Beautiful Plant-Based Rainbow Grilled Veggie Kabobs

Looking for healthy options for you and the whole family to enjoy this Labor Day? How about beautiful plant-based rainbow grilled Veggie Kabobs?           These Veggie Kabobs are the perfect Vegetarian/Vegan entree or side dish for any grilling occasion. Enjoy them at your family cookouts, parties, and BBQ’s. They are easy…

Delicious Vegan Labor Day Grilling Options…

Typically there is no shortage of things to throw on the grill during the Summer. However, for those who do not consume animal based products, the struggle is real. Nothing can (seem) as appetizing as some of our traditional favorite grill type food. Yet, see the 411 on the Delicious Vegan Labor Day Grilling Options noted below ……

When you’re Vegan and It’s Labor Day- 50 Recipe Ideas…

It’s the Last week of Summer and as much as we hate to see it go, it’s nice to usher in the Fall with good food, friends, and celebration. This can be a challenge for those who are Vegan or seeking to transition into a healthier eating regimen. Meal Ideas… Black Bean Hemp Burgers Simple…

What Is Watercress Good For?

There are many noted health benefits of Watercress. Overall Watercress contains many phytonutrients which are required for a healthy body. Not only that, but Watercress contains more vitamin C than an orange, more iron than what is found in spinach, more folate than a banana and more calcium than milk. Watercress has been noted to be…

Do Organic Foods Have Pesticides?

  Organic Foods with Pesticides?  Do Organic Foods Contain pesticides? Until today I would have said no, but the answer is”Yes”.   Don’t go running for the hills just yet!  The pesticides in “Organic” foods come from (natural sources) such as plants.  Organic food farmers must abide by the national standards in order for their product…

One Better Decision at a Time…

One Better Decision at a time… Sometimes we find ourselves anxious to make the changes that we need to make in our lives. Yet, our approaches to changes can either sabotage or Bolster our likelihood of success in any given venture or goal.One thing is for certain, everything does not work for everybody! So there…

11 Health Benefits of Tomatoes Summarized…

Abundant Source of Antioxidants Rich Source of Vitamins and Minerals Reduces Cholesterol and Protects the Heart Counters the Effect of Cigarette Smoke Improves Vision Digestive Health Lowers Hypertension Manages Diabetes Healthy Skin Prevents Urinary Tract Infections Prevents Gallstones Purchase Organic Tomatoes to get the most nutritional Value If possible always try to buy organic and especially…

What are Cartenoids and why Tomatoes are one of the best sources…

What are Cartenoids Cartenoids are identified by their orange yellow and red colors in the plant and vegetable world and carries their own individual benefits.  Even still, they work together in a synergistic manner to provide even more benefits. How Cartenoids benefit the body Belonging to the antioxidant family,  Cartenoids help protect the body from…

Tomatillo…The Sweet yet Spicy Cousin of the Tomato

  Sweet and Spicy Tomatillo Tomatillo, also known as Tomate,  are small spherical shaped Berries in the tomato family of fruits/ Vegetables. They are however most often considered and served as a vegetable.  It’s tart and sweet flavors make it much sought after as a key ingredient in Central American dishes. Origin and Class Originating…

The Many Health Benefits of Tomato’s, You will be surprised!

The Valuable Tomato Tomato’s are such a valuable food item for human health. Not only do they double as a fruit and a vegetable,they are an integral part of cuisines all across the globe.  They are relatively easy to cultivate and grow very quickly, making them an internationally recognized staple food. Health Benefits The many…

Squash-A Super Food in it’s own right!

The Many Health Benefits of Squash There are many health benefits of Squash. Most of which are derived from the organic compounds, vitamins and minerals it contains. The list includes a huge Amount of Vitamin A,C,E, Vitamins B6 and Niacin just to name a few. Different varieties of squash have the ability to improve the…

Onions- Layer upon Layer of Cellular Nutrition

You do not have to peel very far to get to the healthy constituents of onions.  In fact most of the nutritional value is in it’s exterior layers! Onions are high in beneficial Vitamins minerals and antioxidants.  Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds have long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Onions…