8 ounces organic kale shredded
1/2 cup cilantro chopped
2 cara cara or navel oranges 1 juiced for dressing and 1 peeled and diced for salad
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 teaspoon organic honey
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1/8 cup golden raisins
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
2 tablespoons raw pecans roughly chopped
3 cups chicken grilled or baked free-range, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, chopped
Recipe provided by Tana Amen - https://tanaamen.com/recipes/sesame-citrus-kale-salad-with-chicken/ please visit her website for more delicious recipes.
In a medium stock pot, heat the coconut oil for 30 seconds on medium heat.
Add the cumin seeds and stir until they start to sputter. Then add the onions and cook for another minute, and then, add the tomatoes, stir and cook for a few more minutes until the tomatoes soften.
Add the rest of the ingredients and stir together. Cover the pan and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to keep from burning.
Ladle the soup into 4 serving bowls and enjoy! Leftover stew can be stored in air-tight container and...
Suggested serving 4-5 pancakes
1 cup almond meal
1 cup coconut flour
2 scoops vegan protein powder
1/3 cup raw agave, raw coconut nectar or 4 drops stevia
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp ground flax seed or chia seed
1 1/3 cup water
1. In a measuring cup add the flax or chia seed and water, stir and let sit for 5 minutes.
2. In a mid sized mixing bowl combine the rest of the dry ingredients and fold together.
3. Add the liquid sweetener to the water mix and pour into the dry ingredients, stir until well combined.
This mix should be thicker than normal pancake batter but not like hummus. If your mix is too thick add water until it is more like a thick cake batter.
Frozen Banana Bites
Suggested serving 4-6 bites.
4 cups ripe banana, cut into 1/4 inch slices (roughly 3 banana)
11/2 cup chocolate chips (Lily’s is a good dairy free/sugar free option)
1⁄4 cup almond butter, chunky or smooth
1 teaspoon coconut oil
At RISE we focus on keeping wellness simple, and when it comes to food we know it’s essential to have a few strategies that work for your tastebuds and your budget.
So imagine this scenario: you open a fully stocked fridge brimming with delicious and fresh, high-quality foods that are chocked-full of the nutrients you need. And the best part is that it was super affordable and you have cash to spare.
While organic superfoods may cost more than your weekly food budget allows, you can still load up on the good stuff at an affordable price having a few tips in mind. Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily require expensive ingredients and your recipes don’t need to be overly complex.
If you’re ready to add high-quality ingredients to your diet without breaking the bank, follow these four easy tips...
#1 Keep Your Kitchen Stocked
It makes cooking so much easier if you stock up on canned and dry goods, like tomato puree, tuna, chickpeas, kidney beans, rice,...
Today we want to share a delicious recipe that Coach Sean and his wife are LOVING! It is super simple, but delicious and decadent. All you need are three simple ingredients!
1) In a large pot bring the plant milk to a boil.
2) Add in 4 tablespoons of cacao powder (or more if you prefer it super rich) and a few drops of liquid stevia.
3) Stir all together until your creamy hot chocolate is ready!
4) Pour into your favorite mug and enjoy!!!
Today we wanted to share a delicious, healthy pumpkin spice latte recipe!
Did you know that a 16oz pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks has 50 grams of sugar? A lot of coffee drinks tend to have hidden sugar in them that you wouldn't even realize!
Because of this, we wanted to create a recipe that you will love, but that will still satisfy your sweet tooth! Blend all the above ingredients and enjoy!
This week we thought we’d dive into a few simple and practical ways to improve your health, lose unwanted fat and rev up a sluggish metabolism.
At RISE we focus on small steps that lead up to remarkable results and following these five foundational tips will lay the groundwork to transform your health - one step at a time.
#1 Eat a Diet Rich in High-Quality Protein
A diet rich in high-quality protein is a proven way to reduce your cravings and burn extra fat. In fact, research indicates a diet high in quality protein is associated with a lower percentage of belly fat, leading to increased muscle mass and a higher metabolic rate.
RISE healthy proteins include chicken, turkey, beef, bison, lamb, eggs, wild- caught fish (check out www.seafoodwatch.org) and plant-based proteins like lentils, quinoa, tofu, and tempeh.
#2 Increase Your Intake of Healthy Fats
You may be thinking this seems counterintuitive. However, increasing your intake of healthy fats keeps...
Labor Day may look different for a lot of us this year. With summer almost over Labor Day is one of our last chances to enjoy grilling in your your backyard with your family. Here are a few of our favorite Labor Day recipes that we have rounded up for the weekend festivities.
Flank Steak with Chimichurri sauce
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup lemon juice
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon salt
11/2-pound flank steak
½ cup parsley
1 cup cilantro
2 tablespoon fresh oregano
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup red onion chopped
¼ cup red wine vinegar
½ cup olive oil
Salt and pepper
Pinch of red pepper flakes
In a food processor add all the chimichurri ingredients. Pulse until combined and smooth. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to two weeks.
How are you? How was your week? We hope you are well!
This week, we wanted to share with you a very simple, but incredibly important skill to bring greater joy, hope, happiness, and purpose to your day and life.
According to researchers, what is the source that generates the most power and energy to live well and be happy? If you guessed “healthy relationships” you’d be correct!
In fact, according to medical scientists, the three relational sources which influence your physical health more than anything else are; Love, intimacy, and friendship. You mean it’s not our diet? It’s not our exercise? It’s not how we handle stress? But rather, it’s how connected we are that has demonstrated to have the greatest impact on our emotional, spiritual, and yes, even our physical health. The latest scientific research has uncovered when we are isolated or disconnected from important life-giving sources, such as close and...