Tomatoes are a summertime garden staple for many. In fact, many who plant tomatoes in their garden end up with more tomatoes than they can eat. (Sound like a familiar story?) Little do most know that tomatoes are a top superfood. One reason that tomatoes are a super food is because they fight against free radicals … Continue reading Why You Need to be Eating the Tomatoes from Your Garden
You know the feeling... you can feel it coming... you feel it when you swallow... you still have a chance to avoid getting sick and bounce back to 100% in a day! Follow these steps - ALL OF THEM and avoid the flu season all together! Sleep at least 7.5 hours that night... and really … Continue reading Avoid Getting Sick
Thanksgiving Garlic Mash (Cauliflower) Potatoes 1 head of Cauliflower 1/4 Cup parmesan 1 tbs of cream cheese or a dollop of sour cream 1/2 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp pepper salt to taste (omit if you have high blood pressure) Chopped parsley, rosemary or chives for garnish Pats of butter for garnish Cut up cauliflower … Continue reading Healthy Thanksgiving Substitutes
We all know that fruit is rich in nutrients for our bodies and essential to our diet but many do not realize how counterproductive it can be. Most fruit is fairly high on the glycemic index. Therefore it is converted into sugar at much faster and higher rates than other foods. Glucose turns to fat … Continue reading When to Eat Fruit
Acidity and alkalinity refers to the ph levels of our bloodstream, which varies on a scale between 0-14. Highly below or above neutral will signal a disease state. Healthy ph is slightly alkaline, measuring to be between 7.35-7.45. Acidity can form from a poor diet, emotional stress, high exposure to toxins, or immune reactions that … Continue reading Healthy pH: ACID VS. ALKALINE
Flax Hot Breakfast Cereal ½ cup coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk ½ cup ground flaxseeds ¼ cup mix-ins which could be unsweetened coconut flakes, cup slivered almonds, chopped walnuts or pecans, sliced berries. (or you can do 1/4 cup of each) 1 rounded Tbs coconut cream (optional) Ground cinnamon Combine all ingredients in a … Continue reading Quick and Easy Breakfast!
If you eat curry than this is probably a familiar spice. It is what gives curry that distinctive yellow color and a good portion of the taste. Turmeric contains Curcumin (the active portion) that fights inflammation. Curcumin/turmeric has been used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to treat all sorts of ailments (skin conditions, depression, … Continue reading Foods That Fight Inflammation: Turmeric