All About Nutrition

After returning from a trip to Mexico, I realized that I never consumed a single burrito while south of the boarder.  A sudden craving came over me,  but I also wanted something with a Middle-Eastern taste.  So, I decided to create a Mediterranean burrito.  And...

Roasted chickpeas are so easy to make and a healthy alternative to chips of other processed "foods." Ingredients: 2 Cans of chickpeas/garbanzo beans Extra Virgin Olive oil or Coconut oil Sea Salt Optional spices to choose from: Curry, cumin, garam masala, smoked paprika, turmeric, tarragon or thyme Here's to...

For some, buying organic is a given and for others a luxury they would like but can’t afford. For others it’s a waste of money, perhaps they think it a scam and a needless extra thing to worry about when eating. Well here is my...

Dairy has been the center of our dining tables for years and the industry has promoted it as an absolute necessary part of a healthy diet, but studies prove a different truth. The reality is that not only do humans not require dairy for health...

Growing your own vegetables is not only a great way to find freshest produce but it’s healthy for the spirit as well. Home grown all starts with the soil and getting down and dirty.  While gardening, it's great to take off your shoes and get...

If you are looking for a plant based protein boost, try adding lentils to your culinary cupboard.  Lentils (Lens culinaris) are in the legume family; have a lens shaped grain seed called pulse that grow in pods on annual bushy plants.  Dal is the term...

Flaxseeds, the next addition to your grocery list! That little golden or brown shell of a seed is holding a powerhouse of nutrition.  A health food that has been recognized for thousands of years and dates back to ancient Greece and Hippocrates who understood that...

This blue-green algae is a freshwater plant that is an exciting superfood that you will see in green superfood smoothies, energy bars, and supplements. Did you know that Spirulina’s common name is pond scum? Spirulina is grown around the world from Mexico to Africa to...

The Apple Adage We all know the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” in this second blog in the superfood series, we will talk about apples and why this saying is so true. Remember a superfood is defined as a nutrient-rich food...

“Have you heard of that crazy wrap thing?” Yes. Yes I have. And no, no I will not give it a try! I refuse. I will say, I have gone through some not-so-holy eating spurts in my life, but I am pretty damn proud to say...



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