Cha Cha! Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cha Cha HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Put on your cha cha shoes and get ready to dance with me, because research shows that dancing enhances aging brains, specifically parts of the brain that are critical for memory and thinking. Dance, dance, baby! Let...

Dr. Kristi Funk’s Antioxidant Smoothie Recipe

Antioxidant Smoothie BY DR. KRISTI FUNK Antioxidant Smoothie Recipe By Dr. Kristi Funk INGREDIENTS Liquids 1.5 cups of soy or favorite plant-based milk 1 fl oz of liquid and purified Aloe Tonic Seeds 1 tbsp of flaxseeds (omega-3 fatty acids) Spices 1 scoop of Amla...
Joy Bowl Recipe

Joy Bowl Recipe

Joy Bowl SPRING RECIPE While warmer weather is always welcome, the world slowly opening up makes this upcoming summer feel like it deserves a little more of a “hoorah!”  Celebrate the warmer weather with a dinner that makes the most of the seasons’s...
Kale and Sweet Potato Plant-Powered Bowl

Kale and Sweet Potato Plant-Powered Bowl

Lunch Starts at Dinner The Previous Day! One of the easiest and most nutritious mid-day meals is the kind that started as dinner the night before. Whether you find yourself with gobs of leftovers or you intentionally make extras for tomorrow’s lunch, learning to...
Kale and Sweet Potato Plant-Powered Bowl

Kale and Sweet Potato Plant-Powered Bowl

Lunch Starts at Dinner The Previous Day! One of the easiest and most nutritious mid-day meals is the kind that started as dinner the night before. Whether you find yourself with gobs of leftovers or you intentionally make extras for tomorrow’s lunch, learning to...

The Best Salad I’ve Ever Tried!

The Best Salad I’ve Ever Tried! From “The Ivy” in Hollywood Salad Ingredients 2 large beets, boiled, peeled, and chopped3 medium zucchini, chopped2 fresh ears of corn, shucked, steamed, and cut off the cob1 bunch of scallions, white and light green...
5 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

5 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

5 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes Pumpkin Coconut Bisque INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 cups solid-pack pumpkin, canned 2 cups low-salt vegetable broth 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2...
Tomato and Pomegranate Salad Recipe

Tomato and Pomegranate Salad Recipe

Tomato and Pomegranate Salad Recipe Here is a dish featured in the New York Times that melds the best flavors of summer into a robust salad. Serve it alongside grilled chicken, preferably in the back yard, summer nipping at the heels. INGREDIENTS 2 pints mixed small...
Kale Salad With Warm Cranberry Almond Vinaigrette

Kale Salad With Warm Cranberry Almond Vinaigrette

Kale Salad With Warm Cranberry Almond Vinaigrette From GimmeSomeOven.com This healthy kale salad is topped with a warm cranberry almond vinaigrette. PREP TIME: 2 MINS COOK TIME: 8 MINS TOTAL TIME: 10 MINS NGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 shallot, peeled and...
Edamame Spinach Salad

Edamame Spinach Salad

Edamame Spinach Salad (Serves 1) 4 cups torn salad green ¼ of a cucumber, thinly sliced ½ of a large tomato, cut into wedges ¼ of a green or red bell pepper, cut into matchsticks 1 scallion, sliced 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 grilled...