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brain food

Drew RamsayDrew Ramsey, M.D., our consultant on matters of food and the brain, has hand-picked LC recipes that will fuel your body and feed your brain. He is a nationally recognized thought leader in mental health and nutritional psychiatry. He is a board certified adult psychiatrist with specialization in the treatment of mood disorders and anxiety, using integrative psychiatry and nutrition. He is the founder of the Brain Food Clinic in NYC, and author of Eat CompleteFifty Shades of Kale, and the Happiness Diet.  Dr. Ramsey is a faculty member at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and has been in active clinical practice for 15 years.

Beef Bone Broth Recipe

Remember back when “bone broth” was simply called “beef stock”? Oh, well. Still simple to make. Still spectacular to taste.

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  • 24 M
  • 13

Homemade Larabars Recipe

We got nothing against the Larabars we’ve been noshing for years, save for the fancy packaging and the crazy price tag.

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  • 50 M
  • 170

Paleo Banana Bread Recipe

This is gluten-free and paleo-friendly, for those keeping track of such things. But it’s also good enough for anyone to want a slice.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Green Soup Recipe

A quick, easy, entirely lovely way to inject some broccoli, peas, spinach, and other greens into your weekday routine. And don’t worry. It doesn’t taste as hippy-health-food-from-the-70s as it looks.

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  • 2 H, 30 M
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Steak and Quinoa Salad Recipe

An exceptionally easy and ridiculously satisfying use for leftover grilled steak from this weekend’s barbecue.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
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Spiced Chocolate Truffles Recipe

At last, spiced chocolate truffles made with dark chocolate that taste delectable, are easy to make, and—believe it!—nutrient dense. Our prayers have been answered.

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  • 2 H, 30 M
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Homemade KIND Bars Recipe

Nuts. Seeds. Dried fruits. Sweet syrup. The only thing missing is the fancy cellphone wrapping and the steep price tag.

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Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

The elusive lilt of lemongrass. The sour, puckery smack of tamarind. The warm-your-belly pervasiveness of galangal. The unmistakable funk of fish sauce. All in this exquisitely authentic Thai soup.

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  • 25 M
  • 4

Egg Salad Recipe Without Mayo

Most definitely not your grandma’s egg salad. It’s crammed full of gently caramelized onions and it’s sooo surprisingly lovely you won’t even miss the mayo. Swear.

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Pozole Verde Recipe

Translation? A spectacularly satisfying and soupy stewy dish made with green chiles and chicken that takes just an hour (!) yet tastes authentic as heck.

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  • 1 H
  • 0

Sauteed Shrimp Recipe

Easy, healthy, on the table in minutes, and spiked with just the right amount of spice to intrigue but not overwhelm.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
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Butternut Squash and Whole Grain Salad

Roast butternut squash. Nutty whole grains. Fragrant fall spices. Bitter radicchio. Sweet dates. Our sorta salad.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Homemade Nut Butter

“Really super easy.” “So good, I made it twice.” “Pure joy.” That’s what folks are saying about this homemade nut butter recipe.

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Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is actually not so much veggie spaghetti. It’s more like veggie squiggles. So what the heck to do with it? Lotsa things.

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