Recipes by Chef AJ | National Health Association

Recipes by Chef AJ

Mango Lime Tart

I created this recipe in an Iron Chef competition at TrueNorth Health Center. The secret ingredients we had to use were mango, cashews, and oats. I had only 20 minutes, and I won! Crust Ingredients:... more

Sensational Tahini-Dill Dressing

Fall in love with salads again with this easy, delicious dressing. (If you add the balsamic, try my favorite brand, California Balsamic.) ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 cup lemon juice (add zest... more

Ultimate Sauce

This is the ultimate sauce! Blending it with a high-powered blender will warm the sauce for serving over veggies or grain and veggie bowls. When you refrigerate the sauce, it will become thicker and... more

Creamy Blueberry Millet Parfait

This recipe is from my new ebook, A Date with Dessert. Pudding Ingredients: 1 cup dry millet 3 cups unsweetened nondairy milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon vanilla powder... more

Sweet Potato & Wild Rice Salad with Sweet N’ Smoky Dressing

This salad, which has been adapted from a terrific recipe from the Annual Forks Over Knives Meal Planner, uses one of my very favorite, easy dressing recipes. Salad Ingredients: 1 pound wild rice (... more

Cauliflower Bisque

This is a variation of the Broccoli Bisque adapted from and inspired by Mary McDougall. One day I was making it at TrueNorth Health, and all they had was unsweetened vanilla almond milk, and believe... more

Coconut Pecan Shortbread Cookies

With only four ingredients, you’ll love these cookies! (This recipe calls for a food dehydrator.) For key-lime shortbread cookies, add ½ cup lime juice and the zest from the limes. 1 pound pitted... more

Lip-smacking Mouthwatering Kale

This recipe reminds us that we never have to eat plain, steamed vegetables, unless we want to. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn recommends his cardiac patients eat greens six times a day; this dish may make a... more

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