Foods that Fight Disease Sample Recipes

Foods that Fight Disease is an invaluable guide to help you boost the nutritional quality of your diet and includes over 100 delicious and easy-to-prepare power food recipes. A nutrition primer on carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals.

Foods that Fight Disease Sample Recipes

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Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

This is one of those easy-to-make recipes the whole family will love. And it's loaded with beta-carotene, an antioxidant thought to guard against cardiovascular disease.

Flax Bean Brownies

Beans in brownies you ask? My taste testers couldn't even detect the beans added to this recipe! I think you'll agree that these are some of the lightest and fluffiest brownies around.

Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes

So simple, yet so delicious. I'm convinced orange zest and sweet potatoes were meant to be paired together, and I think you'll agree after tasting this dish. For a lower sugar version, substitute the maple syrup with orange juice.

Bell Pepper and Rapini Saute

Rapini, also called broccoli rabe, is a leafy green with a slightly nutty and bitter flavour. This recipe combines deep green rapini with bright red and yellow peppers for a burst of colour and taste. Green onions can be used in place of the chives.

Roasted Cauliflower with Red Pepper

Roasting cauliflower produces a nice brown colour and nutty flavour. Red peppers add a splash of colour and make this side dish an excellent source of vitamin C.

Grilled Fruit Kabobs

This is a refreshing dessert to cap off a summer barbecue. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a variation on this recipe, soak the fruit in orange juice or brush with rum before grilling. Be sure the grill is cleaned well…

Barley Salad

If you don't have a bottle of wine open, you can easily substitute the same amount of orange juice for an infusion of citrus and vitamin C.

Mushroom Barley Casserole

There may be some liquid left on the bottom of the pan after cooking this casserole, but don't worry - the barley will quickly absorb it.

Wheat Berry Salad with Smoked Trout and Gingered Squash

Smoked trout paired with gingered squash makes for a very flavourful and unique salad combination. Tip: This salad can be served cold on its own, or we also suggest wrapping 1/4 cup of the salad into a Swiss chard leaf to make a small package –…