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Recipe Challenge: DIY Ancient Grain Cereal

We frequently get questions about “the best kind of cereal” out there, and to be honest, they are few and far between.

Recipe Challenge: VLCD Minestrone

This week, we’re sharing a VLCD-friendly spin on a classic comforting soup.

Recipe Challenge: “Cool Ranch” Dorito Seasoning

One of Danielle’s patients had lamented missing Doritos during their VLCD journey, and as we too are Dorito fans (it’s okay!), she wanted to find a seasoning that could be used to mimic that flavor.

Recipe Challenge: Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma

This easy one-pan meal comes together quickly (with a little planning ahead for the marinade) and makes a versatile protein stable that is great for meal prep.

Recipe Challenge: Stewed Garbanzo Beans

This week, Rebecca is bringing you one of her kitchen staples, the chickpea stew from the Sqirl cookbook!

Recipe Challenge: Green Goddess Tuna Salad

The green goddess tuna salad can be used in a wrap (with the La Tortilla Factory Whole Wheat Low Carb tortillas) or as a salad topper on your favorite bed of greens.