Quinoa is actually not a grain but a pseudo-cereal, a seed that is prepared and consumed like a grain. Regardless of how it is classified, quinoa is very nutritious for you. It contains an excellent amount of dietary fiber and a list of other vitamin and minerals. It has a crunchy texture and slightly nutty flavor and best of all, it is gluten-free! I love quinoa and I have completely substituted my white rice and grain consumption with quinoa. Need I convince you more to try this recipe?
Raw Kale Salad. Kale is so good for you and is considered a superfood due to its many health-promoting properties. Kale is descendent of the wild cabbage, which is why it is similar to other cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, mustard greens, brussels sprouts and bok choy. All cruciferous vegetables are known for their…
This healthy hearty dish can be enjoyed as a healthy breakfast, snack or dessert! It is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth while packing in nutrient-power. Strawberries nourish your body with an array of essential nutrients such as antioxidants known as polyphenols, vitamins and minerals that help keep you healthy and vibrant.
Reminiscent of homemade apple pie, this healthy breakfast is easy to throw together in the morning. Simply combine the ingredients in a chopper and you’ve whipped together a delicious and satisfying meal that will keep you going all morning long until lunch.
Cacao has been enjoyed for its health and invigorating properties in South American cultures for thousands of years. The bean of the cacao plant is a nutritional and flavorful source of chocolate without any added sugar. Cacao contains a rich supply of antioxidants, dietary fiber and is one of the highest sources of dietary magnesium.
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.