Category Archives: Recipes

  • Asparagus with Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Recipes

    Love asparagus? You’ll love it even more topped with vinaigrette. Try this delicious summer dish… Ingredients 1 lb asparagus ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped shallots 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley Sea-salt and freshly ground pepper 2 hard-boiled egg yolks Directions […]

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  • Beets With Orange Vinaigrette Recipe

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Recipes

    Beets have no trans fats, no saturated fats, and can satisfy hunger and sugar cravings. They are an unprocessed source of carbohydrates with a moderate glycemic index in the mid 60’s and a low glycemic load. They are, therefore, a good source of energy and moderately absorbed glucose. Beets are nutrient-rich, containing sodium, magnesium, iron, […]

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  • Avocado, Grapefruit and Endive Salad Recipe

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Recipes

    Try this refreshing summer recipe! Ingredients: Vinaigrette: ¼ cup lightly packed chopped fresh mint ¼ cup lemon juice ½  cup grapefruit juice 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon grated grapefruit zest Sea-salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Salad: 3 pink grapefruits 4 small heads Belgian endive, separated into leaves […]

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  • Braised Fennel Recipe

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Recipes

    Fennel is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that can liven up any meal. Give this recipe a try tonight! Ingredients 2 fennel bulbs 2 tablespoons organic unsalted butter 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1 cup vegetable stock sea-salt and freshly ground white pepper 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf […]

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    Brown Rice With Tomato and Basil Recipe

    Posted on June 23, 2015 by in Recipes

    Give this healthy side dish a try for added antioxidants and whole grain benefits! Ingredients 1 cup Texmati brown rice 1 teaspoon sea-salt, divided ¼ cup champagne or rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil freshly ground black pepper 1 lb ripe tomatoes, diced 1 cup packed basil leaves (1 large bunch), chopped […]

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  • CarpeVITA Guacamole Recipe

    Posted on June 17, 2015 by in Recipes

    CarpeVITA Guacamole is a delicious and highly nutritious dip for carrots, celery, tomatoes, cucumbers, corn chips, cheese and more. Here’s the recipe so you can try it out for yourself! Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 tablesppon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 1/2 […]

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  • CarpeVITA Hummas Recipe

    Posted on June 17, 2015 by in Recipes

    Garbanzo Beans (otherwise known as chickpeas) and tahini (which is sesame seed butter) are the main ingredients in hummus. Garbanzos are a good source of fiber and protein and are generally higher in folic acid than other beans. Garbanzos also contain manganese, zinc, magnesium, copper and iron and are rich in protein, according to everynutrient.com. […]

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