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Healthy Eats & Recipes 2017-04-22T18:19:26+00:00

Dish of The Month

Let’s Dish it Out!

Spring is here! Not only is it a new season weather wise but also food wise. Some veggies coming into season are apsaragus, arthichokes, and everyone’s favorite…avocados! My favorite fruit is also coming to a kitchen counter near you. There’s nothing more refreshing than pineapples to help with that sweet tooth craving without the guilt. My all-time favorite dish to make for family get togethers is Guacamole. Here’s my delicious recipe!

People have the misconception that eating healthy is all salads and chicken. On the contrary, a diet with a variety of healthy foods is more likely to have success than a diet that is limited in variety. Finding the right healthy recipes that are not only good for you but are also satisfying can be a little hard to find. I’ve grilled, broiled, and aluminum foiled in my kitchen like a mad food scientist for a long time whipping up as many recipes that I could on my own. I even went on a recipe egg hunt online to bring you all the recipes I could find from across the world wide web to save you the time of searching. Here’s a list of some of the yummiest, healthy recipes!

Ask The Foodie

What are the Benefits of Different Foods?

Chia seeds have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Today, they draw the interest of many people for their health benefits and uses in cooking. It turns out chia seeds are a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants. Find out the many benefits of adding Chia Seeds to your meal!

Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries. Discover the other hidden benefits Flaxseed!

Beans get a bad rap for making people gassy but that’s no reason to cut them out of your diet. Experts recommend you consume up to 3 cups of legumes a week –because they are so good for your health. The more you eat, the less likely you are to have tummy trouble. You have so many to choose from–black beans, navy beans and kidney beans to name a few. Here are just a few of the benefits Legumes pack!

Edamame contains energy, protein, fiber, carbohydrate, various amino acids and low levels of fat and sugar. These nutrients help in maintaining a healthy life and preventing various health risks. Some of the health benefits of Edamame are listed here.

One of the first foods that signals the start of spring is the appearance of fresh asparagus at local farmers’ markets and grocery stores. Just as spring is a time of new beginnings, asparagus is one of those veggies that I love to experiment with during this time of year. Not only is this jolly green giant of vegetables delicious, but Asparagus has these huge health benefits.

Unless it’s Thanksgiving time around your household, then you probably don’t really mess around with the turkeys too much. But you don’t have to wait until the end of the year to gobble down this delicious poultry. Find out the many ways Turkey is cooking the competition!

Most people know that fish is good for you, but what about other seafood? As it turns out, scallops, in addition to their delectable taste, contain a variety of nutrients that can promote your cardiovascular health, plus provide protection against colon cancer. Discover how huge the benefits are when you consume this tiny mollusk!

The taste of tuna fish makes it perfect for eating as a tuna steak, in “burger” form, as a spread with mayonnaise on crackers or bread, in tuna salad, or any number of other varieties. It is versatile, delicious, inexpensive, and very good for you. But what healthy components does Tuna Fish really contain? Let’s find out….

Shrimp cocktail is on practically every holiday menu, but many aren’t sure if they should avoid shrimp or dig in. If you’re a seafood eater and you enjoy these crustaceans, either chilled or in hot dishes, here are a few things you should know about Shrimp!

People love to eat artichokes. What’s not to love? From the leaves to the heart, artichokes are simply delicious. However, you might not be aware of the humble artichoke’s position as a nutrient powerhouse and the amazing health benefits you can have simply by adding this veggie to your diet. We boiled down the Artichoke’s many benefits right here!