Description:Butternut squash is a great source of vitamin C and potassium. Potassium helps to maintain a healthy blood pressure and it is also considered an electrolyte. Butternut sqaush is also a great source of fiber which can help with improving digestion and keeping your cholesterol levels low.
Instructions:Heat the squash in the microwave on high heat for 1-2 minutes. This will soften the skin. Carefully peel the squash with a vegetable peeler or small... read full recipe
Description:This recipe makes for a great dinner that everyone in the family is sure to love!
Instructions:In a skillet, sauté olive oil, cumin and garlic for 1 minutes. Add steak strips and cook about 5 minutes. Add pepper and onion slices and cook for... read full recipe
Description:This soup makes for an easy and quick dinner that everyone in the family is sure to love. It is also a great way to add a couple of vegetables to your dinner.
Instructions:Coat the bottom of a Dutch oven or large soup pot (this makes a lot of soup, it cam within an inch of the top of my 5.5 quart Dutch oven) with olive... read full recipe
Description:Baingan bharta is a delicious South Asian dish that uses eggplant as one of its ingredients. Eggplants are low in calories but provide a dense amount of vitamins and minerals. Eggplant contains chlorogenic acid which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants fight free radicals in your body and reduce inflammation.
Instructions:Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Place eggplant on a medium baking sheet. Bake 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender.... read full recipe
Description:Tomatoes contain antioxidants which can help prevent cancerous cells from forming and can reduce inflammation in the body. Antioxidants can also help to stop damage to heart arteries taht precedes plaque formation.
Instructions:In large saucepan, combine water, undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, dried onion, dried basil (if using), and beef bouillon granules. Bring to boiling... read full recipe
Description:Apples are high in fiber wihc helps to keep your digestive tract running smoothly and helps to lower cholesterol as well. Apples also contain antioxidants which reduce the amount of free radicals in the body and help to reduce inflammation as well.
Instructions:Preheat the oven to 350 degrees with a rack in the middle. Lightly oil a loaf pan and line with parchment. Oil the parchment. Sift together the... read full recipe
Description:This is a quick and easy meal that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy.
Instructions:In large plastic re-sealable food storage bag, place chicken with zucchini, mushrooms and bell peppers. In small bowl, whisk soy sauce, oil and... read full recipe
Description:This recipe is a fun and unique take on french fries. Sweet potatoes contain fiber which has been shown to help lower blood sugar levels and cholesteral as well as keep your digestive tract running smoothly. Sweet potatoes also contain beta-carotene, which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants help to reduce free radicals and inflammation in your body. Almonds also contain calcium which plays an important role in keeping your skeleton strong.
Instructions:Peel and cut sweet potatoes into ¼ inch fries. Cover in melted coconut oil. Melt almond butter in a large bowl. Place sweet potatoes into bowl,... read full recipe
Description:This anise biscotti makes for a great treat with your coffee.
Instructions:Preheat oven to 375° F. Combine butter and sugar, mixing thoroughly, then mix in egg whites an anise extract. In another bowl, combine the remaining... read full recipe
Description:This chicken fiesta salad is a fun and healthy way to get some extra vegetables and protein into your diet.