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Savory Squashes

Oct 5 2015

This weekend is proof that fall has arrived (along with Hurricane Joaquin).  While I could do without the endless rain and dreariness, fall is by far my favorite season.  It is this time of year that reminds me I can start using the oven and other heat-producing appliances, and become …

Greens with Coconut, Chickpeas, Cauliflower and Sweet Potatoes

Aug 24 2015

This recipe is a unique way to pair several nutritional powerhouses into a delicious side dish or main course. Collard greens and sweet potatoes are loaded with beta-carotene, which is converted into Vitamin A and acts as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, and these types of …

Antioxidants: Healing or Hype?

Aug 10 2015

There's a lot of talk out there in the wellness world about antioxidants, and how consuming them can protect you from chronic disease and cancer, reverse signs of aging, improve cognition, and overall help you live a healthier life. But what is an antioxidant? Do we need to be consuming …