Posts Tagged ‘avocado’
Parmesan Air Fryer Carrots
Take your vegetable side dishes up a notch with these Air Fryer Carrots! They’re quick and easy, and you can enjoy them as a side dish or as a great snack. Enjoy! 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil 1 pound Carrots peeled and cut sticks 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon…Read More
Who Has Time to Cook? Three Must-Have Tools for Making Low-Carb Meals
You will be surprised to find out how many people out there do not make home-cooked meals a priority. The result is usually a stop at the fast-food drive through or some other form of takeout. Though the rare trip to Panera Bread for a sandwich or a slice or two of Pizza are not…Read More
Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Tahini Dressing
Picture adopted from Vegan Yack Attack. This colorful recipe is tasty, and it’s filled with plenty of antioxidants and healthy fats. Enjoy! Serves: 4 Ready in: 15 minutes· 1 large butternut squash· 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil· Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste· 2 cups arugula 1 cup roasted brusselsprouts· 1 small apple,…Read More
Leaky Gut – What it is? What are the symptoms? What Should You Eat?
“Leaky gut” is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It’s been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all be linked back to leaky gut. But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of issues…Read More
Mediterranean Diet 101
The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain, Greece, and Italy lived longer and healthier than Americans. And they…Read More
Why Am I Always Hungry?
If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are having a party. But other times, the hunger may not be…Read More
Nutrients That Can Help Beat Stress and Anxiety
Good nutrition can play a helpful role during times of stress and anxiety. If you are experiencing increased stress and anxiety, I am sharing the four key nutrients that are scientifically proven to help. Magnesium Magnesium supplements are often used as a natural treatment for anxiety(2) but many people do not even reach their daily…Read More
Kale and Garbanzo Bean Salad
This salad contains 177 milligrams of magnesium per serving. Ingredients: 1/4 cup walnuts (chopped) 1/4 c Hemp Seeds 2 Tbsp Olive oil 1 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast or Parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp Lemon (juiced) 1 Garlic (clove, peeled) 6 cups Kale Leaves (chopped) 2 cups Garbanzo Beans (cooked) 1 teaspoon Sumac Sea Salt & Black Pepper…Read More
How Much Vitamin C is Enough and What Are The Best Ways You Can Get It?
Did you know that humans are the ONLY mammals that don’t make their own vitamin C? Unlike other animals, humans cannot synthesize vitamin C on their own. Therefore, you must get enough of it from foods or supplements to boost your immune system and maintain good health. More than just a boost to the immune…Read More
Vibrant Sweet Potato Kale Salad
With its mix of textures, flavors and bright colors, this hearty salad will brighten up your mood. If you’ve got vegans in the crowd, make extra so they can have this as a main! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 bunch kale chopped (steam removed) 1/2 red onion diced 1/2 large sweet potato peeled and cut in…Read More