“Egg yolks contain 240mg of leucine, the amino acid single-handedly responsible for flipping your genetic muscle-building switch.” To become stronger you need to build muscle…more muscle will burn more calories…a combination of eating healthy food and strength training will have … Continue reading
Cold winter days often bring the need for warmth and comfort food. Many years ago I came across the perfect recipe to provide both. The recipe, by Curtis Aikens, is basically a recipe outline with a way to include your … Continue reading
Carrots are chock full of vitamins A, C, B6, and thiamin, and in minerals manganese, niacin, and potassium. Carrots contain no cholesterol and are very high in fiber…and they taste soooo good! Sometimes the lowly carrot needs to be the … Continue reading
The vegetable of the day is cauliflower… with the added bonus of ginger, turmeric and mustard seeds! Simple, straight forward food served hot on a cold winter night always tastes great! CAULIFLOWER is LOW in calories, and a great source … Continue reading
In honor of World Vegetarian Day, Clean Eating Magazine gathered and posted TEN delicious, hearty, vegetarian meals. Enjoy!!!
It’s fall and the sugar pumpkins are just calling out – buy me, buy me. I have and have made some delicious soup!! 1 serving size=1 cup=49 calories=245% of the daily recommendation of vitamin A=19% of the daily recommendation of … Continue reading
It’s fall. It’s apple picking time! Apples are pretty, they usher in fall and the health benefits are numerous. The Mother Nature Network has a fabulous article sharing with us why we need to eat that apple each and every … Continue reading
The topic of sugar has been in the news quite often these days. I love sugar and balk at all the articles which show sugar is terrible, just terrible for the human body, so it was with great interest that … Continue reading
Cauliflower & Clams in Parsley Broth Eat clams! Three ounces of the shellfish provide 24 mg of iron. According to the cdc women ages 51+ need 8 mg of iron per day. Clams are also high in potassium and B12. … Continue reading
Try out these delicious spinach recipes from the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/magazine/spinach-is-a-dish-best-served-cooked.html?_r=1 Spinach is one vegetable best served cooked!