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Issue 62: Red Recipes

Tropical Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs

Yield: 4-6 kabobs


2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
2 cups red and green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
1 cup cherry tomatoes
2 cups pineapple, bite-size chunks

Marinade ingredients for veggies and fruits:

½ cup chicken stock
½ cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon honey

Garnish: 2 tablespoons lemon zest

Seasoning for chicken:

2 tablespoons paprika
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon onion flakes or powder
1 teaspoon Herbamare
2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar


Combine vinegar, herbs, and spices with chicken and marinate for a minimum of 2 hours. Combine all juices, chicken stock, and honey, and marinate veggies and fruit. Stir-fry chicken for 20 minutes, until almost done, then cool until comfortable to skewer. Remove veggies and fruit from marinade, skewer with chicken, pineapple, chicken, red and green peppers, together, with chicken and tomato at the end. Finish under broiler, lower rack, or on grill for 5 minutes, turning once.

Source: Sheila Barcelo of Eden’s Gourmet in Central Florida


Berry Smoothie

Yield: 2 servings


10 oz. of yogurt, kefir, coconut milk, or cream
1 tablespoon of extra-virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil or hemp seed oil
1-2 tablespoons of raw honey
1 tablespoon of goat’s milk protein powder (optional)
½-1 cup of fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries)
vanilla extract (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until desired texture.

Source: Nicki Rubin

Blackberry & Cherry Cobbler

Yield: 2-4 servings


1½ cups blackberries
1 cup cherries, halved and pitted
1 cup spelt or kamut flour
1 cup whipping cream
½ cup honey
½ cup Rapadura sweetener
2 teaspoons baking powder


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Pour a half-stick of melted butter into 8x8 dish. Mix dry ingredients and pour on top of melted butter. Pour all the blackberries and cherries on top of mixture. Bake at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

Source: Nicki Rubin


This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

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