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Whisk Catering Menu Health Benefits

Grass-Fed Ropa Vieja
Slow Roasted & Shredded Skirt Steak, Guajillo-Carrot Broth (GF)

Nutritional Highlights
Grass-fed beef: Anti-inflammatory omega 3s similar to wild salmon, 2-3x more CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) than conventional beef which can be disease-preventative.

Turmeric: Anti-inflammatory! Beneficial for digestion, arthritis, respiratory system & depression.

Black pepper: Helps the body to absorb turmeric.

Onions: Antioxidants & compounds that fight inflammation & decrease triglycerides.

Wild Alaskan Salmon
Open Flame Grilled, Toasted Almond Pesto (GF)

Nutritional Highlights
Wild Salmon: One of the highest sources of omega 3s and one of the few food sources of vitamin D. Note: farmed salmon doesn't have the same omega 3 content.

Basil: Antioxidants & anti-bacterial properties, helps maintain skin health, boosts digestion & detoxifies the body.

Parsley: A powerful natural diuretic & can help reduce bloating & lower blood pressure.

Stewed Eggplants
Roasted Garlic, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Sweet Basil, Fresh Mozzarella, California EVOO (GF, V)

Nutritional Highlights
Eggplant: Antioxidants like vitamins A & C, which help protect cells against damage.

Thyme: Boosts immunity & protects neurons in the brain from premature aging.

Oregano: Aids digestion & has anti-bacterial & viral benefits.

Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Caramelized Garlic, Scallions and Coconut Milk (GF, V)

Nutritional Highlights
Sweet potatoes: High in beta carotene, the precursor to vitamin A, which is important for good vision. They also have a lower glycemic index than white potatoes so they raise blood sugar less.

Coconut milk: Healthy fat to slow the glucose release from the potatoes.

Garlic: Immune boosting due to high levels of sulfur compounds.

Roasted Tri-Color Cauliflower
Reggianito Cheese, Fresh Lemon Zest (GF, V)

Nutritional Highlights
Cauliflower: A cruciferous vegetable with antioxidants (glucosinolates & isothiocyanates) that have been shown to slow the growth of cancer. Cruciferous vegetables aid in detoxification through the liver.

Lemon Zest: High in flavonoid antioxidant D-limonene that reduces oxidative stress & can lower blood sugar & cholesterol.

Wild Rice
Saffron Vegetable Broth, Flat Leaf Parsley, Extra Virgin Olive Oil (GF, V)

Nutritional Highlights
Wild rice: Is actually a seed, not a grain which means it has a higher protein content (and is a complete protein) & has 30x the antioxidants than white rice.

Saffron: Crocin & crocetin antioxidants that may have antidepressant benefits. Also may have aphrodisiac properties.

Dark Chocolate Mousse
Cacao powder, organic cream, maple syrup (GF, V)

Nutritional Highlights
Cacao: High in minerals like iron, magnesium & calcium. Also has polyphenols (more antioxidants to reduce inflammation).

Organic cream: Healthy fat to slow the sugar release from the maple syrup to reduce blood sugar spike.

Maple Syrup: High in manganese which is necessary for brain & nerve function. Lower glycemic index than white sugar so it doesn't spike your blood sugar as much. Unrefined sweetener like maple syrup has vitamins & minerals to help your body process it.


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