Hearty Shiitake Kale Soup w/ Wheat Berries & Garlic

Hearty Shiitake Kale Soup w/ Wheat Berries & Garlic Yields:  6 Servings Time: 45 Minutes 7 Ingredient Recipe Health Properties of this Soup: This  delicious soup provides heart-healthful nutrition. Kale and garlic are good for the cardiovascular system; wheat berries are high in fiber; and shiitake mushrooms contain eritadenine, an amino acid that speeds up…

Portion Control Plates

Vegetarian Blog | Veg Daily Blog  January’s Find: Pretty Portion Control Plates By Jolia Sidona Allen January 16, 2013 January is prime time for reinventing ourselves. New year, new me: sounds simple, right? This year, I resolved to eat cleaner—and less, exercise more, kick caffeine, read more books (OK, read more e-books), and floss every…

Healing foods – Kale

Brought to us by VT Healing Foods Kale Warding off cancer, vascular disease, and eye disorders, spinach’s curly edged cousin is a low-calorie antioxidant heavyweight Chock-full of essential nutrients, such as calcium, folate, potassium, fiber, iron, and vitamins A (in the form of beta-carotene), C, and K, kale provides more nutritional value from fewer calories…

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…

The Perfect Veggie Burger: Veggie Burger Basics

Modified from Kathy Patalsky’s Original Article Veggie Burger Basics The Perfect Veggie Burger Along With Simple Steps To Make Them Vegan Chili Bean Burger If you are like us and love everything veggie you will love this. This is also great for preparing food for a vegan, vegetarian or health conscious individuals you may have…

Mint Tahini Pineapple Kale Tofu Wrap

Mint Tahini Pineapple Kale Tofu Wrap Brought to us by kathypatalsky Bogged down by the heavy flavors of winter, I looked to spring and sunshine for some inspiration. That inspiration came to me in the form of a plump, yellow, juicy pineapple with a feathered green stem and fragrant aroma. I added some mint, tahini…

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…

Growing your own Lettuce Simply

Lettuce is an amazing crop.  You can plant it just about anywhere.  If you have a problem with pests who enjoy feasting on your crops you can use an all natural pesticide like food grade diatomaceous earth which is made of ground fossils.  It can be safely and simply used indoors or out.  Some even…

Beet, Sunflower & Radish Salad w/ Agave Flax Dressing

Beet, Kale & Radish Salad w/ Agave Flax Dressing  Time: 20 Minutes if steaming beets fresh – 10 Minutes or less if shredding beets raw Yield: 6 Servings (11 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 Bunch Organic Kale, washed, stems removed and chopped 1 Organic Tomato, chopped 1 Cup Organic Carrots, Shredded 1/4…

Parmesan Crusted Chicken w/ Kale Pasta & Garlic Marinara

Parmesan Crusted Chicken w/ Kale Pasta & Garlic Marinara Time: 1 Hour 10 minutes from start to finish Yield: 4 Large Servings with Leftovers (17 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Package Organic Whole Wheat Pasta 2 Cups Organic Kale 5 Cloves Organic Garlic 1 Organic Onion 1 Cup Organic Basil 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil…