Delicious & Nutritious Dates!

Dates are an amazingly nutritious fruit enjoyed all over the world. They are also very healthy loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, and fiber.  In fact one  date fruit has 25% more potassium than a banana.  Dates are also naturally fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free and make an incredible way to naturally […]

Superfood Cranberries – Healing Foods For Health & Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Cranberries Why they’re super: Cranberries are renowned for protecting against urinary tract infections, but did you also know they may improve blood cholesterol and aid in recovery from strokes? Cranberry juice has also been shown to make cancer drugs more potent. How to enjoy them: Although available frozen year-round, enjoy these tart […]

Superfood Avocados – Nutrient-Packed foods for Health

Credit: Getty Images Avocados Why they’re super: Just one half of a medium-size avocado contains more than 4 grams of fiber and 15% of your recommended daily folate intake. Cholesterol-free and rich in monounsaturated fats and potassium, avocados are also a powerhouse for heart health. How to enjoy them: Use avocados as the base for […]

Superfood Apples – Foods For Health & Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Apples Why they’re super: Apples are the richest fruit source of pectin, a soluble fiber that has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, decrease the risk of colon and breast cancers, and maybe even lessen the severity of diabetes. How to enjoy them: Try throwing a few slices on your […]

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 […]

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 […]

You Need An Avocado Tree!

Amazing Avocado Trees Whether they are simply a seed or a full grown tree they are really a delight to have. The tree above is an elder avocado that is a super producer.  This picture shows just how incredible a tree can be.  Ours likes to get up close to the house giving the house […]

Tips to buying the perfect peaches

Tips to Buying the perfect Peaches When buying the perfect peaches you will need to find golden yellow and red fruits that have no green on the skin. You want to allow the fruit to ripen at room temperature. Tips to Storing Peaches: Storing peaches in the refrigerator will deaden their flavor, so be sure […]

Guide to Buying Blackberries

Tips to Buying Blackberries Blackberries are in season now and will be available throughout the summer and all are very healthy sources of fiber as well as Vitamin C.  Most farmers’ markets will have Blackberries, boysenberries, loganberries, and olallie berries which are currently in season.  Fresh berries should be sweet and tart in flavor. When […]

Guide to Buying Tomatoes

A Guide to Buying the freshest and most delicious tomatoes When buying tomatoes be sure to find the ones that are not too hard, and not too soft. To buy the perfect tomatoes you are looking Look for vibrantly colored tomatoes.  Perfect tomatoes should have a strong, earthy aroma when you smell them. My favorite […]