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…

Eat Clean For LESS

Brought to us By VT Eat Clean for Less 10 ways to stretch your organic food dollars BY Karen Edwards Does it feel like your weekly grocery bills are approaching the national debt? Food prices are definitely on the rise, but this is no time to stop buying organic. Deborah Madison, chef and author of…

Carrot Apple Zinger

Carrot Apple Zinger Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Time: 2 Minutes Yield: 1 Large Juice (4 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 3 Organic Apples 2 Large Organic Carrots 1/2 Organic Beet 1 Inch Piece of Organic Ginger Directions: Take all ingredients and juice.

Green Energy Monster Juice

Green Energy Monster Juice Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Time: 2 Minutes Yield: 1 Large Juice or 2 Small Juices (4 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 2 Organic Celery Stalks 2 Organic Apples 4 Sprigs Organic Mint 2 Cups Organic Spinach Directions: Put all ingredients into juicer.

12 Most Contaminated Fruits & Vegetables

We have been talking about converting to organic fruits and vegetables and the overwhelming health benefits of doing so.  One of the biggest reasons to convert is due to their high pesticide content.  It is very important as you transition to an organic diet to better understand which conventionally grown fruits and vegetables are most…

Cinnamon Carrot Cookies With Gingered Agave Walnuts

Cinnamon Carrot Cookies with Gingered Agave Walnuts Vegan Vegetarian Recipe Yields: 24 cookies (11 Item Recipe) Time: 25 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Organic carrots, grated 1 cup Raw Organic walnuts 1 cup Organic rolled oats 1 Tablespoon Organic Agave 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons Organic cinnamon 1/2…

A Healthy Snack: Exploring Dried Apple Rings

Dried apples are a healthy and nutritious snack.  They are easy to take on the go and provide a good amount of nutrition and fiber.  Be sure if you are buying dried fruits that you are picking up organic un-sulfured type.  There are many additional chemicals and additives that they like to add to dried…