If you love Mexican food, the team at Regenera Medical recommends these paleo tacos from our friends at Paleo Leap featuring Siete Foods tortillas.
- 2 lbs. organic, grass-fed ground beef
- 1 tomato, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 cup shredded lettuce
- Homemade salsa
- Cook the beef and onion over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until the beef is cooked.
- Assemble the taco on your Siete tortilla starting with the meat.
- Serve with your choice of salsa.
Feeling blue? Add more green to your diet!
The Journal of Pharmacology Research recently published a study showing that leafy greens boost your serotonin levels by 20 percent!
Researchers give credit to the anthocyanins found in greens, like kale and spinach, which help trigger the production of serotonin.
One great and easy way to up your greens is to add them to a daily smoothie. Try our founder, Dr. Elroy Vojdani’s favorite green smoothie recipe.
- 1 1/2 cups coconut water
•1/2 cup coconut milk
• 2 tbsp ground flax seed (optional)
• Juice of one small lemon (or 1/2 large lemon)
• 1/2 apple (roughly chopped, seeds and core removed)
• 1/2 orange (peeled, roughly chopped)
• 3 stalks of celery (roughly chopped)
• 4 large kale leaves (ribs removed)
• 4 romaine lettuce leaves
• 1 banana
• 1 cup ice
- Add all ingredients to the blender. Blend until smooth. Serve over ice. Makes 3 servings.
Give your food and body an extra kick with jalapeño peppers.
Jalapeno seeds contain capsaicin – which is regarded as a nutritional champion. It not only helps keep your metabolism working efficiently, it also decreases inflammation, and helps you live longer.
For a great pico de gallo with the power of the almighty jalapeño we recommend this recipe from our friends at Paleo Grub’s:
- 1 ½ cup diced fresh tomatoes
- ¼ cup sliced spring onions
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 4 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 small jalapeño pepper , minced
- 1 ½ tbsp lime juice
- ½ tsp salt
- Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently.
- Cover and chill for 3 hours.
- Before you are ready to eat, stir it well and drain any excess liquid.
Dairy causes inflammation, which wreaks havoc on the body in countless ways.
The Regenera team is often asked for recommendations regarding dairy substitutes. Cashews make a great alternative, without having to sacrifice taste or texture.
These nuts are packed with vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium, phosphorus, copper and manganese. Just one ounce of this healthy nut contains 5 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber.
To make your own cashew cream:
Soak 1 cup of raw organic cashews in spring water overnight. Drained and rinse.
In a high-powered blender, mix the cashews with 1/2 cup spring water (or more, depending on desired thickness).
You can add flavors, such as fruit, maple syrup, or honey, to taste. Enjoy!
Preventing cardiovascular and liver disease never looked so good!
A study published by the Journal of Medicinal Foods found that spirulina and other blue-green algaes (BGA) lowers blood pressure and decreases inflammation.
The University of Marylandrecommends a daily consumption of 2-3 grams.
Try this paleo-friendly spirulina recipe!
- ⅔ cup almond milk
• ⅓ cup chia seeds
• ½ cup blueberries, fresh
• ½ ripe avocado, peeled and cut into cubes
• ½ tsp spirulina powder
• 3-4 fresh mint leaves
• ½ tsp bee pollen
• 1 tsp raw agave nectar
• ¼ cup almond milk
• Fresh blueberries, mixed nuts, mint leaves, to garnish
1. In a blender add the blueberries, almond milk and agave nectar, and process to obtain an intense colored liquid.
2. Transfer into a medium bowl, add chia seeds, mix to combine and set aside for 30 minutes, until the seeds absorb all the liquid.
3. Distribute the pudding into the serving jars.
4. Add the green smoothie ingredients into the blender and process to obtain a creamy mixture.
5. Pour it evenly on top of the chia pudding layer into serving jars.
6. Garnish with seeds, mint leaves and bee pollen, and serve or pack for later.