plant-based


Seeing Green

One simple way to improve your eating regime is to add green.  Sound boring?  It might be, if you’re thinking iceberg lettuce.  Green leafy vegetables are some of the most nutrient dense and the quickest to prepare, especially if you are time crunched.  Leafy greens provide a variety of phytonutrients, including beta-carotene and lutein, which protects your cells from oxidative…


10 Best Antioxidant Foods

Yesterday, I described why antioxidants are additions needed in all of our diets.  Without antioxidants to scavenge and mop up the free radicals, you would experience inflammation and disease, neither of which you want, if you desire to live a vibrant and healthy life. Check out the chart and pick a couple of antioxidant foods that you might like to…


Potpourri of Culinary Fun

I have been spending quite a bit of time in my kitchen experimenting, creating, and adjusting recipes — new ones, old ones, never-tried before ones.  Conclusion, I LOVE cooking!!!! Over the last couple of weeks, I have been taking a variety of workshops from Meghan Telpner (author of Undiet).  This week I took the “Smoothie on Up, Juice It On…