Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spiced lattes and pumpkin loaf. At this time of year, pumpkin recipes get a lot of attention – most of which comes with refined sugars and sometimes even artificial flavors. There is good news though. Pumpkin is really good for you! Particularly for the health of your heart and the respiratory system. […]
There is sometimes a tendency for health bloggers to exaggerate the benefits of some foods. This happens often with smoothies as well.
There are reasons why smoothies could be a useful meal staple. They’re easy to make. And fast. If you have packed mornings, they’re a good way to feed your body what it needs. They […]
The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommend that healthy adults on a 2,000 calorie diet eat 1.5 to 2 cups of legumes a week. Legumes include beans, lentils and peas, including green split peas.
Peas make a great side dish or soup. This vegan pea soup […]
Here’s something that Americans have forgotten: you can eat your medicine and enjoy it too. In fact, the Chinese and South Asians have been doing just that for thousands of years. Try some ginger tea.
Think about steamed fish, curries, or stir-fries. Here’s what those dishes have in common: ginger is in all of them. From […]
Looking for a way to get out of the coffee habit? Try some homemade ginger tea.
I enjoy a single cup of good coffee in the morning like most people. Nevertheless, I try to take a break from it every now and then and have found that homemade ginger tea is a good substitute.
The attractive thing […]
Has your doctor told you that you need to go gluten-free? Check out these gluten-free blogs full of tasty, easy recipes.
One of my top tips for going gluten-free is to join a gluten-free community. It’s so much easier to learn about new foods, takeout ideas, and even feel good about being gluten-free when you know […]
Looking to start your day off with something healthy? Turmeric ginger tea is an easy way to do just that.
How to Make Turmeric Ginger Tea
It’s simple. Really simple. Take some fresh ginger and slice it in strips. Let it steep in a cup of hot water along with some ground turmeric. Add a dash of […]
Here’s an easy way to add some healthy food to your day. Try some lemon ginger tea.
Your diet and lifestyle are staggeringly important to your health. I came across a Harvard publication that phrased it perfectly: “your genes are not your destiny“Harvard University . What you eat and your lifestyle, put […]
Ginger tea is one of my morning drinks. Yes, ginger is full of nutrients. It also has a kick that no other spice can quite match.
How to Make Ginger Tea
I love making this simple tea. Take some fresh ginger, slice it in strips, and let it steep in a cup of hot water. Add a dash […]
We’ve all heard it: we should eat vegetables raw because they’re better for us than when they’re cooked. Fact check: that’s true, but only in some cases. I’ve broken down below the ‘always better raw’ myth and listed my rules of thumb for how to prepare vegetables.
Here’s the biggest takeaway: eat vegetables. Period. Vegetables cooked […]