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Healthy Recipes

The Complete Herbal Guide / Healthy Recipes

Detox with Comforting, Healthy Vietnamese Soup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There’s nothing like cooler weather that makes me want to cook up a big batch of soup and spend a cozy evening in with family and friends. Especially one that involves bone broth, grass-fed beef, and immune-boosting herbs and vegetables. That’s right, I’m talking about this pho recipe, which will warm you up, aid your gut health, support your immune system during these cold winter months and is downright tasty. What is pho? Phở, pronounced "fuh," is a Vietnamese soup that is normally made with a bone-beef broth, banh pho noodles, and thinly sliced beef, that's often served with bean sprouts and other fresh herbs on the side. Not to be confused with Japanese ramen, which is usually made with wheat noodles, pho is made with rice noodles....

Peach Pineapple Smoothie

One more peach beverage recipe as National Peach Month comes to a close. This peach pineapple smoothie is a light and frothy blend of pineapple and peaches, combined with some Greek yogurt and milk. A little bit of agave nectar (or honey) is added for sweetness, along with a dash of vanilla for some extra flavor. Peach Pineapple Smoothie Ingredients 3 fresh peaches, pitted and skinned 2 cups fresh pineapple, cut into 1” chunks 1/2 cup non-fat Greek plain yogurt 1 cup milk 1/4 cup agave nectar (or honey) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups crushed ice Directions Place pitted and skinned peaches along with the cut up pineapple in the freezer for 2-3 hours until hard but not solid. Place the partially frozen fruit in a blender with all other ingredients and puree until...


Paleo Pizza Crust Recipe

This paleo pizza recipe tastes just like the real thing!  Rating 4 Servings 4 servings Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 14 - 15 minutes Passive Time 5 minutes Submitted By Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods Ingredients 1-1/4 cups Paleo Baking Flour 1/4 tsp Salt 1/8 tsp Baking Soda 2 Eggs 2 Tbsp Water 2 Tbsp Oil Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F and set aside a baking sheet or pizza pan. In a small bowl, combine Paleo Baking Flour, baking soda, and salt. In a large bowl Whisk together eggs, water, and oil. Add flour blend and mix thoroughly. Let rest for 5 minutes. Step 2 Roll out and shape dough between two pieces of oiled parchment paper. Remove and discard top piece of parchment and slide bottom parchment and crust onto the baking sheet or pizza pan. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from...

orzo spinach food

Mediterranean Pork And Orzo With Spinach

I love this recipe.  It's quick and easy to create, leaving a lot more time to relax afterward. Servings: 4 Hands-on time: 15 min Total time: 20 min Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pound pork tenderloin One teaspoon black pepper 1 1/4 cups uncooked orzo 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 5 ounces fresh spinach 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese Directions Prep: Boil water for pasta. Cut pork into 1-inch cubes and rub with pepper. Cut tomatoes in half. Make: In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork; cook and stir 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink. Meanwhile, add orzo and salt to the boiling water and cook for about 8 minutes. When done, drain and return to...

Grilled Artichokes

Grilled Artichoke Recipe

This is the best way to eat artichokes and it's healthy too!" Tender, artichokes quick and easy to make and beautifully grilled. Servings: 6 Hands-on time: 30 min Total time: 45 min Ingredients 1 lemon, juiced 8 cups cold water 3 artichokes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Directions Preheat grill to high. Fill a large bowl with water and add the juice of one lemon. Cut the top 1/3 off of the artichoke. With scissors, trim the top portions of the remaining leaves to remove thorns. Cut stem leaving about 2" attached to the artichoke. Turn the artichoke top-side down and cut through the stem to halve the artichoke. Cut again to quarter and remove fuzzy...

banana smoothie


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [embed]https://youtu.be/SrKg5uf-ud4[/embed] A shake for breakfast? Why not when it’s healthy, right? This consists of six basic ingredients you likely always keep on hand and it can be ready in no time. Chocolate for breakfast, count me in! How could this not be good, though? It has three of the best flavors, banana, peanut butter and chocolate all together in one decadent morning treat. Note that the sweetness of this smoothie comes from the ripeness of the bananas so be sure to use some that are well ripened. If you still would like it a little bit sweeter you could add in a little honey or cut back a touch on the cocoa powder. This is one creamy, protein-rich smoothie you are going to love! Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake Prep Time:...

Gingered Tofu Stir Fry

Gingered Tofu Stir Fry

A delicious and easy to make stir fry with golden, crispy tofu. Servings 4 Hands-on time: 30 mins Total time: 30 mins Ingredients One, 14-oz. package of tofu cutlet, cubed 1 tablespoon sesame oil One red bell pepper, sliced thinly 2 carrots, cut in half and julienned 1 small zucchini, cut in half and julienned One cup snow peas or green beans, sliced on an angle 1 cup bok choy, chopped 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 4 green onions, chopped or slivered ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Ginger Sauce: 3 tablespoons Bragg’s Liquid Aminos or other soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons ginger, shredded 1 large garlic clove, pressed Directions Place ingredients for ginger sauce in a bowl and whisk to combine. In...

hash browns

Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Score a 10 with our family and friends at breakfast with this quick and easy Sweet Potato Hashbrown recipe that is seasoned to perfection with a little salt, pepper, and a dash of cinnamon for a delicious taste that you'll love! INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound sweet potato (about half a large sweet potato), peeled and grated through the large grates of a box grater 2 Tbsp butter Salt Pepper 1 Tbsp of Olive oil DIRECTIONS  Melt 2 Tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of olive oil in a cast iron pan on medium-high heat. (If you don't have a cast iron pan, use a thick-bottomed skillet.) Note that you want the heat high enough so that the butter bubbles, but not so high that it browns or burns before you...