Sweet Potato & Barley Soup

This time of year a warm soup really hits the spot.  This is one of my fast favorites and can be whipped up in a flash.  With just a few fresh nutritious ingredients you can make this very quickly and affordably. Sweet Potato & Barley Soup Time: 45 Minutes Servings:  6 11 Item Recipe Naturally…

Fall Favorite Soup- Carrot Sweet Potato Soup

As the weather begins to chill warm soup becomes our households favorite.  Make thick, hearty and filling healthy soups quickly to keep your whole family warm and well this season.  Here is one of our favorite fall soups we serve regularly. Carrot Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients 1 Tbs. olive oil 1 cup yellow onion, diced…

Chili Sweet Potato Stew

Chili Sweet Potato Stew Time: 1 hourServings: 8 15 Ingredient Recipe Vegan Ingredients 4 Cups Purified Water1 Stalk Celery, chopped 2 Cloves Garlic, chopped 1 Bay Leaf 1 Thyme Sprig, whole & 2 Tblsp.  Thyme, chopped 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 1 Medium Onion 1/4 Cup whole wheat flour 4 Cups sweet potato, diced 2 Cups…

Kale Quinoa Veggie Stew

Kale Quinoa Veggie Stew Time:  45 Minutes 9 Ingredient Recipe Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic Kale1/2 Cup Organic Red Cabbage 1 Cup dry rinsed Organic Quinoa 1/2 Cup Organic Barley 1/2 Cup Organic Green Lentils 1 Organic Sweet Potato, cut into small cubes 1/2 Organic Onion, chopped 3 Cloves Garlic, chopped 9 Cups…

Fat Burning Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

The Top Fat-Burning Foods Brought to us by Health Magazine Credit: Getty Images Boost your metabolism It’s true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contain nutrients and compounds that stoke your metabolic fire. Feed your metabolism with these. Credit: Geoff Wilkinson Image Library…

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…

The Healing Power of Cayenne

Healing Foods Cayenne This is a wonderful fiery spice that pairs well with any dish. The nutritional and healing properties of cayenne will help keep sore throats and sinus congestion at bay. Cayenne powder is made from dried chilies, that are then ground into a powerful powder. Cayenne pepper contains an amazing healing substance called…

Reducing Inflammation with Alkaline Foods

How Alkaline is Your Diet? 11 Foods to Try! Brought to us by the lovely kathypatalsky  Alkaline food Alkaline foods and their role in reducing inflammation in the body has been a hot topic in recent years. A diet rich in alkaline foods helps reduces inflammation in the body. Everyone from Dr.Oz to Oprah has…

Tomato Ginger Peppered Peas

Tomato, Ginger Peppered Peas Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian (8 Item Recipe) Yields: 4 Servings Ingredients: 2 Cups Organic  Black-Eyed Peas, drained (I use dried and make them fresh using bobs red mill black eyed peas) 3 Cups Organic Roma Tomatoes, chopped 1 Organic Onion, sliced thin 1 clove Organic Garlic, chopped fine 1/2 teaspoon fresh…

Spicy Lemon Tomato Hummus Spread – Vegan & Vegetarian

Spicy Lemon Tomato Hummus Spread Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian (9 Item Recipe) Yield: 2 1/2 Cups Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups organic garbanzo beans (I use bob’s red mill dry garbanzo beans and soak myself day before – very affordable and makes a lot.) 3 tablespoons raw organic sesame seeds 2 tablespoons alkalized antioxidant…

Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast is a great source of protein and vitamins, especially the B-complex vitamins and is a compete protein.  This low fat, low sodium food is free of dairy, sugar and gluten.  You want to be sure to pick up the nutritional yeast fortified with vitamin B12, as it is sold with and without the…