3 ingredient brownie

Self-care comes in all styles and let’s face it, sometimes we need chocolate!!! What better than a healthy, grain-free, vegan style approach to getting your sweet tooth fix and a little mental release.   *Sourced directly from Cancer Free with Food and the talented Liana Werner-Gray Ingredients ¼ cup cacao powder 1 cup nut meal (almonds or…

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vegan tahini halva

“Open sesame…” as the saying goes. and you’ll want to with this super simple, tasty treat. What I love most about this is that it’s packed with health benefits from each ingredient! Sesame Seeds Tahini is made from sesame seeds and delivers more than your recommended daily needs of Calcium (10%), Iron (15%) and essential…

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chicken pesto sweet potatoes

Prep Time: 10 min [5 for pesto] Cook Time: 8-10 min (chicken via Instant Pot) + 15 min (sweet potato via Instant Pot) Ingredients 1/2 cup organic, raw walnuts  4-5 cloves garlic 2 cups organic spinach kale, or other dark leafy greens [ideally fresh but can sub in frozen] 2/3 cup olive oil [or avocado oil] 1 1/2-2 TBSP fresh lemon juice…

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chocolate hemp protein balls

Hemp seeds are rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids. They are also a great protein source and contain high amounts of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. And have other health benefits like warding off heart disease, minimizing PMS and menopause symptoms and clearing up skin issues. [*source:…

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coconut flour naan bread

I was looking for something different to complement my new love of Indian foods and off I went to discover the world of lectin-friendly Naan Bread. Usually a carb-haven and something I’d previously avoided, Naan seemed like the right fit but how?? There it was – all praise coconut flour!! And while store bought wrap…

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DIY healthy taco seasoning

Try this DIY Healthy Taco Seasoning and you’ll never go back to store-bought packets. It’s time to focus on ingredients you can actually read and spell and embracing all the goodness that plant spices have to offer. Remember to buy organic spices, preferably in glass bottles, if you don’t want to grow and dry your…

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lectin-free hummus

Okay more like lectin “light” but you get the idea and you can make it right in the Instant Pot! Taken right from Dr. Gundry’s Plant Paradox cookbook, this hummus is creamy, full of flavor and a must-have to pair with your fresh veggies. I make in big batches and freeze half for later. It…

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6 Ingredient Maple Cranberry Sauce

It’s homemade, has only 6 ingredients and it’s sweetened with maple syrup. What else do you need??  Enjoy this tart taste with a hint of cranberry and get the benefits of this divine fruit. Did you know that cranberries have the highest anti-cancer phenolic and antioxidant activity? Researchers at Cornell University dripped extracts of fruits…

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skillet sorghum pilaf

Sorghum is gluten-free and naturally low in fat. It’s high amounts of iron, phosphorus and potassium, make this an easy swap for rice. Try this as a side to your next meal! Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes   Ingredients One cup uncooked sorghum grain, rinsed 3 cups organic broth or water 2…

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red cabbage and apple recipe

This red cabbage and apple recipe combines two disease-fighting ingredients into a colorful and antioxidant rich side dish. Prep time: 5 min Total time: 15-20 min   Red Cabbage is part of the cruciferous vegetable group, which I’ve written about before. The cancer-fighting, disease-prevention agents of these vegetables are undeniable! Red Cabbage in particular though…

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