Starters

Starter dishes are the first act for any meal. They set the tone. They deliver the promise of more fabulous food to come. Soup is a delicious starter when entertaining. It warms you up and welcomes you to the next course. In Africa and Asia, where moringa plants grow in abundance, people add the tiny leaves to soups and stews just before serving. The leaves are wilted by the hot liquid but are not fully cooked, so their vitamins stay intact.

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Garlic Crab Royale Has Benefits

Garlic Crab Royale Crab provides the selenium in this dish while garlic brings a host of impressive health benefits to the table through the compound allicin. Allicin has been shown to lower cholesterol, reduce plaque buildup in arteries, and keep blood platelets from sticking together too aggressively. I've served this dish to presidents and to royalty. It consistently Read More

Spicy Lentil Soup Heats It Up

Spicy Lentil Soup Lentil soup is a nutritional powerhouse! When combined with other vegetables and spices, lentils will leave you feeling full longer than other types of soups. Part of the legume (bean) family, lentils contain high levels of both soluble and insoluble fiber, making them a satiating and low calorie choice, helpful for weight management. Soluble fiber Read More

Quinoa Tabbouleh on Pita

  Quinoa Tabbouleh on Pita Quinoa is a nutrient-dense ingredient that acts as a complete protein. It also has silica for building collagen, which helps keep your skin's elasticity. The tomatoes provide lycopene, the parsley gives us chlorophyll and antioxidants, and the olive oil helps lower inflammation. SERVES 2 1/2 cup quinoa 1/2 tsp. kosher salt dissolved in Read More

Stuffed Petite Peppers

Stuffed Petite Peppers I like to combine the nutty flavor of millet with Canadian bacon and chlorophyll-laced parsley to make a satisfying filling for these cute pepper appetizers. Millet is a protein-rich but underused whole grain. Gluten free, it can be cooked like rice and used in place of white Read More

Grilled Artichokes With Moringa Dip

Grilled Artichoke with Moringa Dip In this tasty appetizer, I pair moringa--which is loaded with protein, calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, and potassium--with artichokes, which add lutein and fiber. I like to steam the artichokes first and finish them on the grill, but you can omit this Read More

Potato Kale Soup

Potato Kale Soup This Balkan-inspired recipe has clean, bright flavors that go well together. Kale is an excellent source of vitamins A and C. It's also part of the cabbage family, so it has cancer-fighting compounds. If you can't find caraway powder, grind caraway sees in a mortar and pestle, an electric Read More

Soy Custard Cups

Soy Custard Cups This dish is an interesting  way to add more soy to your diet. The isoflavones in soy may help maintain bone density, reduce the risk of certain cancers, protect against heart disease, and help alleviate symptoms of menopause. The Omega-3s in the tofu help skin retain its natural moisture. This recipe is inspired by the Chinese steamed Read More

Moringa Vegetable Soup

Moringa Vegetable Soup In Africa and Asia, where moringa plants grow in abundance, people add the tiny leaves to soups and stews just before serving. The leaves are wilted by the hot liquid but are not fully cooked, so their vitamins stay intact. I also like the flavor of moringa combined with squash, eggplant, and okra Read More
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