crispy and the flavor becomes more concentrated and complex. Try this wonderful side dish tonight.
Zucchini is everywhere now! And if you’re a gardener you likely have an overabundance and are looking for liver-friendly recipe options that don’t consist of tons of sugar and milk based cheese. Here is one for your summer recipe collection with VEGAN PARMESAN CHEESE you can make!
We’ve all had or heard about the traditional Campbell’s Soup green bean casserole with fried onion topping. Well, here is a healthier variation to try this Thanksgiving!
Brussels sprouts are in season in October and you can sometimes find them in your local market still on the stalk. Brussels sprouts, like other cruciferous vegetables can help with detoxification.
Cooked slowly at high temperatures, onions begin to caramelize and become quite sweet. Usually looked at as an underlying component to flavor a dish, these onions are the star. Definitely worth a try!
Sweet potatoes (not to be confused with yams) are a great way to incorporate food from different colors of the rainbow into your diet. Honey brings out the sweetness in the sweet potato – a little goes a long way!
As a chef and farmer I pay attention to how my food is grown and where it comes from. I can be sure of what toxins my body is being subjected to. For those of us who have health concerns I would only ever recommend using local and organic foods at all times. Combine these […]