Eating Well

Spectacular Spinach

Spectacular Spinach

I am never without spinach in my refrigerator or freezer. Luckily for my parents, I’ve always loved spinach. They did a great job weaving it into our dinners. Lucky for me, spinach is great for our overall health. Dark leafy greens in general are a great source of antioxidants and other heart and cardiovascular health.

Please Pass the Peas

Please Pass the Peas

Peas have developed a bad reputation. Most kids detest peas, but I don’t understand why: they’re sweet, their small, and they fit wonderfully in your spoon if you want to shoot it at your older brother (though, I don’t suggest the last usage, unless you want to be grounded or miss out on dessert). Are you a fan of peas?

Crazy Cauliflower

Crazy Cauliflower

Cutting the amount of carbs that you eat each day can be a bummer, but there are some great work-arounds that will allow you to eat your favorite foods—albeit, a healthier, modified version of your favorite foods. Believe it or not, cauliflower can help you with that and a lot more!

Egg-ceptional Eggplant

Egg-ceptional Eggplant

Being part Italian I grew up with all kinds of fabulous recipes for Eggplants. Eggplants are one of the most surprisingly beautiful vegetables that you can find in a produce aisle. They are a vibrant shade of purple and are glossy to boot. They have a unique flavor and a complicated texture, which make them fun to cook with.

Crazy for Coconuts

Crazy for Coconuts

I love coconuts and coconut water because there are so many benefits from integrating these wondrous gifts from Mother Nature into your diet. They range from aiding in the prevention of heart disease to helping diabetics with their blood sugar levels.
What are the specific benefits?

Do You Like It Raw?: Uncooked Cuisine & Harnessing the Power of Living Nutrients

Do You Like It Raw?: Uncooked Cuisine & Harnessing the Power of Living Nutrients

We love it raw! Vegetables, fruits, nuts and more are just so delicious—even without being cooked!
Some of our readers are very much so believers in the raw food trend while others would like to know a bit more about it. This article is dedicated to both exploring the benefit of munching on living cuisines and sharing with our readers a few popular raw food markets and eateries right here in our own backyard.