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Jen Hoy

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By Jen Hoy

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    • Wasabi Aioli (Wasabi Mayonnaise) Created: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This quick whole foods recipe for wasabi aioli is fabulous on grilled fish, tofu, veggie burgers, and meats. It’s also excellent in sandwiches, and holds up well, with a shelf life of a week.
    • The Basic Detoxification Diet: A Gentle Body Cleansing Primer Created: Saturday, January 02, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Did you over-eat during the holidays? Have you been overloading your body with too much rich food, alcohol, sugar, and dairy? This food program is designed to help reduce inflammation, sluggishnes...
    • Kale Salad with Artichokes, Cannellini Beans and Herbs Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This quick and easy recipe for kale salad with artichokes, cannellini beans and herbs makes a wonderful year round salad loaded with nutrients
    • Pea, Mache, and Endive Salad with Sweet Herbs and Lemon Vinaigrette Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This pea, mache and endive salad with sweet herbs and lemon vinaigrette is truly an ode to spring, and should be made with tender young peas.
    • Potato, Leek and Celery Root Soup Created: Sunday, March 18, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This easy recipe for potato, leek and celery root soup, with onion and garlic, is great served warm on cool days or chilled on warm ones.
    • Juices and Smoothies for Cleansing, Detox and Post Workout Nutrition Created: Monday, March 25, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Juices and smoothies can be great additions to our diet. They provide concentrated doses of nutrients and can help calm inflammatory responses in the body.
    • Mother's Day Brunch Created: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      One of the things I remember about Mother’s Day when we were kids is making breakfast for our mom. It is an act of love that is timeless, an acknowledgement of the ways our mothers care for a...
    • Cauliflower Revisited: Soup and Side Dish Recipes Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Cauliflower, like many white foods, makes a great blank canvas to add assertive flavors to. Try adding cauliflower cut into small florets to a stir-fry dish, or sauté with garlic and finish wi...
    • How to Sprout Chickpeas Created: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Chickpeas, otherwise known as garbanzos, chana, ceci, or hummus, are small, round, tan beans that are very popular in the entire Mediterranean basin, India, Latin America and the Middle East. They ...
    • The GMO Maelstrom of 2011 Created: Saturday, February 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      In the storm of activity surrounding the Organic Consumer Alliance’s (OCA's) incendiary accusation that the CEOs of Whole Foods (WF), Stonyfield Farm, and Organic Valley (OV) collectively cav...
    • Egg Salad with Cornichons and Dill Created: Monday, July 29, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This simple recipe for egg salad with cornichons and dill is pretty close to a classic, traditional egg salad. Cornichons are small French pickles and have a pretty distinct flavor, but if you can&...
    • White Beans and Kale with a Broth Reduction Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This recipe for white beans and kale with a broth reduction means dinner can be ready in ten minutes! While I find it particularly good in the spring and early summer when tender young greens can b...
    • Fruity Beauty Youth Elixir Smoothie Created: Saturday, March 30, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This simple Fruity Beauty Youth Elixir Smoothie recipe is chock full of antioxidants, vitamins, healthy plant protein, essential fatty acids and electrolytes. It’s guaranteed to take 10 years...
    • Raw Tomato and Sweet Red Pepper Sauce Recipe Created: Sunday, February 26, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This zesty, flavorful raw tomato sweet and red pepper sauce is great for a raw lasagna, cooked or raw pasta, a salsa for tacos, or as a topping for grilled fish or tofu.
    • Quinoa Salad with Water Chestnuts, Olives, and Herbs Created: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This easy whole foods recipe for quinoa salad with water chestnuts, olives, and herbs is a great way to use up leftover grains and herbs. A light, lemony vinaigrette adds zesty flavor to this exce...
    • Marinated Cucumber Pickles Created: Sunday, July 18, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This easy whole foods recipe for crunchy, zesty marinated cucumber pickles is cooling, hydrating and healing for the kidneys and liver. We love these in the summer and always keep a jar on hand for...
    • Artichoke Spread Recipe Created: Sunday, March 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This chunky, herb-scented macrobiotic artichoke spread recipe can be made with globe artichokes, artichoke hearts, or the tender baby artichokes that have completely edible leavesArtichokes are mem...
    • Middle Eastern White Bean Dip Recipe Created: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This creamy "new macrobiotic" Middle Eastern white bean dip recipe is rich with flavor and nutrient dense.Cumin is an ancient seed with powerful digestive and free radical scavenging properties. It...
    • Lentil Walnut Spread Created: Sunday, October 12, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This rich, cumin scented lentil spread is great on crackers, bread or vegetables. It also makes an excellent sandwich spread.
    • Macrobiotic Bran Muffin Recipe, Recipe for Macrobiotic Bran Muffins Created: Friday, June 05, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Dense, moist, and packed with iron and fiber, this macrobiotic bran muffin recipe is not vegan but is definitely far healthier than your typical bakery product. Molasses, maple sugar, and cinnamon ...
    • Asparagus and Sugar Snap Salad Recipe Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This macrobiotic recipe for bright green, asparagus and sugar snap salad is packed with vitamins and is very refreshing on a warm day. It is light, crisp, and can be plated on a bed of greens and s...
    • Broiled Fish with Soy-Ginger Marinade Created: Thursday, May 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This macrobiotic recipe for broiled fish with soy-ginger marinade yields a delicate yet assertive entrée that lends itself to being paired with sweeter and gentler flavors on the side. Brown o...
    • Spring Vegetable Soup Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      This recipe for spring vegetable soup is a light and brothy yet deeply nourishing dish. It is a great way to use the bounty of early spring vegetables, all of which lend themselves to dancing toget...
    • Mixed Vegetable Soup Created: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      This recipe for mixed vegetable soup is a great way to use up odds and ends of veggies that may have accumulated in your fridge. Don’t be afraid to experiment; this is a very forgiving soup a...
    • Raw Chocolate Banana Energy Bars Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      This recipe for raw chocolate banana superfood energy bars is great for anyone who wants a nutritious snack to carry.
    • How to Poach A Perfect Egg Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      This easy tutorial on how to poach the perfect egg may change your relationship with making wonderful brunches at home.
    • The Power of Greens: How to Eat More Green Leafy Vegetables Created: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Leafy greens give us powerful nutrition from abundant chlorophyll, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Learn how to eat more of these life loving plants. Your body will thank you!
    • Pasta with Garlic, Greens and Asparagus Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      Italians have a wonderful understanding of the value of simplicity, and this recipe for pasta with mixed greens, asparagus, garlic, and olive oil is a perfect example of that philosophy.
    • Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Recipe Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      This vegan, gluten free, blackberry coconut smoothie recipe makes a great breakfast in warm weather, or a yummy pick-me-up in the mid-morning or mid-afternoon.
    • Sun Dried Tomato Hummus Created: Sunday, August 11, 2013 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      This rich and creamy, deeply flavored sun dried tomato hummus recipe will no doubt become a favorite if you are a hummus aficionado who also likes a bit of variety and Mediterranean flavors. An add...
    • Whole Foods Pies and Tarts Created: Saturday, March 08, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      Pies and tarts the whole foods way means less sugar, alternative sweeteners, gluten and grain free recipes and generally less fat. Less delicious? Not in my kitchen! These recipes should give you p...
    • French Blueberry Blackberry Tart Created: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      This quick and easy whole foods recipe for French blueberry blackberry tart is a sure hit for dessert. We make this every summer when berries are at their peak, and I have yet to encounter anyone w...

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