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. […]
Dates are one of my go-to foods for indulging without the added sugar. They’re naturally sweet and loaded with fiber to help slow digestion and prevent a major spike in blood sugar. With just five ingredients these vegan date balls are simple to make and perfect for your sweet tooth.
Aside from the occasional treat, I do […]
This Roasted Veggie Quinoa Casserole comes from Stephanie Weaver’s newest book The Migraine Relief Plan: An 8-Week Transition to Better Eating, Fewer Headaches, and Optimal Health.
The plan provides a gradual and customizable approach to reducing inflammation and relieving migraine pain. It includes over 75 delicious recipes that suit a number of dietary needs […]
Cow’s milk is not a health food. It’s hard to digest, and can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Many of us are taught to believe that we need to drink milk for strong bones because it’s rich in calcium. And while dairy does contain calcium, many plant foods do as well. So […]
Smoothies are one of the simplest and healthiest breakfasts you can eat. But if you want to take it one step further, learning how to make a green smoothie is even better. Green smoothies help you sneak a serving or two of greens into your breakfast for some extra health benefits.
Health Benefits of Green Smoothies
- Detox – Packed with […]
This sweet potato red lentil dal recipe is one of my favorite dishes. You can make it in one pot, and it requires very minimal preparation. It’s easy enough to make on a work night, and filling enough to keep you satisfied throughout the rest of your evening.
With lentils and sweet potatoes, this red lentil […]
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 a quick and easy gluten free granola recipe. Just add the milk of your choice for a hearty breakfast.
Reader Vik C. writes:
Granola is really expensive to buy, and it’s usually too sweet, too. Any groovy ideas for that?
I have a confession to make, Vik. I used to hate granola. Really hate it. My roommate […]