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Curry-Poached Halibut With Snap Pea Slaw: Phase 1 Recipe

Try this Curry-Poached Halibut With Snap Pea Slaw Recipe for the Phase 1 of your Fast Metabolism Diet.

This dish will improve the detoxification mechanisms of your digestive tract and liver with the help of fresh cilantro, ginger, turmeric and more!

Phase 1 Recipe

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 30 minutes | Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients-

For the rice:

  • 1 1/3 cups brown rice (or a brown/wild rice blend)
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

For the curry paste:

  • 1 large head of garlic, top 1/2 inch removed
  • 1 large shallot (about 4 oz.), peeled and halved
  • 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3-inch piece fresh lemongrass – halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 medium jalapeno, stem and seeds removed

For the halibut and slaw:

  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 6-ounce halibut fillets
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas, thinly diagonally sliced
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 2 cups yellow squash, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallot
  • 1 small red Fresno chile, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375℉ degrees.
  2. Combine the rice, boiling water, and salt in an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  3. Wrap the garlic and shallot tightly in foil. Wrap the ginger and lemongrass tightly in another piece of foil.
  4. Place the rice, garlic/shallot, and ginger/lemongrass in the oven and bake 1 hour.
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic pulp into a food processor. Add the roasted shallot, ginger, lemongrass, and the remaining curry paste ingredients. Process into a paste.
  6. Place 3 tablespoons of the curry paste into a large skillet with a lid. Add the chicken stock, garlic cloves, and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, add the fish, cover, and simmer 8 minutes or until the fish is nearly opaque. Remove the pan from the heat.
  7. Combine the remaining 7 ingredients (snap peas through sea salt) in a bowl. Place 1 fillet in each of 4 large, shallow bowls; sprinkle each with a pinch of sea salt. Add about 1/4 cup (or as much as you like) of the poaching liquid to each bowl. Divide the snap pea mixture evenly among the bowls. Serve with the rice.

Source: HAYLIE POMROY

 

Fast Metabolism Sushi Bowl- Phase 3 Recipe

Wanna enjoy a delicious SUSHI BOWL that will satisfy your cravings and boost your metabolism?

Then try this amazing Fast Metabolism Sushi Bowl recipe from Haylie Pomroy that makes use of shirataki rice, which is compliant on all phases of the FMD diet!

Sushi Bowl

Servings: 2 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 packages shirataki rice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5 drops stevia
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 6-ounce wild caught tuna steaks, each about 1 inch thick
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 4 radishes (or daikon radish), sliced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 nori sheets, crumbled
  • 1 small cucumber, cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Pickled ginger
  • Wasabi powder – making into a paste (note: if you cannot find a compliant wasabi powder that is 100% wasabi root or, do not like the heat, omit it from the recipe)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Prepare the rice according to package directions. Chill it in the fridge while you prepare the rest of the sushi bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the next eight ingredients (tahini through stevia). Set aside.
  3. Heat the grapeseed oil in a heavy skillet over high heat. Pat the tuna steaks dry with paper towels. Season liberally with black pepper and place them in the pan. Cook undisturbed for 1 minute, then flip and cook 1 minute more (the tuna should be rare to medium-rare – but cook it according to your taste). Transfer the tuna to a cutting board, and let it rest for 5 minutes before slicing across the grain.
  4. Assemble the bowls: Divide the rice, seared tuna, radish, green onion, nori, cucumber, avocado, and sesame seeds evenly between two bowls. Drizzle the dressing over the top, and garnish with pickled ginger.

Source: HAYLIE POMROY

Collard Greens and Kale with Turkey Meat

Collard Greens and Kale with Turkey Meat

Collard Green is one of the cheapest on the top list of the healthiest green and leafy vegetables known to many. Add to its known goodness is its antioxidant properties good for releasing toxins out of our bodies. Collard greens combined with Kale, another nutritious and health-boosting vegetable, should be tried by those in Phase 3 of the Fast Metabolism Diet Program. It’s an all green powerhouse vegetable meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 smoked turkey wing, rinsed, or 1 fresh turkey drumstick or neck
  • 1 tbsp. coarse salt
  • ¼ xylitol
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 3 bunches collard greens (about 2 1/2 lb), stems discarded, leaves cut into strips
  • 1 bunch kale, stems discarded, leaves cut into strips

Directions:

  1. In a large cooking pot, pour in 3 cups of water and combined with turkey wing, salt, xylitol, and red pepper flakes. Cover then heat until it boils. Minimize heat and simmer until turkey becomes tender when pricked with a fork for about 40 minutes.
  2. Add in the collards and kale gradually. Push the leaves down and let them the first batch wilt before adding more.
  3. Cover the pot and cook in low heat while occasionally stirring for about 45 minutes until it becomes very tender.
  4. Serve to your desired plate arrangement and enjoy!

 

Oil-Free Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy Oil Free Sweet Potato Fries

This healthy sweet potato recipe is perfect for those who hardly have the time to cook and are always on the go for most of the time. This Phase 1 recipe is also a good side dish and can be the next table favorite of your kids especially after their day’s life at school or at the playground.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ – 1 tsp onion salt
  • ½ tbsp Simply Organic Italian seasoning

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Peel sweet potatoes with a hand peeler and wash with water.
  2. Slice potatoes into fry shapes of about the same sizes.
  3. Sprinkle seasonings over the potato slices and put them in the oven.
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes
  5. Serve and enjoy!!

Chinese Pork Chops

Chinese Pork Chops

For pork lovers out there, this is one of the easiest and greatest ways to recreate your all-time favorite meat recipe while helping you get through the last and third phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet Program.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup Xylitol
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 boneless pork chops  

Preparation:

  1. In a bowl, mix the coconut aminos, Xylitol, lemon juice, olive oil, cinnamon, and garlic powder. Set aside some of the mixture in a separate bowl for marinating during cooking. Pierce both sides of the pork using a fork and put it inside a large resealable plastic bag. Pour the remaining marinade mixture on the pork and refrigerate it from 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill to high heat.
  3. Put a little amount of oil on the grill grate. Remove pork chops from the marinade mixture and grill for about 6 to 8 minutes on one side and the same duration on the other side or according to your desired appearance and doneness of the food.

Shaved Rutabaga and Turnip Salad

Shaved Rutabaga and Turnip Salad

Rutabagas are nutty vegetables with naturally sweet flavor that remains tasty in different kinds of ways of cooking whether be it sauteed, baked, and fried among others. On the other hand, a turnip tastes kind of bland alone but is a good addition to many popular salads known to the world. This Phase 1 recipe mixes the bitter and bright effects of Rutabaga and Turnips combined in one dish and is also a good side dish to meaty meals.

Ingredients:

1 small rutabaga (1 lb.)
2 medium turnips (about 10 oz. total)
1 Tbs. rice vinegar
1/4 tsp. Dijon mustard
Kosher salt
2 medium-sized onion chives, trimmed and thinly sliced on the diagonal (keep white and green parts separate)
1 Tbs. coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Instructions:

  1. Trim the root and stem ends of the rutabaga, peel the skin off, and slice it to form 1-inch-thick pieces of slabs that are cut lengthwise.
  2. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the peeled rutabaga and turnip measuring up to 2 cups each.
  3. Mix together the vinegar, mustard, and salt. Toss in the rutabaga and leave for 15 minutes. Add in turnip and the whites of the onion chives, toss, mix thoroughly and leave for about 5 minutes. Add parsley, green part of the onion chives, toss gently to mix, and serve.

 

Grilled Salmon Fillets with Lemon and Dill

Grilled Salmon Fillets with Lemon and Dill

Salmon is already a delicious and a healthy fish meat and cooking it on the grill reaches its full potential of tastiness as the flavor is increased and its meat becoming more favorable to the human mouth and taste buds. Adorned with dill, lemon juice, and garlic, this Phase 2 recipe is a wonderful addition to your meals during the summer season while fast and easy enough for weeknight dinners.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large salmon fillets, skin on and 1 1/2 inches thick
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL)
  • fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 mL) coarse ground black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium heat. In a bowl, brush lemon juice onto the skin and then onto the flesh of the salmon fillets.  
  2. Mix salt, black pepper, and garlic powder and sprinkle on the fillets salmon. Top dill chopped to pieces.
  3. Grill the salmon facing side down and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes. Work salmons away from the grill grates using a spatula with covers down.
  4. Once free, gently flip the fillets and allow to cook for 8 to 10 minutes still cover down and with a heat from 145 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. Remove salmon fillets from the grill and place on plates garnished with lemon slices and chopped dill.

Crab and Avocado Salad

Crfab and Avocado Salad

Crab meat has long been considered to one of the most likable meats in the world. However, little do we know that it also has numerous healthy and nutritious content which prevents the development of many diseases including cancer. It is also low in fat and is a very digestible food good for those who are at the 3rd and last phase of the Fast Metabolism Diet Program. Mix with the richness and goodness of avocado fruit, what more can you think of a perfect salad meal?

Ingredients:

  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 pound green beans, halved
  • 3 tablespoons Safflower mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 3 Sea Bass fillets, chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 pound lump or claw crabmeat
  • 1 Hass avocado, halved, pitted and diced
  • 3 romaine hearts, chopped
  • 1-pint cherry tomatoes halved

Instructions:

  1. Pour water on a saucepan and sprinkle with salt. Pour in green beans and cook until crisp-tender for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain water from the saucepan and and run under cold water to stop the cooking.
  2. Put mayonnaise, lemon juice, chives, basil and sea bass in a blender and blend until becomes smooth. Add salt and pepper to season.
  3. Toss in the crabmeat and half of the avocado in a small bowl. Add the romaine, green beans and the remaining avocado with the remaining dressing in a large bowl.
  4. Fill each plate with the romaine salad and put tomatoes on top of each plate.
  5. Place some of the crab mixture on the center of each plate for a nice presentation.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Fried Razor Clams

Fried Razor Clams

This recipe is a simple western Washington delicacy with razor clams as the star ingredient and is a good treat for those who are already at the final stage of the Fast Metabolism Diet Program. All other natural seasonings and the manner of slow cooking make up for the innocence of the clam meat.

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 large razor clams, cleaned and dried

Preparation:

  1. On a large skillet, heat the olive oil with medium heat.
  2. Mix black pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  3. Place beaten eggs on a bowl and then dip clam meats onto it to evenly coat.
  4. Fry coated clams on the preheated oil until it becomes golden brown without overcooking.  

Cinnamon Baked Pumpkin

Cinnamon Baked Pumpkin

Pumpkin is one of the most widely grown vegetables in the world and is popular among vegans and non-vegans alike for its antioxidant properties and vitamins commonly attributed to improved eyesight. This recipe combines the goodness of pumpkin with other ingredients found in Phase 1 of the Fast Metabolism Diet Program and is served for the satisfaction of the family’s meal and those who want to lose weight.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup(s) Xylitol
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 pounds pumpkin peeled, seeded, and cut into 2 1/2- to 3-inch pieces (each about 1/4 inch thick)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix together xylitol, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl and set aside. Put the pumpkin slices in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish and sprinkle it evenly with mixture. Cover the baking dish.
  2. Bake pumpkin for 40 minutes. After that, uncover it and stir carefully then cover and bake for about 15 minutes more or until pumpkin becomes tender.
  3. Serve and Enjoy!

 

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