Recipe: Sweet Potato Carrot Soup

Orange fleshed sweet potatoes are a satisfying and nutritious way to make the most of your winter meals. They offer an excellent source of vitamin A and a quality supply of vitamins C and B, dietary fiber, and antioxidant flavonoids. These energizing tubers contain 20 g of carbohydrates per 100 g serving and their low-glycemic more…

6 Tips for a Healthy Feast

6 Tips for a Healthy Feast If you’re looking for inspiration for a healthier feast this year, you’re in the right place! 1. Choose Quality, Not Quantity A healthy family feast need not be devoid of taste and fun; all it takes is switching out a few of the high-calorie, low-nutrient foods for other delicious dishes more…

Understanding Whole Foods

Understanding Whole Foods “Unprocessed,” “natural,” “real food” – no matter what you call them, whole foods are key players in a healthy diet. They pack a higher nutrient density than their processed alternatives because they come straight from Mother Nature herself, in their natural form, with minimal processing and additives. Whole Food Benefits Because whole more…

Recipe: Two-Bite Pumpkin Muffins

Recipe: Two-Bite Pumpkin Muffins Pumpkin is the perfect fall vegetable. It not only makes a beautiful autumn centerpiece, but it is a surprisingly versatile ingredient to cook with – not to mention low in calories and chock full of vitamin A and potassium [1]. Once peeled and cooked, you can add pumpkin to soups, pasta, more…

5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin

5 Health Benefits of Pumpkin While a pumpkin spice latte is unlikely to do your health any favors this fall, fresh pumpkin is simply glowing with goodness. If you’re yet to be tempted to try the innards of that Jack-o’-lantern, here are 5 health benefits of pumpkin that could change your mind: 1. Source of more…

Top 5 Fall Foods

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The days may be shorter, but farmers are still working hard to provide us with fresh fruits and vegetables. Keep up your end of the bargain by checking out your local market and stocking up on these top 5 healthy foods for fall: 1. Leeks Part of the allium family that also includes onions and more…