The Power Of Superfoods 

Foods that are nutrient dense, highly concentrated and very potent are considered to be Superfoods. Goji, Acai & Camu Berries, Cacao, Maca, Chlorella & Spirulina, Hemp, Chia & Flax seeds are some of the superfoods that are most talked about. Some others include medicinal mushrooms such as Chaga & Reishi,  Bee products (pollen, propolis and honey) and Sea vegetables (Nori, Kelp). The supefoods are very … Continue reading The Power Of Superfoods 

Eat More Honey 

According to Medical Daily and WebMD there are many benefits of honey among which the ones below are the most talked about: Antioxidant Anti bacterial and anti fungal- great for treating acne or dry itchy skin even dandruff! When applied to open wounds it can prevent infections. Anti-inflammatory Great for supressing coughs and soothing sore throats Source of Amino acids- tryptophan being one- converts to … Continue reading Eat More Honey 

How Many Times Have You Heard “Eat More Fiber”?

I always thought I had a “perfect diet”. We eat a lot of protein, mainly “good” carbs and lots of vegetables. I would say our diet is pretty clean 80% of the time. Both my husband and I lift weights and are very active so naturally I tend to make a lot of protein based meals. We also make sure when we do eat fat, it … Continue reading How Many Times Have You Heard “Eat More Fiber”?

Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Tomatoes

Zucchinis are one of the vegetables that are currently in season so I have been looking thru my cookbooks trying to find some new recipe ideas how to prepare them. As I was searching, I remembered this “layered zucchini” dish that my mom used to make for me all the time. It is simple to prepare, delicious and great as a side to almost anything. … Continue reading Parmesan Crusted Zucchini and Tomatoes

Quick quinoa and chickpea salad

Sometimes most delicious meals are made from leftovers and by using simple ingredients. Last night I made veal cutlets in mushroom sauce and I wanted to add something citrusy or something with the kick to balance out the heaviness of the meat dish. I had some plain red quinoa leftover from the day before and as I was reaching in the fridge to take it … Continue reading Quick quinoa and chickpea salad

Mediterranean Diet For A Week

Mediterranean diet is not really not a “diet,”  it is a life long lifestyle change. Following this diet will not make you loose the weight quickly but the weight loss and benefits of eating this way would bloom over time. Longer life, healthier looking skin, reduced risks of many diseases are just some of the benefits that you could potentially enjoy if you follow this type of diet. … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet For A Week