Greek Pasta Salad: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, High-Protein

Potlucks inspired this super easy salad. I wanted to bring something easy and tasty, and still need it to be pretty fast and easy. I doubled this salad and had more than enough for three potlucks. Ingredients DRESSING: 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar or lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup olive oil SALAD: 1 pound gluten free pasta (I used black bean pasta & quinoa pasta) 3/4 medium English cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 dry pint cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in

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Easy Brussels Sprouts with lemon, cumin and ghee

Click here to see my video on how to make this easy and delicious dish. This recipe is darn tasty, as the Brussels are seasoned with lemon zest, cumin seeds, and ghee (recipe below). Part of the trick to Brussels sprouts and any Brassica (such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) is to have it properly cooked. If you want to help Brussels sprouts win over a crowd (like your kids, spouse, or yourself), this recipe is the one to try.

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Quinoa, Chard, Cranberry Squash – Anti-Cancer Foods

When my girlfriend Chelle was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer, I decided that NOW is the time to share the power of lifestyle with all of you. Give your body every advantage by adopting the natural patterns of eating, physical movement, and enjoyable living that evolved with us.   Every time I learn of a friend, a colleague, or another patient who has cancer, it feels like a tragic, personal assault. This disease impacts friends, families, and communities.   I feel saddened and offended at cancer’s senseless attack on beautiful life energy. I want to kick the crap out

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Certified Humane

Have you noticed the “Certified Humane” label on egg cartons and meat products lately? While sorting through a large assortment of eggs the other day, I became curious as to what exactly this label means. As one might expect, the “Certified Humane” product is just what one might hope it would be – emphasizing compassionate and respectful animal treatment.

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