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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                  

Dangers of a Vegetarian Diet

It’s also important to note that poorly planned vegetarian diets can cause a number of nutrient deficiencies including:

  • Protein
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B12
  • Calcium
  • Zinc
  • Iodine
  • 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.

Delicious, low carb, gluten free paleo protein donuts

Paleo Donuts (High Protein, Low Carb)

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healthy frappuccino

Healthy Frappuccinos (Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

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German One Pan Pancakes

German One Pan Pancakes (Grain Free, Gluten Free)

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Paleo Macadamia Mayonnaise

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...]


Paleo Pancakes (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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paleo pancakes

Fat-Burning Paleo Buttermilk Pancakes (Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

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paleo sweet potato waffles

Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles

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Smoked Paprika and Blue Cheese Mashers

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Homemade Paleo Chocolate Bars & Chunks

Homemade Paleo Chocolate Bars & Chunks Recipe   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 20 mins   Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 Tbsp. virgin coconut oil, melted 10 drops SweetLeaf® SteviaClear Liquid Stevia 2 Tbsp. Native Forest Organic Classic Coconut Milk 9 Tbsp. organic, natural unsweetened cocoa powder Instructions In a medium bowl, combine … [Read more...]

pumpkin spice latte

Pumpkin Spice Latte

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...]

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