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Jen Hoy

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jen Hoy

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Watermelon Baller Smoothie Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      The watermelon baller smoothie is a great virgin cocktail for a hot afternoon. Young Thai coconut water, lime, turmeric root and watermelon combine for an ultra hydrating drink.
    • Watermelon Granite Ice Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      This simple whole foods/macrobiotic recipe for watermelon granite ice is a refreshing and delicious dessert when watermelon is in season. Watermelon is a Ph-neutral food and is a rich source of Vit...
    • Melon Berry Smoothie Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      This quenching, luscious recipe for melon berry smoothie is a fantastic hydrating and detoxifying drink, and is chock full of nutrients.
    • Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad With Balsamic and Herb Vinaigrette Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado, mixed sweet herbs and red onion are bathed in a light balsamic vinaigrette.
    • How to Sprout Chickpeas Created: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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 ...
    • Crazy For Coconut Created: Thursday, May 08, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Coconut lends itself to smoothies and soups, entrees and desserts. The list that follows covers all these culinary bases and more.
    • The Food Hangover Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      One of the challenges of cleaning up your diet is the increased sensitivity you experience when you eat the “wrong” thing. The more oriented towards a whole foods diet we become, the mo...
    • The GMO Maelstrom of 2011 Created: Saturday, February 05, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Favorite Recipes with Stone Fruits: Nectarine, Cherry, Apricot, Peach and Plum Created: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      June brings with it the ripe juicy flavors of stone fruits. Cherries, peaches, apricots and plums join berries to create a rainbow of color and nutrients. Here are a few of our favorite recipes for...
    • Mother's Day Brunch Created: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Kidney Strengthening Recipes Created: Saturday, January 14, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      According to 5-element theory, our kidneys govern our vital life force energy. They regulate water metabolism, our sex organs and fertility, bones, teeth, hair and hearing. In other words, kidney ...
    • Desserts We Love for Thanksgiving Created: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Thanksgiving can be a slow food feast with desserts that are both satisfying and healthier than the American norm. We have a whole list of wonderful treats that range from low-fat to gluten-free, l...
    • Cauliflower Revisited: Soup and Side Dish Recipes Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • A World of Ways to Cook with Quinoa Created: Sunday, June 13, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Quinoa is an ancient, protein and vitamin rich staple food. While strictly speaking it is a seed, quinoa is eaten as a grain. It has an exceptional amino acid profile and, along with its cousin ama...
    • Egg Salad with Cornichons and Dill Created: Monday, July 29, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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&...
    • Blackened Wild Salmon Salad with Avocado and Greens Created: Saturday, June 22, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This recipe for blackened wild salmon salad is quick, easy, and delicious, and sure to be a hit at a dinner party or picnic. Assertively spiced and pan-seared salmon perches atop a bed of greens wi...
    • White Beans and Kale with a Broth Reduction Created: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Harvest Salad of Micro Greens, Apple and Toasted Walnuts Created: Monday, February 18, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This adaptation of Kamisha Jones’ Harvest Salad recipe from the Almost Famous Chef competition is a simple and beautiful salad with multiple layers of flavor. Toasted walnuts and flavorful ba...
    • Raw Tomato and Sweet Red Pepper Sauce Recipe Created: Sunday, February 26, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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.
    • Old-Fashioned Deep Dish Apple Pie Created: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      We love old-fashioned, deep dish apple pie in my family, and it has been a common dessert on our table during apple season for as long as I can remember. Every good baker has her own version, and I...
    • Herb Roasted Chicken with Wild Rice and Mushroom Stuffing Recipe Created: Monday, October 10, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This recipe for herb roasted chicken with wild rice and mushroom stuffing requires a couple of steps but is actually pretty easy to make, and is great for a special dinner. You can prep the bird an...
    • Vegan French Onion Soup Created: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This easy recipe for vegan French onion soup is absolutely wonderful, and you won’t miss the beef broth! You can choose sweet red or white onions, with leeks adding another layer of flavor. I...
    • Quinoa Salad with Water Chestnuts, Olives, and Herbs Created: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Middle Eastern White Bean Dip Recipe Created: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Macrobiotic Bran Muffin Recipe, Recipe for Macrobiotic Bran Muffins Created: Friday, June 05, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Artichoke Spread Recipe Created: Sunday, March 08, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Lentil Walnut Spread Created: Sunday, October 12, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This rich, cumin scented lentil spread is great on crackers, bread or vegetables. It also makes an excellent sandwich spread.
    • Baked Fish with North African Spiced Breadcrumbs Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This flavorful recipe for baked fish with spiced breadcrumbs is an adaptation of a dish I had many years ago at a Moroccan restaurant. Garlic, coriander, cumin and lemon create a crisp crust that i...
    • Fruity Beauty Youth Elixir Smoothie Created: Saturday, March 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 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...
    • Apple Kiwi Superpower Green Smoothie Recipe Created: Thursday, September 08, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This potent anti-inflammatory smoothie recipe is chock full of anti-oxidants and gives new meaning to the old phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"! While I recommend making this with good ...

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