KISS Recipes

TrueNorth Health’s Oil-Free Roasted Mushrooms

There’s one item on our salad bar at TrueNorth Health Center that I frequently hear the diners rave about, questioning how does the Chef make them taste SO GOOD?! Knowing how much everyone loves this prepared veg, TrueNorth’s executive Chef Ramses Bravo was happy to divulge just how he does it. You’ll be shocked by how easy it is. There’s

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Premium: Freshly Frozen Kale Ready for Easy Smoothies or Quick Cooking!

Did you know that kale has more iron than beef?!? Where do you think cows get all of their iron?? And their omega-3 fatty acids?! From the greens, they eat all day long! Chances are you already know this, though.​ Kale is also full of Vitamin A – great for your vision and skin; Vitamin C, which helps your immune

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Premium: Almost-Instant Mushroom Broth For A Rich Base Flavor

One of the quickest ways to add rich flavor to a soup or stew is to start with a broth instead of water. Bone broth—made from animal bones simmered in water—has been getting a lot of attention the last few years. It may provide nutrients, but that doesn’t make it healthy or humane. A much more compassionate, and in my

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Spiced Lentils That Go With Everything

Recipe by Katie Mae Makes 4–5 cups | Ready in 25–45 minutes | Stores 1 week in fridge INGREDIENTS 2 cups French green lentils* 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or water 6 cloves garlic, minced 1½ tablespoons ginger, minced 1½ tablespoons ground coriander 1½ tablespoons ground cumin ACTION STEPS There are two ways to prepare this dish, depending

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Premium: Easy Breezy Pressure Cooker Beans for Greater Health & Longevity

Aside from beans being one of the best sources of protein in the plant-based diet, they’re also one of the keystones to the diet and lifestyle of the longest-living populations across the world! It’s been almost a decade now, that National Geographic journalist, Dan Buettner, has been studying the “Blue Zones” which is a term used to identify the communities

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Premium: Instant Pot Beets For a Boost in Energy, Anti-Oxidants & Detoxing Power

As gorgeous as they are, beets can be intimidating because they’re mistakingly thought to be time-intensive and messy. In this recipe, I’m going to show you how you can take them from raw to cooked in under 30 minutes with less than 5 minutes of hands-on effort. Plus, I’ll share how I minimize the mess so clean up is super

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Premium: Blackened Oil-free Brussel Sprouts – How to Sear without Oil!

Brussel sprouts are one of my favorite green vegetables. Their flavor is so delicious and unique. They’re a little bitter with notes of cabbage, but also carry a slight sweetness, like broccoli. When prepared well, they’re absolutely mouth-watering. Unfortunately, most restaurants and recipes cook the brussel sprouts in a lot of oil. Sure it helps to make them crispy, but

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Premium: Easy Oil-free Vegan Caramelized Onions in the Instant Pot

Sweet, caramelized onions can completely change a dish, adding a rich, complex flavor to an otherwise average meal. That’s why I love making this recipe—it gives you enough caramelized onions to enjoy all week long! AND there’s no butter or oil used. They’re 100% fat-free! Caramelizing onions is dramatically easier in the Instant Pot than on the stovetop where they

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Premium: Half-Time Baked Sweet Potatoes – A Katie Mae Staple!

Baked sweet potatoes make a great meal when you need something low-fuss that you can just throw in the oven and forget about while you get some other things done. They’re so yummy on their own, but also incredibly versatile and easy to dress up. One of my favorite ways to eat a baked sweet potato is with some black

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Baked Oil-free Fries – Potatoes That Actually Promote Weight-Loss

Recipe by Katie Mae Makes about 1 serving per potato |Ready in 25 minutes| Stores 1 week in fridge INGREDIENTS 1 or more potatoes (any kind) ACTION STEPS Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise, and slice them lengthwise into ¼ to ½-inch strips. You can leave them

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