Green smoothies are not only delicious, but are also nutrient-dense and provide tons of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Because I don’t consume a lot of milk and cheese, I have found many alternative calcium-rich foods. Did you know sesame seeds and kale are rich in calcium? I love using tahini (ground sesame seeds) in my smoothies to give me a delicious and bone-building boost. Coupled with mineral-rich kale, I am treating myself to a bone-healthy treat. […]
This past week’s chill has been going through me like no one else’s business. I’ve been living in long underwear to keep myself insulated but cooking up some warming soup has been my true life saver.
According to Dr. Andrew Weil*, “perhaps that’s because we tend to make grand plans that are difficult to achieve rather than take simple, realistic steps.” He offers a list of five small changes that can pay off for your health in a big way in 2016. I’ve summarized his list and added on my own advice, as follows:
What is the first thing you put in to your system when you wake up? After my morning water with lemon, I blend together the following ingredients for my morning smoothie that not only gives me instant energy but also helps to detoxify and alkalize my body.
I recently purchased a beautiful butternut squash from my farmer’s market and wanted to pair it with some fresh whole wheat gemelli pasta. I looked up some recipes online but they all called for butter, shallots, nutmeg and Parmesan. I only had butter, olive oil, fresh sage from my garden, and cinnamon. I decided to […]