Archive for the ‘Animal Protein’ Category

Animal Protein – Snacks

Easy Salmon Cakes   Ingredients: 3 teaspoons extra-virgin  olive oil , divided 1 each small onion , finely chopped 1 stalk celery , finely diced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 15 ounces canned salmon , drained, or 1 1/2 cups cooked salmon 1 each large egg , lightly beaten 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 3/4 […]


Animal Protein – Desserts

Peach Creamsicles Ingredients: 3 ripe peaches1/3 cup sucanat (granulated cane juice) or other sugar1 cup yogurt (for non-dairy version use peach nectar) 1 tsp. vanilla flavoring Bring a pot of water to a boil. Lower flame and blanch peaches in hot water for one minute. Remove peaches and rinse under cold water. Peel skin and […]

Animal Protein – Starters

Polenta with Sautéed Shitake Mushrooms, Turkey Sausage and Greens Ingredients:6 cups water2 cups cornmeal1½ tsp. sea salt1 tbsp. butter (or olive oil)3 spring onions, bulb and greens, minced8-10 shitake mushrooms1 pound ground turkey sausage (can substitute diced tempeh)2 cups baby greens (pak choi, bok choy, etc.)½ cup chicken stock or veggie stock2 tbsp. fresh thyme½ […]


Animal Protein – Soups

Recipe for Nourishing Yourself – Chicken Stock Prepared as described below, this stock is very healing for those with digestive issues and adrenal fatigue. It heals the nerves, reduces allergies, relaxes, and imparts strength. Use it as a base for other dishes such as when cooking brown rice or add it to stir-fry’s. Once the […]

Animal Protein – Salads & Dressings

Spring Greens & Naturally Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Vinaigrette Ingredients: 4 cups mixed spring lettuces8 ounces naturally smoked turkey, diced2-3 red radishes1/2 cup lentil sprouts1/2 cup spring pea sprouts Put spring lettuces into a large salad bowl and add diced turkey, radishes, lentil sprouts and pea sprouts.  Dress salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette before serving.  Yields […]


Animal Protein – Grains

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa and Turkey Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 leek, cleaned and diced ½ pound organic ground turkey meat 2 celery stalks, diced 1 tbsp. fresh sage 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1 cup quinoa , rinsed 2 cups vegetable stock 1 tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. black […]


Animal Protein – Entrees

Winter Crockpot and Lamb Stew Ingredients:1 tbsp. butter2 onions, peeled and quartered3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped2 carrots, chopped into 2-3 inch pieces1 parsnip, chopped into 2-3 inch pieces1 potato, chopped into 1-2 inch cubes2 collard green leaves, chopped into bite-sized pieces1 tsp. sea salt1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepperDash of cardamomDash of cinnamon1 tbsp. […]


Animal Protein – Beans

Black Bean & Quinoa Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1 cup black beans, cooked (can use canned) 2 cups quinoa, cooked1 small red onion, peeled and minced1 red pepper, deseeded and diced small12-16 ounces, diced cooked chicken¼ cup cilantroJuice of 2 limes2 tbsp. white wine vinegar1 tbsp. maple syrup granules other natural sugar (optional) […]


Animal Protein

The protein in our food contributes essential amino acids.  Amino acids are used by cells to build new proteins and repair muscles. Protein food is not as high a source of energy as carbohydrates and fat, however protein is essential in the right amount for proper functioning of our bodies.  Animal protein has a balanced […]