Dr. Dory's Smoothies and Other Recipes

 

Enjoy a smoothie for breakfast, or any other time of the day. On the detox diet, you can have one smoothie a day. These smoothies are high in protein, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids, and BIG on flavor!

Berry Smoothie

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder

1 Tbsp. flax seed oil

½ frozen banana

½ cup frozen berries

½ cup crushed ice

Mocha Smoothie

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 scoop of chocolate whey protein powder

1 Tbsp. flax seed oil

8 oz. brewed coffee

½ cup crushed ice

Chocolate Almond Smoothie

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder

1 Tbsp. flax seed oil

½ frozen banana

1 Tbsp. almond butter

1 Tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

almond extract (to taste)

½ cup crushed ice

Quinoa Quiche Muffins

6 eggs

1/2 cup Total 2% greek yogurt (plain)

½ cup cooked quinoa

1 shallot, chopped and sautéed in 1 tbsp. olive oil

3 slices uncured lean ham, cubed

¼ cup chopped red pepper

1 cup cooked chopped green vegetables (choose spinach, broccoli, or zucchini)

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Ladle into a muffin pan sprayed with olive oil. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Serving size: 2 muffins. Makes 6 servings.

Calories 180, Protein 13.3 g

Vegetable Soup

8 cups low sodium beef broth

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 garlic clove, minced

1 yellow onion

2 Tbsp. tomato paste

1 cup chopped celery

2 cups chopped cabbage

½ cup carrots cut in ½ inch pieces

½ cup green beans cut small

½ cup chopped zucchini

1 15-ounce can kidney beans (optional)

1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh basil or parsley, chopped

1 tsp. oregano

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon shaved parmesan cheese

 

In a large stockpot, sauté onion in olive oil until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add beef broth, tomato paste, celery, cabbage, carrots, green beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer for 10 minutes or until cabbage wilts.  Add zucchini and kidney beans and simmer another 5-10 minutes. Ladle into bowls and top with fresh  parmesan cheese and chopped basil.

 

Makes 10-12 servings.

With beans: Calories 212, Protein 15 g

No beans:  Calories 69, Protein 5 g

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This site is for informational purposes and is not a substitute for a visit with your health care provider. Please consult Dr. Ferraro or another qualified medical professional before starting any diet or weight loss plan.

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