Baked, Bone-In Pork Chops

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  The forgotten meat? Not in this house! Pork gets such a bad rap, yet it is one of the easiest and healthiest proteins around! Plus, it is really easy on the ‘ol grocery budget. Three, large, 1″ thick bone-in pork chops, all natural, I might add, cost me $5.85. That’s $ 1.95 for two adults and a bottomless 16 …

GodSource™ Foods 101: Full IS NOT Fueled

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“For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving. 1 Timothy 4:4. …Ahhh…the feeling of Thanksgiving.  We all know that feeling.  Too full to breathe or do anything else but find a place to nap or slouch in a comfortable chair and watch the game.  We even continue to eat way …

The beautiful collage with the Golden Bear's glove and other memorabilia!

Helping Hands Charity of the Month: Jack Nicklaus

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I LOVE golf! We grew up in my family on the golf course, so to speak.  We went to the country club with my grandfather, watched it on television, and followed my older brother around Texas while he played in junior tournaments.  These are some of my favorite life memories!  Heck, I still have the original golf clubs my grandfather, …

Cabbage! It looks like a brain, but tastes much better!

Godsource 101™ – It May Look Like a Brain…

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But it tastes a heck of a lot better! Cabbage!  Cut a head of cabbage in half and see just how much it resembles a picture of your brain!  God shows us what foods to eat for different parts of our bodies, and the cabbage is a perfect example of what I am talking about!  Cabbage is one of our oldest …

Dragon Fruit is a fighter!

Godsource 101™ – Dragon Fruit

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No fire breathing from this crazy looking fruit, but it will crank up the heat on your metabolism.  Dragon Fruit is a power packed ball of goodness in so many areas of health.  This exotic super-fruit not only helps speed up your metabolism with the proteins that it offers, but it is also a delicious tropical superstar when it comes to lowering …

Cabbage

Sautéed Cabbage

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  Here is another superfood to need to add to your grocery list! Cabbage is a gift from God for our brains. And boy…is it loaded with all we need to keep the ‘ol thinker…thinking!

Brainiac Salad!

Brainiac Salad

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  Want to keep your focus and help improve your brain health? Then here’s your salad!

Keep your mind strong with brain foods!

Godsource Foods™ 101: Foods for FOCUS!!!

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Keepin’ the Mind Sharp! Olive oil, salmon, avocado, dark chocolate, walnuts, blueberries, water, broccoli, celery, eggs and spinach.  Turmeric, oatmeal, rosemary…and the lists just keeps going.  What do you immediately notice about all these foods and spices? First of all, they are ALL Godsource Foods™!  And what is a Godsource Food™, you may ask?  Godsource Foods™ are foods that were …

Organic Grilled Chicken Taco

Organic Grilled Chicken Taco with Green Pepper & Black Beans

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  This is a good one! Use organic yellow corn taco shells or the blue corn taco shells. Either one works…just make sure the package says organic! Why, you ask? Because we humans have managed to screw up corn so badly that I don’t think it is very healthy anymore unless it is organic! This is my personal preference in …

Turkish Figs

Godsource Foods™ 101: Not Just a Cookie~Figs!

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Turkish Figs, to be exact! The health benefits of this ancient fruit are unbelievable! Dating back to biblical times, figs were served to kings and peasants alike. The ficus tree is where you will find these amazing fruits and they originate from the Middle East and parts of Asia. Full of much needed vitamins and minerals that our bodies need …

Sauteed Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Power-Packed Veggies~Sauteed Zucchini & Yellow Squash

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  This is one of those old, family favorites that never disappoints! In my top ten vegetable list~squash! Loaded with Omega-3’s that are great for your heart, Zinc, which is good for eye health, and Folate, that helps fight birth defects, squash is awesome for you! Lose weight with this great, Godsource Foods™!

Strawberries

Godsource Foods™ 101: The SuperBerry (aka, the Strawberry)

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Low on the glycemic index — so diabetics, this is your go-to fruit — a known cancer bully, and found on page 28 of my awesome new book, One Bite At A Time~Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments, (available everyday at www.chefcathyzeis.com and at Amazon), this super-duper berry is one you must keep in your food …

Weight-loss Wrap

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It does not get any simpler, or healthier than this.

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Helpings Hands for March: The Bush Center

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As we crawl our way into spring, I wanted to remind everyone about our Helping Hands page. This month’s charity of choice for my company is The Bush Center. We support this great organization because of the amazing work they do for our wounded warriors. The annual Warrior Open Golf Tournament that takes place each May is just one example. …

Scrambled Breakfast~ The Weight Loss Trifecta

Scrambled Breakfast~ The Weight Loss Trifecta

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  I know how hard it is to get the weight off and keep it off. Ever think that it can fall off with just getting out of bed? BREAK…FAST…it is EXACTLY that! Breaking the fast that you endure while you sleep is a sure fire way to push your natural weight loss trigger into the on position. How? Eat …

School breakfast

What are we feeding our kids?

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I don’t know about the lunches that are served in the schools from where you’re located, but the ones I know up close and personal here in my area are eye opening, to say the least.  Do I wish the food was like what I was served way back when, when our grandmothers and their friends led the kitchens?  You …

Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin Tuna

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Excellent for your heart, brain, thyroid, furtility and weight loss champ! This wild caught wonder isn’t in a can and will soon be the only way you eat tuna from this day on!

brazilnuts

GodSource Foods™ 101: A Mineral Similar to Arsenic Is Actually Good For You

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Why we need something with similarities to arsenic to stay healthy.  What?  Yep…that’s correct.  With the symbol Se on the periodic table, this nonmetal, chemical element is a major player in our health.  Any guesses?  The atomic number of 34 might help.  No?  Not to worry, I wasn’t the best at chemistry either, but it is important to understand that selenium …

Tuna Salad

Wild Caught Tuna Salad

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This is an amazing way to serve tuna. Your heart will applaud you…your waistline will thank you…and your family will request this over and over again. Great for a lite lunch and perfect with fruit or soup. This is Godsource Foods at its finest.~Enjoy

Salmon

Heart Healthy Salmon

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From my awesome new book, One Bite at a Time~Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments…page 34.Wild caught only, please! This is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids that your heart will love!

Shrimp & Veggie Pasta Salad

Shrimp & Veggie Pasta Salad

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A great lunch, dinner or side! Perfect with a warm asparagus soup!

Roasted Chicken, Asparagus, & Tomato

Roasted Chicken, Asparagus, and Tomato

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  Loaded with protein, vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients, this dish will please any cardiologist! But what about the bad rap that using bottled sauces is not good for us? I’m glad you asked! First of all, not all sauces are the same and secondly, it depends on the ingredients. One of the ingredients in the Worcestershire Sauce I use in …

Turkey Wrap

Turkey Wrap

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I created this for one if very first clients years ago and it has been a healthy go-to for anyone wanting to stay in the health lane. Dietz & Watson deli foods are always gluten free, antibiotic free, and always roasted to perfection! This is MY deli meat and the only one I feed my family and clients!

Beef slider

Grass-fed Beef & Cheese Sliders

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  Here’s a fun and healthy way to get some great protein in those you love! Perfect when the kiddos have friends over or for an easy afternoon snack when your athlete is beyond hungry!

Meatloaf Florentine

Meatloaf Florentine

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From my amazing book, One Bite at a Time~Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments…page 147Blow someone’s mind with this recipe you will use over and over and over again. This is one of my most requested recipes, well, ever! Great for those who want a heart healthy beef dish or for those who …

Sweet Potato with Cottage Cheese & Dill

Sweet Potato with Cottage Cheese & Dill

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Three ingredients creates one powerful meal! Heart Healthy…Full of potassium, an important electrolyte that helps regulate your heartbeat Cancer Fighter…Rich in beta-carotene that may reduce the risk of developing certain cancersIBS Friendly…Loaded with fiber and easy to digestHelps in weight loss…Low calorie content, high in water and fiber that help you fill fuller longer

The Tomato

Godsource Foods™ 101: The Tomato

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Tee Up the Tomato! Keepin’ the ‘ol ticker in excellent working order needs to be a priority for all of us these days. According to the AHA (American Heart Association) “cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 woman’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds.” WOW! Heart disease is also the number cause of death in …

Simply Sauteed Mushrooms

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  Mushrooms are one of the best side dishes you can serve with steak, chicken, and pork. With so many varieties of to choose from, you can please just about any taste bud that gathers at your table. ~Enjoy!

Godsource Foods™ 101: The Egg Comes First

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Eggs…one of God’s great foods! The poor egg got a bad scramble a few years back when it came to nutritional labels. Cholesterol is high in eggs but in today’s health guidelines, dietary cholesterol isn’t as big a deal anymore in healthy people, according to the U.S government guidelines that were revised in 2015. Full of lutein, a powerful nutrient …

Avocado, asparagus, tomatoes & more

Chef Cathy’s Words of Wisdom on Healthy Done Right

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I am very excited about this platform that my Lord has provided me to not only enlighten you about the food trends in the eating world, but hopefully, will guide you to being more creative in your own kitchen, as well as, helping you become more food savvy about eating healthy!   Throughout the website, I will share with you recipes that I …

Chef Cathy’s Healthy Guacamole

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  Warrior against cancer and perfect for the IBS sufferer!I created this recipe for one of my IBS clients, wanting a different snack option that wouldn’t upset your tummy. This is still one of her very favorite go-to’s. Also, one of my cancer clients who constantly craved Mexican food after chemo really enjoyed this as well. A win-win! ~Enjoy

Potatoes

Godsource™ 101: Helping Those with IBS

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From my awesome new book, One Bite at a Time…Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments As you look at the meal plan below, you may be wondering why I put these foods together? When you suffer from IBS, it is important to eat in “couples,” so to speak. Eating some protein like a …

Godsource Foods™ 101: It’s Good to be Full of Mush!

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Mushrooms…some of my most favorite foods in the world! With a huge variety to choose from and the wonderful health benefits, it is truly hard to go wrong when choosing this amazing food! Did you know that penicillin is extracted from the mold of mushrooms? Putting that information into play, it just makes sense that mushrooms help in keeping us …

Egg Salad a la Pimento

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  A great recipe for athletes because of the protein.  It is also wonderful for patients struggling with IBS.

Avocado, tomato & Olive Salad

Avocado, Tomato, & Black Olive Salad

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  From my awesome new book, One Bite at a Time…Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity, and Other Ailments! page 141.The good fat in the olive oil, found in this gem, protects the function of the digestive system making it easier for foods to move through the digestive tract, promoting good digestive health. Great source of …

Pumpkin

Godsource Foods™ 101: The Great Pumpkin

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Creating a healthier digestive system IBS…what a pain in the…well, you know! And, it is a true problem for so many people in this country. Irritable bowl syndrome is one of the most frustrating problems I come across when working with those humbled by chronic diseases. As an all natural chef, it is important for me to understand the passions …

Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie

Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie

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Great for those who suffer from IBS and other digestion problems!

Healthy Peanut Butter Smoothie

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New Book to Change the Way America Eats (Press Release)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 02, 2018   NEW BOOK TO CHANGE THE WAY AMERICA EATS The book that will change the way America eats arrives with the new year! One Bite at a Time…Everyday Meal Plans for Fighting Cancer, Heart Disease, IBS, Obesity and Other Ailments, by award-winning Chef Cathy Zeis, is now available at Amazon! Working with those …

Beef Stew

Beef Stew a la Comfort

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New and Exciting Additions to ChefCathyZeis.com

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Happy Wednesday, and Merry Christmas to all! We’ve been BUSY. There have been a lot of site updates and new content, and I didn’t want you to miss anything.  Yes, that’s me hard at work on updating recipes to make them site-ready. New Recipes Our goal is to continue to add to our free recipe library pretty regularly.  Just recently, …

All-natural Chicken Broth

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  This is a must in every kitchen!

Protein-Packed Pinto Beans

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These beans are full of fiber!

Godsource Foods™ 101: Nice Melons!

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Godsource Foods™ 101: Cruciferous Veggies

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Godsource Foods™ 101: Grapes

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Eat Like The Rainbow

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Asparagus Soup

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  Perfect for those suffering from an upset tummy due to chemo or just feeling yucky from treatments. Also good for aching joints. Perfect heart healthy snack!Shed those pounds with this vitamin packed mid-afternoon snack.Gut health hero with this recipe!

Artichoke Dip

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The easiest, greatest dip you will ever eat!

Breakfast Hash

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