Keri Glassman’s Nutritious Life Recipes

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Coconut French Toast

DIRECTIONS In a shallow dish, whisk together the eggs, vanilla, and cinnamon; set aside. In a skillet, melt coconut oil over medium heat. Dip bread one slice at a time into the egg mixture, soaking each side. Move the bread from the egg mixture directly to the coconut to cover both sides. Carefully lay the… Get the Recipe »

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Gut Health Smoothie

Directions: Add all ingredients to blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into glass and enjoy! You can order Life’s Abundance Greens Blend here!   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Great gut health in a glass? Yes, please. Kefir delivers probiotics while avocado provides healthy fats and fiber. Get the Recipe »

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Homemade Sauerkraut

Supplies: -Cutting board -Chef’s knife -Mixing bowl -2-quart wide-mouth canning jar (or two-quart mason jars)d -Smaller jelly jar that fits inside the larger mason jar -Clean stones, marbles, or other weights for weighing down the jelly jar -Cloth for covering the jar -Rubber band or twine for securing the cloth   Directions: Clean and prep:… Get the Recipe »

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Fresh Mozzarella Farro Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. To make dressing place vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and honey in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisk together. Set aside. 2. To make salad place farro in a pot with vegetable stock and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and… Get the Recipe »

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Asparagus Farro Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. To make dressing, place vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and honey in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisk together. Set aside. 2. To make salad, place farro in a pot with vegetable stock and water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low,… Get the Recipe »

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Avo Nog

DIRECTIONS Combine milk, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract and baking soda in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Bring to simmer, then reduce to low heat for 15 minutes. Strain mixture into a medium sized bowl. In a small bowl, beat egg yolks and mix in sugar until the mixture has thickened. Slowly pour… Get the Recipe »

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza

DIRECTIONS Follow directions on package for whole wheat dough. Add cranberry sauce in place of tomato sauce. Add on cheese (goat or parmesan, depending on the vegetables you have.) Toss on leftover veggies and turkey breast. Bake per whole wheat dough instructions and enjoy! WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Pizza gone Pilgrim-style, with this new twist… Get the Recipe »

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Leftovers Frittata

DIRECTIONS After you have beaten the eggs with herbs, transfer your mixture to a skillet. Cook for 5 minutes then mix in your roasted vegetables and protein. Transfer from stove top to oven (350 degrees). Bake the frittata for another 10 minutes until the eggs are no longer runny. Top with more fresh herbs and… Get the Recipe »

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Green Salad with Shiitake Bacon

DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375. Line two sheet trays with parchment paper. In a bowl, toss chickpeas with 1 tbsp olive oil, paprika, turmeric, a pinch of salt, and black pepper. Spread out on one of the sheet trays and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crispy. On the other sheet tray, toss sliced mushrooms with 1… Get the Recipe »

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Coconut Bacon Sandwich: AKA The New BLT

DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350. Toss coconut flakes with coconut aminos and maple syrup on a parchment paper-lined sheet tray. Mix well, and spread flakes out evenly. Bake for 10-15 minutes, tossing halfway through. Keep a very close eye on the coconut flakes as they can go from golden to burnt quickly. The coconut is… Get the Recipe »

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Turkey Sausage Patty and Eggs

DIRECTIONS In a bowl, blend together spices, add ground turkey and maple syrup and mix well using your hands or a wooden spoon. Form turkey mixture into small thin patties. In a large sauté pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Cook the patties 3-4 minutes a side until brown. Use additional oil… Get the Recipe »

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Pumpkin Yogurt Mask

DIRECTIONS Mix ingredients for 20 seconds. Apply to face and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse face with warm water and pat dry with a towel. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Pumpkins contain large amounts of carotenoids, which protect the skin from sun damage and free radicals. A creamy yogurt base makes skin feel firmer. Honey is loaded… Get the Recipe »

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Directions 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Trim the stem ends of the Brussels sprout, pull off any yellow outer leaves, and cut them in half, lengthwise. Peel shallots and quarter. Then toss Brussels sprouts and shallots in a large bowl with oil. 2. Transfer sprouts to a rimmed baking sheet and roast, stirring once or… Get the Recipe »

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Pilgrim Salad

DIRECTIONS 1. In a medium bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and agave or honey. Add mesclun greens and frisee. Toss to coat. 2. Top with cranberries and walnuts. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Get the Recipe »

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Garlic and Lemon Haricots Verts

 Directions 1. In a small saucepan, heat olive oil and garlic over low heat. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat, and allow garlic to sit in oil for an additional 5 minutes. 2. Bring a large saucepan filled with 1 inch of water to a boil. Lower a steamer basket filled with haricots… Get the Recipe »

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Thanksgiving Turkey

Directions 1. Combine rosemary, sage, thyme, salt and pepper in small bowl. Rub all over turkey. 2. Roast turkey, uncovered, at 375°F, basting frequently with turkey or chicken broth. After 1 hour, baste and sprinkle with seasonings again, then make a tent with aluminum foil and cover breast loosely. Reduce heat to 325°F and continue… Get the Recipe »

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Wild Rice & Bulgur Stuffing

Directions 1. Preparation: Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, onions and garlic; sauté for about 5 minutes, or until softened. Stir in wild rice. Add broth and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 40 to 45 minutes, or until rice is tender… Get the Recipe »

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Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole

Directions 1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place sweet potatoes in a pot, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until very tender when pierced with a fork. Drain and let cool. 2. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add sugar, butter, salt and vanilla. Mash… Get the Recipe »

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Nut Butter Pantry Party

DIRECTIONS Choose your favorite ingredients from the list above and mix and match to your heart’s delight. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE This party is all about what YOU love. Nut butters are the rich, creamy base of this meal, and are packed with protein, fiber and essential fats – all which keep you full,… Get the Recipe »

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Cocktail Supper

  DIRECTIONS Before you leave for work in the morning, transfer the shrimp from the freezer to the refrigerator, or (if you forget to do that) toss frozen shrimp into a colander and run room temperature water over the shrimp for a few minutes until they thaw. Serve shrimp and vegetables with cocktail sauce and hummus… Get the Recipe »

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Souper Supper

DIRECTIONS Heat soup over stove. In a small skillet coated in cooking spray, heat canadian bacon over medium heat. Pour soup into bowls and top with remaining ingredients. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE When you’re in a rush, this hearty filling meal will keep you going. These little legumes are not only high in protein… Get the Recipe »

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Easy Lettuce Cups

DIRECTIONS Pull the skin off of the chicken and discard. Shred the chicken with your fingers, or cut it into cubes. Fill the lettuce leaves with all of the ingredients—you can serve the tabouleh salad in the lettuce wrap or on the side. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE This simple recipe is filled with lean… Get the Recipe »

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Avocado Greek Yogurt

  DIRECTIONS 1. Mix avocado into yogurt. 2. Spread on crackers or use as dip for endive and celery sticks (veggies can be part of breakfast too!) WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Greek yogurt doesn’t have to just be for breakfast! Take yogurt from sweet to savory by whipping in this delicious green fruit. Avocados contain over 20… Get the Recipe »

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Coconut Cinnamon Yogurt

  DIRECTIONS 1. Stir coconut butter into Greek yogurt. 2. Top with cinnamon. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Before you dash out of the house, channel your inner tropical vacation self, slow down, and grab the jar of coconut butter. Filled with delicious healthy fats and fiber, coconut butter will help fill you up and give you… Get the Recipe »

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Pomegranate Sunflower Yogurt

DIRECTIONS 1. Mix pomegranate juice into yogurt. 2. Top with sunflower seeds. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE There’s nothing like the sweet little jewels found inside a pomegranate. Adding the small – but mighty! – seeds of the pomegranate will make any meal a treat. They’re brimming with polyphenols, which function as antioxidants to fight free radicals and can reduce the risks… Get the Recipe »

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Green Tea Yogurt

  DIRECTIONS 1. Add matcha powder into yogurt. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Have your tea, and eat it too? Maybe you don’t have time to brew up a cup, but still want to reap the benefits of these green leaves. Here’s a fun way to add another serving of megastar green tea to your day. By… Get the Recipe »

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Peanut Butter Berry Yogurt

  DIRECTIONS 1. Mix peanut butter into yogurt. 2. Top with berries. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Love pb + j? Who knew you could eat it with a spoon! Here’s a healthy twist on this childhood fave, minus all that sugary jelly. All berries are great for you, but blueberries are all-stars, bursting with antioxidants… Get the Recipe »

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Cherry Tomato Feta Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. Add cheese and tomatoes to bowl. 2. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Tomatoes have been in the nutritional spotlight for some time now and rightfully so!  Cherry tomatoes, sometimes referred to as “nature’s candy,” are dark red, bursts of flavor that have been shown to protect our… Get the Recipe »

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Cucumber Salad

  DIRECTIONS 1. Peel cucumbers in strips lengthwise, leaving ¼ inch of skin in between each strip. Dice cucumbers. 2. Place cucumbers and tomatoes in large bowl. 3. Toss cucumbers and tomatoes with rice vinegar, salt (if using), black pepper, and herbs. Serve immediately.   WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE I have one word to describe… Get the Recipe »

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Slim Slaw

Photo Cred: Sean Sime   DIRECTIONS 1. Thinly slice the red cabbage and green cabbage. 2. Mix in almonds, rice vinegar, and dijon mustard until combined. Get the Recipe »

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Pomegranate Champagne

DIRECTIONS 1. Combine liquids in a champagne flute and garnish with pomegranate seeds. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Let’s be honest—any occasion is an occasion for champagne. To spruce up a simple flute of bubbly, look no further than the pomegranate. These little jewels may be small, but they are loaded with polyphenols, AKA powerful antioxidants…. Get the Recipe »

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Raspberry Peach Strawberry Sangria

DIRECTIONS 1. Pour wine into a glass. 2. Add raspberries, peaches and strawberries. 3. Top with club soda for a refreshing pop of bubbles. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Red wine already contains the powerful antioxidant resveratrol; add in fruit and you get all kinds of extra vitamins, minerals, and fiber. You can also toast… Get the Recipe »

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Grapefruit Mint Mojito

DIRECTIONS 1. Layer the bottom of a pint glass with mint and cover to the halfway point with crushed ice. 2. Take a spoon and muddle the mint and ice together to release the flavor. 3. Add grapefruit and mix in with ice. 4. Pour rum over the fruity slush and top off with club… Get the Recipe »

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Kohlrabi Fries

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 425F. Wash the kohlrabi, then use a sharp paring knife or good vegetable peeler to peel them. Cut them into thin strips. 2. In a medium bowl, toss the kohlrabi fries with olive oil, chili powder, and ground cumin, coating evenly. 3. Spread the kohlrabi in a single layer on a… Get the Recipe »

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Greek Yogurt, Goat Cheese, and Honey Popsicles

DIRECTIONS 1. Blend all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. 2. Spoon into popsicle molds or paper cups. Freeze until semi firm. 3. Stick wooden sticks in. 4. Freeze until frozen. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE This is the Greek goddess of pops. Each one comes with perfectly balanced sweet-and-savory flavor and provides… Get the Recipe »

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Almond Vanilla Popsicles

DIRECTIONS 1. Blend all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. 2. Spoon into popsicle molds or paper cups. Freeze until semi firm. 3. Stick wooden sticks in. 4. Freeze until frozen. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE Introducing a whole new way to enjoy your favorite nut. Almonds (and almond milk) contain healthy fats,… Get the Recipe »

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Banana Coconut Popsicles

DIRECTIONS 1. Blend all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. 2. Spoon into popsicle molds or paper cups. Freeze until semi firm. 3. Stick wooden sticks in. 4. Freeze until frozen. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE These popsicles taste like lounging beneath a palm tree or in a hammock next to crystal blue… Get the Recipe »

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4th of July “Pies”

DIRECTIONS 1. Mix the crème fraiche, sour cream and yogurt together. For the picnic, store in an airtight container in your cooler until you are ready to serve. 2. When you are ready to serve, layer the yogurt mixture, the strawberries, the yogurt, the blueberries in the cups to make a beautiful parfait. Garnish with a few extra… Get the Recipe »

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Spiced Nuts

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Combine orange juice, Chinese powder, and salt in a large bowl and add the nuts. Toss to coat them well. Spread on a rimmed cookie sheet to make an even layer. 3. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes until they are dry. Let cool completely and store in an airtight… Get the Recipe »

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Beef Bulgogi

DIRECTIONS 1. For easier slicing, place beef in freezer for 30 minutes. Cut across the grain so meat will be tender. You want super thin slices – ¼ inch thick at most. 2. In a bowl, stir together agave, soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, scallions, garlic, ginger and black pepper. Add the meat until all the… Get the Recipe »

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Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Jalapeños

DIRECTIONS 1. Mix goat cheese and sundried tomatoes together. 2. Spoon cheese mixture into the jalapeño slit and wrap with a slice of prosciutto. 3. Secure with a toothpick. 4. Grill at moderate heat for 12 minutes, until the jalapeño is no longer bright green. WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE These may be the perfect party food. Meat lovers… Get the Recipe »

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Pumpkin Coconut Custard

Preheat oven to 325°F. Prepare 8 custard cups. Put 1 inch of water in a 9 x 11 baking pan, and set aside. Beat the egg for 2 minutes until entirely uniform and foamy. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and blend using a hand mixer until well combined. Pour the mixture into the custard… Get the Recipe »

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Poached Pears

Directions: Place all ingredients in a slow cooker or crock pot. Cook for 6 – 8 hours on low setting. Serve warm or room temperature. You can top pear with Greek yogurt for a tangy taste, or sweeten it further with a sprinkle of cinnamon before serving. Delish! Get the Recipe »