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Ultimate “I Can’t Believe It’s Keto” Pizza

Yes, you read it right, Keto pizza. Pizza from scratch in approximately 3o minutes. You can’t beat that! Pizza delivery isn’t even that fast and is nowhere near as healthy.  It’s crispy but chewy, with everything you love about traditional pizza. Here’s what you need to get it going. It’s super simple and will be ready before you know it!

Ingredients:

2 cups almond flour

2 tablespoons coconut oil

2 large eggs

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pizza herbs

1 jar Whole Foods 365 organic pizza sauce

1 lb Grass-fed Ground Beef

a couple garlic cloves

1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

For the crust

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Put flour, coconut oil, 2 large eggs, salt and herbs in a food processor and blend it until it is sticking together.

With wet hands roll it into a ball on parchment paper.

Wet hands is important in the step. The dough will be incredibly STICKY.

Put parchment paper on top and roll it out remove the top piece of parchment paper.

Looking good, Keto pizza shell!

Place the pizza shell with the parchment paper on a flat cookie sheet bake it at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, sauté your grassfed ground beef, garlic and whatever herbs you like (I throw some more pizza herbs in the mix) in coconut oil.

Let’s pause for a moment. I know some of you are looking at the above ceramic crock of “special pizza herbs” and are like, I DON’T HAVE THOSE! Never fear, it’s a blend of oregano, marjoram, thyme and basil. But if you do pizza regularly at home, and want to feel a little fancy, you can find this ceramic crock of herbs at Sur La Table. (And probably Amazon. Amazon sells everything.) Also, just thinking ahead here- awesome stocking stuffer for the foodie in your life!

Back to our Keto pizza masterpiece.

I drain the ground beef mixture so that we don’t make the pizza all soggy from the grease. But you do you, friend. Maybe you like it that way. It’s just one of my pizza tips.

Ding! Oh yes, our pizza crust is cooked. Pull it out and it looks like this.

Look at how beautiful this pizza crust is! I especially love that you get those dough bubbles like traditional flour pizza dough.

Generously spread your pizza sauce. I really like the Whole Foods 365 Brand pizza sauce. There’s no crazy sugar content.

Add your drained grassfed beef and this is what the masterpiece should look like.

Add cheese and bake until the cheese is that lovely golden brown color. (Sometimes I use the broiler to really accelerate this process.)

Voila! Or as they say in Italian, “Eccovi finalmente!”

The crust has 211 cal 19 g of fat a grams of protein 6 g of carbs and net three carbs because I have 3 g of fiber in 1 g of sugar.
Of course, you can use any topping but I would recommend sticking with good proteins and good fats which don’t have any carbs except for 2 net grams per serving from the pizza sauce.

Seriously, just sharing this Keto recipe has made me hungry for leftovers.

-Dr. Norton

#GetSunEatCleanBeWell

Want another great recipe from me? Check out my cauliflower power pizza!

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED), as well as obesity.

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Recipe: Meatloaf

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So this past week I posted a photo of my latest greatest quick dinner recipe on Facebook and I received so many requests for the recipe, I decided to post it. It’s super simple, and you are going to love it. I served this meatloaf with mashed carrots with sour cream and some homemade kale chips (unbelievably delicious and crunchy!)

Here’s what you’ll need:

1 lb beef (grassfed, organic)

1 egg

1 cup mashed carrot

1 cup diced onion

1 cup bread crumbs made from dried out sourdough garlic toast

1 cup crushed tomatoes

1 tsp real salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp italian herbs

1 tsp bourbon smoked paprika

2-3 tbsp bbq sauce

Start by preheating oven to 350 degrees. Grease a baking dish with coconut oil.  Fork together the beef, eggs, carrots, onion, bread crumbs, crushed tomatoes, and herbs.  Make sure everything is mixed well.  Put into baking dish.

Bake at 350 for 40 minutes, then top with bbq sauce and bake for five minutes more.

Remove, slice and enjoy!

-Dr. Norton

#GetSunEatCleanBeWell

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED), as well as obesity. She is also the author of The Sun Plus Diet, due out in 2016. 

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©2016, Dr. J. Renae Norton. This information is intellectual property of Dr. J. Renae Norton. Reproduction and distribution for educational purposes is permissible. Please credit ‘© 2016, Dr. J. Renae Norton. http://www.eatingdisorderpro.com/

 

 

 

Recipe: Cauliflower Chili

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For those of you who are unaware, Cincinnati is chili country. We have strong opinions about chili in the Queen City. So I decided to try out my clean chili recipe on my unsuspecting neighbors at our block party last weekend. If I may brag for a moment, I won the “Best Chili” award!

So what set my chili apart? Cauliflower.

Yes, you read that right.  It can be used to make pizza dough, rice, and mashed “potatoes.”It is an excellent substitute and incredibly versatile. But even more than that, it is so good for you

Back to the block party. Everyone was shocked that my chili was meatless, vegan, and grain free, because it had so much flavor and such a wonderful meaty texture. When I revealed that cauliflower was the secret ingredient, everyone wanted the recipe.

Here’s what you need:

4 large carrots

1 large onion

6 cloves of garlic

2 bags of frozen rinsed cauliflower

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup organic cacao

2 tbsp organic cinnamon

1 tbsp bourbon smoked paprika

2 jars of organic basil marinara

Start by prepping your vegetables. Peel your carrots, peel your onion and pull out your cauliflower.

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Is this amazing frozen cauliflower? I love that you can get heirloom organic varieties in the frozen food section!

Give that cauliflower a really good rinse.

Look at all this amazing color! I love it!

Look at all this amazing color! I love it!

 

Next you are going to pull out your food processor and pulse the carrots, onion, garlic and frozen cauliflower. Keep it chunky. We don’t want teeny tiny bits, we want this to have that wonderful mouth feel that typical chili has.

I pulse the carrots first.

I pulse the carrots first.

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Pulse the onion and garlic. I used red onion because I had it on hand. Whatever onion you have on hand will work.

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Add the cauliflower and keep pulsing.

Then take 1/2 cup of coconut oil and heat it up in large pot. Throw in the vegetables and sauté them until they start to soften. Add cumin, salt and white pepper to taste. Add cacao, cinnamon, and bourbon smoked paprika. The vegetables should be coated in the spices.

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Your kitchen should be smelling amazing right now.

I want you to add two jars of organic basil marinara.

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This is the marinara sauce I use. You can find it at Whole Foods.

Then you are going to lower the heat way down and walk away. Let this thing cook down for an hour, maybe two and let the flavors come together. Every once in a while, check it, give it a stir, make sure it isn’t burning on the bottom.

In the end, it will look like this:

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Doesn’t this look amazing?

This recipe has minimal prep time, with maximum flavor. Make it this weekend and you’ll have lunch all week long.  Try it and tell me what you think!

-Dr. Norton

#GetSunEatCleanBeWell

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED), as well as obesity. She is also the author of The Sun Plus Diet, due out in 2016. 

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©2016, Dr. J. Renae Norton. This information is intellectual property of Dr. J. Renae Norton. Reproduction and distribution for educational purposes is permissible. Please credit ‘© 2016, Dr. J. Renae Norton. http://www.eatingdisorderpro.com/

 

 

 

 

Clean Cocktail Sauce

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I got a bunch of emails after my last newsletter, asking for my clean eating version of cocktail sauce. Here it is!

It’s super fast to prepare, tastes fresh and you can adjust the spicy element as you desire.

 

Mix well! Enjoy!

-Dr. Norton

#GetSunEatCleanBeWell

Fastest Dinner in the West

Okay people. You went crazy for this on Facebook, so I’m officially posting my fastest clean eating dinner in the (Mid)west.

This is wild caught red Alaskan salmon that I cooked in raw butter. (don’t cook fish in coconut oil because it turns it into fish mush. Coconut oil is wonderful when you want to tenderize something but not so wonderful for fish.)
I had it with root vegetables that I get at Costco, frozen. (They offer a fabulous variety of frozen organic vegetables at around six dollars  for a five pound bag. You can’t beat them!) I spiced it all up with my Bourbon smoked paprika blend. Yummy and I really don’t care for salmon that much, but this was scrumptious.

It can’t get any easier than this. Organic frozen veg? Wild caught fish? My dinner was ready in 30 min.

And you know I had my Q ginger ale.

wild caught salmon and roasted root veg

Go forth and eat clean, my friends.

-Dr. Norton

#GetSunEatCleanBeWell

 

Clean Ranch Dressing

For the Clean Eating Ranch Dressing Recipe, use all organic ingredients unless otherwise instructed

  • ½ cup Kalona Cottage Cheese (or any grass-fed)
  • 2/3 cup Kalona Sour Cream (or any grass-fed)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder (or 2 tbsp diced onion)
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley (or 1 sprig fresh chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chives (or 1 tbsp fresh chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt
  • 4 capfuls garlic juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut crystals vinegar or any organic white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper to taste

Directions:

Put all ingredients into blender and blend until creamy. Adjust spices. Dilute with water from the cottage cheese of sour cream cartons or use milk.

Makes  1 ¾ cups.

Nutrition (2 tbsp) – 44 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g protein, 1 g carbs

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise
Ingredients:
4 egg yolks
1 egg
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp white pepper
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
2/3 cup coconut oil (liquid)
Directions:
Combine egg yolks and egg in food processor and blend. Keep the processor blending while adding dijon mustard, sea salt, garlic powder, white pepper and lemon juice. After lemon juice is added, taste the mixture and season accordingly. Start the blending process again and start to very slowly add in the oil. It is extremely important to slowly add in the oils otherwise the egg yolk and oil will not mix.
Store the mayonnaise in an air-tight jar and keep refrigerated.

Homemade Wipes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 roll of heavy duty paper towels (plain white)
  • Container, plastic shoe box, coffee container, etc.
  • 1 3/4 cups boiled water (or distilled)-cooled but still warm – (can just use regular water if you use them in less than a week)
  • 1 Tablespoon of pure aloe vera- check the ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon of pure Witch Hazel Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons of Liquid Castille Soap
  • 2 capsules of Vitamin E (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive or Almond Oil
  • Essential Oils of choice (I use organic lavender and vitamin oil–can purchase from Whole Foods)

Instructions:

  1. Cut the roll of paper towels in half using a sharp knife
  2. In bowl or quart size jar mix the water, aloe, witch hazel, castille soap, Vitamin E and oil and stir.
  3. Add essential oils if desired and stir.
  4. Pour over paper towels in container and let absorb- this takes about 5-10 minutes. (Tip: only saturate it and once the paper towels are completely saturated, stop pouring. Otherwise the wipes are too wet.)
  5. Flip the container over to make sure wipes are well soaked.
  6. Use as you would regular wipes

This recipe is credited to wellnessmama.com

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Papaya and Pineapple Facemask

 

Ingredients:

2/3 Cup Papaya

2/3 Cup Pineapple

1/4 Cup Aloe Gel

 

Instructions:

1. Put all of the ingredients in a food processor

2. Store in a covered mason jar in the fridge

3. Use on face and body

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Let’s Connect!
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Contact Dr Norton by phone 513-212-8799 or by form

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Medical Advice Disclaimer: The information included on this site is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan. Reading the information on this website does not create a physician-patient relationship. This information is not necessarily the position of Dr. J. Renae Norton or The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity.

©2014, Dr J Renae Norton. This information is intellectual property of Dr J Renae Norton. Reproduction and distribution for educational purposes is permissible. Please credit ‘© 2014, Dr J Renae Norton. http://edpro.wpengine.com’.

Homemade Toothpaste

Ingredients
  • 5 tbsp Calcium powder
  • 3 tbsp Xylitol Powder
  • 4 tbsp Coconut Oil (room temperature)
  • 1 tbsp Organic Baking Soda (optional)
  • 2 tbsp Bentonite Clay
  • 3 tbsp Distilled Water
  • 20-30 Drops Essential Oils (Cinnamon, Peppermint, Etc.)
  • 20-30 Trace Minerals
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients in a food processor
  2. Once smooth, add the Bentonite Clay, mix by hand (do not use a metal spoon, use plastic or metal spoon)
  3. Store in small BPA squeezable tube

Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Let’s Connect!
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Twitter @drrenae

Contact Dr Norton by phone 513-212-8799 or by form

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Medical Advice Disclaimer: The information included on this site is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan. Reading the information on this website does not create a physician-patient relationship. This information is not necessarily the position of Dr. J. Renae Norton or The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity.

©2014, Dr J Renae Norton. This information is intellectual property of Dr J Renae Norton. Reproduction and distribution for educational purposes is permissible. Please credit ‘© 2014, Dr J Renae Norton. http://edpro.wpengine.com’.