Recipe: Sweet and Savory Candied Walnuts

Recipe - Sweet and Savory Candied Walnuts

A sweet snack you can have seconds (and thirds) of? Yes, please! This recipe makes a healthy appetizer or snack rich in omega 6 and omega 3 healthy oils. These tasty nuts also make a great gift…

Recipe: Gluten Free Vegan Goji Berry Apple Crisp

Recipe: Goji Berry Apple Crisp

photo credit: 1600heart_2002 via photopin (license) Here is a twist on an old favorite. By adding Goji Berries you turn this hard-to-resist apple crisp dessert into a cancer-fighting, heart healthy dish that can promote longevity and…

Recipe: Spicy Baked Chickpeas

spicy baked chickpeas

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…

Recipe: Greek Salad with Fresh Oregano

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.

Recipe: Lavender-Mint Summer Fruit Salad

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.

Recipe: Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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.