Category Archives: Perfect Health Diet

Dan's Plan Gluten-Free Perfect Health Diet Recipes Side Vegetarian

Sweet Fresh Herb Salad

Looking for a bright yet satisfying salad for a summer lunch or dinner? Try this combination of fresh herbs over chicory.

Serves 6

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Crème Fraîche

Here’s a cultured condiment that compliments just about anything, both savory and sweet. You’ll be surprised by how simple it can be to make your own.

Makes 1 Pint

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Papaya Fig & Coconut Salad

Here’s to a sweet summer treat: an exotic fruit salad that uses this season’s best.

Serves 6

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Homemade Hot Sauce!

Heat up your food with homemade hot sauce! This very simple preparation requires no cooking and yields a bright spicy sauce for your meals.

Serves 6

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Dan's Plan Gluten-Free Main Paleo Perfect Health Diet Recipes

Buffalo Meatloaf

Meatloaf may sound old-fashioned to you, but this Paleo / Perfect Health Diet version packs in a lot of taste with buffalo meat and a mirepoix combination. You can usually find buffalo meat at specialty butcher shops and at Whole Foods on occasion.

Serves 6

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Cauliflower Mushroom Ceviche

Did you know that you can use the same technique used for ceviche to prepare vegetables? In this recipe, vinegar essentially “cooks” cauliflower, mushrooms and onion. Great for a quick veggie side with dinner.

Serves 6

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Kale Chips

Hooked on those expensive kale chips in small bags on the shelves of health food stores? Making your own is easier than you think. So pick up a few bunches of the greens next time you’re at the market and try this recipe. Warning: you may have trouble keeping this snack stocked in your home.

Serves 4

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Back to the Roots Mushroom Garden

After receiving possibly the best gift ever: a kit that allows me to simply grow my own mushrooms at home, I’ve been following the successes of the pair behind Back to the Roots. Their business is local and clever, and admirably supports sustainability as well as a way for children to learn about nature and food. I urge you to check out their site and grow your own oyster mushrooms from a box. Here are a couple pics from the beginning of my mushroom growing adventure, plus simple directions as found inside the kit or online.

Grows up to 1.5 lbs

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Dan's Plan Gluten-Free Main Perfect Health Diet Recipes

Grilled Vegetables and Rice Salad w/ Fish-Sauce Vinaigrette

Fire up your grill and make room for veggies! In this main, you’ll find that the vibrant flavors of the fresh herbs, dressing and toasted coconut make these vegetables over rice pop. Slightly improvised from a recipe in July’s Bon Appetit. Try it on your next warm weeknight.

Serves 6

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Pickled Vegetables

Ever try fermentation as a way to prepare your veggies? It’s a healthful technique that keep vegetables (or pickles) nice and crisp and also provides friendly cultures that help nourish your body. You can absolutely play around with the combination of vegetables and spices that you pack into your crock. For this recipe, I use a Perfect Pickler, which can be found at Rainbow Grocery as well as online.

Makes 6 Cups

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