Recipes Archives - Simply Mindful


Simple Pumpkin Ginger Scones

  Eating for enjoyment. Food nourishes our soul, and eating foods we like is integral to that. I love scones, pumpkin, and cashews, so I married the three! They're simple to make and delicious. The nuts, seeds, and pumpkin are fiber-rich, helping keep you regular during the delightful feasting season. …

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Chili Chickpea Sloppy Joes

  A is a delicious plant-based spin on the traditional sloppy joe. These small but mighty legumes top the charts with fiber and protein, they're incredibly versatile and a great addition to help balance blood sugar levels and your gut microbiome!  

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Apple-Oat Pancakes with a Berry Coulis & Coconut Kefir

These simple pancakes are a great way to start your day. Add a mixed berry sauce (aka coulis) and a hefty dollop of a deliciously rich probiotic addition – coconut kefir! And you've got yourself a breakfast of champions. Kefir is a rich and diverse probiotic source helping to boost …

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Kale with Seaweed & Sesame Seed Salt

  This prebiotic-packed seaweed recipe provides a nutrient-rich addition to any meal. Not only does this prebiotics-rich food feed the healthy bacteria in your digestive system, but it's also full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. In addition, it's full of iodine which is essential for metabolism. Finally, leafy greens like …

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Zesty Dark Chocolate Bark

  I stumbled upon this recipe in a cookbook I scoured at a bookstore. I was especially drawn to it because I saw lime zest and chocolate in the same sentence. Though skeptical but curious, I bought the book to try it out. To my surprise, this hunk of chocolate …

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Broiled Homegrown Tomatoes

  Extreme heat yields super-juicy results and a delicious way to enjoy tomatoes. Fresh from the garden and a favorite way to enjoy them is to broil! Especially when they've gone gangbusters. I love cooking with cast iron pots and pans because they offer inexpensive, healthy alternatives to your standard …

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Asparagus + Wild Sockeye Salmon Salad

  This easy-to-put-together salad is refreshing as it is delicious! And great for digestive health with prebiotic-rich veggies like asparagus, which feed the helpful bacteria that live in your gut. Not to mention the rich Omega-3s in the salmon and avocados – although different forms of Omega-3s are great for …

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Mint Chocolate Chip Banana Shake

  Bring on the bananas! Thanks to their high pectin content, bananas have a soothing effect on the gut. Pectin is a soluble fiber that helps lower cholesterol and normalizes bowel function and it stimulates the growth and activity of helpful bacteria. In addition, some studies show that pectins have …

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A Restorative Spring Tonic

Replenish and Renew with Stinging Nettle Stinging Nettle, also known as Urtica dioica, is a perennial flowering plant full of healthful and restorative benefits with a rich mineral source. This plant has been used for centuries to support the immune system, reduce inflammation, and provides allergy relief to those of us who are …

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