Recipes to Nourish You

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...

Steve will show you easy ways to start healthy batch cooking so you only have to cook once a week! Find out ways to save time and keep your heart healthy! Steve brings you amazing ideas to help you stay healthy and save you time...

Superfood: Cruciferous Vegetables Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Kale, Cabbage, and Cauliflower All of these vegetables have many things in common: they are all cruciferous vegetables, they are chock full of cancer fighting nutrients, they taste amazing, they are my favorite type of vegetables, and you should eat more...

Dinner based on plants can be more interesting than you ever thought possible when you start to learn great combinations.  The following recipes are just a few suggestions for a flavorful plant-based dinner that leaves no one looking for Tom Turkey; but is thoughtful, healthy...

As the cold winds start to blow the fallen leaves in mini cyclones, I start to fantasize about stirring a steaming pot of nourishing warming soup. My hope is for this blog is to give YOU the courage to make a pot of soup using...

Dairy Alternatives You can leave the cow in the pasture happily grazing on the green grass mother nature supplies and still have your milk and drink it too!  With the growing awareness of dairy allergies, lactose intolerance and greater understanding of species specific milk, more people...

How big is your rainbow? It’s important to eat a rainbow of fruits and veggies everyday for the different properties each vegetable can offer. Every vegetable contains a different phytonutrient benefit.  I will be discussing the red variety today and how carotenoids play a role in...



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