Baked Asparagus Recipe, with Portobello Mushroom

It can be difficult for me to understand when someone says that they don’t like vegetables. But then I hear about the overcooked, mushy asparagus they associate with vegetable time, and I can understand their distaste. To remedy this, I have a few tricks up my sleeve. First, pick up some fresh asparagus at your local farmer’s market or supermarket. […]

Alfalfa Sprouts Benefits & How to Grow Them at Home

While the name may make you smile and laugh with thoughts of the “Little Rascals” character, alfalfa sprouts are no joke considering their superfood powers. The sprout of the alfalfa flower seed is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, yet low in calories — plus its mild flavor makes it easy to use in recipes. Studies show that due to the ability to fight […]

Alpha-Linolenic Acid: Plant-Based Omega-3 Supports Heart, Cognition

It’s no secret that heart disease is an epidemic in the United States. After all, the American Heart Association reports that nearly half of Americans have heart disease, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it continues to be the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The good news is there are many ways you can prevent and combat this deadly condition […]

Plantains: 6 Reasons to Add to Your Diet (#5 Will Make You Think)

Although not a staple food in the United States, plantains have a rich history, with references to the fruit dating back 2,500 years ago. There are even mentions of plantains in Ancient Greek records of Alexander the Great’s travels to India. He liked them so much that he ordered them to be grown in his coastal domains in Africa. At […]

Is Dried Fruit Healthy? Pros, Cons & More

If you have a sweet tooth or rely on easy, portable snacks when you’re out and about, dried fruit (like raisins, apricots, and prunes, for example) is probably pretty appealing to you. Is dried fruit healthy? The truth is depending on how it’s made, dried fruit can either be a good addition to your diet in small amounts or a […]

Are banana chips healthy?

Try This Healthy Kerla Banana Chips: Click Here for order Homemade banana chips, when cooked in a healthy way, can make for a healthy snacking option. This crispy snack can provide you with potassium, a mineral that is great for blood pressure control. Banana is also rich in fiber, a nutrient that can help you have a healthy digestive system […]

Is Skipping Breakfast a Good Idea? It’s All About Meal Timing

Is skipping breakfast a good idea or not? The answer isn’t so cut and dry. We’ve all heard it before: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” For decades, health authorities have linked a solid, healthy breakfast with better overall health and weight management. The idea is that a balanced breakfast helps: kick-start your metabolism after you’ve been “fasting” (and […]

3 Thanksgiving Health Tips to Prevent Weight Gain

Today, I want to share with you my Thanksgiving health tips, specifically on how to not gain 10 pounds on Thanksgiving! Now, has anyone ever really gained 10 pounds on Thanksgiving day? I doubt it, but you know what, there have been quite a few people who have been close, so I want to share with you my secret today on how to not […]

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