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Phase 1 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods

Phase 1 Fast Metabolism Diet Foods

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This vegetarian main dish, made with brown lentils and vegetables, has 13 grams of heart-healthy fiber per serving. Serve over Phase-appropriate pasta for Phase 1 (saute in broth or water) and Phase 3. Serve over quinoa for I-Burn (sub a handful of chopped fresh parsley for the thyme) or D-Burn (season with oregano and/or basil).

Greek Lentil Pasta

Butternut Squash Pasta with Italian Sausage and Spinach - a really flavorful and healthy way to eat your vegetables. Skip the bit of cheese at the end, use phase-appropriate pasta (4 cups for Phase 1, or 2 cups for Phase 3), and nitrate-free chicken or turkey Italian sausage. For Phase 1, just saute in a nonstick skillet without the oil.

Butternut Squash Pasta with Italian Sausage and Fresh Spinach - A Teaspoon of Happiness

Oranges with Warm Cinnamon Raspberries from our blog -- You will feel truly nurtured by this simple yet delicious dish. Naturally sweet fruits soothe stress on Phase 1, calming your adrenals and signaling your body to efficiently metabolize fat.

Orange Slices with Warm Cinnamon Raspberries - Haylie Pomroy

Jerusalem Salad - just 5 ingredients, plus salt and pepper. Like a Mediterranean-style pico de gallo, this goes with anything! Perfect for I-Burn or Phase 3, or omit the oil for Phase 1.

Jerusalem Salad - The Wanderlust Kitchen

Cleansing Green Soup with cumin and fresh cilantro -- bursting with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and plant protein.

Cleansing Green Soup | Deliciously Ella

Crock Pot Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew - aromatic vegan main course for D-Burn and Phase 1 (without nuts), as well as Phase 3 (use raw sunflower seeds instead of peanuts).

Squash, Chickpea & Red Lentil Stew

Beautiful Chanterelle & Brown Lentil Soup -- use any mushrooms you like in this can't-go-wrong soup. Omit the sprinkle of cheese at the end, and this is ideal for Phase 1 (no oil), Phase 3, I-Burn and D-Burn.

Chanterelle & Lentil Soup

Pineapple and Mint Salad -- sub xylitol for the sugar in this light, sweet fruit salad.

Pineapple and Mint Salad

Raw Carrot and Beetroot Salad with balsamic vinegar and basil - sweeten the dressing with 10 or 15 drops of stevia instead of honey.

Raw Carrot & Beetroot Salad

Turnips are a great, metabolism-friendly sub for potatoes in stews -- they're so similar in texture, with a wonderful, subtle flavor. Sub extra broth for the white wine, and omit the cornstarch in this healthy Chicken Stew with Turnips & Mushrooms -- works for D-Burn (use shiitake mushrooms), I-Burn (sub parsley for the rosemary), and Phase 1 (saute in broth instead of oil, and thicken with arrowroot).

Chicken Stew with Turnips & Mushrooms

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup: Just like chicken tortillas soup, but (surprisingly) vegan! Use sprouted-grain tortillas for Phase 1 (no oil) and Phase 3.

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup: Just like Chicken Tortilla Soup, but (surprisingly) vegan! | One Hungry Mama

30 Minute Healthy Kickin' Cajun Chicken and Rice - great one-bowl dinner. Skip the brown sugar (or sub about 8 drops stevia), and swap tamari for the soy sauce. Use 2 cups of cooked wild rice for Phase 3, or 4 cups wild rice (and no oil) for Phase 1.

30 Minute Healthy Kickin' Cajun Chicken and Rice. - Half Baked Harvest
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This warming soup is loaded with protein-rich white beans and hearty brown rice. Perfect for Phase 1 (enjoy with a few brown rice crackers), or use wild rice instead of brown to make this for D-Burn (use kidney beans) or Phase 3. Serves 6.

Hearty Italian White Bean Basil Soup (Pottery Barn Feature)

Health-Is-Sweet Immune Booster -- an infused water packed with Vitamin C and bromelain (from juicy pineapple, strawberries, and oranges) to boost your immunity and heal faster from inflammatory infections. Eat the fruit at the end, and count it as a fruit serving! Serves 4.

5 Infused Water Recipes to Improve Your Health | eHow

Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Cereal -- just the thing for a freezing winter morning! Use rice milk, sweeten with stevia to taste, and use 2 apples to serve 2.

Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Cereal - Dietitian Debbie Dishes

Herbed Broccoli Falafel is beautiful and fresh-tasting, baked in the oven -- a lighter version of the traditional Middle Eastern fried falafel. Skip the psyllium husks, and these patties work for Phase 1 (no oil, use brown rice flour or other phase-appropriate substitute), Phase 3, and D-Burn.

Baked broccoli and herb falafel

Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf: Perfect side dish, or add your favorite protein to make this a meal. Use 2 cups cooked quinoa to serve 4 on Phase 3, D-Burn, or I-Burn (with red bell pepper, red onion, and parsley for I-Burn). Use 4 cups cooked quinoa for Phase 1 (no oil).

Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf | Gluten-Free Goddess Recipes

Fava, Spinach, and Quinoa Cakes from our newsletter -- Meatless Mondays couldn't be easier with these micronutrient-packed patties.

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Melt-in-your mouth Cuban Black Beans -- this makes a big, delicious pot of beans that you can keep on hand for Phase 1 (saute in broth instead of oil), Phase 3, D-Burn, and I-Burn.

Cuban Black Beans Recipe

Butternut Squash Rice Bowl -- add your favorite protein (black beans for vegan, leftover chicken, pork tenderloin, etc.) to turn this into a hearty, healthy one-dish meal for 2 on Phase 1.

Vegan Butternut Squash Rice Bowl

Creamy Chickpea and Apple Soup - just a handful of ingredients in this simple soup. Saute in broth instead of olive oil for Phase 1. Use 4 cups of broth and 1 can of chickpeas to serve 3.

Baker's corner...somewhere in my kitchen: A Soup.... and a Goodbye!

Turkey Cucumber Roll-Ups -- simple, versatile idea that makes an ideal portable meal or snack for any phase, as well as I-Burn and H-Burn! Start with sliced cucumber, add nitrate-free turkey (or beef, or chicken), phase-appropriate veggies, roll up and slice. Optional: spread on hummus or safflower mayo, if it's phase-appropriate.

Turkey-Cucumber Roll Ups

Tangerine Chicken Skewers - super-simple. Skip the teaspoon of sugar in the spice rub for Phase 1 (no oil -- just rub on the dry spices) and H-Burn lunch. Serves 2.

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French Lentil Soup -- so simple, so few ingredients, and this soup gets rave reviews on Ideal for Phase 3, I-Burn, and D-Burn -- and make this without oil for Phase 1, too.

French Lentil Soup Recipe |

Endive Sardine Boats from TasteBook -- Here's a simple, flavorful recipe to get super-healthy sardines into your rotation. Skip the cream cheese accompaniment, and use water-packed sardines (and a nonstick pan, instead of oil) for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Endive Sardine Boats