2 Recipes from Our Cookbook

By Jackie Cartier
August 1, 2017

Sloppy_Joe.jpgAt Nutritional Weight & Wellness we believe real food is, and always should be, the first thing you consider when looking to improve your health. While supplements can be beneficial and we have plenty of information on those, we always start with food. 

We’ve specially crafted this book to cut through the clutter of what’s good for your health and what isn’t. But you don’t need the cookbook to learn that secret because we share it every week on our podcast Dishing Up Nutrition and our blog … it’s REAL FOOD!

To get you inspired to bring more real food into your life, here are two delicious recipes from our cookbook.

Sloppy Joes
Serves 4 | Dairy Free


  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. olive or coconut oil
  • ½ c. onion (diced)
  • 1 c. celery (diced)
  • 1 c. red pepper (diced)
  • ½ c. carrots (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 1 ½ lb. ground beef or turkey
  • 1 c. tomato sauce (preservative and sugar-free)
  • ¼ c. organic ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • ½ tsp. black pepper


  1. Sauté vegetables in olive oil and salt until tender.
  2. Add beef or turkey to vegetables, use a fork to crumble the meat.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to meat and vegetables, cook through.


Salmon ChowderSalmon_Chowder.jpg
Serves 4 | Gluten Free | Balanced meal


  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • ½ c. celery (diced)
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 c. chicken broth divided
  • 2 small red potatoes
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. salmon fillets (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 12 oz. green beans (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • ½ c. frozen corn
  • 1-2 c. whole milk or half & half
  • Parsley or dill for garnish (chopped)


  • Melt butter in a large soup pot. Add onion and celery. Sauté 5 minutes.
  • Stir corn starch into ¼ c. of the chicken broth and set aside.
  • Pour remaining broth into pot and simmer.
  • Add potatoes, salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add salmon and remaining vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in cornstarch mixture and simmer for another 3-5 minutes as soup thickens and green beans finish cooking.
  • Stir in milk. Heat until warm.
  • Serve with chopped parsley or dill.

Just seeing the Sloppy Joe recipe makes us want to whip that up for dinner tonight. You, too? Not only is real food delicious, satisfying and nutritious, we’ve seen thousands of clients reap the benefits of eating the Weight & Wellness Way. This doesn’t surprise us because real food helps produce stronger, less painful joints, balance hormones, jumpstart weight loss, strengthen immune systems, reduce depression, and the list goes on and on. On top of that we frequently see conditions ranging from MS, colitis and Crohn’s disease go into remission for years. People experience relief from fibromyalgia, acne clears, and cancer patients live longer than predicted. All because of real food!

Intrigued? Find out how real food (that means cutting out processed foods) can positively contribute to your health in more ways than you can imagine. Snag one of our cookbooks if you’re unsure how to start or want to recommit to your health. Know that if you have questions about your unique biochemistry, we’re always here to help.

Interested in learning more about the benefits of eating real food the Weight & Wellness Way? Check out these additional resources:

About the author

Jackie Cartier is Content Strategy Manager for Nutritional Weight & Wellness. She was once a client, seeking natural solutions to her achy runner knees and hormonal imbalances. From then she was hooked and eventually ended up on their team, spreading the real food message on the blog and through social media. 

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