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 our liver friendly recipes not only helps protect and support your liver – but provides you with tasty recipes that are also good for your entire body.

A liver-friendly lifestyle also includes being aware of what products we use in our homes and on our bodies (not just in them). In addition to providing you with liver friendly recipes you can eat, we’re also giving you recipes to eliminate harsh toxins in the products used in your home and in your personal care products as well.

Mocktail – Faux-jito

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.

Apple Crumble With A Difference

Mmm, take a bite of this healthy version of apple crumble made with quinoa!

Vegan Potato Salad with fresh herbs and turmeric

Liver-Friendly Potato Salad

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!

Cashew-Less Vegan Queso Dip

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!

Spinach Artichoke Enchiladas

An excellent alternative to traditional enchiladas. So delicious you’ll want to make a double batch!

Greek Salad

Delicious, healthy and beautiful on your plate. This colorful Greek salad is sure to please.

Healthy Black Bean Brownies

Protein and fiber packed flourless black bean brownies. Fudgy, delicious brownies without all the guilt. No one can tell they’re made with beans!

Liver-Friendly Tacos – Quinoa Taco Meat

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)!

Portobello “Philly Cheese Steak”

Who needs red meat when you can get excellent flavor and texture from portobello mushrooms? Give them a try; you simply won’t miss the meat.

Vegan Buffalo Wings

Vegan Cauliflower Wings

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.

Surprisingly Good! Roasted Bok Choy

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.

5 Minute Turmeric Tea – “Golden Milk”

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!

Liver-Friendly Pecan Pie Cookies

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.

Perfectly Roasted Turkey

Testing various cooking options, the method of cooking the turkey FIRST breast-side down allows juices to flow into the breast meat and eliminates dry turkey meat.

Make Ahead Thanksgiving: Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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!

Healthy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Ahhh autumn and pumpkin spice everything. Save money and calories by making your own Pumpkin Spice Latte. For those who are sick of the “pumpkin spice everything” this time of year – divert your eyes!

Best Homemade Granola

Store bought granola is often laden with sugar and can make you feel tired and just plain unhealthy after eating it. This delicious recipe is just sweet enough and can be customized with seeds, nuts and fruit to your liking!

Detox Salad

A nutrient-rich salad full of flavor and fresh ingredients that naturally support your body’s detoxification. Great as a snack or a side to accompany a fish entree.