Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Thinking of Going Vegan? November Might Be Your Month to Start!


If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegan, this could be the month to start … because November is World Vegan Month! This entire month is dedicated to educating people about vegan eating, and encouraging them to give it a go. If you’ve hesitated making the change because it seems so daunting, consider a slow and gradual shift. Some people manage to go vegan overnight, and that’s great for them. But it’s perfectly fine to make small changes […]

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Trying to Kick the Caffeine Habit?


Many of my clients are trying to kick the caffeine habit. I know that’s a problem for many. You only need to look at your closest Starbucks drive-thru on any given morning to know it. But for those of you that have a full-blown addiction, it’s not as simple as “just stop drinking coffee.” You need to wean yourself off of it in a way that helps you avoid the withdrawal symptoms. One piece of advice I always give my […]

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Beans – Butternut Squash soup


Beans are high in Zinc a nutrient your body needs. So the recipe this week is good for you as well as delicious. Ingredients: 1/2 cup beans (I use bean mix which has lot of different beans, barley) 3 cups butternut squash (or pumpkin) pieces 2 cups carrot pieces 1/2 cup onion 2 tea spns chopped ginger 1/2 tea spn cumin powder 1/2 tea spn chili flakes 1 finely chopped green chilli 1/2 cup red bellpepper 3 cups vegetable stock […]

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Zinc Supplements For Your Body


Zinc supplements provide a much needed mineral that is needed by each and every cell in your body. The body is unable to produce zinc on it’s own, which is why we need to makes sure we eat enough food that contains the mineral, drink enough water, or use the proper supplements that will give our cells the zinc they need. Zinc is very important, as it plays a crucial role with hundreds of processes in the human body. The […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Pomegranate and Hazelnuts


I thought with the holidays here I would share some healthy but delicious recipes with you.Who says health can not be great. Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Pomegranate and Hazelnuts Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 tablespoons canola oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses Seeds from 1 pomegranate 1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts Finely grated zest of 1 lime 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest Directions Preheat the oven to 375 […]

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Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating


When the holidays arrive, many people forget all about their diets and healthy eating. Weight gains of 7 – 10 pounds are common between Halloween and Christmas. To make the holidays easier, these tips will help you with healthy eating through the season and not gaining weight. Most traditional foods can be made low fat. Turkey is very lean without the skin, and gravy can be made without any fat. Potatoes that are served without butter can be very healthy. The beloved pumpkin pie […]

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Ginger-Steamed Fish with Troy’s Hana-Style Sauce


Delicious, healthy ginger recipes to spice up your menu. Dishes seasoned with ginger are simply irresistible. Whether in its peppery fresh form or as spicy ground powder, this root of the ginger plant may have several therapeutic properties, such as soothing the stomach and stimulating appetite. Try adding fresh ginger to your weekly stir-fry or chopped crystallized ginger to a batch of muffins or granola. Ginger-Steamed Fish with Troy’s Hana-Style Sauce INGREDIENTS FISH 6 5-ounce portions striped bass, halibut or […]

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Ginger Root Heals Ailments


The vitamin ginger root offers you a lot of benefits, including the ability to treat headaches and common colds. One of the most common uses of ginger root is the treat an upset stomach, something we all know and hate. Normally in the form of flat ginger ale and crackers, this vitamin could fix even the most upset of stomachs – and fast to boot. For the last few decades, ancient civilizations have used the vitamin in both cooking form […]

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Meaty Portobello Chili with Cold-Oven Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan, Paleo)


Mushrooms have a number of health benefits please continue reading to learn a few. Mushroom health facts One of your 5 a day Mushrooms are a natural  source of vitamins and minerals and an 80g serving (around four large closed cup mushrooms) counts as one of your 5 a day Skin and bones Mushrooms are a natural source of B vitamins and minerals, including B5 which works in the body to help release energy from the food we eat Mushrooms […]

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Healthy Grocery Shopping


Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, even though choosing the right foods can be very hard indeed. To assist you with your healthy grocery shopping, the tips below can indeed help make things easier than ever before: 1. Never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. 2. Select canned fruits and tuna that are packed in water, not oil or syrup. 3. Look at the labels for the words “hydrogenated”or “partially hydrogenated”. The earlier you see them appear on the list, […]

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