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Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 bunch spinach chopped or 8 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1/2 inch ginger minced
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 a green chili minced
  • sea salt to taste

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet
  • Saute onion on low-medium until it is translucent
  • Add red chili powder, tumeric, green chili, garlic and ginger and saute for 2 min
  • Add spinach and saute for 3-5 min
  • Add salt to taste

The Essential Items to Healthy Cooking

1. Oil

  • Coconut oil or Grape seed oil for cooking purposes
  • Olive Oil to drizzle raw on top of salads (Do not use for cooking) – When olive oil is heated at high temperatures it damages the oil and creates something called free radicals which can lead to cancer and other diseases

2. Organic Vegetable Broth

3. Spices

  • Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Tumeric (available at most grocery stores – may be cheaper at Indian Grocery Stores)
  • Red Chili Powder
  • Ground Cumin Powder (available at any indian grocery store)
  • Ground Coriander Powder (available at any indian grocery store)
  • Organic Italian Seasoning
  • Garlic Powder
  • Taco Seasoning (without MSG)

4. Condiments

  • Balsamic Vinegar – Trader Joe’s brand is our favorite
  • Organic Mustard
  • Bragg’s Apple Cider vinegar
  • Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
  • Raw Honey (local)

5. Seeds and Nuts

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Almond slivers and Whole Almonds
  • Cashews (whole or halved)
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Walnuts

6. Jarred, Canned Foods and Legumes

  • Black Beans
  • Chick Peas
  • Jarred Artichoke
  • Jarred Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • Jarred Green Olives and Black Olives
  • Brown Rice Pasta
  • Moong Beans
  • Red Lentils
  • Brown Lentils
  • Yellow Lentils