No, salads are not boring. Remember when a salad was the iconic small side dish of iceberg lettuce, topped with a few shredded carrots and a dull, soggy tomato wedge and smothered in dressing? Blah! Now THAT is boring. Yet, a rainbow in a dish is nature's best medicine, so keeping it exciting is everything for enjoyable and [...]
Food tastes more fabulous when it is all thrown together (or politely placed strategically) into a big bowl and perhaps drizzled with a sauce. I personally enjoy most of my meals this way. No limitations exist for the potential creativity and nutritional aptitude you can display via this mode of feasting. From "smoothie bowls" and "power bowls" to "soul bowls" and [...]
Day 4 and T minus 7 days until the healthiest year ever. Today on the 10 Days. 5 Ways. 1 Healthiest Year. series, it is all about eating at least one rainbow a day... If you are interested in nutrition counseling, find out more here. Amazon.com Widgets
Green smoothies have attracted massive fans from the health community for decades...celebrated for their impressive nutrient content, convenience, and ease of consumption. There are even full books dedicated solely to green smoothie recipes, like Victoria Boutenko's Green Smoothie Revolution and the recent Bo Rinaldi's The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Smoothies. In fact, I advocate their [...]
Here is my latest episode of Reluctantly Healthy with Judy Greer. In it, we discuss how carotenoids, a powerful class of phytochemicals found in fruits and vegetables, help protect against aging as antioxidants and also promote a healthy, rosy skin color, found to be more attractive in scientific studies.