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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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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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The Magic of Mushrooms

The Pharaohs prized mushrooms as a delicacy, and the Greeks believed that mushrooms provided strength for warriors in battle. The Romans regarded mushrooms as a gift from God and served them only on festive occasions, while the Chinese treasured them as a health food. Today most of us enjoy adding them our favorite recipes, but did you know how great they are for you? Mushrooms contain about 80 to 90 percent water, and are very low in calories (only 100 […]

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