Speedy Stir-Fry 101

from The Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Cookbook by Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Guest Editor of Integrative Medicine on Allthingshealing.com

Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski, ATH Supervising Editor: Thank you Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Guest Editor on our Integrative Medicine page, for sharing this recipe from your new The Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Cookbook with co-authors Deirdre Rawlings, PhD, ND, MH and Chrystle Fiedler. Yum.

2 tablespoons (30 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced or finely chopped
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 cup (115 g) sliced zucchini
3 cups sliced or chopped carrots
8 cremini mushrooms, chopped
1 large green pepper, chopped
1/3 cup (20 g) fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons (30 ml) tamari sauce (wheat-free) or Bragg’s liquid amino acids
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
Dash red pepper flakes or cayenne (optional)
2 tablespoons (8 g) cilantro (optional)
1 can (8 ounces, or 225 g) water-packed tuna
1/2 avocado, cubed
1 cup (165 g or 185 g) cooked brown rice or quinoa (optional)

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; sauté garlic and onion until softened. Add zucchini, carrots, mushrooms, green pepper, parsley, tamari, salt and pepper, red pepper flakes or cayenne, and cilantro; cook, stirring often, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add the canned tuna with the water and stir to combine. Top with avocado and serve over a bed of steamed brown rice or quinoa, if desired.


EACH WITH: Calories 285.06; Calories From Fat 107.48; Total Fat 12.36 g; Cholesterol 18.06 mg; Sodium 746.51 mg; Potassium 854.91 mg; Total Carbohydrates 30 g; Fiber 7.12 g; Sugar 6.97 g; Protein 15.67 g

To learn more visit the website: www.beatsugaraddictionnowcookbook.com.


Val M.
Val M3 years ago

Sounds yummy - have bookmarked

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe3 years ago

I've copied this recipe and put it in my Recipes folder! Thanks!!

Sonia Minwer Barakat Requ
Sonia M3 years ago

Sounds delicious,must try it.thanks for sharing

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Tim Cheung
Tim C6 years ago


Joan Mcallister
6 years ago

Sounds like a good recipe will give it a try next time I am doing a stirfry

Vicky Pitchford
Vicky P6 years ago


Peter Mengos
Peter Mengos6 years ago


Marissa G.
Marissa G.6 years ago

I am a vegetarian so I will be omitting the tuna and probably using tofu instead, but this recipe does sound really good.

Dawn G.
Dawn Harvey6 years ago