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  • Sep 9
    2014

    Kale Chips


    My family and I eat these in place of potato chips.  My kids actually really enjoy them.

    Kale Chip 9-09-14

    Ingredients:

    • Organic Kale, enough to cover the bottom of a large cookie sheet
    • Real Salt, Himalayan Salt or Garlic Salt to season
    • Organic Olive Oil Spray

    Directions:

    • Thoroughly wash and dry the kale leaves.

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  • Jun 13
    2013

    Chocolate, Your Fat Burning Friend!


     

    DCB7

    This my friends is no typo! Dark chocolate IS healthy! When it contains 78% cacao or more it helps you burn fat! There are special stimulants and antioxidants that help raise your metabolism! Not only does it help burn fat,

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  • Jun 10
    2013

    Get Blue Berried!


    Young Girl Get Blue Burried

    According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, blueberries were used by Native American Indians as part of their medicine.  In addition, there are claims that blueberries can help your memory stay stronger longer.  So getting old doesn’t have to be such a drag. 

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  • Jul 3
    2012

    Dr. Rob’s Red, White and Green


    kale and beans

    Ingredients

    • 5 to 10 large kale leaves
    • 2 cloves of garlic—anti bacterial, lowers cholesterol
    • 3 sprigs of fresh parsley—chemo protective, activates glutathione
    • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil—anti-inflammatory, cardio-protective
    • 1/4 cup each of kidney and garbanzo beans—high fiber,

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  • Jul 3
    2012

    Fat Burning Candy Bars


    fat burning candy bars

    Servings: 10 large bars

    Preparation Time: 20 minutes

    Ingredients

    Base:

    • 4 cups organic, grated, dried and unsweetened coconut
    • 1/2 to 1 whole cup melted organic virgin coconut oil depending on preference
    • 10 to 20 drops of clear stevia liquid depending on taste
    • Whole almonds–about 10 (optional)

     Coating:

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  • Jul 3
    2012

    Dr. Rob’s Avocado Alfalfa Chicken Caesar Salad


    Caesar Salad

    Ingredients

    • 1 to 2 tsp anchovy paste depending on taste
    • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic
    • 1/2 avocado
    • Approximately 4 to 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    • About 1/2 cup of alfalfa sprouts. 

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  • Jan 4
    2012

    Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus


    Ingredients:
    •1 pound Wild caught shrimp.
    •1 to 1.5 pounds organic asparagus.
    •Organic garlic salt to taste
    •Black pepper
    •Locatelli Pecorino Romano Cheese (optional)
    •Olive oil enough to coat

    Directions:
    •Wash asparagus and use bending technique to break off end.  Coat asparagus in olive oil and then sprinkle lightly with garlic salt and a small amount of black pepper (black pepper can help to improve your digestion and absorption). 

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  • Dec 14
    2011

    Super Healthy Brownies


    These super healthy brownies are made with coconut flour.

    Traditional white flour vs. coconut flour.

    Traditional Flour:

    • Bleached.  This is a process where usually benzoyl peroxide is used to remove healthy antioxidants from the grain. If benzoyl peroxide sounds familiar to you it is because it is in popular topical acne medication. 

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  • Nov 11
    2011

    Clips from the Last Cooking For Your Body Type Extravaganza

    Category: Blog, Health Articles

    The last event was fantastic.  I’m very proud of my 11 year old daughter for the great job she did with the Alfalfa Chicken Ceasar Salad.  Watch this very short video to see some fun and funny clips of the Extravaganza.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4vnhwVGEzE.

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  • Nov 8
    2011

    Weight Loss, Health Promoting and Body Type Recipes

    Category: Blog, Health Articles

    Here are some of the recipes from the last two workshops.  I could not print all of them as 2 I have not received the OK to reproduce as of yet.  Here are the ones I have.

    December 3rd is the next Cooking for your Body Type event with ALL NEW RECIPES!!! 

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