chris lorang liver and onions recipe

Dr. LoRang’s liver + onions recipe

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Liver and onions is not a new dish by any means. This nutrient-dense dish has been around for years. But it is definitely not known for being a popular, well-loved food (at least by most people) in today’s food culture. So, in his quest to make nourishing foods more palatable for everyday cooks and families, Dr. LoRang experimented with variations …

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3 easy recipes for whole-food summer grilling

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Summer is upon us and that means it’s grilling season. We may think of hamburgers and hot dogs as standard grill fare, but what about vegetables, fish, and mouthwatering peaches? This is the season to experiment with flavors, while keeping it fresh and delicious. Also, with all the fun activities and long hours of daylight this time of year, you’ll …

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Vegan Chocolate Torte with Hazelnut Crust Recipe

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For this Mother’s Day (or for any day), bring a bit of chocolate into the experience with this amazing vegan torte recipe from Oh She Glows. If you prefer to skip the espresso powder, do! That is the preferred way our very own Kristen Smith creates this tasty torte. This divine chilled dessert includes many nuts and satisfying cocoa flavors, …

Homemade sauerkraut

Dr. LoRang’s Homemade Sauerkraut Recipe + Tips

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Sauerkraut is one of our family’s favorite foods. This fermented cabbage-based food is a delicious condiment paired with most foods, including casseroles, stews, egg dishes, baked sweet potatoes, fish, chicken, beef, and sandwiches. Tangy, crunchy, and colorful – even our little one likes it! In addition to being delicious, kraut has plenty of health benefits. It’s loaded with of beneficial …

paleo chocolates

Recipe for Paleo Chocolates

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Ever wanted to make your own chocolate? Try this recipe for paleo coconut oil chocolates – you won’t regret it!  You’ll need: 20 oz of coconut oil (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 16 oz creamy almond butter (or peanut butter) (salted) (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 1 T vanilla (Find it at AllSpice Culinarium) 1/2 C cocoa powder (Find it at …

How to make your own sunbutter

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What is Sunbutter? Sunbutter is a delicious alternative to peanut butter. Packed with anti-inflammatory vitamin E and calming magnesium, it’s one of our favorite snacks at the clinic. Plus, it is so easy to make! Check out the process below. Time: 10 minutes Difficulty level: Easy Ingredients: 2 lbs sunflower seeds Olive or avocado oil Salt Equipment: Food processor Spatula Air tight …

Dr. LoRang’s Hummus Recipe

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Hummus is a tasty dip, spread, and overall condiment that pairs well with vegetables, eggs, and  lettuce wraps. Whether you’re a devoted hummus fan or complete newbie, check out Dr. LoRang’s recipe below. He’s been honing it for years and considers it a staple in his kitchen. Give it a try – You may discover a new favorite food (and …