With the weather getting colder, I thought I'd finally share my immune boosting and overall full body detox soup. This is my favorite soup for every reason- it's delicious, savory, comforting, healing and nourishing. When it’s colder, eating hot foods can facilitate digestion and support the system. A diet rich in these vegetables and herbs is linked to reducing inflammation, minimizing cancer risk, improving heart health and optimizing overall health. For some people, the wo
For those of you who missed my Healthy & Delicious snacks class, I thought I'd post the class's favorite recipe- Lemon Drop Energy Balls! Rich in good fats and protein, this snack will keep you energized and satisfied with just 1 or 2 bites! It's also slightly tart and tangy, which reminds some people of lemon squares or desserts with lemon curd. I like adding maca root powder to my energy balls because it's great for regulating hormones (for men and women) and has been found
This warming recipe is a great high protein version of your classic oatmeal. It's a superfood breakfast that will jumpstart your morning and keep you full longer- it's packed with complex carbohydrates rich in fiber, B vitamins, magnesium and iron. Quinoa is one of the few grains that is actually a complete protein. It's super versatile and delicious, which makes it a convenient grain to have around the house. QUINOA PORRIDGE Prep time: 5 min Cook time
Every time I make this recipe at a party, it's a huge hit and everyone asks me for the recipe. I thought I'd finally share my secrets to the smokey delicacy - my modified low FODMAP, garlic free recipe that tastes even better than a traditional Romesco with almonds and garlic. It's amazing how the flavors come together when you add ingredients that are already so flavorful and delicious! Red peppers and tomatoes are both high in lycopene, Vitamin C, B vitamins and Vitamin K.
Smoothies are great snacks and can also make a delicious breakfast on the go! They are much healthier than juices, because they still have all the fiber and nutrients that keep you full and prevent your blood sugar from spiking and dropping. By setting your fridge and pantry up with the right ingredients, you can quickly make a smoothie with the steps below. To save time, you can freeze fruits like bananas or berries and then quickly mix your ingredients, blend and enjoy. The
Almost every native diet worldwide included a traditional fermented food. Fermentation is one of the oldest known preservation methods; some historians estimate it goes as far back as 6,000 BC! Cultures traditionally used fermentation to safely store foods for long periods of time, especially after a large harvest. It also saved time, prevented waste, and made food more palatable. Little did ancient cultures realize, fermented foods have communities of microorganisms that pro