Nutrition

Wild Blueberries

Why Are Wild Blueberries The Best?

Wild blueberries are a tasty superfood that for centuries has been a part of the native North American’s diet. These small berries are highly nutritious.

chia seeds

Did you know that Chia Seeds Are An Amazing Superfood?

These tiny chia seeds have soared to becoming one of the most popular superfoods in the health community. It is no surprise that chia means “strength” in the Mayan language and they are strengthening as you will see from their many health benefits.

okra

Okra is Delicious, Unique and Good For You

Okra is a very unique and not well-known vegetable in the west. In India, it is known as bhindi.  It is often dismissed because of its sliminess but when prepared well it is delicious. 

eggplant

Vibrant Purple Eggplant with its Unique Taste is So Healthy

Beautiful glossy deep purple eggplant has a unique taste and texture.  The first time I saw one was at a European market shop decades ago. It was so beautiful that I bought one and put it on the counter for a couple of days to enjoy its beauty before finding a recipe.

Tofu

Tofu Is Full of Health Benefits That are Good for Us!

When tofu in the west became popular, it was believed to be full of health benefits so very good for us.  Later it was reported to be bad for us!  Tofu has had a bad rap because it is made from soy.  If it really isn’t good for us, then why are the Japanese who eat lots of tofu have the highest life expectancy in the world?

Energizing Peppermint is Full of Health Benefits for You

Cool fresh peppermint with its stimulating aroma is a popular flavouring for gum, toothpaste, and tea.  Also, it is full of many health benefits from helping with digestion to increasing memory. Did you know it helps keep mosquitos away too?  I always grow mint in my garden for salads, teas, and smoothies.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower is Full of Amazing Health Benefits

Nutritious cauliflower is full of amazing health benefits that help in preventing cancer, protecting the eyes, and even helps with weight loss. It is one of the top 30 powerfood vegetables. This is because it has so many health benefits for the body.

Pine Nuts

Pine Nuts are Delicious and Absolutely Nutritious

Fancy, tiny pine nuts are delicious with a buttery taste adding a sweet crunch to meals. Sprinkle them on salads, on vegetables and make tasty pesto with them adding nutrition and health benefits to your meal.