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.

Foolproof Fresh Turmeric Rice

Wonderful with fish or chicken, this foolproof recipe utilizes fresh turmeric. If you can’t locate fresh turmeric, dried, ground turmeric can be substituted.

Red Pepper and Pear Soup

Pears begin appearing in farmer’s markets right at the start of fall, and their subtle, sweet flavor is perfect for both sweet and savory dishes. Pears are best when picked unripe. Choose hard pears and leave them on your counter to ripen.

Fresh Papaya Seed Dressing

Don’t throw those papaya seeds away! Adding them to a dressing not only gives it a peppery flavor, you also take in their digestive enhancing enzymes.

Vegan Zucchini Gratin

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!

Massaged Kale Salad

Massaged Kale Salad

For some, kale can seem too bitter. By adding these ingredients and massaging the kale leaves, not only do you soften their texture but also reduce the bitterness.

Cilantro Lime Grilled Tofu Skewers

If you haven’t tried tofu as an alternative protein source, the marinade in this recipe gives depth of fresh flavor to what would otherwise be bland tofu. Utilize those summer herbs and veggies to create a full meal.

Springtime Salad with Chicken and Berries

Springtime Salad with Chicken and Berries

Spring into healthy eating with this delicious salad packed with protein and fresh fruit!

Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil, and Salmon

A healthy dish with protein and omega-3 packed salmon. Due to its sustainability, look for wild-caught, Alaskan salmon.

Garlic Cilantro Lime Rice

An easy-to-follow, delicious recipe as a complement to Mexican food!

Leftover Turkey Squash Soup

Leftover Turkey with Squash Soup

Using leftover Thanksgiving Turkey is always a challenge. Instead of the traditional turkey sandwich try this healthy soup with chunks of butternut squash and you can even use leftover corn.

Healthier Green Bean Casserole

Healthier Green Bean Casserole

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!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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.

Slow Cooker Chicken Provençal

Throw all the ingredients into the slow cooker and return at the end of the day with a hearty meal.

Gluten-Free Blueberry Banana Pancakes

Simple and inexpensive, this no-flour recipe only has 4 ingredients!

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Early summer is the season for fresh sweet corn in many areas. Make the most of fresh corn by using it uncooked in a salad.

Honey Granola

Use as a topping or yogurt of fresh fruit adding additional protein and crunch.

Rhubarb Walnut Muffins

While you can get frozen rhubarb at anytime, spring is the time to harvest fresh rhubarb from your garden. Try these Rhubarb Walnut Muffins instead of the old strawberry/rhubarb standby.