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Feb 4

Antioxidant Warrior Dinner Recipe

Antioxidant Warrior Dinner

Give your body the raw materials it needs to protect you while you sleep. This recipe is full of copper, zinc, and manganese … you’ll use these nutrients to create the mighty Superoxide Dismutase antioxidant!


You will need:

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 cup brown or wild rice
  • 2-3 cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 Bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 5-10 Brazil nuts
  • A quarter cup of sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and pumpkinseeds
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon miso paste
  • Cumin and turmeric


Sweet Potato Mash

  • Wash and chop 1 sweet potato
  • Steam for twenty minutes (while steaming, prepare salad)
  • Mash with a fork, adding a tablespoon of olive oil, plus a tsp each of cumin and turmeric and a pinch of nutmeg (how easy was that?!)


Seed and Rice Salad

  • Cook 1 cup of wild or brown rice
  • Wash, chop, and sauté 1/2 cup cremini mushrooms. Sauté in a tsp of coconut oil or butter.
  • Drain rice and stir in 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar, and 1 tsp miso paste. Mix in mushrooms and set aside.
  • Wash and set aside 2 cups baby spinach
  • Wash and chop one sweet pepper and one carrot and toss with baby spinach
  • Chop 5-10 Brazil nuts, and add to a quarter cup of sesame seeds, pumpkinseeds, and sunflower seeds. Add this mix to rice and mushrooms.
  • Add rice, mushroom, and seed-nut mix to salad and drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over top


Serve with Sweet potato Mash on the side for a protein-rich antioxidant dinner.



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