Lately I’ve been drinking lots of spinach-banana smoothies, here’s the recipe! Baby spinach, 5 oz A small piece (~20g) of jerusalem artichokes, for its prebiotic potential Frozen bananas, 5-7 oz Water, 4-6 oz Put all that into the blender, then drink it…It’s delicious and nutrient packed! If you’re interested, please have a […]

In an earlier post, I wrote about how easy it is to make 2-ingredient, nutrient-rich chocolate (https://michaellustgarten.com/2014/09/21/homemade-chocolate-in-2-minutes/). Occasionally, I modify that recipe to make 4-ingredient brownies! It includes 40g of raw, organic cacao beans, 20g oats, 70g Medjool dates, and 1 large egg. First, I grind/blend the cacao beans and […]

One meal that I’ve been eating a lot of lately are what I call collard-rito, or collard-acos:   Ingredients: 7-10 oz of collard greens ~Half of a pound of raw cherry tomatoes 1 container of raw white button mushrooms ~80g of raw purple onion 1-2 raw habaneros 1 avocado 1g […]

Another meal that I eat 1-2x per week is a giant (delicious!) salad. What’s in it? Approximately 1 pound of romaine lettuce, 1 pint of cherry tomates, 6-8 ounces of purple cabbage, ~3 ounces of pickles, and occasionally, 2-4 ounces of corn.  To top it off, I make a spicy-sesame dressing […]

Shown below is what my daily beet-berry smoothie looks like, and the recipe! Recipe: 1 lb of mixed frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, cherries, raspberries, cranberries) 1 large beet  (8-13 oz.) 1 vanilla bean (2-3 grams) Put it all in the blender with ~10 oz. of water, blend, and drink! For […]

In a previous post, with the goal of reducing all-cause mortality risk I wrote about obtaining (at least) 1000 micrograms of Vitamin K per day. To do that, I’ve begun making pineapple-spinach smoothies! To make it, I used 8 oz of fresh pineapple, which I put in the freezer for […]

Here’s my recipe for homemade peanut butter and jelly! Whole wheat bread: 600g whole wheat flour, 1.5g yeast, 80g brown sugar, 350 mL water. Put all ingredients into the bread machine for 90 minutes. 56 g shelled raw peanuts, ground in the food processor. Add 1 teaspoon of peanut oil […]