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Grass-Fed Beef and Vegetable Stew: Perfect for Fall

Younger Recipe | Grass-Fed Beef | Sara Gottfried MD

As the cooler months of fall and winter arrive, there is nothing better than a slow-cooked meal to warm you up. Featured in my book Younger, this grass-fed beef stew delivers a balanced, nutrient-dense meal. If you are short on time, you can use store-bought beef stock, but if you really want to increase the…

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Baked Onion Mackerel: A Simple Dose of Tasty Fish

I love eating fish! Great for protein, awesome for omega 3s. This is one of my all-time favorite recipes, because it’s simple and uses ingredients that I almost always have in the house. Many people are wary of eating too much fish because of high mercury levels. Studies do say that moderate levels of seafood…

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Chickpea, Greens, and Sweet Potato Soup

Brain Body Diet|Sweet Potato|Sara Gottfried MD

My Chickpea, Greens and Sweet Potato Soup is full of delicious nutrients that feed your brain. Don’t hold back when adding the greens to this soup. For optimal brain health, I recommend in book, Brain Body Diet that you aim for consuming one to two pounds of vegetables a day, so this soup is an…

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Endive, Fennel, and Pear Salad with Walnuts

Younger Recipe | Walnut | Sara Gottfried MD

Not only is this endive, fennel and pear salad light and delicious, but it also contains anti-oxidants to help you age slower and increase your healthspan. The shallots in this tasty recipe belong to the allium family of vegetables. Alliums help to boost your glutathione levels. Glutathione is the queen of detoxifiers in your body.…

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Sassy Slaw: Full of Color, Flavor and Nutrients

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Sassy Slaw | Sara Gottfried MD

This spectacular salad, from my book Brain Body Diet, is full of flavor, crunch, and nutrients. I recommend you eat at least five colors of whole foods each day to help your detoxification genes, prevent micronutrient deficiency and get your fill of antioxidants. This salad definitely does it! With prebiotic jicama, brain-protecting kohlrabi and fiber-rich…

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Tahini Cookies: A Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Treat For You

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Tahini Cookies | Sara Gottfried MD

I’m always advocating staying off of sugar and saying goodbye to gluten, so you might think that desserts are forbidden territory. Well, think again! These cookies are a big treat. They get a uniquely chewy, tangy flavor from the tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Did you know that tahini is a nutty…

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Berry Cobbler Shake: Feed Your Brain

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Berry | Sara Gottfried MD

Start your day with a breakfast shake. It’s one of those small daily habits that can add up to major health transformation over time. My Berry Cobbler Shake is packed with delicious goodness.  Both chia seeds and flaxseeds are a great source of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs). Whole food fat leaves you feeling satiated instead of…

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Broccoli Soup: Dairy-Free For Brain Body Balance

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Cream of Broccoli Soup| Sara Gottfried MD

Craving a creamy warm soup? You can still enjoy one if you’re detoxing and going dairy-free. Indulge in a comforting bowl of broccoli soup. Here’s another recipe from my new book, Brain Body Diet. Serves 4 to 6 6 cups vegetable or bone broth1 large leek, chopped2 cups broccoli, chopped2 cups spinach, chopped 2 cups…

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French Onion Soup: All About Alliums

Brain Body Diet Recipe | French Onion Soup | Sara Gottfried MD

If you love onions, you’ll love this French Onion Soup from Brain Body Diet. Here’s why you should be indulging in more onions. Allium vegetables, mainly onions, garlic, and leeks, raise glutathione – the body’s chief detoxer. Onions are chock-full of antioxidants, particularly flavonoids. As prebiotics, onions and garlic contain fiber and sulfur needed for…

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