Salads are easy to prepare, and the vitamins & minerals you receive make it worthwhile to eat it every day. We always like to add organic sprouted nuts/seeds to our salads (since we have plenty on hand). New research suggests that eating plenty of nitrate-rich vegetables — such as lettuce, spinach, and beets — may lower your risk of dying of a stroke or heart attack. They discovered that the more nitrate from vegetables women consumed, the lower their risk
Chocolate Orange Smoothie Recipe The Ingredients 1/2 cup cold water 2 oranges, peeled 1/2 cup fresh or frozen banana handful of frozen raspberries 1 tablespoon cacao powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or vanilla powder A little sweetener of your choice (optional) The Extra’s (try your own) 1/4 cup Greek yogurt handful of cashews( pre-soaked is best) 1 tablespoon flax seeds or chia seeds a few slices of avocado A dash of cinnamon or fav spice ...
Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of of vitamin E, the body’s primary fat-soluble antioxidant. They come from the beautiful sunflower that has rays of petals emanating from its bright yellow, seed-studded center. Folklore and magic are associated with this beautiful flower as well. Early colonists in North America learned about the many uses of sunflowers from the Native American tribes near them. In addition to being useful as a source of yellow and orange dye for fabric, the
Headaches seem to be a common human condition. Some of us get them more frequently and more intensely. We also find relief in different ways. Some hit the meds, and some meditate or find other stress relieving techniques. How many people find relief in foods? So it was with much interest when we found out that almonds contain a natural pain-killing agent called salicin. Salicin is an anti-inflammatory agent that is produced from the Willow bark. This agent is also
Pine nuts are very small and come from the cones of pine trees, and they are labor-intensive to produce! But with these small kernels…a lot goes a long way! Pine nuts are edible seeds that come from the cones of pine trees, making them labor-intensive to produce. Not surprisingly, they’re expensive to buy (ever made pesto?). But considering their nourishing array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, pine nuts offer a wide variety of health benefits to older adults. 1. Pine