If you’ve been seeing pictures of Golden Milk lattes flooding your Insta lately than you probably noticed that turmeric is having a major moment in the health arena. Turmeric, the main spice found in the Indian dish curry, is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. There are a few simple tricks for boosting the bioavailability of turmeric so you can finally reap all those juicy health benefits.
Meatless Mondays are trendy, but transitioning to a plant-based diet at least once per week seems here to stay. Going plant-based is easy, and unbelievably tasty, when you’re armed with great Pinterest inspo — and these 5 cookbooks. Here are my favorite 5 plant based cookbooks you need in your kitchen.
Winding down from the holidays? -parties, travel, indulging! I know I am. That is why in MY 2018 I look forward to reuniting with my routine, clean eating, and positive change
With so many food options to incorporate into your healthy diet, here’s why you should focus on one to make the biggest impact – Matcha.
Look, I put mushrooms on pizza, and in the occasional omelette. When it comes to coffee, I like it black, and it has been this way for about 10 years. If you ever told me I would be sipping on coffee with mushrooms, I would laugh and say never. BUT anyone that knows me, knows I like to research– the health benefits of mushroom coffee really stood out to me. So I thought I would give it a sip. *sips mushroom coffee* Here is what I learned thanks to my friends at Penados Gourmet Coffee.
Yes. You heard me. Cauliflower. This is the first time I have ever tried to make a dessert. I was nervous that the cauliflower flavor would be overwhelming. But the spice of cinnamon and sweetness of the maple syrup really balance that. Cooking cauliflower rice is not like cooking regular rice. You don’t need as much liquid and you don’t have to worry about under or overcooking it. I am so happy to share this recipe with you.
I grew up in a typical American-based household with lots of meat and taters, along with fried, fast and frozen foods. I loved all the junk and heavy meats just as much as the next guy, but when I started to become educated in how meat consumption affects long-term health, I slowly but surely started veering away from that lifestyle. So here are my top 5 tips for taking the plunge into a plant-based lifestyle:
Trick or Treat! TREAT, let's make these festive cookies. Did I mention they are gluten free? I do think candy corn is the prettiest candy and makes a beautiful cookie. As a true foodie I love the fall flare it brings to any candy dish or cupcake. I love the color so much that I made these Candy Cornmeal Cookies for my family and friends to enjoy. I know you will love them and they are fun for Halloween!
With so many busy Americans turning to smoothies for on-the-go meals and quick portable nutrition, is it possible these drinks could be adding unwanted inches to our waistlines? Smoothie consumption in the United States has grown 120% from 2010 to 2015, as preventative eating habits and overall health consciousness continue to rise.
I am so excited to share this recipe with everyone. I mean really excited. I have wanted to bake a vegan cupcake for a long time but I could never get the recipe quite right. After many failed attempts and taste tests, I finally succeeded. These cupcakes are delicious and light.
When you are having company over taco night, you have your tacos, chips and salsa. I like to have one more side dish on the table. One of my favorite ways to cook is to use the slow cooker. I can plug in my meal and walk away, which allows me to work on other things, like tidying up the house. Last week, I made crispy pork carnitas tacos for some friends coming over. I love this recipe because it cooks all day and develops these intense flavors.
I love to grill! It doesn’t matter if you are using a charcoal or a gas grill; it’s just a fun and relaxing way to prepare a meal! My favorite day to cook outside is Father’s Day. I am so excited to share my recipe for shish kabob and this five minute summer carrot salad. This salad is amazing and the spices take it to the next level.
Over the past few years, Kombucha has hit the wellness scene in a tremendous way. As a health obsessed foodie I noticed it in recipes, blogs, health fairs, my favorite organic lunch spots, and even my go-to fitness studio. This leads me to my next question, which I am sure has crossed your mind, “is KOMBUCHA really good for you?”
Mixed Berry Oatmeal, Carrot Cake Oatmeal, and Chocolate Coconut Almond. They were all made using the same recipe and they all came out delicious. Oatmeal comes in all different types and cuts. I found with this dish, Rolled oats work the best.
Do you drool over food, nutrition, and meal prep pics you find on Instagram daily? What if you could walk into a restaurant and find all the healthy food you have been eyeing on social media?
Walking into Real Food Eatery near Rittenhouse Square in Downtown Philly is pretty much like that.
2.5% of the US population is vegan.
Does the idea of a vegan diet interest you? Going vegan is quite appealing given that research supports many health benefits. More and more men, women, children, and even athletes are turning to a vegan diet. Joe Namath, one of the most recognizable names in NFL history, is quoted as saying, “It shows that you don’t need meat to play football,” when he switched to a vegan diet. So if you don’t need meat, what do you need?
In today’s plant-based, paleo, low-carb, raw, non-GMO, organic *breathe* world, eating habits and dietary preferences can make or break relationships – especially when choosing restaurants. So, what’s a bacon-free bachelor or bachelorette to do? It’s a sweet story of love and compromise. Keep an open mind. Keep an open mouth. And no, you don’t have to lay off the steak!
What are organic foods? Organic foods are grown or raised without pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified products (GMO), or radiation. These chemicals and toxins have been found to cause health concerns such as brain and nervous system toxicity, cancer, hormonal imbalance and disruption, and skin, eye, and lung irritation.