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Nutrition in the media is painted with fads and buzzwords. Terms such as all natural, organic, heart healthy, and antioxidants are overwhelmingly used by manufacturers on front of package food labels on our supermarket shelves. These practices make it difficult for the consumer to decipher real scientific evidence from hip food trends. In recent years, the ubiquitous term “superfood” has been placed under scrutiny, so we at The Sage decided to take a deeper look. A UK Na...
Ingredient Spotlight: Ramps
Every year, many people search farmers markets, grocery stores, hip restaurants, and produce stands around their areas for the opportunity to taste one en vogue little vegetable that is only around for a few weeks each year during Springtime. Yes, we are talking about the onion-garlic-scallion-shallot Godzilla of the aromatic world, the Ramp.
What's the big deal? Truthfully, it is unclear. What we at The Sage do know, is that these little guys are super popular likely related to the...
Italian Slow-Cooked Ribs + Fennel Slaw
Adapted From Johnny C’s NY Deli
Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes
Serving Size: ¼ rack + ½ cup slaw; Serves about 4
0 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients
3 TB white balsamic vinegar
1 TB light brown sugar
2 tsp crushed red pepper
10 to 12 cloves garlic, chopped
¼ cup rosemary, chopped
1 TB oregano, chopped (or ½ TB dried)
5 Reasons to Eat Frozen Fruits + Vegetables
Pop quiz time. It's 3 p.m. — what's for dinner? Maybe this week you didn't have time to plan your meals, and dining out is calling your name. As much as we’d all love to serve our families from-scratch meals seven days a week, life happens; we are busy, and that isn’t always possible. So what can you do? By utilizing frozen foods, you can make quick, convenient and easy dinners at home.
Here are five reasons you should consider frozen fruits & vegetables: 1. Frozen Fo...
Stir-Fry Tempeh and Cauliflower with Noodles
Adapted From: Food in My Beard Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup noodles + ¼ tempeh mixture, Serves about 4 1 Slice on The Slice Plan. Ingredients 14 ounces Rice Stick Noodle (medium wide)
3-5 Limes, juice of
¼ cup Fish Sauce
2 Carrots, julienne
1 English Cucumber, julienne ¼ cup Mint, chopped ¼ cup Cilantro, chopped 1 small Cauliflower 8 ounces ...
Sweet Potato Tart + Maple Crema
Preparation Time: approximately 20 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 30 minutes Serving Size: 1 tart; makes about 12 3 Slices on The Slice Plan Ingredients ½ stick unsalted butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs ¼ cup whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 TB all-purpose flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp allspice ½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg 2 sweet po...
Sweet Potato Pasta with Cranberries, Kale, + Chicken
Adapted from: Food in My Beard Preparation Time: approximately 45 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serving Size: ¾ cup, Serves about 4 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients: as needed: Parmesan Cheese Noodles 3 Eggs 2.5 Cups Flour 2 Large Sweet Potatoes 2 tsp Salt Sauce 2 Tablespoons Butter 1.5 Cups Cranberries 5 Leaves Kale 1 Cup Chicken Stock 2 Cups Shredded Dark Meat Chicken/Turkey Directions...
Garlic & Herb Mashed "Potatoes"
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes Serving Size: ½ cup; Makes about 10 servings 1 Slice on the Slice Plan. Ingredients ½ lb yucca, peeled and diced 1 lb turnips, white, peeled and diced 1 lb parsnips, peeled and diced 1 lb cauliflower florets, chopped into small pieces 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1 TB rosemary, minced 1 TB thyme, minced ½ cup sour cream 5 oz butter 2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp ...
Squash Season: How to Cook, Roast, and Enjoy Fall/Winter's Favorite Fruit
Here’s everything you need to know (tasty recipes included) about ALL the various types of squashes out there… some you may have never even heard of! Get the Scoop here: http://www.northwestpharmacy.com/healthperch/squash-season/ Brought to you by: Health Perch
Preparation Time: approximately 15-20 minutes Cooking Time: approximately 30-40 minutes Serving Size: 2 cabbage rolls, Serves approximately 4-6 1 Slice on The Slice Plan Ingredients 1 head cabbage, green 1 lb ground beef, 90% lean 2 TB Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp kosher salt 2 tsp black pepper 1 egg 1 TB tomato paste ½ cup parsley, chopped 1 TB olive oil ½ onion, yellow, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups brow...
Nightshade Vegetables + Inflammation
There is a lot of speculation out in the media, the internet, and in word-of-mouth conversation about nightshade vegetables and how they can contribute or worsen inflammatory conditions such as inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), arthritis, and even osteoporosis. But what are nightshade vegetables? They are vegetables that fall under the Solanum group of vegetables believed to contain "dangerous alkaloids." These vegetables have been cultivated for consump...