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The tastiest — and healthiest — food trends of 2019 🍜

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MILWAUKEE -- Every year, billions of dollars are spent on new food trends -- but how do you know which ones are worthwhile? Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market dietitian Kerry Clifford swung by the Real Milwaukee studios to share some of 2019's tastiest and healthiest food trends, including plant-based diets, Ramen broth bowls and alternative flours.

Mushroom Tacos


  • 2 Corn Tortillas
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 4 portobello mushrooms
  • 1 TB lemon juice
  • 1 TSB cumin spice
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup salsa of your choice


Slice the mushrooms and saute with spices, olive oil and lemon juice. Top corn tortillas with black beans, mushrooms, mashed avocado, salsa and enjoy!

Homemade Ramen


  • 1 egg
  • Coconut aminos
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Chicken broth
  • Shredded carrots
  • Chopped kale
  • Dry ramen noodles
  • Colorful cabbage
  • Shredded chicken


Boil chicken broth and cook noodles according to directions. Add chicken, vegetables, cooked egg, ginger and garlic.

Coconut Flour Pancakes


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 medium banana
  • 1/4 TSP baking soda
  • 2 TB sunflower seed butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk


Mix all ingredients together and pour onto a pan until golden brown! For an extra hit of protein, top pancakes with some Greek yogurt, berries or even nut butter of your choice.


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