Category Archives: summer cuisine
Turkey Mushroom Burgers with Cherry Tomato Pineapple Salsa (SCD/Paleo/GAPS) & 10 Side-Dish Suggestions
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My Birthday Pot Luck Party Friday,
I LOVE camping. I grew up camping – it’s in my blood. My happiest memories in life are of being out in nature, singing around a campfire, playing for hours in a creek, fishing, hiking, lazy afternoon naps in a tent with a cool mountain breeze wafting around me…ahhhh. Thinking about it makes me instantly happy and calm. We took the kids camping last week in celebration of my 35th birthday. We had a great time. I was a busy bee cooking/baking, but over the years I’ve become accustomed to all this preparation. I hope these recipes and food ideas are helpful for your next camping trip (allergy-friendly style).
Super easy creamed beet “cheese” sauce with Caralyn’s SCD/dairy free Cauliflower Pizza Crust
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-1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
-2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
-1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
-2 tablespoons oil (I used grapeseed)
-1 1/2 tablespoons honey
-Pinch of salt
1. Prepare salad fixens’
2. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
3. Pour dressing on salad immediately before serving.
4. Serves 4
- Garden beet is very low in calories (contain only 45 kcal/100 g), and contain only small amount of fat. Its nutrition benefits come particularly from fiber, vitamins, minerals, and unique plant derived anti-oxidants.
- The root is rich source of phytochemical compound Glycine betaine. Betaine has the property of lowering homocysteine levels in the blood. Homocysteine, one of highly toxic metabolite, promotes platelet clot as well as atherosclerotic-plaque formation, which is otherwise can be harmful to blood vessels. High levels of homocystiene in the blood results in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke and peripheral vascular diseases.
- Raw beets are an excellent source of folates; contains about 109 mcg/100 g (Provides 27% of RDA). However, extensive cooking may significantly depletes its level in food. Folates are necessary for DNA synthesis in the cells. When given during peri-conception period folates can prevent neural tube defects in the baby.
- It contains significant amounts of vitamin-C, one of the powerful natural antioxidant, which helps body scavenge deleterious free radicals one of the reasons for cancers development.
Beet greens (tops) are an excellent source of carotenoids, flavonoid anti-oxidants, and vitamin A; contain these compounds several times more than that of in the roots.Vitamin A is required maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin and is essential for vision. Consumption of natural vegetables rich in flavonoids helps to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
- The root is also rich source of niacin (vit.B-3), pantothenic acid (vit.B-5), pyridoxine (vit.B-6) and carotenoids, and minerals such as iron, manganese, and magnesium.
- In addition, the root indeed has very good levels of potassium. 100 g fresh root has 325 mg of potassium or 7% of daily requirements. Potassium lowers heart rate and regulates metabolism inside the cells by countering detrimental effects of sodium.
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I used an 11×7 glass baking dish for the lasagna
Don’t go too crazy with the sauce. It will make the final
product too runny.
I started making this healing drink after I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, and it has become a favorite drink of mine. It was super HOT a couple months ago and it really hit the spot after some serious bike riding. My kids love it too – just the right balance of sweet and tart. And here’s a nice way to use up my lemon juice. I hope your family enjoys this great summer recipe. I’m such a sucker for ginger and just love how all these flavors work together.
1. Mix above ingredients together in a large glass pitcher.
2. Fill your glasses with ice and a few mint leaves.
3. Fill glasses and enjoy.
*For vegan option, add an equal amount of coconut nectar or 15 drops of lemon stevia (or regular stevia).