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Let’s Go Nuts

Eat nuts (small handful)  for a healthy and wholesome snack.  Nuts contain healthy fats and essential nutrients along with fiber, protein, minerals and vitamins such as vitamin E and magnesium.  But they are also high in calories, especially when they

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Avocado: Awesome & Alimentative

Avocados, originating from Mexico and Central America, were first used as food at about 10,000 BC.  Also called alligator pear, they are very nutritious and provide for many health benefits when consumed.  A single Avocado contains: 9 grams carbohydrate 15

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Sausage / Mushroom / Spinach Lasagna

A serving of this delicious dish has 1/3 the fat and ½ the calories of a regular version of Lasagna.  For convenience, steps 1 to 5 may be made a day ahead. Makes:  10 Servings    Prep Time:  30 Minutes    Total

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Protein – How Much To Consume Per Day?

Without eating enough protein, we cannot survive. Proteins are the main building blocks of the body.  As a general rule, 10 – 35% of our daily calories should come from protein. The body cannot store protein for future use, so

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Baja Fish Tacos

The Institute of Medicine suggests that adults should consume 10 to 35 percent of their total calorie intake from protein.  However, while considering protein intake, it is also important to choose an overall healthy diet that provides the protein you needed

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EAT YOUR VEGETABLES!!

Maintain good health & muscle tone – stay fit – eat vegetables Eating vegetables provides many health benefits:  Reduces risk of some diseases; Provides nutrients for staying fit and maintenance of muscular health; Vital for (body) growth & function. Muscles do

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ROASTED WINTER VEGETABLES

        Ingredients 1 pound carrots, peeled 1 pound parsnips, peeled 1 large sweet potato, peeled 1 small butternut squash, peeled and seeded (about 2 pounds) 3 tablespoons good olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon

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Are Veggie Chips Nutritious?

Question:  Are those ‘store bought’ veggie chips more nutritious than potato chips?  Answer:  Usually not, veggie chips are high in calories and sodium, and they contain almost as much fat as regular potato chips.   Veggie chips aren’t much healthier than

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Baked Veggie Chip Recipies

     Soy and Sesame Kale Chips Ingredients 7 to 8 oz. (1 small bunch) Lacinato kale (often sold as “dinosaur kale” or “Tuscan kale”) 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame seeds Preparation Preheat oven

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Recipes That Use Tomatoes – a Tasty Health Food

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes     Eat as a side dish or as a sandwich between slices of whole-wheat country bread. INGREDIENTS tomatoes, halved horizontally 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground

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