a warm, soft taco loaded with garlicky cumin shrimp, fresh cilantro and crisp red cabbage There has been a lot of research conducted on shrimp and the cholesterol levels it provides. Many people are often instructed to avoid shrimp if they have certain health conditions relating to high cholesterol levels. There are two types of… Continue reading Garlic & Cumin Shrimp Tacos
spicy, smoky robust chipotle sauce perfect for any taco or marinate This dressing or topping is packed with spicy, savory flavors and ridiculously easy to make. I used chipotle peppers submerged in adobo sauce as the dominant flavor in this condiment. Chipotles are small peppers, most often times jalapeños, that have been dried by a… Continue reading Homemade Chipotle Sauce
a lovely rich, warm cup of hot chocolate loaded with beneficial nutrients Cacao is the richest, purest form of chocolate you can consume. The cacao fruit tree produces cacao pods which are cracked open to release beans. These beans can be processed in many ways to provide cacao butter, cacao nibs, or cacao powder. Cacao… Continue reading Cacao Hot Chocolate
a simple to make sauce, loaded with a nutty, rich, and zesty flavor perfect to drizzle over sautéed vegetables in sandwiches and more Tahini is a paste or condiment made of toasted sesame seeds that is common in Middle Eastern cooking. It can be served on its own or used as an ingredient in certain dishes… Continue reading Tahini Lemon Sauce
a simple dish of fragrant, crisp, dark leafy green goodness with garlicky bok choy Bok choy, also known as pak choi, is a type of crisp Chinese cabbage that forms dark leafy green blades at the head. Bok choy is among the top 3 vegetables on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index. This means that it… Continue reading Garlicky Bok Choy
If you pay attention to labels (food and other), you’ll find gluten free written almost everywhere. On a bag of chips or candy, or even makeup products. It leads you to believe that gluten is something that is bad for you, and should be avoided, and this has become a marketing tool over the past… Continue reading Should You Go Gluten Free?
a simple pancake recipe that’s incredibly nutritious, soft, fluffy, and sweet Oats are packed with nutritional benefits and are definitely a food that you want to incorporate in your routine. Oats are a rich source of fiber, protein, manganese, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, and iron among many other vitamins and minerals. Oats can help improve digestive… Continue reading Oat “Flour” Pancakes