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20 Minute Meals / Dairy-free / Dinner / Egg Free / Gluten-free / Grain-free / Local Eats Project / No sugar / Nut-Free / Paleo

Pork Tenderloin, Pan-fried Parsnips & Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Pork Tenderloin, Pan-fried Parsnips & Shaved Brussels Sprouts Makes 4 servings. 1, 1-lb pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut crosswise into 12 medallions 6 parsnips, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup brussels sprouts, finely shaved 1 cup red cabbage sauerkraut 2 tablespoons lard or olive oil, divided  1 teaspoon salt, divided Sprinkle each pork medallion with a bit of salt. Heat 1 tablespoon lard/oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Place the medallions into the pan in a single layer. Cook on each side for 2-3 minutes or to your desired doneness. I prefer mine a bit rare. Remove from pan and allow to stand for five minutes. Heat the remaining lard/oil over medium heat in the same skillet. Add the parsnips to the bottom of the pan in a single layer. Sprinkle on a bit of salt. Cook for 1 minute, then flip and cook on the other side Read More

20 Minute Meals / Dairy-free / Dinner / Egg Free / Gluten-free / Grain-free / Local Eats Project / No sugar / Nut-Free / Side Dish / Vegetarian

Steam Sautéed Kale Stems

Steam Sautéed Kale Stems 2 cups kale stems, chopped into 1/4″ pieces 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable broth Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium sized pot. Add in the chopped kale stems and salt. Sauté for 3 minutes. Pour in the vegetable both and bring to a simmer. Cover, leaving the lid ajar to release stream while cooking. Cook for 10-15 minutes until stems are tender. Add more salt to taste. Enjoy!  Check out the easiest way to remove kale stems in the video below. Hold the stem in your left hand and run your right hand down the stalk to remove the leaf.  And then make my Massaged Kale Salad with the leaves! 

Podcast

Wellness Beets Episode #43: Alex’s Goodbye and What We’re Up To Next

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/43__Alex_s_Goodbye_and_What_We_re_Up_To_Next.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES We talk about some really big news: Alex is leaving the show! We talk about how we came to this decision, what type of thinking went into it, and how sad we are to have this go down! But we also talk about the future of the podcast and how Brittany plans to take it to a whole new level. Alex explains why she had to make the difficult decision and that sparks a conversation on the Art of Saying “No.” Brittany and Alex both share advice on what helps them and how saying no is a way to say yes to your best self. RESOURCE: This is Read More

Podcast

Wellness Beets Episode #42: Disordered Eating & Body Acceptable with Madelyn Moon

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/42__Disordered_Eating__Body_Acceptable_with_Madelyn_Moon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES Join Brittany in the Local Eats Project and share your own meals by using #localeatsproject.  Check out Megan and Alex’s brand new Detox Skin Care Guide…we’re so excited to get it out there!   ABOUT MADDY MOON  Madelyn Moon spent the last several years training for fitness competitions and modeling photo shoots, only to come to the conclusion that obsessing over food and her body was taking her further away from her passion, not closer. Today, Life Coach Maddy Moon teaches other women and men how to take control of their relationship with food while enjoying every minute of their newfound freedom. Maddy is the host of the Read More

Nutrition Science / Sustainability

Breaking Up with the 2015 Dietary Guidelines

Five years. Numerous new scientific findings. Zero progress. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans launched last week and the bad advice continues. It encourages multiple servings of refined grains, low-fat dairy, lean protein and limiting saturated fat. Here’s the recommended Healthy U.S.-Style Eating Pattern: Table in 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Let’s break it down: GRAINS Six servings of grains are recommended per day, with three of those coming from refined grains. I have nothing against whole grains but to suggest that we consume the refined variety is one of the reasons we’re dealing with an obesity epidemic. Refined grains are white flour and white rice that have been processed to remove the most nutritious parts of the food. These are metabolized immediately in the body as glucose, spiking insulin levels. The day-after-day effects of this can and will eventually lead to diabetes. And the government wants us to consume Read More

Podcast

Wellness Beets Episode #36: Trisha Hughes on GAPS Diet, Intuitive Eating and Pretty Food

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/36__Trisha_Hughes_on_GAPS_Diet_Intuitive_Eating_and_Pretty_Food.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram WILD ZORA SPONSORSHIP Alex and I are always looking for nutrient-rich, real food snacks we can enjoy on the go. So we’re thrilled to have Wild Zora as an official sponsor of the podcast. A complete and balanced snack is more than just meat, Wild Zora Meat and Veggie Bars include a balance of grass-fed or naturally raised meats mixed with one serving of certified-organic fruits and veggies. Every bar is super nutrient dense and 100% real food. Go over to WildZora.com to check out all their yummy flavors and stock up on their high-quality snacks.   UPDATES Brittany has put together a Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up that is going out to Read More