Lemon Avocado Dressing (Low-Calorie)

Lemon Avocado Dressing (Low-Calorie) Servings:  1/2 cup dressing Time: 25-30 Minutes 5 Item Recipe Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: ½ large Avocado, chopped ½ cup Cucumber, chopped (peeled & seeded) 1 Tbs. Fresh Lemon Juice 1 tsp. Organic Agave 1 Tbs. Fresh Dill, cut fine Directions: Take all ingredients and put into food processor. Add…

Thank You! We did It and reached 125k + subscribers

From The Bottom Of Our Heart We Thank You! We wanted to reach out and thank every one of our loyal readers, viewers, and subscribers from all over the world.  Your constant support, encouragement and love have made this little blog reach so many.  We sure appreciate each and every one of you and value…

Be Well Tuscan White Bean & Veggie Soup

Be Well White Bean & Veggie Soup Time: 1 Hour Servings: 4-6 Bowls 15 Item Recipe Vegan & Vegetarian Recipe Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic White Beans dry, soaked overnight and drained 1/2 Organic Onion, chopped 2 Cloves Organic Garlic, chopped3 Oganic Carrot, chopped 3 Organic Celery Stalks, chopped 9 Organic Brussel Sprouts, cut in half…

Honey a Healing Food & Natural Sweetener

Honey is such a great aid in many ailments including soothing a cough.  With its rich antioxidant properties it is a wonderful immunity booster.  Honey naturally has antiviral and antibacterial capabilities.  A recent Penn State study found honey more effective than an over the counter commonly prescribed drug dextromethorphan (cough suppressant).  Honey can soothe throat…

Healing Properties of Cayenne

Cayenne Pepper is a wonderful fiery spice that grows on a plant much like other fruits and vegetables.  Once the are matured the Cayenne Pepper is picked and prepared to be eaten. The Pepper is eaten both raw in foods like salsa and other spicy mexican dishes, as well as dried and ground. Ground Cayenne…

HEMP SEED – An amazing healing food with Anti-Inflammatory Omegas.

Hemp Seed Healing abilities of Hemp seed: This incredible Cannabis sativa plant is filled with a wealth of healthy nutrients.  While you won’t get any type of high from this plant it is power packed with nutrition.  Hemp seeds have a perfect omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio, which is ideal for anti-inflammatory properties.  These…

Superfood Cranberries – Healing Foods For Health & Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Cranberries Why they’re super: Cranberries are renowned for protecting against urinary tract infections, but did you also know they may improve blood cholesterol and aid in recovery from strokes? Cranberry juice has also been shown to make cancer drugs more potent. How to enjoy them: Although available frozen year-round, enjoy these tart…

Sweet Potato & Lentil Packets With Quinoa

Sweet Potato and Lentil Packets Nutritional Information Per Packet: Calories: 265 Protein: 9 g Total Fat: 7 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 43 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 253 mg Fiber: 10 g Sugar: 13 g Vegan Gluten-Free Yield:  Serves 4 Time:  30 minutes or fewer Ingredients: 2 cups finely diced sweet potato 1…

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Quinoa Swap this protein-packed grain for others to get a balanced meat-free meal and heart-healthy antioxidants Now recognized as the world’s most nutritious grain, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has been cultivated in the Andes Mountains for more than 5,000 years. As a whole grain, this seed-like South American fruit…

Nutritious Fall Salads

Brought to us by VT Orange Beet Salad w/ Fennel & Radicchio Serves 8 Arrange this salad on a shallow platter rather than in a deep bowl to show off the colorful toppings. ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cracked black pepper ½ tsp. ground fennel seed 3…