Chickpeas are also known as garbanzo beans. However you prefer to call them, they are extremely healthy for you. Chickpeas have a nutty taste and wonderfully delicious and are also very nutritious for you. They are a great food source of a wide array of essential vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes an excellent main, side or snack dish. You can vary the flavor profile by adding some cayenne pepper this time or adding some paprika the next time. The possibilities are endless!
Snack away today with this wonderful chocolate peppermint fat bomb! Try this easy, no fuss low-calorie recipe for a delicious and satisfying treat. Peppermint is one herb that never fails to make me feel refreshed and energized. Peppermint not only smells and tastes good, but it is also very medicinal. The other star ingredient is the cocoa powder for that rich chocolate flavor that we all love. Together this combo will have you coming back for more!
Cranberries should not be the star only during Thanksgiving with all the warm fuzzy feelings of the holiday season. That’s because they easily live up to their title as a superfood. Cranberries are packed full of antioxidants and are extremely low in calories. They also contain excellent amounts of vitamins A, C, and K. Regular consumption of cranberries are shown to prevent a wide range of diseases like recurring urinary tract infections and so much more.
This is a very festive fall recipe that I love to make and bring to my Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner gathering. It features very simple and accessible ingredients that are usually available all year round but the final result looks so posh that your friends and family will be so impressed with your kitchen skills! And not to mention how good they will feel after munching down on this Stuffed Butternut Squash dish. Let this simple yet festive dish brighten up your holiday table!
Preserved lemons are cured simply in a salt brine and come in all shapes and sizes depending on the culinary applications. Home cooks and chefs get creative by adding a variety of different spices to give their preserved lemons a unique flavor. You can use preserved lemons in almost everything from stews to soups to even stir-fries. Their lemony flavor is surprisingly accessible for the typical palate, and you can enjoy eating the entire fruit from the skin to pulp.
I love the notion of using vegetables as a substitute for grains for those people with grain sensitivities or following a Paleo diet! Also, I am always exploring creative ways to sneak in the extra veggies in my diet and even a surprisingly kid-friendly substitute. When the cauliflower rice frenzy began, I was on board! Consuming cauliflower-rice is an enjoyable and satisfying way to promote many health benefits.
This green fruit offers so much healthy promoting and heart-friendly benefits. Avocados are a nutrient-dense food providing over 20 essential nutrients, including an excellent source of fiber, potassium, folate, B-vitamins and vitamin E.
Everyone knows that protein is definitely an important nutrient you need in your diet to maintain energy, build strength and muscle, bone health and repair of every cell in your body. However, not everyone is up to eating loads of animal protein to get their daily requirements.
Tomatoes are a popular and versatile food and perfect healthy addition to so many recipes. Tomatoes are widely known for their many health-promoting benefits, especially for containing a phytonutrient known as lycopene. This salad is so easy to make and lets you enjoy the wonderful sweet taste of fresh tomatoes paired with the creamy texture of avocados.
There is so much folate in this pesto, you will make a pound of serotonin before bedtime, which means a night of great sleep and a smile in the morning.