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Fresh Grapes Are So Good for You

By |October 10th, 2017|

Sweet juicy red, green or purple grapes are delicious and have so much to offer our body.  This tiny fruit has been found to help keep our heart strong, improve our memory, and have an ingredient to assist the ‘fountain of youth’. […]

Beautiful Colorful Swiss Chard is Surprising Good for You

By |September 26th, 2017|

Beautiful Swiss chard with its deep green, red, purple, and yellow leaves and bright colored juicy stalks is one of the most nutritious vegetables.

“Swiss chard is undervalued in Britain. It’s a great substitute for spinach and keeps its shape well.”  ~ Yotam Ottolenghi

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Stevia is the Most Amazing Healthy Sweetener!

By |August 29th, 2017|

The ‘sweet leaf’, stevia sweetener, does not create an insulin response and actually nourishes the pancreas which helps regulate blood sugar.   The stevia plant is incredibly sweet and also incredibly good for you. The leaf is 30 times sweeter than sugar while extracts are 300-400 times sweeter. This is good for Sugar Addicts.

Are you unsure about what the Best Healthy Sweetener is? Learn about all the benefits of stevia as a sweetener below.

6 Sweet Benefits of the Stevia Sweetener

  1. Excellent for Diabetics

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The Remarkable Radish is Full of Health Benefits

By |July 25th, 2017|

The radish with its crispiness and the peppery taste makes a perfect finger food and adds a tasty crunch. Raw radishes are great in salads.  Also, they make tasty pickles and even are tasty in a stir fry or soup.  Juicy radishes can be long or round and colorfully red, black, white,  purple, or black. And they are packed with health benefits. […]

Why Romaine Lettuce is the Best!

By |July 18th, 2017|

The most nourishing lettuce is Romaine lettuce because it is full of health benefits!  An ordinary salad becomes very tasty with crispy and refreshing Romaine lettuce.  Each American consumed almost 11 pounds of Romaine lettuce in 2014 and 14 pounds of other lettuce. Obviously, they did not know that Romaine lettuce is the best! It certainly is my favourite lettuce.  […]

Papaya, Sweet and Delicious is Good for You

By |February 26th, 2017|

Are you ready to learn about delicious sweet papaya, ‘the fruit of the angels’ which Christopher Columbus called it?

Cornmeal, the Comfort Food That is Good for You

By |February 17th, 2017|

Cornmeal is a delicious gluten free grain that has been around for centuries. So many recipes from grits and polenta to porridge and tortillas. A common breakfast in Louisiana always includes a dish of grits.

The Mushroom Advantage Infographic

By |February 1st, 2017|

So many wonderful benefits from eating tasty mushrooms.  Here is a wonderful infographic and for more good information read Time to enjoy Tasty Mushrooms with Amazing Health Benefits. […]

Fabulous Delicious Nutritious Figs

By |January 11th, 2017|

Fresh juicy exotic figs are delicious and are also powerfoods that have been around since 8,000 BC. Dried figs are tasty too and filled with even more nutrients than the fresh ones.

Red, White, Orange and Brown Pulses Are Powerfoods

By |November 11th, 2016|

So, what are pulses?  Pulses are part of the legume family; they are the dried seed of the legume plants. Pulses come in many shapes, sizes, and colours such as lentils, chickpeas, black beans and kidney beans to name a few.  They are full of so many health benefits and are environmentally friendly too.

6 Health Benefits of Pulses […]

Small Sunflower Seeds Are Packed With Nutrition

By |September 22nd, 2016|

Delicious nutty sunflower seeds are a popular snack which is undervalued.  They may be small but sunflower seeds are a dense source of nutrients and full of extraordinary health benefits.  Also, the sunflowers are beautiful flowers with an abundance of nutrition.

6 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

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The Thrill of Dill:  Healing and Taste Extraordinaire

By |August 4th, 2016|

A sprig of delicious dill adds a unique flavor to your food and it is full of health benefits.

Dill’s name comes from the Norwegian word ‘dilla,’ meaning to soothe. Dill has been valued for its many health benefits as early as 1500 B.C. In ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts, it was documented as a remedy to soothe flatulence, relieve pain and act as a laxative and a diuretic.

Dill tastes delicious and is also nutritious!

6 Health Benefits of Dill […]