Walnuts are known as the best nuts we can eat because of their high levels of antioxidants, which help protect our cells. They’re an easy, nutritious snack on their own, or add them to a homemade trail mix.
This Goji Berry Date Paste is a perfect sweetener to replace the artificial stuff. It’s great to use in desserts and smoothies, especially if you don’t have a high speed blender like a Vitamix. I’ve been meaning to make date paste for a while now as I use dates to sweeten almost all of my desserts. I’m …
We hear so much about how amazing blueberries are for us, which I love, but what about the raspberries? Not only are they one of the prettiest berries, but they contain a wide array of benefits making them one of the healthiest, most delicious candies nature has to offer. I love adding them to desserts like
In this edition of Foodie Talk I’m featuring Tess Masters aka the Blender Girl and a personal friend of mine. If you don’t know about her recipes, I suggest you get to know them. She is a master creator in the kitchen and her talent never ceases to amaze me.
White beans are packed with antioxidants that offer amazing health benefits. They’re also so versatile when it comes to cooking. I love using them in recipes for dips, desserts and more. These cookies are so good, you can fool anyone into eating beans!
Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh basil?! I’ve been using it a lot in recipes lately. Some of my favorites include Tomato Basil Bisque and Basil Lemonade. It actually belongs to the mint family and is used as a seasoning herb for cooking
Is it broccoli or cauliflower? If you’ve been confused by this veggie you’re not alone. In fact, Romanesco has a lot of other names like Romanesco Broccoli, Roman Cauliflower, Broccoflower, Romanesque cauliflower, Buzzy Broc, and Romanesco Cauliflower.
Since ancient times, many cultures have considered grapes as the “queen of fruits.” There are over 8,000 varieties of grapes, from purple to red, black, dark blue, yellow or green, but the concord grapes here in California are the best I’ve ever tasted. California actually produces the most grapes sold across the US.
There are legends in some Asian countries that the smell of a jujube fruit made people fall in love. It was also used as a good luck charm with fertility for newlyweds. Although they are also called red dates, Chinese dates, Korean dates or Indian dates, jujubes are not really related to dates. They just have …
One of the main reasons we eat salads is because they’re so good for us, but what if you’re eating it and not reaping all the benefits?!
A study conducted by researchers at Harvard University found that younger women who ate two or more servings of carotenoid-rich fruits and veggies a day (including CARROTS, spinach, broccoli, romaine lettuce, oranges) had a 18% lower risk breast cancer than women who ate fewer than four servings a week. Cut up some carrots and serve …