"Indian food is one of those foods I’ve never thought I could make at home. Like, okay yeah maybe I could TRY to make it but … let’s just order it because it will be way better. Generally: this is probably a good motto. HOWEVER: I took the plunge last week and made an Indian dish that BLEW OUR SOCKS OFF."
Recipes Recommended by Dr. Sam
Carrot Cake Smoothie
"The smoothie tastes like dessert, but is lower in sugar and full of anti-inflammatory ingredients. She achieves this by combining carrots, frozen pineapple, and a blend of spices for the depth of carrot cake flavor. She achieves this by combining carrots, frozen pineapple, and a blend of spices for the depth of carrot cake flavor. "
Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookie
"Carrot Cake Breakfast CookieThick, soft, and full of fresh carrot and apple, these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies are a healthy make ahead breakfast or snack. They’re whole grain and refined sugar free, and they keep well in the freezer for meal prep."
"Traditionally, I believe it involves feta. But don't freta (hah hah hah), feta doesn't make an appearance in this spanakopita! The flavor and texture of feta, however, is mimicked by a combination of chickpeas, nutritional yeast, tahini, vinegar, and lemon juice."
Instant Pot Beef Stew
"Learn how to make the Best Instant Pot Beef Stew. Tender & juicy beef in a rich, thick, & full-bodied gravy bursting with umami flavors. You’ll love this hearty Easy Instant Pot Stew that’s deliciously comforting, healthy, and soul-satisfying!"
Kombucha Mushroom Tea
"Draw off some fresh brewed Kombucha Mushroom Tea. Replace what you just drew off with some feeder solution (sugar + tea) that you smartly prepared ahead of time. and Voila ready for another day. You can keep fresh sugar + tea feeder solution in the fridge for several days, and use right from the refrigerator. "
"Once your brew is fermented to your liking, which should take about 7-14 days depending upon the size of your batch. Smaller batches will brew quicker than larger batches. Quart sized mason jars take about a week, a gallon can take up to three weeks. Temperatures will also affect brewing times, when it’s warmer the brew will ferment more quickly."
Pumpkin Spice Cake Bites
"Is there anything pumpkin can’t do? We think not. From pumpkin cake to pumpkin pie ice cream to the ever-amazing pumpkin spice latte, there is nothing quite as classic as those warm and comforting flavors. So we’ve taken it to a whole new level — meet pumpkin spice cake bites (they’re thrilled to be here)!"