This is a spin on your classic egg benedict recipe that uses bacon and poached eggs on toast with a hollandaise sauce. Instead of the creamy hollandaise sauce that is not as calorie friendly, we are using creamy avocado. We ditched the bacon because the combination of a nicely poached egg with creamy avocado is yummy enough. Avocado is that one fruit that everyone talks about because of the healthy fats that they contain. Hold the “mayo” and pass the “avocado” instead, please!
Are you like me and love crunchy things? Like potato chips and tortilla chips? But we know that neither of these is very healthy for you. As kale became more and more popular, someone came up with a brilliant idea to add another way we can consume kale. And I love that someone for it. In this crispy kale chips recipe, I am using the curly green kale. For seasonings, just like potato chips, feel free to use different spices each time you make this recipe. Serve as finger food or enjoy as a snack. Don’t forget to share!
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!
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!
One of the fun things I love to do during summer time is growing and taking care of the vegetables that I grow in my little backyard garden. Gardening is such a fulfilling experience when I get to harvest them and make simple delicious and healthy meals with them. Try adding fresh vegetables to any dish and you’ll be sure to get the full spectrum of the different antioxidants they provide. This vegetable omelette tastes great!
A rainbow diet is the best diet because it includes foods from all the color groups – green, orange, yellow, blue/ purple, red and even white. A “Rainbow Salad” will ensure your body gets nutritious food and rich antioxidants, not to mention a healthy and low carb diet. This recipe is a sure way to get in all the color food groups with its fruits, vegetables, and healing spices in one dish. One serving offers a lot of health benefits, including weight loss. So reach for the rainbow and get your daily dose of plentiful nutrients.
This easy vegetable soup recipe is sure to warm you up on those chilly days. It is a delicious vegetable soup that provides immune-boosting nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Other favorable health benefits include improved blood sugar balance, increased metabolism, enhanced digestion and can even help with weight loss goals. Enjoy the rainbow of colors from the vegetable variety in your bowl!
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.
Go gluten-free and enjoy the endless tasty possibilities with zucchini pasta. This recipe includes a pesto sauce but you can easily substitute any sauce you like to spruce it up. Consider adding a tasty tomato meat sauce or olive oil and garlic
Whether you include vegetables in a salad, smoothie, a side dish, you will reap the many health benefits of this super food. There are so many options to using vegetables in your diet to get all the rich nutrients and antioxidants for optimal health.