Main Course

A delicious main course is the centerpiece of any meal. Grace O’s recipes are not only tasty, they can help smooth your skin, slow down aging cells, help fight macular degeneration and protect against cancer.

Cherry Barbecue Tempeh Sandwich

  Cherry Barbecue Tempeh Sandwich Tempeh is a traditionally Asian fermented plant-based protein source made from whole soy-beans. Because of the fermentation process, tempeh also contains beneficial probiotics. With a meat-like texture, tempeh is a hearty substitute for meatless meals and pairs well with many fla-vors due to its own Read More

Summertime Grilled Chicken

Summertime Grilled Chicken This Mexican-inspired dish just screams "summer!" The chicken is marinated in my Honey-Lime Dressing, grilled, and paired with my refreshing Strawberry-Avocado Relish for an immunity boost, a dose of antioxidants, and detoxifying support. Serve with corn on the cob or tortillas.  SERVES 2 Read More

Turkey with Molé Sauce

Turkey with Molé Sauce Because so many of my FoodTrients fans love crock-pot cooking, I devised this easy recipe that can be made in a slow cooker or on a stove top. Traditional Mexican molé sauces may contain hundreds of ingredients. I’ve kept this one simple. My new FoodTrients Dessert Spice Mix adds antioxidants Read More

Tilapia Filets with Cilantro

Tilapia Fillets with Cilantro The anti-inflammatory properties of fresh cilantro, ginger, and olive oil help keep skin looking young. I prefer to make this recipe using tilapia fillets, though you can substitute any firm, whitefish fillet. Using banana leaves to wrap the fillets will impart the full flavor of the Read More

Kickin’ It Healthy With Quesadillas

  Vegetable Quesadilla Quesadillas have a reputation for being unhealthy. It’s true that they can be very high in fat and calories but it is possible to lighten up this classic dish. Cheese is still required to hold the tortillas together, but now you can get creative by adding high fiber protein and antioxidant rich vegetables Read More

Green Tea Noodles

Green Tea Noodles with Edamame Green tea, with its powerful theaflavins, is a strong antioxidant with vigorous anti-inflammatory properties a heart-healthy addition to anyone’s diet. Green tea is wonderful to drink on its own, but it also can be incorporated into recipes.  Grace O recommends using an old Asian trick for mixing more green tea into your diet with Read More

Feeling Your Oats with New Flavor

  Coconut Chai Oatmeal Lighten up your oatmeal and create a new breakfast ritual with flavorful chai and coconut blended with nutritious whole oats. If you think that whole rolled oats take too long to make, think again! Instant oats lack the amount of fiber found in unprocessed oats so finding an easy way to prep the whole version is important. A favorite flavor generally Read More

Spiced Rack of Lamb

Spiced Rack of Lamb Lamb and other red meat have vitamin B12 for energy and lysine for repairing tissue. Garlic's many compounds, including allicin, work in tandem to create a relaxing effect on artery walls, keeping them free of excess cholesterol and minimizing inflammation. I use garlic with black pepper and horseradish to spice up this rack of lamb. New Read More

Meatloaf with Flaxseed

Meatloaf with Flaxseed This Middle Eastern–style meatloaf is actually a ground beef and pine nut filling between two layers of a seasoned meat paste. The nutty flavor of flaxseed combines well with grassfed ground beef, which has more healthful Omega-3s and conjugated linoleic acids (CLAs, or healthful fats) than you’ll find in grain-fed beef. Tomato paste gives this Read More

Mushroom Medley Is A Hit

  Mushroom Medley This side dish pairs well with chicken or beef or game meats. You can use almost any variety of mushrooms in any combination. I leave the small mushrooms whole because they look nicer that way, but you can chop them if you prefer. Mushrooms contain selenium, an antioxidant that boosts immune function and Read More

Stir-Fry Korean Glass Noodles

Stir-Fry Korean Glass Noodles Korean glass noodles are made from sweet potato starch. Gluten-free and low-calorie, they have a springy texture and a neutral flavor. In Korean BBQ restaurants, this dish is known as Jap Chae or sometimes Chap Chae. In this recipe, I jazz them up with marinated meat, stir-fry vegetables, eggs, and a sesame sauce. By Read More

Summer Vacation Oatmeal

Summer Vacation Oatmeal Hot cereal is not just for the fall and winter anymore! Quick and easy to make, whole oats offer health benefits from fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Adding other unprocessed ingredients like ground flaxseeds for omega-3 fatty acids and fiber as well as a small portion of almonds or pecans balances the carbohydrate Read More

Whitefish with Turmeric

Whitefish with Turmeric This is another of my cross-cultural wonders. It's like a veal scaloppini, but substituting fish for meat and marinating it in turmeric juice makes this dish much more healthful. The Omega-3s in the fish are great for skin hydration and elasticity, and turmeric is known the world over for its amazing anti-inflammatory Read More

Ostrich (or Turkey) Meatballs

Ostrich (or Turkey) Meatballs In my family we call these meatballs albondigas. I tweaked this recipe by making the broth out of green tea and using ostrich meat from a local farm. You can use store-bought vegetable broth instead of homemade. You can use it instead of the green tea, but you won’t get the Read More

Chicken Curry with Moringa

  Chicken Curry with Moringa Curries made with turmeric and coconut milk are amazingly heart healthy. Add some ginger and garlic and your heart and arteries will thank you even more. This dish will help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke because of all of its anti-inflammatory compounds. If you can't find fresh moringa leaves, Read More

Chimichurri Baked Salmon

    Chimichurri Baked Salmon This salmon dish is a great way to use fresh herbs, which provide a multitude of nutrients. Chimichurri is a traditional Argentinian sauce of fresh herbs, much like an Italian pesto, but with-out the cheese or nuts. Feel free to play around with the herbs you have on hand, but we find Read More

Buffalo Sliders with Cranberries

Buffalo Sliders with Cranberries Note:  If you can’t find bison meat, you can use any grass-fed meat or even ground turkey for this recipe. For an optional topping, you can make a goat-cheese spread to top the burgers by mixing 1/4 cup goat cheese with 1/2 tsp. of roasted garlic, 1/2 tsp. of fresh thyme, 1 Read More

BBQ Ribs with Baobab Sauce

Baby Back Ribs with Baobab Sauce Serves 4–6 These ribs get their boost of flavor from a sauce made with baobab—an African fruit with a rather dry but antioxidant-rich pulp. I think baobab may be the next most exciting superfood. The dry, powdery fruit pulp has a tangy, lemon-like flavor that goes very well with barbecued ribs. Ingredients 2 lbs. pork baby back Read More

Shrimp and Moringa Curry

Shrimp and Moringa Curry Shrimp and coconut milk are a classic Asian combination. I’ve added moringa powder to this very mild dish in order to increase the health benefits. If you want to dial up the heat a notch or two, use Serrano or other hot peppers in place of the mild red Anaheim chilies. If desired, serve over brown or jasmine Read More

Salmon Poached in Pickling Spices

    Salmon Poached in Pickling Spices Pickle juice makes a nice poaching liquid, but I've found that pickling spices without the vinegar are even better for poaching fish, especially salmon. You can make your own spice mix or you can buy prepackaged pickling salts. I top this poached salmon with my Pecan and Sundried Tomato Tapenade and my Mock Read More
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Ai Anti- inflammatories
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Ao Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
IB Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
MB Mind
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.