Chocolate Nutty Bites – Gluten-Free

Nutty Bites Naturally Gluten-Free Time:  15 Minutes Ingredient Recipe:  8 Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic all natural Peanut Butter (You can also use any nut butter on hand) 3/4 Cup Agave or other favorite sugar substitute 1 large cage free Egg or for vegetarians use 1tbsp of ground flaxseed + 3 tbsp. of water 1/2 tsp. […]

February is Heart Awareness Month

This month is Heart Awareness Month and a great time to talk about keeping your heart healthy through diet and lifestyle.  With Cardiovascular disease, heart disease and stroke being the leading cause of death in the United States according to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, we want to be sure you know […]

Healing Foods – Flaxseed

So many great things to say about wonderful flaxseed.  The best most potent form of flax seed is when it is in its ground state, as it unlocks its healing properties.  Everything from digestive comfort, vascular health aid, to potential cancer deterrent.  As flaxseed is high in natural fiber it is a great laxative aid […]

Superfood Flaxseed – A Powerful Antioxidant that Fights Disease

Credit: Getty Images Flaxseed Why it’s super: Not only does flaxseed lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack, but it is also a rich source of lignan, a powerful antioxidant that may be a powerful ally against disease and certain cancers, especially breast cancer. Just 2 tablespoons of ground seeds (which are […]

Flaxseeds

Healing Foods Flaxseeds Inside these tiny kernels are big health benefits: digestive comfort, vascular health, maybe even cancer deterrence The seeds of the flax plant are in the research spotlight. Because of their fiber, ground flaxseeds have shown promise as a treatment for constipation and irritable bowel syndrome, lessening symptoms significantly more than psyllium fiber. […]

Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day. […]

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery A critical genetic variation rules our ability to make essential omega-3s from plant foods; this may explain why rates of disease vary by ethnicity and diet by Craig Weatherby A landmark study shows that people’ genetic profiles greatly influence the impact of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids they consume.   The […]

Bulgur Wheat Pilaf with Flax, Tomato & Onions

Bulgar Wheat Pilaf with Flax Tomato & Onion Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Time: 18 Minutes Yield: 4 Servings (8 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Cup Organic Bulgur Wheat (I use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/4 Cup Raw Organic Flaxseed (I use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/3 Cup Organic Onion, diced 1 Small […]

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Agave & Avocado – Low Glycemic

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Agave & Avocado Time: 50 minutes (10 Ingredient Recipe) Yields: 1 Double Layer 8 inch round cake Ingredients for Cake: 2 ½ cups whole-wheat flour ½ cup Organic flaxseed meal (Bob’s Red Mill is my favorite) 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2½ teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 cups organic […]

Flax Seed

Flax seed is amazingly nutritious especially for being such a tiny seed.  Fiber, Lignans & Omega 3‘s are what make these seeds so special.  Flax are filled with vitamins and minerals while also providing antioxidants. Flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, which makes it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and […]