The Medical Medium recipes are designed to help unlock the healing power of your body, utilizing food that is both nutritious and healing. This article outlines step by step instructions to three medically-inspired recipes: Zucchini Basil “Zoodle” Salad, Stuffed Squash and Coconut Creations with Papaya.
Zucchini Basil “Zoodle” Salad
- 3 zucchini
- ½ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 2 stalks celery, sliced
- 1 green apple, diced
- ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- Cut the zucchini into long, thin “zoodles” with either a julienne peeler or by hand. Set aside.
- In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, sea salt, and black pepper and set aside.
- In a large bowl combine the zoodles, celery, apple, and herbs.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and gently combine until everything is well mixed.
- Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours to allow the flavors to marinate and blend.
This delicious and nutrient-packed salad combines zucchini “zoodles” with fresh apples, basil, and parsley. The dressing provides a flavorful, light coating that complements the salad perfectly. It’s an easy to make dish that is sure to please everyone.
- 4 Acorn squash
- 4 cups of cooked quinoa
- 2 leaves of kale, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- ⅓ cup of pine nuts
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
- ½ teaspoon of sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
- ¼ cup of feta cheese, crumbled
- Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Place the squash halves cut side up in a baking dish.
- Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the pine nuts, red onion, and kale and sauté until the onions are soft and the pine nuts are golden, about 8-10 minutes.
- Combine the cooked quinoa, sautéed vegetables, parsley, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl.
- Divide the mixture between the squash halves and top with the feta cheese.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a preheated 375 F oven for 30 minutes, or until the squash is cooked through.
This flavorful and nutrient-packed dish is sure to become a favorite. The roasted squash provides a delightful and slightly sweet container for many nourishing ingredients, such as quinoa and kale. With the feta cheese providing a salty and savory contrast, this dish is a surefire way to get your daily dose of veggies!
Coconut Creations with Papaya
- 2 ripe papaya
- 1 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes
- 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
- ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
- 3 tablespoons of shredded coconut
- 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil
- Peel the papaya and cut into cubes. Place the cubes in a medium bowl.
- In a small bowl combine the dry ingredients: coconut flakes, cinnamon, ginger, and sea salt.
- Add the maple syrup, melted coconut oil and shredded coconut and stir until everything is combined.
- Add the dry ingredients to the papaya cubes and mix until all of the ingredients are evenly distributed.
- Divide the mixture into two 8×8 inch baking dishes.
- Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven for 15 minutes, or until the coconut flakes are golden brown.
This sweet and nutritious dish is sure to please. The papaya provides a sweet and delicious backdrop for the crunchy and flavorful coconut flakes, and the coconut oil, cinnamon, and ginger add some unique flavor profiles. This dish is sure to satisfy both the sweet tooth and health conscious eaters alike.
The Medical Medium recipes are a great way to unlock the healing power of your body and nourish yourself nutritionally. The recipes outlined in this article offer a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy your healthy eating. From the flavorful Zucchini Basil “Zoodle” Salad to the nutritious Stuffed Squash and the sweet Coconut Creations with Papaya, these Medical Medium recipes are sure to please.