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Red Velvet Shake: Good for your heart and your brain

Brain Body Diet Recipe| Beets | Sara Gottfried MD

This healthy shake is as luxurious as it sounds. It is the ultimate self-care in a glass. Let’s start with the beets. Beetroot is a major source of betalains, powerful phytonutrients that counter inflammation, protect the liver, and have antioxidant activity. Beets are one of the true superfoods. As are avocados. We all know by…

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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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Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Younger Recipe | Dark Chocolate | Sara Gottfried MD

This Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding is a must-have for your meal plan. Why? Because it tastes delicious, it stops sugar cravings before they derail your diet, and it is also nutrient-dense. What more can you want from a dessert? Did you know that dark chocolate has so many health benefits? Chocolate made with at least…

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Buddha “Fettuccine” Alfredo: A Comfort Food Revised

Younger Recipe | Buddha Fettuccine Alfredo | Sara Gottfried MD

This is how I unite a classic comfort food with healthy, vegetable-filled eating. I shared this recipe in my book, Younger, because of the antiaging properties of Brazil nuts and because it is oh so much goodness! Munching on these tasty nuts fill you up with magnesium. Magnesium is the relaxing mineral; it counters the…

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Carb-free Butternut Squash Salad “Sqoutons”

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe|Carbohydrates|Sara Gottfried MD

I hate to tell you bread lovers, but carbohydrates or “carbs” are not essential to survival. The foods that are necessary are healthy fats (such as omega-3s) and clean proteins, which contain certain vital amino acids. But you would survive without carbohydrates. That doesn’t mean that you need to remove carbohydrates completely. Severe restriction can…

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Turmeric Latte: A Warming Drink with An Anti-Inflammatory Kick

Younger Recipe | Turmeric Latte | Sara Gottfried MD

Looking for the perfect drink for a morning zing?  I love this turmeric latte from my book, Younger, for its anti-inflammatory and satiating properties. The bold combination of cinnamon, turmeric and clove targets the inflammatory pathways, works from the gut to prevent neurodegenerative disease and introduces antioxidants.  My version of this ayurvedic latte includes cashews…

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Apple Pie Shake

Younger Recipe| Apple | Sara Gottfried MD

I find that when you start your day with a shake, you end up making better health choices throughout the rest of the day. My Apple Pie Shake makes a great choice around the holidays as it can satisfy cravings for the sweet, sugary temptations that are hard to escape during the holiday season. The…

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Gluten-Free Arugula Pesto Over Zucchini Noodles

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe |Gluten-Free|Sara Gottfried MD

Are you trying to adopt a gluten-free diet? Every day staple foods like pasta are often difficult to replace when you are giving up gluten or grains, which makes this Zucchini Noodle with Pesto dish the perfect solution! The word “gluten” is actually the Latin word for “glue”; it is the protein found in wheat,…

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A Refreshing and Filling Sorbet With Avocado and Lime

Bring in the zest, because avocado lime sorbet is the best! This recipe from Brain Body Diet is fabulous in so many ways. First, it has avocado, everyone’s favorite healthy fat. Avocado is one of my top recommended foods to help clear food cravings because it’s fatty, satiating and helps heal the metabolism. Additionally, the…

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Egg Avocado Bake

Younger Recipe | Avocado| Sara Gottfried MD

Avocado is one of the original superfoods that contain healthy fats. They play a vital role in reducing neuroinflammation and anxiety. Avocados are also good for your heart health because they are rich in monounsaturated fat, thought to be protective. However, depending on the diet you are following, you may want to limit your weekly…

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