Avocado Salsa

PREP: 10 MINS

LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 3-4 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-3 large, ripe Avaocados (diced)

-400 grams cherry/ regular ripe tomatoes (quartered)

-1-2 small onions (chopped)

-1/2 cup fresh coriander (finely chopped)

-1/2 tsp ground coriander seeds (optional)

-1-2 medium Jalapenos (seeded and minced)

-1 lemon

-1/2 tsp fine sea salt/ rock salt

Directions:

Step 1

In a large serving bowl, combine all of the ingredients as listed.

Step 2

Gently toss to combine. Do not over-mix or the avocados will turn everything green.

Step 3

Taste and add more salt if it does not taste quite spectacular enough.

Step 4

Serve promptly, as the avoados will turn brown over time.

To sotre leftovers, try to minimize the amount of oxygen by using a container that is just the right size. This way, it will be fresh in the refrigertor for 1-2 days.

Health Benefits:

This recipe is a easy to prepare, quick snack item to satisfy your hunger in a healthy way. Avocados are nutrient-dense fruit packed with healthy fats, fiber, Vitamin K, folate, Vitamin B6 and Potassium. It also has powerful anti-inflammatory and anioxidant properties. Use of other ingredients also add on to health benefits and improving flavour profile of the dish. 

Note: For maximum nutrition, organic ingredients should be used.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes. 

Healthy Quinoa Salad

PREP: 15 MINS
COOK: 15 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 4 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

- Quinoa, rinsed           1 1/2 cups

- Cucumbers                  5 (peeled, ends trimmed, and cut into 1/4-inch cubes)

- Small red onion          1 (cut into 1/4-inch cubes)

- Tomato                          1 Large (cored, seeded, and diced)

- Coriander leaves         1 Small bunch (chopped)

- Mint leaves                   1 Small bunch (chopped)

- Lemon juice                  1 lemon

- Salt and Black pepper   to taste

Directions:

Step 1

Bring 12 cups of water to a boil in a large steel saucepan. Add the quinoa, stir once, and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, over medium heat for 12 minutes. Strain and rinse well with cold water, shaking the sieve well to remove all moisture.

 

Step 2

When dry, transfer the quinoa to a large bowl. Add the cucumbers, onion, tomato, parsley, mint, lemon juice, salt, and pepper and toss well. Serve and Enjoy!

 

Health Benefits:

Quinoa is high in fiber and also high in protein. It contains all essential amino acids. It contains the highly beneficial plant flavonoids like Quercetin and Kaempferol besides which it is gluten free. Coriander is excellent for chelating heavy metals from your body. Mint is great for the liver as well as overall digestion. 

Tomatoes provide Beta Carotene- a precursor to Vitamin A and onions have potent antiviral and antibacterial compounds. It’s a filling, hearty dish full of healing benefits! And one that can be made in bulk for pot lucks and parties too



Recipe Created By Shriranjani

Shriranjani came to Thrive for help with her Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue  Sydrome. Within days of starting the protocol, her overall body inflammation started coming down and her body began to lose its stiffness and felt more soft and pliable. Due to her chronic fatigue, she had a coffee dependency but she kicked off that habit in the first month itself.

She lost about 6 kgs on the protocol. The 3 months with Thrive were just the beginning of her healing journey. She now has more good days than bad and her chronic pain and fatigue is now an exception instead of the norm. She has truly been a Health Warrior with her discipline and self awareness. She has been one of Thrive’s most creative contributors with recipes. Enjoy this creation from her!

 

Lettuce Pear Salad

PREP: 15 MINS
COOK: 2 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

- Lettuce                  1 head

- Pear                       1

- Lemon juice            ½ lemon

- Cranberries             ¼ cup

- Flax chutney           1 tsp

- Salt & Pepper         (as per taste)

Directions:

Step 1

Chop the lettuce and cut the Pear into cubes.

Mix all the ingredients together till everything is well coated with the lemon juice and flax chutney.

 

Health Benefits:

This is a wonderful salad to heal any kind of gut disorders. It acts a cleanse for your gut. It is a rich in several vitamins and minerals. It helps to relieve heartburn, constipation mineral deficiencies, muscle cramps, PMS, hormonal imbalances, aches and pains brain fog, gas and bloating, weight gain, insulin resistance, upset stomach. It is also a good source of  essential fatty acids.



Recipe Created By Shriranjani

Shriranjani came to thrive for help with her fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Within days of starting the protocol, her overall body inflammation started coming down and her body began to lose its stiffness and felt more soft and pliable. Due to her chronic fatigue she had become more dependent on coffee to get her through the day and she slowly detoxed from that in the first month. She lost about 6 Kgs on the protocol and the 3 months with Thrive were just the beginning of her healing journey. She now has more good days than bad and her chronic pain and fatigue is now an exception instead of the norm. She has truly been a health warrior with her discipline and self awareness and has been one of Thrive’s most creative contributors with recipes. Enjoy this creation from her.

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