Posts by: Elise Schwartz

Easy Go-To Snacks

Does that tummy grumble on a Tuesday when the clock hits 2:53p only send your mind off your work and dreaming of that vending machine on the next floor down?  Think again people!  Giving in even once a week for a candy bar or pastry loaded with chemicals, altered grains, food dyes, and refined sugars…

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Simple Sorbet

I make this treat for the families I nanny for sometimes, especially begged for in the summer months by 4 and 8 year olds!  It’s easy to turn your food processor/blender into an ice cream maker and make a HEALTHY, homemade sorbet in just minutes! Simple SorbetMakes about 4 servings 1 lb frozen strawberries, blueberries,…

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Warm Spinach and Sweet Potato Salad

This is really more of a meal salad than a side salad — those sweet potatoes will fill you up!  But remember to add protein to your meal: maybe add some chicken, hard boiled eggs and/or almonds to the salad or side it with a protein shake/smoothie.  We didn’t have much else in the kitchen…

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Red Lentil Curry

Curry and cumin are my all time favorite flavorings.  I LOVE this hearty lentil curry.  It’s great as a main meal as lentils are rich in protein.  It can also serve as a side dish to a full Indian menu.  Don’t let the list of ingredients phase you, this is an easy dish to make! …

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No Mayo Deviled Eggs

Here’s a great idea to use up all your hard boiled eggs from Easter.  Make deviled eggs using no mayo!  (We were out of Vegenaise so I worked with what we had — a ripe avocado!)  Another favorite of ours is to add some hard boiled eggs to our Healing Chicken Salad. No Mayo Deviled…

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How To: Natural Easter Egg Dyeing

We don’t have kids yet.  And to be honest, Dave nor I have dyed Easter eggs in many many years.  But all last week the question kept coming up to ME from patients at the office:  How can I dye Easter eggs naturally?  Of course it makes total sense.  We (as a collective group following…

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Mixed Veggies Stir Fry

Mixed Veggies Stir Fry

Mixed Veggies Stir Fry Makes 2-3 Servings 2 organic carrots, sliced 1 bunch of organic kale, deveined and chopped 2 small organic zucchinis, sliced 1 medium organic yellow squash, peeled and chopped 1 organic red bell pepper, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 avocado, sliced 1 free-range egg per person 1…

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Healing Cuisine Chicken Salad

Healing Cuisine Chicken Salad

Healing Cuisine Chicken Salad Makes 6 Servings 3-4 cups cooked free-range chicken, shredded 2-3 cups diced celery 2 Tbsp diced red onion 1 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 2/3 cups Healing Cuisine Mayonnaise 1/4 cup chopped raw almonds 1/4 cup unsweetened dried cranberries (omit if Advanced Plan) 1/4 tsp sea salt Fresh ground pepper to…

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