Marinated kale salads are not only a delicious way to enjoy these dark greens, but they are also easy to make. There are 2 keys to a tasty kale salad: 1. A good acid (lemon, apple cider vinegar, rice vinegar, etc.) 2. A little bite For all of these recipes, the kale leaves have been [...]
While you might only think of basil as “nice in a pasta sauce,” would you believe that basil is not only delicious, but could help protect your heart? Read on to learn about the wonderful health benefits of eating basil! Vitamins and other important nutrients in basil: Vitamins: Vitamin K, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin A.* * [...]
Many plants that are still classified as weeds have received a bad reputation due to their ability to quickly cultivate the barren earth. But was fertile soil really meant to be left bare? Could it be that weeds are serving a much-needed purpose in your garden or lawn?
As spring approaches, so does a new season of fresh greens and garden fare ready to make into delicious dishes. Whether you’re looking for the perfect picnic, potluck salad or a simple delicious fresh dish for dinner, these vibrant salads are sure to satisfy. All eight recipes are 100% vegan and incorporate a mixture of [...]
Kale is a dark leafy green with a lot more to it than your average vegetable. It is: – Easy to grow – Full of health benefits – Delicious and simple to use in recipes! In this simple guide to using kale I’ll teach you how to integrate kale into recipes you already have and [...]
If you’ve recently begun sprouting seeds, grains and legumes, or are a long time sprout fanatic, these “rawsome recipes” from Incredibly Delicious: Recipes for a New Paradigm will spark your desire to have sprouts at every meal. If you’ve never sprouted before, but are interested in starting, check out this simple guide to sprouting! Raw [...]
Sprouts are a potent source of antioxidants and are alkalizing to the body. Both of these effects are essential for protecting against disease and strengthening the immune system.
If you’re interested in the health benefits of cabbage, you’re in luck! We’ve included salads, slaws, stir fries and more to help you incorporate cabbage into your weekly menu.
Cabbage has been revered for centuries for its anti-inflammatory properties and versatility in food preparation, but what has really added to cabbage’s credit in the last decade is its potential as a cancer-fighting food.
one can buy many different types of vegan salad dressing in the health food store, or even in the supermarket. But ready-made dressing can be expensive if you use it regularly, and it really isn’t difficult to make your own. If you include vinegar or lemon in your dressings, they stay pretty well in the refrigerator, so you can always make more than you need so that you’re set for a few days ahead.
Eating more raw food does not mean you have to sacrifice variety and taste. In fact, if you are endeavoring to eliminate cooked foods, it can help to have some exciting raw dishes to help you maintain your enthusiasm.
An excellent source of vitamin C and molybdenum, the humble cucumber is nothing short of a nutritional powerhouse… Here’s a quick collection of simple summer recipes, for those of us whose gardens are producing way too many cucumbers!