Healing foods – Kale

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Kale Warding off cancer, vascular disease, and eye disorders, spinach’s curly edged cousin is a low-calorie antioxidant heavyweight Chock-full of essential nutrients, such as calcium, folate, potassium, fiber, iron, and vitamins A (in the form of beta-carotene), C, and K, kale provides more nutritional value from fewer calories…

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tips

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Tips Courtesy of Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease. We all know inflammation on the surface of the body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. It is the…

Healing with Turmeric

Healing Foods Turmeric This beautiful gold hued earthy spice aids in digestive health while delivering strong anti-inflammatory health benefits. Turmeric is a common spice used and seen most frequently in indian dishes. Turmeric goes way back and has been used in many ancient Ayurvedic treatments for all types of arthritis, and digestive issues. The healing…

Healing Health Benefits of Cayenne

Healing Foods Cayenne Cayenne is wonderful for adding a spicy flavor to any dish or meal.  It is also a wonderful way to keep sinus congestion and sore throats at bay.  You only need a very little bit of Cayenne to reap its healing properties, as a little goes a long way. Cayenne is ground…

Avocados And Their Amazing Health Benefits

Healing Foods Avocados Avocados are healthy nutrient filled fruits, filled with heart healthy benefits and great nutrition. Avocados are known for their delicious smooth taste and texture.  They contain healthy monounsaturated fats.  These are the fats that are great for heart health.  Oleic acid, is the monounsaturated fat found to lower LDL cholesterol. Avocados are…

Amazing Health Properties of Zucchini

Health Benefits of Zucchini There are many health benefits that zucchini and its summer squash family bring.  Zucchini has a delicious rich taste with a crisp texture.  Zucchini is a wonderful veggie that can easily compliment an array of culinary dishes. With the abundant health properties zucchini brings we should all try to bring it…

Super Summer Veggies

Summer Squash and Red Peppers If you are looking for healthy low fat summer veggie options then you might want to pair these three together.  The fresh summer squash both yellow and green with the sweet red peppers makes a wonderful and healthy combination.  Quickly slice them up and pan saute them for 1-2 minutes…

Using Flax Seed Meal as an Egg Substitute

Substituting Flax Seed Meal for Eggs  Flax seeds come in 2 basic varieties, brown and golden both types are wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids.  Try your best to get flax into your daily routine as the health benefits are quite remarkable.  Flax meal can be used to supplement your diet used as a topping…

Papaya A Healing Food

Papaya A wonderful tropical fruit with amazing health and healing properties.  Enhancing digestion, calming inflammation, and aids in prevention of  heart disease and arthritis. Papaya is the only food source rich in the healing papain enzyme.  Papain is an an anti-inflammatory enzyme that breaks down proteins. Papain is wonderful for aiding digestion, easing burns and…