Spinach Artichoke Dip

FOOD AS MEDICINE This spinach artichoke dip is the perfect indulgent dish to bring to your Super Bowl party to stay fat-fueled through the big game! Spinach is high in antioxidants including lutein and zeaxanthin known to support vision and eye health. It also is high in neoxanthin and violaxanthin, carotenoids shown to protect cells…

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Pizza Egg Cups

FOOD AS MEDICINE: These make-ahead pizza egg cups are everything you love about pizza without the carbs and gluten and are totally portable for breakfast on the go! These would also be great in a lunchbox for kids or teens or over an arugula salad when breaking your fast! Eggs are a nutritionally dense food, providing…

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40 Cloves of Garlic Soup

FOOD AS MEDICINE No, that is NOT a typo and yes, this soup really does include 40 cloves of garlic in the recipe! Garlic has some pretty incredible immune-supporting properties–just look at our Master Tonic recipe which is a staple during cold and flu season! Many of garlic’s immune-boosting properties come from its sulfur-containing compounds…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Chia Cookies

FOOD AS MEDICINE These cookies are a riff on our Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies that have been a huge hit this season, especially with Miss Stella! I created this recipe during my recent 10 Day Real Food Detox when we were making cookies together and I needed a sub for chocolate chips. The raw cacao…

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Gingerbread No Bake Cookie Balls

FOOD AS MEDICINE These nut balls incorporate everything you love about gingerbread into a no-bake and grain-free option that is easy to make (and totally detox friendly for those of us on a 10 Day Detox right now!) These are a fun option to bring to a holiday cookie exchange or to enjoy as a…

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Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce

FOOD AS MEDICINE This creamy, dreamy sauce uses pumpkin puree as its base combined with bone broth and parmesan. It is super versatile (served here over spaghetti squash) and can be drizzled over zoodles or roasted vegetables and protein of choice. We made a big batch and served as pictured alongside chicken thighs, then used…

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Braised Short Ribs With Balsamic and Cherries

FOOD AS MEDICINE These braised short ribs and melt-in-your-mouth good and channel flavors of holiday nostalgia with cherries, cinnamon and rosemary. Using the slow cooker makes for an easy make-ahead meal (plus it makes your house smell amazing!) Cherries are rich in anthocyanins, which contributes their dark pigmentation while providing anti-inflammatory benefits for joint pain…

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Pumpkin Cashew Queso

FOOD AS MEDICINE We often think of sweet when it comes to pumpkin season–pumpkin pie, muffins,  bread, pumpkin spice lattes and the list goes on, but going savory with pumpkin can add amazing richness of flavor and creamy texture! This Pumpkin Cashew Queso uses a base of soaked cashews and organic canned pumpkin as a…

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Creamy Cauliflower Polenta

FOOD AS MEDICINE Cauliflower replaces corn in this creamy, nostalgic side dish that can be served alongside braised meat, bolognese sauce or a protein of your choice. Cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower provide support for hormonal balance as well as detoxification and are rich in I3C compounds seen to prevent cancer and inhibit tumor growth. The…

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