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Kale Fennel Seed Salad w/ Falafel Patties

Kale Fennel Seed Salad w/ Falafel Patties

As weather gets warmer, or in the DMV this week – HOT – I try to go for lighter meals that are filling and bright. Went to what has become my two favorite books thus far (have many more recipes and ideas to go through in these two) for this week’s prep. Took the Kale and Fennel Salad from the 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution — https://teamsherzai.com/30-day-alzheimers-solution/ and the Chickpea (Falafel) Patties from the Blue Zones Kitchen — https://www.bluezones.com/blue-zones-kitchen/. I also used a sweet treat I have made before from Blue Zones.

Raw Veggie and Bean Salad

Raw Veggie and Bean Salad

Need my prep this week to be restorative and help me get back on track. I was blessed to be away for a few days last week to enjoy the beauty of the ocean and sun and friends and while we ate well, we enjoyed the surroundings and each other as well. Maybe had a few less than healthy items too. 

What is so great, is today is another day and I begin again and going back to the “book” I am still working through – the 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution, this time not for recipes but for the basics from which to prep.

Lentil and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Lentil and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

The more I read about and try new ingredients and combinations of ingredients the better I feel. It is both fun and interesting and even when I have a food fail, I still learn something. Food really is preventative, curative and pretty amazing. I want to encourage you to give “new” a try.

Tofu Steak with Miso Mushrooms

Tofu Steak with Miso Mushrooms

Went back to the Blue Zone Kitchen book for this week’s menu. Like the 30-day Alzheimer Solution book – this too is far more than a book with recipes. It’s culture and lovely life stories with much to learn and absorb. It is also beautifully structured and display worthy. See more at bluezones.com and at @danbuettner.

Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole & Asian Lettuce Boats

Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole & Asian Lettuce Boats

Food can be interesting, fun and educational. Far better than the nemeses it was for me for a long time. We do continue to work on our relationship, however….sometimes it wants to be the boss, but then we get back on track. This week I am going for a heartier breakfast and a lighter lunch with some roasted veggies for dinner

Sweet Potato Bean Burger

Sweet Potato Bean Burger

While keeping with the Simply Yum theme, I again used ingredients this week I have not used before. I worked with fresh Mangos and Kiwi for starters as well as learning new ways to use nuts as a base for a lot of things. This week, the dressing for the salad used raw cashews as its base and it is really good.