Recipes — Category_Healthy Living

Jonell Francis
Dark Chocolate Macadamia Sea Salt Bars (Fat Bombs)

Dark Chocolate Macadamia Sea Salt Bars (Fat Bombs)

The Tumtree kitchen has been cookin again with a handful of new low or no carb treats you can enjoy and still FEEL GOOD. This ones my fave because I'm so in love with Jojo's chocolate bark (from Costco). These have even less sugar AND more quality, antifungal coconut oil in them! Give it a go and let me know what you think of them. What's a "fat bomb" you ask? It's the "protein energy balls" of yesterday, but with way low to no carbs in them that spike blood sugars. It's sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free goodness that treats you like...

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Jonell Francis
Kale and Chickpea Salad with Lemon Viniagrette

Kale and Chickpea Salad with Lemon Viniagrette

Oh the Virtues of Kale and Chickpeas Kale Yes! As a superfood it's hard to beat the vitamin density, beneficial fiber content and broad range of antioxidants packed into just one green frilly leaf. And when you add chickpeas to it, so rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, with plant protein that says "step aside" to the animal kind, you have a dynamic duo to boost immunity and overflow your recommended daily allowance of vitamin A, C, K and even healthy omega 3's. What I love is that this salad has so few ingredients and yet is dressed to kill...

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Jonell Francis
Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup When I was a kid, Mom's homemade soups were their own form of nurture flying from her fingertips. I love soups! But because Mountain Man exceeded his soup threshold as a teen, I limit its welcome at our table to once a week. This nourishing soup packed with beta carotene comes together in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp butter 1 large white onion, chopped 3 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth 1 lb peeled baby carrots or 1 lb large unpeeled carrots scrubbed 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1/2 can coconut milk or coconut cream...

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