Recipes — paleo

Spinach and Mushroom Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

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Spinach and Mushroom Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

The title of this recipe may make it sound challenging but it comes together very easily. It's perfect for when you're feeling tired or rundown. And it's fun to have an elegant breakfast without breaking a sweat.   Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming, supports a healthy spleen and stomach, blood building, supports healthy kidneys and liver. INGREDIENTS: 6 whole eggs 1 large sweet potato, washed and peeled ½ cup unsweetened almond or cashew milk 2 tsp olive oil 1 cup sliced mushrooms ¼ cup diced onion 3 cups fresh spinach 1 tsp garlic powder salt & pepper to taste PREPARATION:...

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Instant Pot/Slow-Cooker Lentil and Quinoa Stew

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Instant Pot/Slow-Cooker Lentil and Quinoa Stew

This is one of my go-to meals when I'm feeling a little run-down. It's quick to prepare and doesn't require a lot of energy. It's all in one pot. And it really helps me feel more solid and grounded.   Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming thermal nature. Reduces dampness. Supports the kidneys. Tonifies the stomach and spleen.     INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar 1 Red Onion, diced 4 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 Bell Pepper, Red, diced 1 teaspoon Salt 1 Sweet Potato, cubed 1 teaspoon Black Pepper 1 cup Lentils, red, dry 1 cup raw...

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Cheesy, Dairy-free Root Vegetable Lasagna

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Cheesy, Dairy-free Root Vegetable Lasagna

Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Warming thermal nature, Spleen/Stomach supportive, blood-building, Lung supportive, Kidney supportive.   This lasagna takes a little time to assemble, but I love that you can do it ahead of time and just bake it when you’re ready. It's very hearty and will make both vegetarians and non-vegetarians very happy. I included instructions for meat and meatless alike. When it comes to the lasagna noodles, I found some that are “ready-to-bake” at my local grocery store. Given that we don’t get the widest selection here in SE Louisiana, I’m sure you’ll be able to find them just...

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Bone Broth

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Bone Broth

  Bone Broth Recipe   Chinese Medicine Properties: warming, hot in nature, Kidney and adrenal yang, blood and qi building Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 6-12 hours   Bone broth is used as a nourishing food in many traditional cultures. It can be dressed up with many different flavors and seasonings to suit your taste or it can be kept simple. Bone broth can be used as a stand-alone tonic, consumed hot to start a meal, as a snack, or it can be used as a base for soups and other dishes to increase their nutritional value. Bone broth...

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Easy Paleo Chocolates (with Lavender)

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Easy Paleo Chocolates (with Lavender)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Properties: Cacao strengthens kidney Yang and boosts Qi, while providing the body with vital minerals such as magnesium, iron and potassium. The bitter taste nourishes the heart and brings happiness. In its sweetened form, chocolate nourishes the spleen, quells worry, and promotes calmness and well-being. Lavender is known for its calming and relaxing properties. It has been traditionally used for alleviating insomnia, anxiety, depression, restlessness, and stress. Most people like chocolates. Making them yourself and knowing exactly what’s in them can make enjoying them later that much more satisfying. These chocolates are one of the easiest things...

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