Join me in celebrating Amie Valpone and the launch of her book Eating Clean!
Amie Valpone has been through it! Ten years ago she started experiencing debilitating symptoms that no doctor could quite pinpoint. She had a dizzying array of medical interventions getting sicker, not healthier with each one. Eventually, Amie found her way to Functional Medicine and started her journey back to health. Along the way she discovered diet as a tool and started creating her own healing recipes to ...
Apple, Butternut Squash and Turkey Bacon Hash
2 cups butternut squash, diced
2 tbsp. ghee, melted
1 cup diced Granny Smith apple
4-5 strips turkey bacon
¼ cup or more scallion, chopped
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. freshly ground pepper
Heat oven to broil.
Place the diced butternut squash on a sheet pan. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon melted butter and toss well to coat. Spread the squash out and broil until it just begins to brown in spots, turning occasionally. Remove from the oven.
In a large skillet, add ...
Microgreens Salad with Oranges and Strawberries
6-8 ounces cooked chicken breast or fish (salmon is nice)
2 cups microgreens
1 orange, peeled, pith removed and cut into sections
8 ripe organic strawberries, cut in half
1 carrot, peeled and sliced into ribbons with the carrot peeler
Several very thin slices of red onion, if desired
4 leaves red leaf butter lettuce
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. fresh squeezed orange juice
6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt to taste
Slice the chicken breast or ...
Citrus Beet Salad
4-5 ounces spring mix lettuce and thinly sliced radicchio
1 medium golden or red beet, peeled and sliced thin on a veggie slicer*
1 orange, peeled and cut into sections
1 pink grapefruit, peeled and cut into sections
1 avocado, pitted and diced
Remaining juice of orange and grapefruit
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Pinch sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
In a large bowl, combine your salad ingredients. Squeeze the remaining orange and grapefruit juices over the ingredients. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper ...
Tom Gha Gai Soup
2 tbsp. ghee
½ cup yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, diced
4 baby bok choy, cut in strips lengthwise
2 stalks fresh lemongrass, tough outer layers removed, then smashed
4 tbsp. microplaned ginger
6 cups homemade organic chicken broth
1 tbsp. lime zest
1¾ cup coconut milk
2 tbsp. gluten-free fish sauce
2 tbsp. raw coconut aminos
3 cups cooked organic chicken, cut into small pieces
¼ cup cilantro leaves
In a large soup pot, warm the ghee on medium-high heat. Add the garlic and onion and cook ...