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 simple and easy detox broth that you can make in a large batch and use it over the next couple of months. You can enjoy this broth straight up or you can use it as a base to make some delicious soups. The beauty of this alkalizing detox broth is that it is very forgiving in terms of flavor. You can easily add any vegetable for added health benefits. Enjoy the alkalizing effect by sipping on a delicious cup of your vegetable broth every day!
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.
Cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable and is very low in calories. Cauliflower happens to be really delicious too. It has a mild nutty flavor that comes through with a hint of sweetness that’s very addictive. Because of its very versatile flavor profile, cauliflower has recently become a vegan switch-up superstar in other traditionally meat dishes. Try this “faux” oatmeal recipe and you will be pleasantly surprised at what your taste buds will discover!
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!
Cooking bone broth brings back many traditional memories and it is easy to get started with this recipe. First, you will have to head over to your local butcher to purchase your bones. It will be well worth your efforts as bone broth is one of the most nutrient-dense foods. It is one of the best healing foods for digestive disorders, inflammation, immune system, joint and muscles, detoxification and many other health conditions. Bone broth is restorative for the whole body, mind and spirit!
Has a cold or flu got you down? Sipping on a warm cup of herbal tea may be just your cup of tea! Herbal teas used for cold and flu not only help to eliminate the chill but help to alleviate post nasal drip, sinus congestion, sore throats, and fevers. There are many herbs that help to ward off cold and flu viruses and can easily be added to this ‘best tea for a cold’ recipe. I’ve listed some of the most popular herbs you can add to this recipe to boost your immune system and ward off colds and flu. Happy tea time!
This gluten-free oatmeal cookie recipe is a real departure from sugary cookies and unhealthy ingredients. Any unwanted guilt vanishes with the fewer carbs and calories. The smaller bites also provide built-in portion control. This cookie recipe makes a great holiday strategy to keep a trim waistline. Most importantly, each ingredient is laden with antioxidants to stay healthy.
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.