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…

Chia Seeds

A great VT article on Chia Seeds: What they do and how to use them to improve your overall health Healing Foods Chia Seeds The word is spreading fast of chia seeds’ rich supply of heart-healthful omega-3s Popular as a novelty product to the tune of Ch-ch-ch-chia!, the seeds of the Salvia hispanica plant are…

Black Rice

I just came across a wonderful product that was just DELICIOUS and wanted to share. It is BLACK RICE by Hinode and it happens to be a natural SUPER FOOD. If you haven’t already tried it I encourage you to try it at your first chance. It cooked very quick at 35-40 minutes. It has…

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…

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…

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

Article Provided by Bob’s Red Mill The whole truth about whole grains It’s amazing to think that something as simple as a whole grain can pack so much energy and vitality. Sure, they may look innocent enough from the outside, but the real magic lies within. Which leads us to one of the most common…

Golden Flax Yogurt w/ Agave

Golden Flax Yogurt w/ Agave Time: 2 minutes (after soaking flax overnight) Yield: 1 Serving (3 Item Recipe) Ingredients: Organic Golden Roasted Flax, whole seed (I used the Trader Joe’s Brand in this recipe) Organic Plain Low Fat Yogurt Organic Agave Directions: The first step is to get your golden flax seed out. I would…

Whole Grains – What are they?

 Whole Grains What Are They? All grains begin as whole grains. Whole grains are the entire seed of a plant. The seed also referred to as a kernel has three key parts.  The bran, the germ, and the endosperm. The Bran The bran is the outer skin of the kernel, this tough protective layer keeps…

Do you know this Highly Nutritious & Naturally Low Calorie Fruit?

HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS & LOW CALORIE SNACK If you are looking for a highly nutritious, low calorie food then cantaloupe may be what you are looking for.  Naturally low in calories cantaloupe comes in at only 56 calories per serving, and is also a great source of vitamins A, B3, B6, C, folate, potassium, and dietary…

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar The healing powers of apple cider vinegar, were first discovered by a Vermont Physician D.C. Jarvis, who believed that the properties in apple cider vinegar could prevent illness in people and pets.  He found that regular doses of cider vinegar and honey could increase longevity. Apple cider vinegar is produced when bacteria…