With their distinct fresh green flavor and creamy texture, avocados play well with lots of the other foods on your plate. What’s truly remarkable though is that the research indicates that avocados can help with the absorption of carotinoids, the compounds found in orange and red fruits and veggies that can help protect against cancer. So while they may seem a bit indulgent, avocados could turn out to be lifesavers.
The Environmental Working Group came out with an updated Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 last month. Here’s an overview and a link to the new lists. (more…)
Is eating healthy an affordability issue for you? Are you having qualms about justifying the cost of organics? Here are some tips on how to kick the processed foods and starting eating more whole foods… without blowing your savings. (more…)
Is it World War III if you put something green on your kid’s plate? Afraid your child is throwing away the carrot and celery sticks you packed in his school lunch? Skip the fight and grab your blender. (more…)
It can be hard to use up the entire bunch of fresh herbs you bought for one recipe. And maybe you feel bad about wasting a can of tomato paste when all you need is one tablespoon. Here are some ideas for using up those leftover ingredients.
Did you know that you can sprout any seed, legume or whole grain that you have sitting in your pantry? It only takes an easy three steps and you will be able to reap nutritional benefits and great taste. (more…)