snack eggs
Mar 11

Healthy Snack Idea…Eggs!

Healthy Food

Planning and preparing food for the week ahead is an important aspect to maintaining your goals for a healthy diet. Having healthy foods available makes it easier to avoid poor food choices.

Eggs are an affordable, nutrient-rich food. They contain the highest quality source of protein as well as nearly every essential vitamin and mineral. They also contain nonessential nutrients like choline, which is essential for normal brain development and memory, and lutein and zeaxanthin, two anti-oxidants from the carotenoid family, that contribute to eye health by protecting eyes from ultraviolet rays, reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration, and decreasing risk of developing cataracts.

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Raw Hummus Recipe
Mar 10

Yummy Raw Hummus Recipe

Recipes

Sprouted legumes have a stunning amount of nutrients compared to their dried/cooked counterparts. By some estimates thiamin levels increase 5-fold, niacin doubles, vitamin E and caratene levels increase, and there is more vitamin C than in a tomato. Enzymes become activated making proteins and starches more digestible and, therefore, less gas-producing (always a good thing).

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Cheesy salsa tilapia fillets
Mar 09

Cheesy Salsa Tilapia Fillets

Recipes

A recipe for adding fish to your diet: Tiliapia - a great choice!

Fish is an excellent source of high quality, easily digestible protein. Some, but not all, fish are high in omega-3 essential oil - like salmon or sardines. Adding fish to your family’s diet is a healthy choice…if you make the right choice. There are many issues to consider when choosing which fish to consume, including:

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Apple Pie Doughnuts
Mar 07

Apple Pie Doughnuts

Recipes

For some reason, I have been on a doughnut kick lately. I usually bake my doughnuts, but frying anything is always better. And it’s not bad if you do not do it often..or at least I like to tell myself.

I like doughnuts because they are a sweet treat that you can eat at any time. They are also relatively easy to make, especially if you have a doughnut cutter. Buying a doughnut cutter is worth it if you like to make homemade doughnuts.

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