Creamy Spaghetti Squash and Chicken

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This dinner recipe is filling and full of vegetables. Although the sauce is creamy, there is no dairy in this recipe, but is made primarily from cauliflower. If you’ve never had spaghetti squash, this is a great first recipe to try. Spaghetti squash has a slightly sweet flavor and is full of vitamins and fiber. On top of having cauliflower and spaghetti squash, this recipe also has spinach. Enjoy!

Recipe highlights:

  • Full of manganese and potassium
  • Antioxidant rich
  • High in fiber
  • Good source of protein

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Cauliflower Stir Fry

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This recipe comes together quickly and is full of vegetables. It is also very easy to customize using your favorite vegetables. If you prefer, you can use frozen cauliflower rice to save yourself some time in the kitchen.

Recipe Highlights:

  • Antioxidant rich
  • Excellent source of fiber
  • Good source of protein
  • Good source of vitamin C

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

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Traditional shepherd’s pie is made with mashed potatoes, so we’ve lightened this recipe with the use of cauliflower instead. We also swapped the ground beef for lean ground turkey and made sure to include lot of vegetables. We hope you enjoy this twist on a traditional favorite.

This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs. Make it a complete meal by enjoying with 1 serving of permitted crackers and a large green salad, if desired.

Recipe highlights:

  • Great source of protein
  • Excellent source of vitamins
  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of Vitamin C and K

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Steak and Lentil Soup

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This soup is full of vegetables and healthy lentils. Although we recommend that red meat be enjoyed sparingly, this recipe is made healthier by using flank steak instead of more traditional cuts of meat that have more fat. This recipe makes many servings so you can enjoy with family, or freeze the leftovers to use another time.

Recipe highlights:

  • Excellent source of protein
  • Full of Iron
  • Full of vitamin B12
  • Antioxidant rich

This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs. One serving is 1 ½ cups. Make it a complete meal by enjoying with a large green salad. Be sure to only eat occasionally. Continue reading

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

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This meal includes all of the flavor of tacos but with lettuce leaves instead of tortillas. This simple meal includes a variety of healthful benefits like vitamins A,C, and fiber from the lettuce. The pico de gallo salsa aids in body detoxification and strengthening the immune system, and the pinto beans contain fiber, protein, and more vitamins. These are just some of the health benefits for this quick and flavorful mean, enjoy!

This recipe includes our taco seasoning and pico de gallo recipes. We suggest making them ahead of time to cut back on prep time.

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Taco Seasoning

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Herbs and spices give flavor to every meal, however many pre packaged seasonings have added sugar, maltodextrin, MSG and cellulose, just to name a few. In order to avoid these added ingredients which are not beneficial to health, we recommend making your own spice blends as often as possible. This taco seasoning comes together quickly and makes enough for more than one meal.

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Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

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Here’s another great smoothie recipe. It contains a great mix of nutrients from watermelon, cucumber, strawberries and greens.

Important Note – Phytotherapi’s weight loss or diabetes protocols use a specific Nutritional Guide.  If you’re currently undergoing those protocols, wait until after you’re done with the program before eating this smoothie.  Continue reading