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.

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.

Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour

A homemade gluten-free flour that you can use to substitute all-purpose flour in your baking recipes.

Gluten-Free Whole-Grain Flour

Homemade gluten-free whole-grain flour that you can alter to suit your tastes.

Garden Hummus

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. Make sure when you are at the grocery store to buy organic to curb the long term affects of GMO food products.

Roasted Onions with Herbs

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!

Tuscan White Bean Stew

Particularly popular in salads and soup the white Italian kidney bean (or cannelini bean) is high in protein and fiber. These beans can create a creamy texture in soups without the addition of cream.

Crisp & Clean Green Juice

This light juice will help you ease your way into juicing fresh fruits and vegetables.

Roasted Garlic Clove Chicken

The benefits of garlic without the intense flavor – simple and delicious.

Better than Apple Pie – Apple Pizza

Using shortening along with whole wheat flour, instead of just all purpose flour, gives the tender, flaky crust you look for with a pie.

Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

A quick, simple dinner option with lean protein and great flavor. The choice of grainy mustard in this recipe is what makes it special.

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Those with liver concerns feel that they can’t have hearty foods. Well, by limiting some of the unhealthy ingredients, substituting healthier options and eating these types of food in moderation, even those with liver concerns can enjoy a hearty, stick to your ribs dinner.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey

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!

Almond and Honey-Butter Cookies

This thumbprint cookie uses honey as the only sweetener and tender ground almonds to replace much of the butter found in similar cookies. Just a touch of butter mixed with honey in the filling gives it a rich flavor without too much saturated fat.

Summer Peach Drink

Peaches are now in peak season. Along with being delicious and juicy, peaches are very nutritious. Sip some deliciousness today!

Blueberry Crisp

July is National Blueberry Month.

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast

A classic breakfast made even better.