These patties are super easy and super good! We eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner and just change the sides.Read More
June is Avocado month in California, and the peak season for this fruit. Avocados are great sources of nutrients like fiber and healthy fats, as well as many vitamins (Bs, C and E), minerals (magnesium, copper, potassium) and antioxidants (carotenoids and flavonoids). According to World's Healthiest (WH) Foods website: the fat in avocados helps with the absorption of some of the other nutrients, like the carotenoids and even helps with the conversion to the active form of vitamin A. The darker green portion near the skin has a higher concentration of the carotenoids, so be sure to get all of the avocado out of the skin. Also, if you are looking for more reasons to include avocados in your routine, according to WH website, avocados have the following health promoting benefits:Read More
My daughter is super picky, but she LOVES pesto, so I am happy to make it regularly to add a boost of phytonutrients from the basil, and the fresh lemon juice, and it is a great source of healthy fats from the olive oil. It goes nicely with grilled salmon, mixed in with scrambled eggs, over roasted veggies, mixed in with salad dressing, added to marinara sauce, and of course, over lentil pasta, spaghetti squash and regular pasta.
This recipe is really basic, super simple and nutrient dense:Read More
Looking for a quick, easy and nutrient dense recipe for taco night? Here you go!Read More
Making coconut milk at home is a nice way to make it just how you want it, as far as consistency/thickness, and also gives you the piece of mind knowing that there aren't any added preservatives or emulsifiers. Here is a recipe I like a lot:Read More
Looking for an easy and warming bolognese sauce for those cool and wet winter days? You have come to the right place! Here you go:Read More
Smoothies can be a great way to get a variety of nutrients. They are especially nice in the summer months when fresh fruits and veggies are in abundance, and in our house, they provide nice nutrient dense breakfast options even in the winter months for a picky 10 year old who would opt for cereal, pancakes, toast or any other bread-y type food, if offered... I am always looking for ways to provide health promoting information to our cells, so I follow these guidelines for building a nutrient dense smoothie:Read More