The Power of Mustard Greens

Amazing Mustard Greens The Powers of Mustard Greens are endless.  If you haven’t tried them yet or just haven’t seen or heard about them you may want to explore the unknown and bring them straight to your plate.  They are much like spinach, kale and or collards in that they have a bite and are…

Healthy Eating & Living requires you to get your veggies in

Be sure to be getting the proper servings of fruits and veggies into your diet.  Remember that you don’t want to over cook veggies as they begin to lose their nutritional value once they have been heated.  Eating them al dente, and crisp will allow the nutrition to remain intact while also eating them warm….

Superfoods Beets – Super Healthy Antioxidant Rich Food

Credit: Getty Images Beets Why they’re super: Beets are loaded with antioxidants and have been found to protect against cancer, heart disease, and inflammation. Naturally sweet and full of fiber and vitamin C, beets make a delicious and nutrient-packed addition to any meal. How to enjoy them: Try finely grated raw beets in your salads…

Superfood Alfalfa Sprouts – Nutrient-Packed Foods For Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Alfalfa sprouts Why they’re super: One cup of alfalfa sprouts has less than 10 calories, is virtually fat-free, and contains phytochemicals called saponins, which may protect against cancer and help lower cholesterol. How to enjoy them: Enjoy their fresh, earthy crunch in salads or sandwiches, or atop a lean turkey or veggie…

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…

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…

Acid Alkaline Food List

The Alkalarian Approach to Optimal Health by Dr. Robert and Shelley Young OUR BODIES WERE DESIGNED TO BE HEALTHY, slender and energetic. We were intended to have smooth, supple skin and a quick, alert mind. Instead we are overweight, tired, and sluggish. WHY? The New Biology™ Dr. Robert O. Young’s New Biology™, most simply stated,…

Mini Bell Peppers

Mini Bell Pepper Magic If you haven’t tried the mini bell peppers yet you need to pick some up.  They are in season now come in an array of colors and are popping up everywhere.  They are much sweeter and crunchier then the large standard bell peppers.  They come equipped with much more nutrition as…

Perfect Avocados every time!

If you have been disappointed before when buying avocados, don’t let that happen again. I am going to tell you the tricks to perfect avocados every time. The first step is finding the greenest, largest and hardest avocados for the best price. You want to pick them up 3 days before you need them. Place…

Tips for buying Summer Squash

When buying summer Squashes be sire to find small firm squashes.  You want to look for zucchinni or summer squashes that are under six inches.  Squash is freshest when its is bright with a glossy skin. Avoid the nicks and bruised squash as it is likely to begin decaying. Storing Summer Squash: The best way…

Purple Power Foods – Are you getting enough of these?

Purple foods are very important as they are packed with higher levels of antioxidant anthocyanins which help you bolster the immunity and help prevent sickness and disease.  Purple foods are  power packed with nutrients and essential in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. If you haven’t been getting enough purple foods in your diet try your best…