Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup with Kale and Coconut Bacon


Some of the healthy things Kale can do for your body: One cup of kale has only 36 calories and zero grams of fat, which makes it a great diet aid.Kale is a superstar in the arena of carotenoids and flavonoids, two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals that cause oxidative stress.Not only do kale’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities work together to prevent and even combat cancer, a healthy diet of kale also provides glucosinolates, which have […]

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Changing How You Eat


As you may know, not fueling up with the right  nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness benefits. Even though  healthy eating is important, there are myths that hinder your performance if you listen to them. Below, you’ll find some myth busters on healthy eating. 1.Working out on an empty stomach. If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something. Without listening to them, you are forcing your body […]

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Fast Facts On Potatoes


Throughout America, potatoes are the most popular vegetable, even being ahead of other well known vegetables such as lettuce and onions. You can cook potatoes in a variety of ways, and they are included in one out of three meals eaten by almost all Americans. When they are prepared in a healthy way, a potato can be an excellent source of energy and also pack a nutritional punch. Like oranges, potatoes are very high in vitamin C. The fact is, one medium potato contains 45% of […]

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Delicious Brussels Sprouts Recipes


Studies have found that these members of the cabbage family, which are now in season, may help reduce the risk of cancer. Pick up a bunch on your next trip to the market, and show them off in any of these recipes. Hot Sides There are so many ways to cook these babies. Combine with sweet or salty ingredients for an even more mouthwatering dish! Roasted Brussels Sprouts (above, from Food Network Magazine) Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts […]

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Burning Question about health?


Have you ever wondered what it might be like to find the long lost Fountain of Youth?  We can’t promise you that, but we can give you a close second. Starting today, learn the facts about what your body really needs to survive longer and healthier.  Discover “insider information” from a former food and drug expert. Learn how a “new” food or drug is developed from the beginning until it finally reaches your grocers shelves. Take a look at what […]

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Sweet Potato and Pesto Club


Sweet potatoes, also commonly labeled as yams, are an excellent and inexpensive staple to have on hand. These deep orange-fleshed nutritional powerhouses add several important components to the diet. Their health and weight management benefits far exceed the nutritional value found in ordinary white and yellow fleshed potatoes. Sweet potatoes contain almost twice as much fiber as other types of potatoes. They contain a large amount of vitamin B6. This vitamin is crucial in breaking down a substance called homocysteine, […]

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Roasted Squash, Chile, and Mozzarella Salad


Your choice of chile is up for grabs here. The recipe was contributed to The Kinfolk Table by restauranteur Sam Wylde who uses 2 teaspoons of Urfa chile flakes for their smoky, tobacco notes. Ingredients: 2 medium delicata squash, scrubbed, sliced lengthwise, and seeded 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 2-3 dried chiles, slivered* 2 fresh thyme sprigs, plus more for serving 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt One 8-ounce ball of buffalo mozzarella […]

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Sweet, Crunchy Apple Makes A Cameo Appearance


An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s also a healthy reminder of favorite flavors and aromas, such as homemade cider, fresh apple pie and autumn adventures to go picking in the orchard. Now there’s a new apple in the grocery store that’s likely to please the pickiest of palates: Cameo® apples are a gourmet variety noted for their thin skin. Whether eaten fresh out of hand or used in a favorite recipe, Cameos have an irresistible […]

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Wild American Shrimp Scores High On Nutrition


The hottest diets, from Atkins to South Beach to Weight Watchers, sing the praises of shrimp. It’s a great source of protein and is low in calories. Plus, premium-quality Wild American shrimp – harvested in their own natural environment from the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico – is perfect for health-conscious consumers who want to know exactly where their food comes from. “Wild American shrimp is low in fat and a source of polyunsaturated fats and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty […]

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Pizza without the Guilty…What a great idea.


Almost everyone I know loves pizza but we all know that is not the most healthy or diet friendly food on the planet. Well I have a found a recipe I wanted to share with you.It allows you to have the pizza you crave without the guilty you don’t.It can be a great snack or a dinner on the run and is quick and easy to prepare. DIET  PIZZA 1 oz. bread 2 oz. cheese 1/4 c. mushrooms, sliced Pinch […]

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