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Posts by Joanne Aponte, ND

Collard Green Wraps

By Joanne Aponte, ND on September 15, 2020

Collard greens are a great source of calcium and Vitamin K. Super alkalinizing and a great low carb wrap alternative. Try the recipe below or fill the collard wrap with your favorite fillings. Ingredients: 2 organic collard leaves, washed, dried and stems trimmed… Read More


Pumpkin and Hemp Seed Pesto

By Joanne Aponte, ND on September 11, 2020

This dairy free pesto is made from pumpkin and hemp seeds. Seeds are a great alternative to using nuts. Pumpkin seeds are a great source of zinc (one of the most important immune supportive nutrients). The seeds are an excellent vegetarian protein source and source… Read More


Easy Salmon Salad

By Joanne Aponte, ND on May 29, 2020

*** To save time I usually use wild canned salmon. You can also try baking the salmon instead of poaching. For the salmon: 1 pound salmon fillet, cut in half1/2 teaspoon sea salt (for the rub)4 cups water1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt (for the… Read More


Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

By Joanne Aponte, ND on April 17, 2020

This is a delicious, quick and easy soup recipe with plenty of protein. The garlic and ginger are immune boosting and the turmeric reduces inflammation and protects your brain. Make a double (or triple) batch and freeze for later. Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil1 tbsp grated minced ginger2 cloves garlic minced1 tbsp garam… Read More



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