Want to know how you can stave off hunger? Go for balanced meals that include carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
Here’s why this combinations works - carbs give us energy, fats help absorption of vitamins and minerals, lubricate our intestines, and cushion our organs. And proteins provide the “go button” for most of our body’s enzymatic processes.
If we eat only carbs, they rocket through our...
Cauliflower is so versatile and good for us, but sometimes it can be a little bland.
Here’s a simple way to enjoy cauliflower as a side dish or healthy snack that also adds a ton of flavor and is on the list of the top six vegetables with the most protein!
1 large head of cauliflower, washed and cut into bite size florets
Red pepper flakes (optional)
Vegetarians (and omnivores) rejoice! If you haven't discovered the deliciousness of lentils yet, get on board. They're a popular alternative to split-peas that can be used in side dishes and main entrees.
This recipe for lentil couscous is super healthy and your kids will love it! It's all vegan, but it'll be popular with vegetarians and meat-eaters because of its slightly nutty flavor and meat-...
We love this tasty salsa recipe!
1/2 white onion
juice from 1 lemon
1/2 tsp salt
Finely chop up the tomatoes, the white onion, a handful of cilantro, and jalapeño to your tolerance.
Toss together with the juice of one lemon and 1/2 tsp salt.
Serve this salsa with baked pita chips, or with fish, chicken or eggs.
I made chicken lettuce wraps a few weeks ago with a decadent peanut sauce and couldn’t stop thinking about what kind of wrap to make next.
I decided to give shrimp a try and let’s be honest, they did not disappoint!
Thawed de-veined baby shrimp
Red bell pepper, sliced thinly
Red onion, thinly sliced
Everyone wants a healthy lunch. Large sheets of seaweed can be found in most health food stores and they're a great replacement for bread or tortilla wraps!
cucumber, cut into spears
quinoa, prepared and cool
Lay the sea weed sheet flat, spread with hummus or a spoonful of baked yam. Add cucumber spears...
After ordering this delicious salad from one of my favorite restaurants, True Food Kitchen, I was determined to find a way to recreate it in my own kitchen!
6 cups kale, stem and center vein removed
juice of 1 lemon
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded
salt & pepper
crushed red pepper
This Israeli salad is a beautiful, healthy, crunchy snack!
It's perfect for summer and goes great with grilled chicken or fish for a fresh side.
tomatoes (Heirloom tomatoes offer lots of fun colors)
salt and Pepper
Chop up the cucumbers, tomatoes, and a handful of fresh parsley. Toss them all together with...