Healthy Recipes

 Lentils, Monastery Style (Note: lentils need to be sprouted if you’re on the SCD diet)
1/4 cup olive oil    1 cup lentils, dry
2 large onions, chopped  1/4 cup parsley
1 carrot, chopped    1 16oz can tomatoes
1/2 tsp thyme    grated cheese
1/2 tsp marjoram
3 cups seasoned stock or water

Saute’ the onions, carrots in olive oil 3-5 minutes.  Add herbs & saute’ 1 minute.  Add stock/water, dry lentils, parsley & tomatoes.  Bring to boil. Cover and simmer for one hour.
Serve with grated mozzarella cheese (we use soy cheese) about 2 Tbsp per person.
Serves 4-6 people.  Enjoy!

(SCD safe)

4 Tablespoons butter, melted
1/3 cup honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
2 cups almond flour
½ cup raisins (optional)
Pecan halves (optional)

Preheat oven to 275 F.
Place butter in mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients, except pecans, stirring the flour in last.  Form dough into 1 inch diameter balls and place on a buttered cookie sheet.  Press a pecan half into each ball to flatten.  If not using pecans, flatten cookies a bit with the tines of a fork.

Bake at 275 F for 10-15 minutes, or until done. 
Recipe from Lucy’s Specific Carbohydrate Diet Cookbook –

Peanut Butter Balls
(SCD safe)
Yields 60 – 80 Balls

2 cups    Peanut Butter, crunchy
1/3 cup Honey
2 tsp. Vanilla
½ cup    Sunflower seeds, raw
1/3 cup    Almonds, slivered
¼ cup    Walnuts, chopped (or pecans)
2 Tbs.    Sesame seeds
1 cup    Coconut, shredded
½ cup    Raisins

Mix in order given.  Roll in additional sesame seeds or coconut.  Refrigerate.