So I am doing this detox diet, and for some strange reason, I’ve been craving lentils. When you crave something that’s good for you, listen. It’s most likely your body telling you it needs a particular nutrient…
Try this with any leftover chicken or turkey. Besides the healing properties of chicken soup, this soup contains shiitake mushrooms with powerful healing properties…
It’s Thanksgiving, and all the tempting treats are making their appearance. Don’t let that healthy resolve disintegrate into a pile of extra pounds. Here’s a healthy, delicious way to partake…
Once you try this salad, you may become totally hooked on it like I did. This simple salad has been a hit with everyone who has eaten it! I tried it once and then made it a few dozen more times—it is so good! It’s just a little bit different from your average salad.
Warm Asian steak salad, contains fresh ginger in the dressing. Ginger is one of those incredible superfoods.That’s because ginger contains 12 antioxidant compounds more powerful than vitamin E! And, studies show that ginger soothes the body’s inflammatory response…
This fragrant and tasty broth resembles a mild, Thai curry with lemongrass and lime simmering in rich coconut milk. You can add whatever meat or fish suits you. I used some delicious, wild caught rock shrimp, thinly sliced chicken and salmon salmon in this one
Historically, humans consumed over 80,000 species of edible plants, animals, and fungi, but in our modern dietary world, the average American gets almost 70% of their caloric intake from THREE foods! And those foods have been pushed as 'healthy' but they are actually leading us to multiple chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer, and [...]
A Superfood That Improves Athletic Performance and Recovery, Burns Fat, and Helps Your Love Life Too!
I tend to think of most superfoods as being dark green, bright red, orange or yellow, but this particular superfood is actually comes in a dull white, tan or brown color. Mushrooms deserve “Superfood” status for lots of reasons—many scientists are just in the beginning stages of discovering some of the many amazing [...]
I made this chili this weekend for a group mountain bike outing.I like to add some unexpected ingredients into my chili recipe, not only for a taste sensation, but to increase the nutrient and antioxidant punch. This chili seems to be a proven crowd pleaser. Adjust the seasonings as you wish for a milder or spicier version.
Even if you are an avowed brussels sprouts hater, I am certain you will change your mind once you try this recipe. These carmelly sweet, roasted brussels sprouts with olive oil and bacon will transform anyone into a brussels sprouts lover!
This recipe was adapted from a recipe from the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley. It makes a perfect meal with high quality protein, good-for-you fats, and healthy greens loaded with antioxidants and fat burning power. I used my own homegrown basil.
In a scene straight out of the TV show, “Chopped” I was looking to make something tasty for dinner in a hurry. I had an orange, fresh cranberries, salmon and…
Caffeine was once thought to be bad for us. But as we can see with the prevalence of coffee shops on virtually every corner, coffee is everywhere. And tea is gaining in popularity too. According to recent coffee statistics, coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups [...]
Coconuts once were considered bad for you. It was thought that the saturated fat in coconut lead to high cholesterol, clogged arteries, heart disease, and weight gain. So the question is: Are coconuts really good for you or bad for you?
The Fourth of July weekend is the traditional time to barbecue outside, gather with some friends or family to enjoy all that summer has to offer. While regular ribs usually are slathered in bbq sauce full of high fructose corn syrup, these spicy ribs have an Asian twist you’ll love.
Enjoy small squares of this delicious healthy fudge for dessert and for small snacks throughout the day. This is about as good as it gets for a healthy yet delicious treat!
Breakfast is truly an important meal.It actually jumpstarts your metabolism, fires up your brain and gives you fuel to start your day full of energy. Don’t miss this opportunity to supercharge your day with some essential nutrients. And, eating a healthy breakfast reduces hunger all day.
Trying to follow a Paleo diet? Going gluten free or grain free? Have food allergies? What is there to eat for a healthy snack? Generally a quick snack can be a piece of fruit and a handful of raw nuts, but sometimes you’re on the go and you want something tasty and filling, but not [...]
Have you heard the new diet trend? It’s the ‘Paleo’ diet, primal diet or the caveman diet. I guess it’s not exactly what I would call new and trendy, since it is based on the diet that our ancient ancestors ate. ‘The Paleo Diet’ is actually a term that author Loren Cordain, PhD coined [...]
Summer is a great time to enjoy fresh, locally grown veggies at their peak, just picked. Check out your local farmers’ market for the most flavorful vegetables. Try zucchini, summer squash, sweet onions, red or yellow peppers, and portabella mushrooms.