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http://www.afamilyhealingcenter.com

Portland Clinic

2525 NW Lovejoy St. Suite 208
Portland, Oregon 97210
PH. 503 241 5007

McMinnville Clinic

330 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
PH. 503 883 0333

Recipes

Banana Arugula Breakfast Smoothie

This is a very easy and very quick breakfast to make before you dash out the door. You can experiment by adding your favorite seeds to this recipe as well for added protein. You can switch out the kinds of greens you use and the... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 30 March, 2016

Fresh Sliced Golden Beets with Lemon

I have met many people who have never eaten fresh sliced golden beets. You may not have thought about eating beets raw but think again! These sliced beets make a healthy, simple, easy-to-prepare, and delicious snack. Bring these beets with you on the go.

Comments Bubble0 17 February, 2016

Mexican Quinoa Dinner

Improving your vegetable and healthy protein intake can improve how you feel. Mexican Quinoa dinner is a simple and easy dish to put together. For this recipe, keeping some of the vegetable ingredients out and consuming them raw helps increase the nutrient content of your... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 10 February, 2016

Anti-Inflammatory Crusted Fish

It is very important to continue consuming foods that are anti-inflammatory. Inflammation is at the root cause of most chronic illness. This simple recipe is healthy and delicious. I have crushed many kinds of rice crackers, chips, seeds, and nuts to coat fish. It is... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 5 February, 2016

Blanched Green Beans

Try these simple and delicious green beans. You cook them just enough to bring out the green and season them only with a little salt. You can eat these while they are warm or chill them for an easy to grab snack later on. I... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 15 January, 2016

Crunchy Burritos

Burritos are easy to make and can include a wide array of ingredients. This recipes is meant to be an easy dinner to throw together, but if you have a little more time you can saute onions, garlic, and zucchini in a little olive oil... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 30 September, 2015

Homemade Valentine’s Truffle Chocolates

These very easy homemade Valentine’s truffle chocolates can offer you a healthier way to enjoy chocolate at the holidays! They are made with simple ingredients and are fun to experiment with. Be creative with this recipe! You can omit the peppermint to make a nice dark... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 6 February, 2015

Best Breakfast Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with nutrition, protein, and is a great way to start the day. Double or tripple the recipe for more than 1 person. This makes a rather large drink but that is the point so that you are filled for a longer... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 7 January, 2015

Mini Grain-Free Pumpkin Pies

These mini Pumpkin Pies are perfect for Thanksgiving. They are made very simply with few ingredients and are scrumptious. No crust makes them Paleo and gluten-free friendly and they are only sweetened with honey. For a non-dairy version, exchange the butter for coconut oil or Earth... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 24 November, 2014

Cardamom Cold Brew Coffee

Making cold brew coffee is a delicious way to enjoy coffee. Cold brew offers  health benefits too! Brewing coffee without using heat processing releases less acidic oils compared to the regular heat brewed coffee. The taste is very smooth, much less bitter tasting than coffee... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 12 November, 2014

Gluten-Free Honey Pear Crisp

Pears are delicious this time of year and sometimes over abundant therefore this recipe is a great way to use up your pears (or apples for that matter). Other than peeling the pears, this recipe takes very little time to throw together. This gluten-free recipe... [read more]

Comments Bubble2 24 September, 2014

Kale and Carrot Beef with Hummus

This is an extra delicious recipe with ground beef. You shouldn’t consume ground beef daily, but eating grass fed organic beef can be a great source of occasional protein. The Middle Eastern Spices in this meat bring out a great flavor in the meat, carrots,... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 1 September, 2014

Green “Lemonade”

This is the ultimate cleansing drink. I have been prescribing this drink in my practice and making it for my family for over 10 years. Parsley is a blood cleanser and helps to aid digestion. It is a great source of fiber, calcium, Vitamin C,... [read more]

Comments Bubble6 12 February, 2014

Fried Egg over Beet Greens

This is a super simple breakfast and easy to prepare. It is also a great way to use up those extra beet greens. Beet greens are high in B vitamins, folate, zinc, fiber, iron, calcium, and magnesium so don’t throw them away; make use of... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 7 January, 2014

Pumpkin Curry with Broccoli

Another delicious fall recipe. I love the taste of this yummy curry. Serve it over rice or over fresh salad greens.

Comments Bubble0 13 November, 2013

Decadent Squash with Pomegranate

Welcome fall with this amazing squash recipe. I recently enjoyed a version of this recipe in a restaurant in Portland. You won’t be able to stop eating; the flavors are so delicious.  The main time involved in this recipe is the baking of the squash... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 30 October, 2013

Hummus Cucumber Sandwiches

These are great, beautiful appetizers to put out for any party. Even for non gluten-free guests, they are always a hit. They are so simple and easy to prepare. They are heavy on the cucumber and light on the cracker. Perfect. You can find the... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 2 October, 2013

Banana Eggnog

Eggnog is a delicious way to get extra protein into the diet. You can drink this drink exactly as it is or if you would like it a little more sweet, you can add stevia or a small amount of pure maple syrup.

Comments Bubble0 11 September, 2013

Watermelon Kale Smoothie

This is especially refreshing on a hot day. Enjoy it while the watermelons are in season and tasting delicious right now!

Comments Bubble0 26 August, 2013

Creamy Balsamic Hummus

I love a good tangy hummus and I tend to like my hummus smooth and creamy. You can control the texture of your hummus when you are blending. My favorite way to use hummus is to mix it with arugula and avocado instead of using... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 19 August, 2013

Broccoli Slaw Salad

A version of this salad is a favorite of my mothers and is served often at family dinners. I substituted the bacon in my mom’s recipe for cranberries, added the bag of broccoli slaw, and used Sweet Freedom (a liquid extract of carob and fruit)... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 22 July, 2013

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Mini Scones

These gluten-free Scones are incredibly delicious and packed with protein. Make sure to read the baking tips for this recipe before starting. Some are timesavers and some suggest substitutions for the recipe to make it fit your particular diet. These little scones are a highlight and can be... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 1 July, 2013

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

This is a simple and delicious recipe that was featured in More Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tips and Recipes. You can refer to the book for Nutritional Analysis of the recipe. I usually roast my own red peppers right over the flame of our stovetop, but the... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 15 March, 2013

Jalapeno Yellow Pepper Muffins

Most people think of muffins as sweet, but I love this version of a savory muffin. These little muffins are great served aside soups and salads and make a quick treat in the morning if you haven’t time for breakfast. They are packed with protein... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 15 March, 2013

Reuben Salad

I used to love Reuben’s when my grandmother prepared them for me as a child. I grew up enjoying the taste of sauerkraut on these delicious sandwiches. Now I enjoy trying out my old favorite recipes and turning them into a healthier indulgence. Because I... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 15 March, 2013

Spinach Egg Cups

I put a recipe similar to this on my Facebook page and it got a lot of attention due to the conflicting views on egg consumption. For those who have an egg allergy, eggs should clearly be avoided. For those who want to remain vegan,... [read more]

Comments Bubble0 15 March, 2013