Yes, you’ll be craving chickpeas! This recipe makes a super easy, fiber-rich, and healthy snack that can also be used as a gluten free garnish for salads in place of croutons. Besides being an excellent vegan…
Brussels Sprouts will be Your New Best Friend Brussels sprouts are packed with vitamins and cancer fighting sulphoraphanes, just like other foods in the cabbage family. Pomegranates contain phytochemicals, ellagic acid, and punicalgins, which offer…
You can tell from the deep dark green of kale that it’s a cancer-fighting warrior! Kale is one the richest sources of potent cell protective antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthines, and sulphoraphanes which trigger inflammation control….
Sweet and Zesty, this Healthy Salad Hits the Spot It’s the time of year when I crave crunchy, healthy salads. This recipe brings together a variety of nutrient-rich ingredients, fantastic textures, and a tangy dressing…
Pumpkin, Curry and Cilantro combine to yield a delicious and hearty soup that is truly food as medicine in a bowl!
Greek salads, part of a heart healthy and anti-cancer Mediterranean diet are filled with greens, fresh herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, olive oil, nuts and a protein of your choice. Make this a vegan, vegetarian dish by adding beans or add grilled chicken breast or fish for a complete meal that you can put together in minutes. Oregano is a culinary herb with potent antioxidant activity and rich in essential oils that support normal digestive function as well as the plant phenols such as rosmarinic acid carvacrol known to be active against H. Pylori bacterial infections in the stomach, one of the primary causes of stomach ulcers.
This is a remarkably simple crunchy salad that is filled with cancer fighting plant chemicals.
Wild salmon is rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids so important for their function as building blocks of every cell wall, modulating inflammation and balancing mood. Omega 3 Fatty Acids have also been studied for their anti-cancer properties. Garlic supports normal cholesterol levels and provides a substrate for healthy bacteria in the intestines, part of normal immunity and hormone metabolism. Thyme is rich in terpinoids including thymol a potent antioxidant along with rosmarinic and ursolic acid know for their anti-cancer properties.
Lavender and Mint not only add nuance and flavor but also plant chemicals called terpenoids that offer cell protection and enhance digestive function. Blend your favorite summer fruits including richly colored berries filles with anthocyanadins and phytophenols which are super antioxidants.
Create a masterpiece collage by combining the best of summer vegetables and an array of colors. When we eat a rainbow we are benefitting from the super antioxidant and cell protective power of phytochemicals. Every color in our plant foods has a different gift, a different function in our cells.