Nutrition

Nutrition is an important part of your healthy lifestyle. Our articles and tips are here to help you today.

Ingredients 2teaspoonssesame seeds 1teaspoonminced garlic 1/4cupchopped scallion 3Tablespoonslow sodium soy sauce 1TablespoonAsian sesame oil 1teaspooncoarse Korean hot red pepper flakes 1/2teaspoonsugar 2Tablespoonsolive oil 4cupssliced maitake mushrooms Recipe Preparation   1). Preheat the oven to 350ºF. 2). Spread t…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various tips on healthy living for women.

Ingredients 12 ounces broccoli florets (5 cups raw) 1 tablespoon minced shallots 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts Preparation 1). Arrange broccoli in a steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or unti…

  Ingredients 6 cups water 8 2½ x 1-inch strips lemon peel (see Tips) 2 inch piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced 3 green tea bags Sugar substitute (see Tips) (optional) Lemon slices (optional) Preparation In a large saucepan bring the water, lemon strips, and ginger to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes. Usin…

Folate and folic acid are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin (B9). Folate occurs naturally in foods and folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is used to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B-complex vitami…

This low carb cauliflower risotto recipe is an extremely healthy side dish that can be made in just 30 minutes! Ingredients: 400g cauliflower 80g unsalted butter 2 eschalots, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 11/3 cups (295g) Arborio rice 850ml chicken stock 300ml thickened cream 50g dried porcini mushrooms Toaste…

Try this low fat side dish that you can make ahead in record time and freeze. Ingredients: • 2 tbsp sunflower oil • 3 tbsp medium curry paste • 2 medium onions, roughly chopped • around 5 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks • 140g dried red lentils • Bramley apple – (about 400g), peeled, cored and cut into chun…

Take parnsips to another level with this easy and nutritious vegan recipe from Bell lifestyle Kitchen! Ingredients: • 400g parsnip Parsnip peeled and cut into chunks • 600g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks • 60ml olive oil, plus a drizzle to serve • 3 unpeeled garlic cloves • 1 tsp ground nutmeg (around 1 clove) •…

We love salad, and they don’t come much healthier than this! Try out this healthy vegetarian dish today, and easily convert it to a vegan recipe by removing the Gorgonzola cheese! Ingredients: Dressing: 2 tablespoons fig balsamic vinegar (or high-quality balsamic vinegar) 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon Dijo…

Ahh, the holidays. The most joy-filled time of year. A time of holiday parties, busy days, indulgent food, and holiday ‘spirits’ (aka vodka, gin, rum, and the like). It’s no secret that the majority of us end up consuming a bit more ‘empty calories’ than we would like over the holidays, and with the all hustle and bust…