Thankful Thursday: Take your salad game to another level with this chili stuffed with avocado – Art of being fabulous

As we have been discussing fiber this week, avocado is at the top of the list of food to include for a healthy diet. This recipe, from Samantha Wharton at her blog The Art of Being Fabulous,  is packed with flavor and healthy ingredients. It’s a great way to boost your fiber intake, as well…Read more »

Apple Carrot and Sweet Potato Salad

Originally posted on SOBODY HEALTHY RECIPES:
Forget the coleslaw! This simple salad is a fresh, crunchy delight: healthy, full of flavour, delicious, yet easy and quick to make. And there is no need for claggy mayonnaise either! This salad combines the sweet tartness of green apple with fresh crunchy celery, carrots and sweet potato. (Yes…

Wellness Wednesday: Five Butternut Squash Recipes

Yesterday, I wrote about complex carbohydrates in my series Ultimate Guide to Nutrients. In that article, I listed 10 whole food sources of complex carbohydrates, and squash was one of them. One of my all time favorite types of squash is Butternut Squash. I absolutely love this stuff. It’s not too strong and has a…Read more »

Salad Rolls with Pineapple and Pineapple Mint Dipping Sauce (Vegan/GF)

Originally posted on Foodie On Board:
Salad Rolls with Pineapple and Pineapple Mint Dipping Sauce Well, Angie has gotten me so thrilled to participate in her Healthy Recipe Challenge, that I can’t stop thinking about leafy greens and pineapple! Out of the blue, recipes just keep popping into my mind. Here is what I made…

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Super Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Earlier today, I posted a list of foods to include to help control diabetes. Here, I include some recipes using those foods, to give you ideas on how to make them a part of your daily diet. I’ve tried to combine them together, when possible. ENJOY! Sardine and Lemongrass Salad From: Saveur.com Spinach, Beef and Egg…Read more »

Benefits of Raw Honey with 5 recipes

In my last article: Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Sugar, I promised to discuss the benefits of raw honey, so here we are! Just what is RAW honey? “Honey is a pure, unfiltered and unpasteurized sweetener made by bees from the nectar of flowers.” (1) Now, when I say RAW honey, I’m not talking about the stuff in…Read more »

10 Fabulous Pistachio Recipes

I have moved around a lot and lived in many different places, one of which was the beautiful state of New Mexico. Before living in New Mexico, I never gave Pistachios a second thought. That is, until I was introduced to HEART OF THE DESERT PISTACHIOS, which are, by far, the absolute best pistachios you’ll…Read more »

All About Buckwheat with 10 Fabulous Gluten-Free Recipes

You may have heard of “kasha”, but just what is kasha? Kasha is a toasted version of Buckwheat groats. Despite the use of the word “wheat”, Buckwheat, which is gluten-free, is in no way related to wheat. (1) Buckwheat is a “pseudo-grain”, or seed of a plant from Eastern Europe and Russia, related to the…Read more »