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RECIPES

Minestrone Soup with Herbs and Whole-Grain Pasta

Minestrone Soup with Herbs and Whole-Grain Pasta

Sticking to a brain-healthy diet can seem overwhelming, but you can make it easier on yourself by meal-prepping. Try this recipe for Minestrone Soup with Herbs and Whole-Grain Pasta from the Anti-Inflammatory Diet Meal Prep cookbook by Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO....

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Moon Bars by Laura Fuentes

Moon Bars by Laura Fuentes

Looking for a snack or dessert that satisfies your sweet craving but is also brain healthy? Try these delicious Moon Bars from the Clean Treats For Everyone cookbook. They are filled with brain healthy ingredients including dates which help reduce inflammation, dark...

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Nine-Minute Eggs with Steamed Greens and Kimchi Dressing

Nine-Minute Eggs with Steamed Greens and Kimchi Dressing

Excerpted from HELP YOURSELF: A Guide to Gut Health for People Who Love Delicious Food © 2020 by Lindsay Maitland Hunt. Photography © 2020 by Linda Pugliese. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. There is a strong, bidirectional...

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Spicy Pistachio-Goji Bark By Rocco DiSpirito

Spicy Pistachio-Goji Bark By Rocco DiSpirito

By Chef Rocco DiSpirito Makes 4 Servings Prep Time: 10 Minutes Set Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients 4 ounces stevia-sweetened chocolate chips (such as Lily’s) 1 teaspoon coconut oil Cayenne pepper ¼ raw pistachios, chopped 2 tablespoons goji berries Method 1. In a...

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Sweet Cherry Mini Pancakes – Vegan + Whole Grain

Sweet Cherry Mini Pancakes – Vegan + Whole Grain

By Whitney English These sweet cherry mini pancakes are vegan, made with whole grains, and topped with a delicious, healthy cherry chia sauce. Better yet, they provide many benefits for the brain.  Evidence-Based Nutrition Benefits of Sweet Cherries: Phytochemicals...

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Smoky Maple Tempeh Burgers with Chipotle Aioli

Smoky Maple Tempeh Burgers with Chipotle Aioli

Tempeh is made from fermented, compressed soybeans and is a complete source of protein, meaning that it provides all essential amino acids which are required for the function and regulation of the brain’s networks. Tempeh also lowers inflammation and has vitamin B12,...

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Nutty Sunflower Spring Roll Bowl

Nutty Sunflower Spring Roll Bowl

From LIVING LIVELY by Haile Thomas Sunflower seeds and sunflower butter are great for boosting your brain. Sunflower seeds impact your mental processing powers and your overall mood. They're rich in thiamine, a B vitamin that increases cognitive function and memory....

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Tilapia Tacos With Creamy Cabbage Slaw

Tilapia Tacos With Creamy Cabbage Slaw

From "The Ultimate Mind Diet Cookbook," by Amanda Foote MD. Tilapia are freshwater white fish with a delicate flavor and tender fillets that are perfect for people who dislike “fishy-tasting” fish. Tilapia is a less fatty fish that contains few omega-3 fatty acids per...

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Customizable Chickpea Pizza

Customizable Chickpea Pizza

by Talia Pollock I believe that we all have the power to bring whatever we want into our life. Call it manifesting or call it picking your own toppings, and call this an inspirational blurb or a recipe intro, but this pizza is both a spiritual and a scrumptious...

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I Am Affectionate: Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

I Am Affectionate: Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Cafe Gratitude offers this recipe for chocolate chip walnut cookies from their new cookbook "Love is Served" that are chewy and delicious! The recipe calls for chia seeds, which provide the brain with ALA omega fatty acids 3 & 6, oats that contain iron, zinc,...

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Kelly LeVeque’s Cookies & Cream Smoothie

Kelly LeVeque’s Cookies & Cream Smoothie

by Kelly LeVeque PREP TIME: 3 minutes TOTAL TIME: 5 minutes Ingredients Chocolate-coconut collagen protein powder 1 tablespoon almond butter 1 tablespoon flax or chia seeds 1 handful fresh spinach 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1½ cups almond milk Hemp hearts, to top...

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A Valentine’s Dinner For Two

A Valentine’s Dinner For Two

With Valentine's Day around the corner, we are posting this delicious and romantic Valentine's "Dinner for Two" from our dear friend, chef, and WAM supporter Cristina Ferrare. author of "Food For Thought," who is laying out a menu that allows us to splurge a little on...

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Green Tea Miso Soup

Green Tea Miso Soup

Here's a super simple recipe from our good friend Annie Fenn, M.D., chef and founder of the Brain Health Kitchen. The Brain Health Kitchen is a cooking school that teaches people how to cook and eat more brain-healthy foods. Thank you, Annie, for all you do for WAM....

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Welcome Home Salad

Welcome Home Salad

by TERI TURNER, NOCRUMBSLEFT This recipe is chock full of brain-healthy ingredients. Here are just a few: Onions have been shown to maintain the hippocampus, a part of the brain that is involved in processing emotions as well as memory. The resveratrol in grapes...

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Cat Cora’s Sunday Brunch

Cat Cora’s Sunday Brunch

by CAT CORA LEMON-PECAN PANCAKES One of my favorite pancake recipes! This has some great flavors from the lemon zest, vanilla, and pecans. A nice twist on an old favorite. It's also brain healthy. Whole grains are rich in many of the B vitamins that work to reduce...

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Giada’s Slow Roasted Salmon

Giada’s Slow Roasted Salmon

Salmon is one of the best sources for Omega-3 fatty acids, which plays an important role in brain function and development. by Giada De Laurentiis SERVING SIZE: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 fennel bulb with stalks 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1...

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Chinese Glazed Salmon

Chinese Glazed Salmon

BY CHEF KATIE CHIN This is an easy, flavorful, clean and healthy salmon recipe bursting with flavor. It’s a crowd-pleasing recipe for your next BBQ loved by kids and adults alike. I like to pair it with Chinese Chicken Salad or Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles.  Serves 4 as...

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Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Olives and Porcini

Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Olives and Porcini

BY PAULA WOLFERT These umami-packed mushrooms are both wonderfully modern and a throwback to the era of cocktail parties (excellent with martinis). “Greek green-cracked olives are large, dark, and sharp, with a hint of bitterness and a slightly smoky flavor that...

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Coconut Lemongrass Chicken With Turmeric

Coconut Lemongrass Chicken With Turmeric

BY ELISSA GOODMAN It’s the one night of the week that everyone in my house looks forward to coming home for dinner, chicken night.  We’ve really cut back on animal protein this year and most dinners at home are meatless, but I don’t have a problem with well prepared,...

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Cristina Ferrare’s Mother’s Day Brunch

Cristina Ferrare’s Mother’s Day Brunch

BY CRISTINA FERRARE Happy Mother's Day! I hope your day is filled with love, family, and pure joy as you enjoy this special day set aside to honor mothers everywhere! Time spent with my mom cooking as a child and an adult is a memory I hold close to my heart. Just the...

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Zoodles with Almond Butter Sesame Sauce

Zoodles with Almond Butter Sesame Sauce

BY ANNIE FENN M.D. Inspired by Chinese take-out noodles, these sesame noodles have several strategic healthy ingredient swaps. The noodles are actually vegetables — zucchini, carrots, and cucumber — that you spiralize. Transforming vegetables into noodles with a...

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Cristina Ferrare’s Turkey Meatballs

Cristina Ferrare’s Turkey Meatballs

BY CRISTINA FERRARE I prefer using only turkey sausage for meatballs because I find that they come out lighter and tastier then beef meatballs. You don’t have to add a lot of seasonings to the mix because the meatballs get their flavor from the seasoned sausage meat! ...

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Olive Oil Pizza with Lox and Arugula

Olive Oil Pizza with Lox and Arugula

BY ELANA HORWICH Going out for pizza in Rome is as integral to the culture as whipping up a plate of pasta is at home. It’s a social occasion shared with boisterous friends (i.e. most Italians). La pizza is ideal when you don’t want to spend a lot time (or money) on...

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