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Guacamole

This recipe is simple to make and calls for fresh, high quality ingredients. The best guacamole starts with the freshest ingredients, so be sure to look for avocados that are ripe, but firm. Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing this delicious recipe! Plain and simple, it is a blend of quality ingredients with flavors that meld together perfectly.   Ingredients: (Servings: 4, Calories: 169) 2 cloves garlic, minced (= 2 teaspoons) 3 scallions or red onion, minced (= ¼ cup) ¼ jalapeño, minced 2 avocados, peeled 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (juice of ½ a lime) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 pinch of sea salt   Directions: In a medium bowl, combine the garlic, scallions, and jalapeños. Add avocado and mash using the back of a fork. Gently stir in lime juice. Finish with...

Kale Pineapple Banana Smoothie

This healthy breakfast smoothie tastes amazing and is filled with healthy protein, nutrients, and will keep you full for hours. The pineapple and banana are sweet enough to mask the bitterness of the kale, and with a frozen banana and frozen pineapple, the texture turns out perfect for a smoothie. Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing this easy-to-make recipe that you will absolutely love!   Ingredients: (Servings: 2, Calories: 246) 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond or coconut milk 1 cup chopped, packed kale ½ cup diced or chunk pineapple, fresh, frozen or canned in juice and drained ½ banana (frozen is best) ½ cup ice, if desired 2 scoops vanilla vegan protein powder* 1 tablespoon chia or ground flax seed *Soy-free. Typical varieties...

Basic Smoothie Recipe

Your smoothie recipe should be clean, healthy and filling. But many of them forget the flavor! Not this recipe! Give it a shot on your next smoothie and stay tuned in the coming weeks for smoothie variations! 8 oz liquid + ½ cup cut fruit (fresh or frozen) + 1 cup vegetable + 1 scoop protein powder + fat + natural sweetener + healthy add-ons + High Powered Blender Liquid base: 1 cup coconut water; ½ cup filtered water with ½ cup almond, cashew or coconut milk Fruit: ½ cup seasonal or frozen but not peeled! Protein: whey or vegan – no flavoring needed (optional); 2 T almond, cashew or peanut butter; 1 scoop collagen powder Fat: ½ avocado; 1 T almond or cashew butter; 2 t MCT oil Natural Sweetener:...

Fresh Berries with Coconut Mango Cream

Summer is here, and this is an easy and tasty dessert recipe that you don’t have to feel guilty about enjoying all season long. You can serve coconut whipped cream with all sorts of different things, it will taste great on pretty much everything. Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing this recipe!   Ingredients: (Servings: 4, Calories: 187) 2/3 cups coconut milk (canned) 1 1/3 cups diced frozen mango (do not defrost) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups fresh blueberries or blackberries Garnish: 4 mint leaves (optional)   Directions: To a blender, add coconut milk and frozen mango. Blend on high until smooth. Add vanilla and blend again for several seconds. Evenly divide berries among four dishes. Top with coconut cream. Garnish with a mint leaf, if...

Rachel’s Eat to Beat Brownies

These delicious brownies are vegan (with the exception of honey) AND gluten free! Thanks to Thrive’s friends at Eat To Beat for sharing this easy to make recipe!   Ingredients: (Serving size: Choose wisely. Note: Stick to one small brownie as a serving, one square of dark chocolate, or a few teaspoons of cacao powder per day.) ¾ cup gluten free oats (you can put in a food processor- however, I like mine chewy so I keep them whole) ½ cup Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter (personal favorite) ½ cup dark chocolate chips (I use Lily’s dark chocolate baking chips which are vegan, fair-trade, organic and have no sugar added) ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (non-alkalized) ½ cup unsweetened apple cinnamon applesauce ¼ cup honey 1 ½ cup shredded...

Chopped Salad with Tuna

This Chopped Salad with Tuna is a fast and healthy lunch to make, that you can easily customize as your own! Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing this easy-to-make recipe.   Ingredients: (Servings: 4, Calories: 279) Salad: 1 can (12 ounces) wild caught tuna, drained and separated 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1 cup chopped tomato 1 cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped radishes 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce Dressing: ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh lime juice 4 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt   Directions: In a large bowl, mix together tuna, cucumber, tomato, avocado, celery, radishes and lettuce. Whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over the salad and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Chopped-Salad-with-Tuna.pdf" text="Download...

Oven Roasted Balsamic Beets

These Oven-Roasted Balsamic Beets are delicious and can be simply prepared which intensifies their natural sweetness. Toss them in a tart and syrupy balsamic reduction. Beets are a nutritional powerhouse – they cleanse the body, are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and a great source of energy! Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing this recipe great for serving as side dishes, snacks, and tossing over salads.   Ingredients: (Servings: 2, Calories: 77) 1 bunch trimmed beets (about 4 beets) 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 pinches seat salt 2 pinches black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Gently scrub beets, and pat dry. Wrap in foil, and roast until tender (about 1 hour). Let cool, then peel and dice. Place beets in a medium...

Baked Salmon with Dill

This Baked Salmon and Dill recipe is an easy and refreshing option for a healthy dinner. Thanks to our friends at The Institute of Functional Medicine for sharing.   Ingredients: (Servings: 4, Calories: 205) 4 salmon fillets (5 ounces each) 4 teaspoons chopped fresh dill 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper Other optional ingredients: 2 lemons, sliced 2 small potatoes, very thinly sliced using a mandolin   Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or oil the pan. Add salmon to the pan. Mix together olive oil, dill, salt and pepper, and brush over salmon. Bake salmon for 12-15 minutes. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Baked-Salmon-and-Dill.pdf" text="Download Printable Recipe" ]...

5 Minute Cheesy Zoodles

These 5 Minute Cheesy Zoodles are quick and easy to make for lunches, snacks, or sides! If you haven’t had zoodles, they are noodles made with zucchini. You can also add chicken to this recipe if you would like to make it a complete meal! This recipe can also be made in a pan on your stovetop, just cook over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes. Thanks to our friends at Dashing Dish for sharing this tasty recipe!   Ingredients: (Servings: 2, Calories: 124, Time: 5-10 minutes) 3 medium zucchinis ½ lemon, juiced (about 1 ½ tablespoons) ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon pepper 1-pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/3 cup shaved parmesan cheese (or grated)   Directions: Preheat the oven to 425 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper...

Salmon and Shredded Brussels Sprout Tacos

Thanks to our friends at Spinach For Breakfast for sharing this recipe, you can now add these to your Taco Tuesday menu! These salmon and shredded brussels sprout tacos are easy to make and legit and easy to double or triple the recipe for a crowd! Pair these tacos with homemade guacamole and brown rice chips for an ultimate dinner at home!!   Ingredients: (Servings: 1) 1 corn/gluten free tortillas Shredded cheese (optional) 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro 1 organic, wild caught salmon filet 2 cups of raw shredded brussels sprouts ¼ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon onion powder Dash of red pepper flakes ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper Dash of turmeric Olive oil Salt ¼ lime   Directions: Preheat the oven to 300°F. Squeeze the...