Cleansing Mung Bean Spinach Soup Recipe

Mung Bean Spinach Soup recipe

Mung beans contain iron, magnesium, folate, phenol and other compounds that may prevent chronic disease and obesity. I whipped up a mung bean spinach soup to help reset my gut after the vacation (will work after any holiday), and now I can’t get enough! It also tastes pretty delicious when used in stews and soups, [Read More]

A Healthy Plant-Based Recipe Idea: Spaghetti Squash

spaghetti squash recipe

Could you imagine piling your plate high with spaghetti goodness? Warm, savory, comforting, carby goodness. When I was growing up, I used to eat spaghetti before my track meets, and would stock up on Ramen Noodles when I first moved out on my own. Noww I look at spaghetti and think, “Meh, I’m not really getting a [Read More]

A Tasty Black Bean Salad for Summer

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Today’s recipe, a black bean summer salad, is extremely quick to make and blends some of my favorite flavors and textures: savory, crisp and tart. Let’s look at the nutritional profile: Protein: Black beans Calcium: Feta cheese Beta Carotene: Carrots Vitamin A and K: Red leaf lettuce Fiber: black beans, lettuce, carrots, broccoli slaw This [Read More]

10 Recipes Sure To Impress And To Add 2 Your Labor Day Cookout Ideas

Labor Day Cookout Recipes

10 Recipes Sure To Impress At Your Labor Day Cookout School is almost back in session, which means it’s close to Labor Day! I’ve had such a wonderful summer hanging out with my kids and hitting the beach. But I must admit I am excited for a new school year to start. Every year on Labor Day we [Read More]

Tabbouleh Salad Recipe for Hot Summer Days

Tabbouleh salad recipe

You cannot go wrong with Tabbouleh! The dictionary gives the following interpretation to this dish: “An Arab salad of cracked wheat mixed with finely chopped ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, and parsley.” The ingredients that go along with each tabbouleh dish can be of a wide variety – and that is the Beauty of this [Read More]

Santa Fe Chicken Packets Recipe

Santa Fe Chicken Packets recipe

Santa Fe Chicken Packets Chicken breasts topped with black beans, corn and zesty tomatoes, cooked in foil packets on the grill for an easy summertime meal.   Celebrate Good Foods! Please RETWEET! Celebrate #Dinner With Santa Fe #Chicken Packets #Recipe http://t.co/DoQDnrkfUZ #RecipeIdeas #Foods 2 #Enjoy pic.twitter.com/kEL1CR8JGk — Celebrate Woman (@DiscoverSelf) July 21, 2015   Check [Read More]

10 Delicious Apple Recipes To Make This Fall

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10 Delicious Apple Recipes To Make This Fall  Fall will be here before you know it! One of my favorite things about fall is the flavors of the food. I love anything pumpkin, nutmeg, or apple. Apples are the perfect ingredient to use in a fall dinner or dessert. They are everywhere around the fall [Read More]