Our Collagen Elixir Rated 9/10 by Elle!

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and accounts for about 1 third of its protein composition. It’s one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood vessels, cornea, and teeth! You can think of it as theContinue reading “Our Collagen Elixir Rated 9/10 by Elle!”

Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon

As we are still attempting to stay satisfied with our food experiences during this pandemic, we were remembering a wonderful ancient grain bowl with salmon that we had at True Food Kitchen.  It was fabulous! We explored recipes on the internet, looked through a few cook books at home, and took inventory of our ingredientsContinue reading “Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon”

The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health

In 2009, Michigan State researchers published a curious finding in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – that people who had a diet high in leafy green vegetables consumed up to 5+ times (550 percent) more dietary nitrates than the average daily intake (1). Prior to the study, there was controversy over the role of nitrates inContinue reading “The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health”

My Favorite Salsas!

These are two of my favorite salsas. So healthy and good for you too!! The only reason I don’t make them more is because I love them to much on chips! Too much of anything is too much! No need for recipes here! The first one is Pico de Gallo which has sweet white onion,Continue reading “My Favorite Salsas!”

Vegan Wild Rice Cauliflower Soup

Vegan Wild Rice Cauliflower Soup recipe… from my friend Casey! This is LOW in BAD Fats too! 💪🏼 Take advantage of Organic ingredients to really stay on top of your health ❤️ INGREDIENTS 1 cup chopped celery (150 g) 1 medium white onion, diced (approx. 1 1/2 cups, 215 g) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1Continue reading “Vegan Wild Rice Cauliflower Soup”

Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Description   This is an amazingly flavorful dish. We served it with a little baguette pieces to scoop up some of the sauce. It is a top notch vegetable tagine recipe! Simple vegetable stew packed with the perfect balance of Moroccan flavors. Vegan and Gluten free.   Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, moreContinue reading “Moroccan Vegetable Tagine”

Moroccan Spiced Vegetables with Couscous

Throw together a deliciously spiced and super healthy dish in no time flat.  This recipe is great as a side dish or vegetarian meal. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Servings 4 people Calories 472 cal Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium red onion chopped 1 yellow bellContinue reading “Moroccan Spiced Vegetables with Couscous”

My Version – South Beach Shrimp Stir-Fry over Rice

This is certainly one of our most favorite recipes.  It’s quick, simple, nutritions, and economical. Ingredients: 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 pounds medium peeled and deveined fresh or thawed frozen shrimp  2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 8 ounces whiteContinue reading “My Version – South Beach Shrimp Stir-Fry over Rice”