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…

Superfoods Beets – Super Healthy Antioxidant Rich Food

Credit: Getty Images Beets Why they’re super: Beets are loaded with antioxidants and have been found to protect against cancer, heart disease, and inflammation. Naturally sweet and full of fiber and vitamin C, beets make a delicious and nutrient-packed addition to any meal. How to enjoy them: Try finely grated raw beets in your salads…

Superfood Avocados – Nutrient-Packed foods for Health

Credit: Getty Images Avocados Why they’re super: Just one half of a medium-size avocado contains more than 4 grams of fiber and 15% of your recommended daily folate intake. Cholesterol-free and rich in monounsaturated fats and potassium, avocados are also a powerhouse for heart health. How to enjoy them: Use avocados as the base for…

Superfood Apples – Foods For Health & Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Apples Why they’re super: Apples are the richest fruit source of pectin, a soluble fiber that has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, decrease the risk of colon and breast cancers, and maybe even lessen the severity of diabetes. How to enjoy them: Try throwing a few slices on your…

Superfood Alfalfa Sprouts – Nutrient-Packed Foods For Wellness

Credit: Getty Images Alfalfa sprouts Why they’re super: One cup of alfalfa sprouts has less than 10 calories, is virtually fat-free, and contains phytochemicals called saponins, which may protect against cancer and help lower cholesterol. How to enjoy them: Enjoy their fresh, earthy crunch in salads or sandwiches, or atop a lean turkey or veggie…

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…

Perfect Avocados every time!

If you have been disappointed before when buying avocados, don’t let that happen again. I am going to tell you the tricks to perfect avocados every time. The first step is finding the greenest, largest and hardest avocados for the best price. You want to pick them up 3 days before you need them. Place…

Black Currants

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK CURRANTS These amazing little black berries are power packed with high levels of vitamins, essential nutrients, as well as other healthy phytochemicals (polyphenols/anthocyanins).  The high level of phytochemicals have been linked to lowering inflammation, aiding the prevention of heart disease, cancer, microbial infections, as well as neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s…

Blueberry Maca Smoothie

These smoothies make a great delicious and nutritious breakfast, snack or treat for anytime. If you are looking for a quick smoothie packed with antioxidants to get you through the day, this simple smoothie may be just what you are looking for. Prep Time: 5 min (5 Item Recipe) Makes: 2 servings (1 cup each)…