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…

Low-Calorie Antioxidant Kale

Kale is an amazing food and nutritionally it has a lot to offer.  You can eat a large bowl of kale as 1 packed cup is only 34 calories. Kale has a natural taste and is great in salads, soups, stews and more. Kale grows in its peak season from mid-winter through first weeks of…

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…

Root Vegetable – Red Crimson Beets – Power Vegetable

Beets are incredible root vegetable most commonly seen in the purple color.  Beets have been found to have incredibly high cancer-fighting potential. The betacyanin in beets which gives them their beautiful crimson purple color, have been proven to be a wonderful cancer fighting agent, especially when it comes to cancer of the colon.  Diets rich…

Sweet Organic Kale Chips

SNACK: Quick & Nutritious (6 Item Recipe) SWEET ORGANIC KALE CHIPS (Vegan Vegetarian version) Yields: 1-2 Batches   (Varies based on size of kale bunch as well as size baking sheet or oven safe dish.  Some can fit all the kale in one batch with a large enough baking dish, where others may have 2 batches)…

Raw Organic Kale

KALE: Dark Leafy Winter Greens…a great source of Nutrition Dark Leafy winter greens are highly nutritious and a great sources of antioxidants to get in this year.  Kale goes well in salads and in soups all year long.  My favorite variety is the Organic Italian Lacinato, aka Organic Lacinato Kale .  With many types of…