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Sparkling Limeade

Ingredients:1 ½ cups sparkling mineral water (or regular water) 1/3 to ½ cup clover honey simple syrup* 1/3 to ½ cup fresh lime juice (around 2 to 3 limes)Instructions:To make honey simple syrup, combine equal parts water and honey in a saucepan over low-medium heat,...

Spinach Pesto

There are so many uses for pesto! Try it as a dip for almond crackers, over zucchini noodles or as a topping for roasted chicken or vegetables. You can leave out the walnuts or parmesan if you don’t do well with nuts or cheese.Ingredients:1/4 cup garlic oil1/4...

Tapenade

Tapenade is wonderful to have in your refrigerator to serve with crackers, vegetables or a topping for pork or chicken. Ingredients: 1 12 oz jar kalamata olives 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 2 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons garlic olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian...

Coconut Fat Bombs

Guest post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern, Brooke Hopfauf. Fat bombs are the perfect snack for an energy boost and provide long-lasting satiety. Coconut oil has medium chain triglycerides, which are easier to absorb than many other fats. Nut butters are a great...

Apple Cider Vinegar & Ginger Tea

Guest post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern, Brooke Hopfauf. This warm and comforting cider is wonderful for indigestion and relieving stomach upset. Apple cider vinegar and ginger both aid in digestion by stimulating digestive enzymes and stomach acid. Ginger, in...

Warm Strawberry Balsamic Salad

Guest post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern Marne BishopIngredients:4 cups arugula, spinach, or mixed greens 1 cup strawberries, cut into quarters 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon clover honey 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ teaspoon...