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The Plant Paradox Cookbook

Summary: Learn how to prepare delicious, simple, seasonal, lectin-free meals that will replenish and revitalize those suffering from chronic inflammation.
Air Date: 4/26/18
Duration: 26:06
Host: David Friedman, ND, DC
Guest Bio: Steven R. Gundry, MD
Steven R. Gundry, MD, is the director of the International Heart and Lung Institute in Palm Springs, California, and the founder and director of the Center for Restorative Medicine in Palm Springs and Santa Barbara.

After a distinguished surgical career as a professor and chairman of cardiothoracic surgery at Loma Linda University, Dr. Gundry changed his focus to curing modern diseases via dietary changes. He is the author of The Plant Paradox and Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution as well as more than three hundred articles published in peer-reviewed journals on using diet and supplements to eliminate heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune disease, and multiple other diseases.

Dr. Gundry lives with his wife, Penny, and their dogs in Palm Springs and Montecito, California. For more information, visit
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The Plant Paradox Cookbook
In The Plant Paradox Cookbook, Dr. Gundry offers an overview of the Plant Paradox program, instructs readers on how to overhaul their pantries, and provides shopping lists to make delicious, simple, seasonal, lectin-free meals that will replenish and revitalize those suffering from chronic inflammation.

Dr. Gundry also shares his hacks for making high-lectin foods safe to eat, including methods like pressure-cooking grains and peeling and de-seeding tomatoes, and provides guidance for vegan and vegetarian readers.

The Plant Paradox Cookbook is arranged into the below categories and includes recipes such as:

  • Apps & Snacks: Buffalo Cauliflower Bites; Brazilian Cheesy Bread; Avocado Deviled Eggs
  • Morning Meals: Plant Paradox Mini Bagels; Coconut Macadamia Waffles; Carrot Cake Muffins
  • Soups & Stews: Lemon, Kale & Chicken Soup; Chicken & Veg Miracle Soup; Sweet Potato & Spinach Curry
  • Noodles and Bowls: Shrimp Poke Bowl; Truffled Mushroom Mac & Cheese
  • Main Dishes: Moroccan-Spiced Chicken with Millet Tabbouleh; Spinach Artichoke Lasagna
  • Vegetables and Sides: Sweet Potato Fries with Blue Cheese Dip; Tangy Coconut Greens
  • Sweet Bites: Almond Joy Grasshopper Ice Cream; Ginger Brownie Bites
  • Drinks: Pomegranate Lime Spritzer; Hazelnut Vanilla Milk
  • Sauces, Condiments, and Dressings: Lectin-fighting Shellfish Broth; Vegan Caesar Dressing
Listen in as Dr. Gundry joins Dr. Friedman to discuss insights from the cookbook and more.
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