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Vegan Mexican Soup

This protein packed vegan dish pack a flavorful punch from spicy jalapeno and earthy cumin. Black beans offer an easily utilized vegan protein option, and they’re also full of digestion enhancing fiber. Sweet potatoes provide beta carotene and healthy fiber, and cilantro boosts your body’s ability to detox heavy metals. Make this dish with whatever vegetables you have on hand.…

This deliciously spiced Moroccan style recipe gives you maximum flavor and satisfaction in minimal time. Inspired by the traditional Moroccan tagines, but made in a fraction of the time, this recipe combines the best of both worlds. You’re only 20 minutes away from a healthy, protein packed, delicious meal! Lean lamb provides iron and protein, turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory…

Provencal Fish en Papillote

Provençal style food, centered in the South of France, includes a love for fresh fish, extra virgin olive oil, and pungent garlic. Lucky for us, these delicious ingredients are also extraordinarily healthy. Fish provides lean protein, olive oil healthy unsaturated fat, and garlic both boosts the immune system and quells inflammation. Cooking food “en papillote,” a classic French cooking technique,…

Complete your Brazilian churrasco meal with this delicious potato salad, perfect for celebrating the upcoming Olympics! Typically made with fried potatoes, meat and full-fat mayonnaise, the classic Brazilian potato salad packed a caloric punch. This lightened up vegetarian version, with crispy oven roasted potatoes, and a creamy yogurt dressing, provides all the satisfaction without any of the guilt. Yogurt is…

These Indian sweet potato pancakes would make a fantastic vegetarian main course, as well as a delicious party appetizer that’s sure to be a hit. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamins A, C, potassium, and fiber. Turmeric, a classic Indian spice, contains powerful anti-inflammatory properties which protect the body from disease and boost the immune system. If you…

VeganShells

This lightened up twist on an Italian classic packs all the decadence and satisfaction of the original, while sparing you from all that creamy dairy. Tofu makes a convincing substitute for ricotta, and packs more healthy protein into each bite. Cashews in the creamy basil sauce add healthy fats, to help your body absorb all the vitamins and minerals in…

salmon sweet potato bites

Norwegian cuisine traditionally revolves around the plentiful fish from their coastlines, and this healthy and simple appetizer celebrates the smoked salmon that’s so popular in Norway today. Packed with protein and heart healthy unsaturated omega three fatty acids, salmon is an important part of a healthy Nordic diet. By replacing a traditional cracker or white potato base with sweet potatoes,…

Czech Szriskes

This Czech version of chicken schnitzel is a traditional meal usually served at dinnertime. Normally fried in oil, this lightened up baked version gives you the same crispy, crunchy crust, without all the extra calories. Heart healthy olive oil helps the crunchy coating along, and provides beneficial monounsaturated fats. Serving these Szriskes alongside a peppery and fresh arugula salad, rather…

Tomato Mango and Avocado Salad

St. Bart’s cuisine draws inspiration from French cuisine, but also incorporates flavors from West Indian cuisine, Italian cuisine, and Asian cuisine. This recipe celebrates the simplicity and freshness of St. Bart’s cuisine, using only a handful of ingredients and highlighting their best qualities. This delicious produce also offers an array of health benefits. Tomatoes, full of lycopene, help bolster the…

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