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.

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

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

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 Read More

Roasted Pork Shoulder

Roasted Pork Shoulder Pork shoulder is pretty tough, so I like to start this dish the night before and let it cook slowly overnight. This method will tenderize any tough cut of meat. The balsamic sauce can be made at the last minute. This is a perfect dish for a buffet dinner. Pork has protein and lysine for building muscle, bone, and blood, Read More

Asian Fusion Shrimp and Quinoa

Asian Fusion Shrimp and Quinoa Asian fusion cooking is about using Mediterranean or American ingredients and, possibly, French techniques in classical Chinese, Thai, or Filipino recipes. I’m not intimidated by exotic ingredients, but I know that many of my American friends can be. For them, I try to use more familiar spices to simplify the cooking process. I also look at trends in the healthy Read More

Flaxseed and Squash Tortillas

Flaxseed and Squash Tortillas These tortillas are soft enough to wrap around fish but durable enough to hold fajitas. I spent weeks perfecting them! Everyone who tries them loves them. This recipe makes reddish-colored tortillas using red bell peppers, but for tortillas with green flecks use green bell peppers. I use golden flaxseeds because I prefer their color. Flaxseed contains Read More

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas Fajitas are a perfect party or family food because they can be assembled by your diners and the ingredients can be kept hot for an hour or two in a chafing dish. I use three different colors of bell pepper for eye appeal, but you can use only one. You can use other vegetables, such as mushrooms, Read More

Feeling Your Breakfast Oats with New Flavor

  Coconut Chai Oatmeal Lighten up your oatmeal and create a new breakfast ritual with flavorful chai and coconut 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 cooking Read More

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

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

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
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Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
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Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
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Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
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Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.