caprese salad recipe

Simple Caprese Salad Recipe

SIMPLE CAPRESE SALAD RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This simple Caprese salad recipe comes together in a matter of minutes! Caprese salad is a classic, perfect for any dinner party or afternoon snack. Tomatoes are jam-packed with vitamins A, B, C, and K. They also contain high levels of potassium and chromium, which aid in stabilizing…

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cauliflower fried rice recipe

Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe

CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower is low in carbohydrates and is incredibly nutrient dense, making it a great base for soups, purees and mashes as well as a starch replacement! Cauliflower contains powerful sulfur compounds that have the ability to protect against cancer and detoxify the body, as well as significant amounts…

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creamy cauliflower chowder recipe

Creamy Cauliflower Chowder Recipe

CREAMY CAULIFLOWER CHOWDER RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower is low in calories and carbohydrates and is nutrient dense, making it a great base for soups, purees, and mashes. Cauliflower contains powerful sulfur compounds that have the ability to protect against cancer and detoxify the body. This vegetable also has high amounts of vitamins C and…

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best superfood snacks

5 Best Superfood Snacks

5 BEST SUPERFOOD SNACKS The spring semester is underway! Between getting the kiddos acclimated to their daily routine and having to go back to work, your day can get pretty hectic. In the midst of all of the running around, it’s important to monitor your health and eating habits. To help you get back in…

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weight loss misconceptions

Weight Loss Misconceptions

WEIGHT LOSS MISCONCEPTIONS After weeks of fun-filled family gatherings and buffets of savory and sweet foods, the holiday season is finally coming to a close. We’re one week into 2016 and New Year’s resolutions are in full swing. The most common resolutions are related to physical self-improvement, particularly losing weight. When trying to lose weight,…

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crunchy spiced chickpeas recipe

Crunchy Spiced Chickpeas Recipe

CRUNCHY SPICED CHICKPEAS RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are an excellent source of soluble fiber and aids in lowering cholesterol. Although chickpeas are a carbohydrate, they’re also a great source of protein. The combination of protein and fiber increases satiety, while stabilizing blood sugar. Chickpeas also contain high levels of…

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health benefits of sunchokes

Health Benefits of Sunchokes

HEALTH BENEFITS OF SUNCHOKES FOOD AS MEDICINE: There are many health benefits of sunchokes! Known as a member of the sunflower family, this knobby ginger lookalike can be found in a tan or yellowish hue through a reddish purple. When raw, sunchokes have a nutty flavor and crunchy texture. Store sunchokes in a cool, dark…

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volumetrics

Volumetrics Defined

VOLUMETRICS DEFINED Volumetrics is the principle of getting the most volume out of the least amount of calories. This concept can also be referred to as the energy density or caloric density of a food. When we break down foods into their macronutrients, we know that fat at 9 calories per gram is more than…

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raw walnut fudge recipe

Raw Walnut Fudge Recipe

RAW WALNUT FUDGE RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This raw walnut fudge recipe is loaded with healthy fats from coconut oil! Coconut oil is a medium chain fatty acid that can rev up your daily caloric burn and aid in weight loss. Studies have shown that coconut oil can improve the ratio of good cholesterol (HDL)…

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