When it comes to your health, there's probably nothing WORSE than a donut. Made with little more than sugar and white flour - high glycemic, nutrient void, inflammatory ingredients - and then fried in omega-6 rich vegetable oil or trans fat - even a "once in a while" indulgence in donuts can be harmful to your waistline and your long term health. Paleo Donuts: An Oxymoron? We've made over … [Read more...]
Low Glycemic Vegetarian Recipes
Looking for easy, healthy, low glycemic vegetarian recipes? You’ve come to the right place.
Unfortunately, many vegetarian diets aren’t based on veggies at all. They’re based on grains… and refined grains at that!
The result?High carb meals that cause blood sugar spikes, promote inflammation and cause nutritional deficiencies. So much for a “healthy” vegetarian way of life.
Vegetarian Recipes: Making the Most of Meatless Meals
But here at Healing Gourmet, we go heavy on the veggies to get the most nutrition out of every meatless meal.
Here are the specific criteria for “Vegetarian Recipes” at Healing Gourmet:
- NO RED MEAT
- NO PORK
- NO FISH
- NO SHELLFISH
- NO POULTRY
Dangers of a Vegetarian Diet
It’s also important to note that poorly planned vegetarian diets can cause a number of nutrient deficiencies including:
- Vitamin B12
- Coenzyme Q10
- Vitamin D
If you want to “live on the veg”, be sure to track your daily nutrition information so that you can prevent and correct nutritional deficiencies.
Healthy Frappuccinos (Sugar Free, Dairy Free) Recipe Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 45 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 c. Pacific Organic Unsweetened Almond Milk (Plain) 2 tsp. instant coffee 0.0625 tsp. Celtic Sea Salt ½ tsp. organic vanilla extract ½ Tbsp. Navitas Naturals Original Raw Chia Seeds 10 drops SweetLeaf® … [Read more...]
Tired of standing over a hot griddle flipping pancakes - one right after another - for your family's breakfast? Look no further than one pan pancakes. Speedy One Pan Pancakes That are Packed with Nutrition You might know these delicious breakfast treats as German pancakes, or Dutch Babies. And despite their name, they're not much like flapjacks at all. In fact, these one pan pancakes are … [Read more...]
This delicious Paleo mayonnaise is a snap to make. Plus its a delicious way to add flavor and healthy fats to all of your Paleo meals. Paleo Mayonnaise - Bring Out The Best! Store-bought mayonnaise is inevitably made with soybean and canola oils. Not only are these oils highly refined (and usually genetically modified), they are also extremely high in omega-6 fats. Think organic or vegan-mayo … [Read more...]
What better way to start your Saturday or Sunday morning than with a relaxing and indulgent breakfast. But indulgent doesn't have to mean unhealthy. In fact, these amazingly simple, fluffy, nutrient-rich paleo pancakes are packed with protein and healthy fat to keep you full. Gluten Free, Protein Rich Paleo Pancakes And as opposed to most pancakes, they are low in the carbs and sugar that … [Read more...]
Weekends are the perfect time to enjoy an indulgent breakfast. But "indulgent" doesn't have to mean unhealthy! In fact, you can enjoy delicious breakfast foods - like these Paleo buttermilk pancakes - that will fill you up and keep your blood sugar stable and your metabolism cranking on all gears. But let me stress something important... The pancakes I'm talking about are VERY different … [Read more...]
Starting your day with a healthy breakfast doesn't just make for a more productive workday. It also means shifting your body's metabolism into gear and fueling your cells for optimal functioning. Your brain works better after a healthy breakfast. Your body is energized and your belly feels pleasantly satisfied. But what is a healthy breakfast anyway? Contrary to popular belief, a healthy … [Read more...]
Smoked Paprika and Blue Cheese Mashers Recipe Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 40 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 oz. grass-fed blue cheese ½ tsp. Celtic sea salt 2 heads organic cauliflower, cut into florets 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives, chopped 2 tsp. smoked paprika Instructions Steam the cauliflower in a vegetable steamer … [Read more...]
Fall has arrived... And along with the fiery red and brilliant orange leaves comes the wonderful flavors of fall including aromatic spices, hearty soups... and pumpkin, pumpkin and more pumpkin! Rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, pumpkins (and other winter squash) are an excellent addition to your diet. Simply roasted and topped with grass-fed butter or coconut oil ...or pureed into … [Read more...]