Healthy Eating

Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

Feeling under the weather? Whether you’re seeking to restore your health or just in the mood for something tasty, try out this recipe for fresh tomato basil soup. For this soup, you’ll need chopped red onions (2 onions makes about 1.5 cups), extra-virgin olive oil (3 tablespoons), minced garlic cloves (5), chopped peeled carrots (2), […]

Stressed Out? Munch on this!

Life’s daily routine can be stressful. Did you know that eating certain foods can help appease any stress you may have? Here’s a list of 11 foods you can eat to help curb your stress and provide you with genuine relief. Avocados: they are loaded with potassium, which helps keep blood pressure low. Known as […]

Salsa Eggs Recipe

Today I’m going to share with you a delicious recipe for salsa eggs. Ingredients: – 2-3 eggs – a protein (chicken, bacon, sausage, turkey, or their vegetarian alternatives are great) -any vegetables you’d like to use – salsa. In particular, I like to use Trader Joe’s Jalapeño Chicken Sausage, but you are encouraged to use any protein. Even […]

Healthy Cooked Kale Salad Recipe

Kale is a great leafy green vegetable known for its amazing health benefits. It can be used in salads and sandwiches, or it can be baked in the oven to make chips. Cooking kale is an easy and delicious way to consume the vegetables. My favorite way to consume kale is with a cooked kale […]

Food poisoning warning over fruit and veg

Can fruit and vegetables be dangerous? The Mail Online seems to think so. A story published on the website warns that: “Getting your five a day is responsible for half of all food poisoning cases.” The story comes from a decade-long US study of the sources of foodborne illnesses in the US. It estimates that […]

Kale: The Nutritious Super-Vegetable

Kale by photofarmer Kale is a green or purple leafy vegetable that is similar to wild cabbage, and is considered one of the healthiest vegetables on the market today. Kale has been around for centuries, and was considered one of the most common green vegetables in Europe up until the end of the Middle Ages. […]

Vegan Tofu Salad Sandwich Spread Recipe

High protein tofu stars in a yummy vegetarian sandwich spread recipe. Use sprouted grain bread and add sandwich fixings for a complete meal. Or scoop it up with chips or crackers or raw veggies for an easy appetizer or snack. Quantities and ingredients are very flexible in this recipe, but well drained extra firm tofu […]

The Clean Fifteen

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is an organization that creates public lists for consumers regarding pesticide levels in fruits and vegetables.  Each year the EWG creates the Dirty Dozen, which are the foods that contain the highest amounts of pesticide residue.  In addition, the EWG creates the Clean Fifteen, which are the top fifteen foods […]

Superfood: Kale

Kale has recently become the new trend in health food these days.  Kale chips, kale smoothies, kale salads… the list goes on.  So, what exactly is so great about this green?  Review the health benefits here, and soon you will be a believer. Anti-inflammatory and detoxifying: Kale reduces inflammatory processes in the body in addition to […]

Top Foods to Decrease Stress

Stress is a natural part of our lives and is what happens when you experience what you believe you cannot cope effectively when dealt a threatening situation.  Stress is a natural reaction and is nature’s way of keeping us alive.  Stress elicits the fight or flight reaction.  However, chronic stress can cause damage to our […]

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