Keep Your New Year Resolutions with Fat Dissolving Vegetable Recipes

January 6, 2012

Recipes, Weight

Are you still keeping up on your New Year Resolutions? Did you try to change some of your eating habits and incorporate more weight loss recipes into your diet and menu plan?

In order to lose weight, try to speed up your metabolism by adding more fiber rich foods, cleansing spices, cleansing herbs and fat dissolving vegetables, such as onions, green onions, celery, shitake mushrooms, horseradish, turnip, turmeric, etc. in your diet.

Here are two recipes for you to try to keep your New Year Resolution:

Warm Black Bean, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad Recipe


  • 1 cup of cooked black beans (soaked overnight and cooked till tender)
  • 2 cups arugulaKeep Your New Year Resolutions
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 /2 cup grated goat cheese
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/6 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp green onions chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp horseradish, grated
  • Immunity Boosting Spices Mix
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped, per serving


Saute onions and carrots in olive oil for 10 min., add turmeric, cayenne pepper, salt, ghee, stir thoroughly. Mix with arugula, top with grated goat cheese. Garnish with parsley.

Comforting and Healthy Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe


  • 2 onions choppedKeep Your New Year Resolutions
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 1 turnip cubed
  • 1 small potato, chopped
  • 1 cup shitake mushrooms soaked
  • 1 celery stock chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp dill, minced (per serving)
  • Immunity Boosting Spices Mix


For vegetable broth: mix ½ onion, a carrot, a celery stack, a potato, a turnip, in 4 cups of water approximately for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, sauté the rest of onions and carrots in olive oil, for 5 minutes, add shitake mushrooms, chopped and cook for 5 more minutes; add ghee and set aside. When vegetable broth is ready, add sautéed vegetables, salt and pepper to taste. Serve with sour cream and chopped dill on top.

Bon Appetit!


Breathe, smile and be happy

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition and Relationship Expert

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4 Responses to “Keep Your New Year Resolutions with Fat Dissolving Vegetable Recipes”

  1. Susan Liddy Says:

    Love the title of your blog article… FAT DISSOLVING.


    Bon Appetit!

  2. Fay Says:

    A big congratulations to you for a job well done. Your blog has been reviewed and I’m elated to let you know that your blog will appear on the Blogging Women directory.

    Our all women’s blog directory was created to highlight the outstanding blogs published by women and I am pleased to add another wonderful blog to our directory.

    Much thanks for all your hard work. Continued success with this blog and all you do!

  3. Irina Wardas Says:

    Thank you very much, Fay. I am honored and excited to be included. Breathe, smile and be happy.

  4. Irina Wardas Says:

    Glad you like the title , Susan. And by the way it is true….:-) Breathe, smile and be happy.

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