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Naked Food

Naked Food refers to whole, untainted, non-toxic, minimally processed foods.

Gourmet Bites With Creamy Kale
4 days ago

Gourmet Bites With Creamy Kale

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Yield: 8 “towers”

Serving Size: Serves 8

Ingredients

For the kale spread: ½ cup kale leaves …
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Creamy Potato Soup
2 months ago

Creamy Potato Soup

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Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

6 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 5 cups filtered water 1 bay leaf 1 …
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Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!
3 months ago

Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!

Entrepreneurs outside the grocery industry want to convince shoppers that there’s nothing wrong with cosmetically imperfect produce.

The diameter of each Brussels sprout shall not be less than one inch. …
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Turmeric Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer
3 months ago

Turmeric Curcumin and Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is among the most aggressive forms of human cancer with a very high mortality rate. It represents the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States …
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Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs
4 months ago

Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs

Carbohydrates are the main source of calories in a healthy diet and are the primary fuel for the brain and muscles. Typically, about three-fourths of daily calories should come from …
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8 Veggies To Grow Indoors This Winter
4 months ago

8 Veggies To Grow Indoors This Winter

You can still grow your fresh, organic, and hand-picked vegetables on a shelf in your kitchen, in a garden shed, or even in your basement if you have the right …
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Naked Holiday Gravy
4 months ago

Naked Holiday Gravy

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Yield: About 2 cups

Ingredients

1 cup organic mushrooms, finely chopped 1/2 cup organic red onion, finely chopped 2 …
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Rice, Bean, & Pistachio Croquettes
4 months ago

Rice, Bean, & Pistachio Croquettes

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Yield: Makes 12-16 croquettes. Serves 4.

Ingredients

1 cup pistachios or Brazil nuts 2 tsp. nutritional …
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Rosemary Hash Browns
4 months ago

Rosemary Hash Browns

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Yield: Serves 5

Ingredients

4 organic russet potatoes 5 fresh organic rosemary stalks 1 cup organic basil leaves …
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Ming’s Roasted Cauliflower
4 months ago

Ming’s Roasted Cauliflower

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Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

1 large cauliflower 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon …
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5-Minute Cranberry Relish
4 months ago

5-Minute Cranberry Relish

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Yield: about 3 cups

Save time on your holiday food prep with this super-quick, raw cranberry relish. Naturally sweet …
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Sweet Potato Hummus
4 months ago

Sweet Potato Hummus

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Yield: 3-4 cups

Ingredients

2 organic large sweet potatoes, cut into quarters 4 cups filtered water 1 Tbsp. …
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Fabulous Mushroom Stuffing
4 months ago

Fabulous Mushroom Stuffing

 

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Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

¼ cup water 1 organic large onion, chopped 1-2 ribs organic celery, chopped 8 oz. button …
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Holiday Stuffed Acorn Squash
4 months ago

Holiday Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Yield: Serves 2

Ingredients

1 medium acorn squash Pepper to taste 2 tsp. nutritional yeast ½ tsp. …
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Roasted Chestnut, Carrot, & Turmeric Bisque
5 months ago

Roasted Chestnut, Carrot, & Turmeric Bisque

 

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Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

1 cup chestnuts or chestnut puree 3 organic carrots, peeled …
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Naked & Raw Apple Tart
5 months ago

Naked & Raw Apple Tart

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Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

3 organic apples (any kind), grated 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup …
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Naked Creamed Kale
5 months ago

Naked Creamed Kale

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Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

4 cups filtered water 2 lbs. (1 kg) fresh organic kale, tough ribs removed, …
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Pumpkin Turmeric Bowl
5 months ago

Pumpkin Turmeric Bowl

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Yield: Serves 2

Ingredients

2 cups filtered water 1 cup of organic brown rice, quinoa, or quick-cooking bulgur, …
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Sweet Potato Bisque
5 months ago

Sweet Potato Bisque

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Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

3 large organic sweet potatoes, peeled 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and diced 6 cups …
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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
5 months ago

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

 

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Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

8 pitted dates ½ cup filtered water 3 cups fresh Brussels sprouts, sliced …
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Produce, Not Pills, for Beautiful Skin
6 months ago

Produce, Not Pills, for Beautiful Skin

Kale works better at boosting antioxidant levels in the skin than synthetic beta carotene, lutein, and mixed carotenoid supplements.

If dietary carotenoids contribute to a normal healthy skin color, why …
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Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides
11 months ago

Conventional Strawberries Rank #1 With Most Pesticides

Nearly all strawberry samples—98 percent—tested by federal officials had detectable pesticide residues. Forty percent had residues of 10 or more pesticides and some had residues of 17 different pesticides. Some …
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Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet
12 months ago

Raising Children On A Plant-based Diet

I am often asked about raising children who consume a strict plant-based diet. Here are some common questions, followed by my answers.

Q. Do children who are raised on a …
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12 Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein
1 year ago

12 Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein

People have been led to believe that protein is such an essential nutrient that one must actively pursue foods that contain high amounts of it, even when those foods, such …
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Reversing Colon Cancer With Food
2 years ago

Reversing Colon Cancer With Food

In 1970, British physician Dennis Burkitt observed that a high-fiber diet reduces diseases of the digestive tract. He observed that in countries where diets are high in fiber (that is, …
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Awesome Foods That Regrow Themselves From Scraps
2 years ago

Awesome Foods That Regrow Themselves From Scraps

Eating well can be expensive. Buying produce that is either organically grown, local, biodynamic, or non-gmo, is unfortunately, not easy to find or inexpensive. Nonetheless, ingesting pesticide residue is not …
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The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims
2 years ago

The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims

The goal of food industry giants is to create and maintain the consumer completely confused.  Words such as natural, non-gmo, trans-fat free, or kosher don’t mean what we believe.

1. “Non-GMO” does …
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Best diet for weight loss?
2 years ago

Best diet for weight loss?

A vegetarian dietary pattern may be the most effective for weight loss, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Researchers at Harvard, in conjunction with …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes
3 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes

Legumes are abundant in soluble fiber, a property that lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels. With a low glycemic index, beans contain a remarkable blend of complex carbohydrates and protein. About …
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Naked Smoothie: Pink Anti-cancer Power
3 years ago

Naked Smoothie: Pink Anti-cancer Power

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We call this a true breast, testicular, and prostate cancer-preventing smoothie. It is an anti-inflammatory, digestive, and heart health aid. A …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Nuts
3 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Nuts

*People with advanced heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes should substantially limit (4-5 nuts a day max.) or entirely avoid the consumption of nuts and oils. 

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The True Fight Against Breast Cancer
3 years ago

The True Fight Against Breast Cancer

Women are terrified of breast cancer, and unfortunately, the cancer industry uses that fear to motivate women to agree to get mammograms. Women are told that the key to a …
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Does GMO equal IBS?
3 years ago

Does GMO equal IBS?

Genetically Engineered Foods could be the root cause of your digestive disorder.

If you are one of the approximately 70 million Americans who suffer from a chronic digestive issue, then …
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Naked Recipe: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
3 years ago

Naked Recipe: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Yet another way to …
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Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables
3 years ago

Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables

Sea vegetables contain 90 percent calcium and magnesium. These super veggies also boast organically-bound vegetable iodine which is necessary for proper thyroid and brain function, sleep, a healthy weight and …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens

Dark leafy green vegetables have an extraordinary amount of antioxidants and health promoting nutrients with very few calories. Eating dark green leafy vegetables on a regular basis can provide anti-aging …
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Forbidden Rice Cabbage Tacos + Avocado-Hemp Sauce
4 years ago

Forbidden Rice Cabbage Tacos + Avocado-Hemp Sauce

These are one of our favorite recipes.  Super easy-to-make and completely delicious plant-powered tacos.

Cooking time: 10 min (35 min if cooking rice from scratch- see below for recipe). Yield: …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Asparagus
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Asparagus

Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Berries
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Berries

Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, goji, acai, currants, and golden berries have one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices, and seasonings.  Berries have been associated with the …
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Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie
4 years ago

Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie

The benefits of this smoothie are endless. Here are just some of the reasons why we love it.

Benefits of Kale: High in iron. Per calorie, kale has more …
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Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity
4 years ago

Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity

There are many factors that can affect the human body, ranging from simple colds to cancer. There are, however, two main types of diseases: infectious and non-infectious.

Infectious diseases are …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric

Let’s start by saying that we shouldn’t consume only superfoods. Although these are nutrient powerhouses packed with large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals, all plant-foods have a great …
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Kidney Cleanser & Detoxing Smoothie
4 years ago

Kidney Cleanser & Detoxing Smoothie

What the kidneys do.

The kidneys process more than 150 quarts of blood each day to separate out the body’s waste. Small units inside the kidneys, called nephrons, host a …
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10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone
4 years ago

10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Everyone can benefit from eating a wide range of gluten-free whole grains. Gluten-free cooking and baking goes beyond just replacing the few popular gluten grains such as wheat, barley, triticale, …
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Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals
4 years ago

Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals

Forget the super-size and move towards “super-wise” dining. When it comes to sea veggies, size definitely does not matter.  If you are looking to add superfoods that pack a real …
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Naked Recipe: Quinoa Pear Pecan Salad
4 years ago

Naked Recipe: Quinoa Pear Pecan Salad

This is an easy yet full of protein recipe suitable for anyone! Enjoy! Chefs’ Note: If you suffer from heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or have a nut …
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Kids + Kale – And ways to make them love it
4 years ago

Kids + Kale – And ways to make them love it

What? Is she serious? Kids and Kale? (Yup, I’d be thinking the same thing you probably are right now). Oh yeah, and Spinach and Chard and the list of every …
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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
4 years ago

Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health

When we talk about smoothies, we are referring to the action of blending whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, herbs, and nuts in a high power blender.  Blending is …
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Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO
4 years ago

Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO

1. GMOs Can Enter Your Food Supply in Many Ways Genetically modified organisms (GMO) entered our food supply nearly 20 years ago, coinciding with the beginning of the astounding decline …
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Mom’s Naked Coconut Brown Rice
4 years ago

Mom’s Naked Coconut Brown Rice

If you like rice, this recipe is a must.  It’s full of fiber, vitamins, essential fatty acids, and the anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-microbial benefits of coconut. Completely dreamy!

Recipe developed …
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Naked Recipe: Mushroom Bisque
4 years ago

Naked Recipe: Mushroom Bisque

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Yield: 2 servings

This delicious savory soup gets its thick creaminess from non-dairy milk and the surprise addition of rolled oats.

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Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition with the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
4 years ago

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition with the Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash

Many of you are already planning your Thanksgiving dinner with relatives and friends. But it’s not too late to invite the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash. Three Sisters recipes …
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Seven Wonders of the Beet World
4 years ago

Seven Wonders of the Beet World

As a vegetarian I’m always keen to find out how I can maximize vitamin/mineral intake within my diet. So after speaking with an acupuncturist about improving my blood circulation and …
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5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love
4 years ago

5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love

Flu season is best navigated by a good dose of common sense and a good helping of nutritive foods to keep you and your family healthy. As a family holistic …
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4 Tips For Happy Hormones
4 years ago

4 Tips For Happy Hormones

Do you feel imbalanced? Do you have depression, anxiety, hot flashes, night sweats, bipolar disorder, migraines, insomnia, PMS, or chronic pain? As a naturopath, with 10 years experience, I believe …
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch
5 years ago

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch

1. All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. Examples of once-thriving people include Japanese, Chinese, and other …
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Gourmet Raw Orange Salad
5 years ago

Gourmet Raw Orange Salad

This is a delicious, easy and extra quick solution for a raw gourmet salad filled with hundreds of phyto-nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 2 organic oranges
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup chopped cabbage

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Killer Performance Smoothie
5 years ago

Killer Performance Smoothie

Here is a killer performance smoothie recipe for both men and women that will give you stamina and energy, while improving your physical and emotional well-being at the same time. …
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Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease
5 years ago

Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease

Phytochemicals are natural compounds found in fruits and vegetables. They are substances that don’t fall within any other categories – they are not vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, fats or minerals.  Their …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
5 years ago

20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels

So how about those antioxidants?  What are they and how do they affect us?  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as …
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Naked Recipe: Cauliflower Stuffed Zucchini
5 years ago

Naked Recipe: Cauliflower Stuffed Zucchini

Ingredients

  • 4 large zucchini (cut in half lengthwise)
  • 2 cups cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup kale, chopped
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 …
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