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Kaplan Center Kitchen

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The Kaplan Center Kitchen offers a selection of nutritious and healthy recipes - some straight from our staff members’ kitchens - for you to try at home. Bon Appétit!

Coconut Water Kefir

Makes 4 cups. Ingredients 1 tbsp. sugar, optional 4 cups of coconut water ¼ cup hydrated water kefir grains Instructions 1. Add the sugar to a half-gallon glass jar, if using. 2. Add the coconut water to the jar. 3. Stir thoroughly to dissolve the sugar. 4. Add the hydrated kefir grains to the sweetened [...]

Magic Mineral Broth

Serving size: 6 quarts Ingredients 6 unpeeled carrots, cut into thirds 2 unpeeled yellow onions, cut into chunks 1 leek, white and green parts, cut into thirds 1 bunch celery, including the heart, cut into thirds 4 unpeeled red potatoes, quartered 2 unpeeled Japanese or regular sweet potatoes, quartered 1 unpeeled garnet yam, quartered 5 [...]

Poached Chicken & Chicken Stock

This recipe uses 1 whole 4 lb chicken for the broth base. However, for the richest mineral content and to ensure the broth forms the nutritious collagen content, we've added 4 extra chicken backbones to the recipe. You can also use 1 additional whole chicken carcass or bones from any other part of the chicken. [...]

Beef or Bison Stock

Ingredients: 2 to 3 pounds meaty bones, such as shank bones or short ribs 3 pounds joint bones, such as knuckle 2 pounds bone marrow bones (can be found at butcher shops and Whole Foods Market) 3 onions (or leeks), roughly chopped 3 carrots, washed and roughly chopped 3 celery, washed and roughly chopped ¼ [...]

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

This delicious and savory side dish works well in many different diet plans, including the Mediterranean, Ketogenic (everything is low-carb), anti-inflammatory, and IBS diets. It can also be part of your detoxification diet, as cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, parsley is a leafy green, and garlic belongs to the thiols family - all these promote [...]

Baba Ganoush Dip

This popular Middle Eastern dip is low carb and contains heart-healthy poly and mono-unsaturated fats. Ingredients: 2 eggplants (baked with peel removed) 3 tbsp tahini 4-5 tbsp lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, crushed well 1 tsp smoked paprika salt to taste 1 tbsp pomegranate seeds for garnish chopped parsley and olive oil for garnish Directions: [...]

Smoky Avocado Egg Salad

The ketogenic diet relies on dietary fats as a fuel source rather than glucose, thereby requiring a higher intake of fats (though low amounts of carbohydrates are acceptable). However, not all fats are created equally. Focus on healthy fat sources including avocados, wild caught cold water fish, eggs (in moderation), walnuts, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, [...]

Tulsi Tea

Tulsi or “holy basil” has been used for over 3000 years, especially in Ayurvedic medicine for its numerous medicinal properties. It’s an adaptogen, meaning it helps the body adapt to stress and lower cortisol levels. For anyone with anxiety, high stress hormones or low energy, tulsi may help with balancing the stress response. Drink it [...]

Immune Modulating Tonic

Herbs that help regulate the immune system are known as immune modulators. Rather than stimulating the immune system, they help maintain homeostasis. In autoimmune conditions, these herbs can help calm and balance an overactive immune system. While it’s important to boost your immune system at the first sign of a cold, stimulating herbs like Echinacea [...]

Immune Cocktail

Lemons and oranges are rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C, which helps boost immunity and supports the immune system to fight off the infection. Ginger has been shown to modulate the immune system, reduce inflammation, support healthy digestion and reduce pain. At the first sign of a cold or even when you're already sick, drink [...]