Nutrition

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

Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them, and the maple glaze makes them especially crispy on the outside! Ingredients: 2½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch pieces (about 8 cups) ⅓ cup pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt Pre…

The powerful all-natural raspberry flavor of this jam makes will ensure you never go back to the store-bought brands! Ingredients:    • 1kg raspberry    • juice of 1 lemon    • 1kg bag jam sugar Preparation Instructions: 1). Pour half the raspberries into a preserving pan and add the lemon juice. Mash the berries to a…

Ingredients 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped scallion 3 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 Tablespoon Asian sesame oil 1 teaspoon coarse Korean hot red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 Tablespoons olive oil 4 cups sliced maitake mushrooms Preparation Instructions 1). Preheat the oven to 350ºF. 2…

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.

Tangy dijon mustard, fresh thyme, and pine nuts revitalize everyday broccoli into this recipe that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. If you’re adverse to broccoli, try this recipe! Ingredients 12 ounces broccoli florets (5 cups raw) 1 tablespoon minced shallots 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fre…

The heart is our most important muscle, it doesn’t take a break, so we really need to do our best to take care of it for our lifetime. In this article, I will describe what will make it content, satisfied and to function optimally from a naturopathic medical perspective. Food for Heart Happiness The heart loves a suppl…

Feeling achy? Sore throat? This refreshing Ginger Lemon Tea Recipe is so easy to make, flavorful, and full of positive health benefits! 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…

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 chunk…