Dandelion greens are the bomb, though you’ll probably want to avoid eating those on your lawn unless you live in the middle of nowhere and know that the neighborhood dogs haven’t had their morning pee on them, and no nasty pesticides have been sprayed on them, either. Living in the city, I prefer to trot
The salad below has become one of my healthy go-to dishes to bring to potlucks, have for lunch a few days in a row, or as a dinner side with some salmon. It’s incredibly easy, and wonderfully filling while also being light in the belly. Farro is one of the new “it” grains here in
This dessert is dressed to impress, and will give you some serious clout with friends that haven’t tried it yet. It’s just different enough that it seems a bit posh, but so unbelievably easy that you can whip it up in about 10 minutes. It can be served right away, but I prefer to let
Buckwheat is a great source of iron and the flax seeds add some Omega-3s. A big batch made on the weekend can be used as healthy snacks or quick breakfasts throughout the week. My favorite way to have them is with spoonfuls of homemade applesauce and dollops of yogurt. Read More and Get the Recipe!
The lovely green florets of broccoli have not always appealed to me. Even now, broccoli doesn’t rank very high in my list of preferred vegetables (in fact, it’s pretty much at the bottom). I’ll tolerate it, though (and even sometimes like it – shocker!), since it’s loaded with such vitamin-packed goodness. It packs quite a
I love making all kinds of juices. This is mainly because I don’t like eating raw veggies, but by mixing veggies with citrus juices and fruits, it gives them a better flavor! I use this recipe as a pick me upper, since it’s full of antioxidants and detoxifying properties. Below I am giving you a
By Christina Fulton Avocados are an incredible food to add to your diet. I try to eat two to three of them a day. Avocados top the list of foods with anti-aging benefits. Get obsessed about eating avocados because they are a healthy source of must-have fats. They are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats that