HEALTHY RECIPE: Coconut Creamed Corn, 11/26/2014

November 26, 2014

Coconut Creamed Corn

 

Coconut milk (the kind in the can—not the kind you drink), can bring fresh and exciting new flavor to old recipes! When using coconut milk, it is best to opt for the lighter variety, as standard coconut milk is fairly high in fat (even if it’s a better fat). This recipe takes corn to a whole new, exotic level with light coconut milk, lime juice, and peppers.

 

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HEALTHY RECIPE: Vegetable Tacos, 11/19/2014

November 19, 2014

HEALTHY RECIPE: Vegetable Tacos

 

Part of the reason that vegetables can lack appeal is that we are limited in our knowledge of ways to prepare them. Who doesn’t get sick of over-boiled, flavorless greenery? This recipe for vegetable tacos can make a vegetable lover out of the most ardent vegetable-phobe!

 

The sweet potatoes and cauliflower are key for making these just as hearty and filling as tacos with meat but the other vegetables listed can be substituted for what you have on hand. The various seasonings and …

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HEALTHY RECIPE: Coconut Creamed Corn Recipe, 09/10/2014

September 10, 2014

Coconut Creamed Corn

Coconut milk (the kind in the can—not the kind you drink), can bring fresh and exciting new flavor to old recipes! When using coconut milk, it is best to opt for the lighter variety, as standard coconut milk is fairly high in fat (even if it’s a better fat). This recipe takes corn to a whole new, exotic level with light coconut milk, lime juice, and peppers.

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TIME: 6 Veggies You Only Think You Don’t Like, 09/06/2014

September 06, 2014

TIME: 6 Veggies You Only Think You Don’t Like

Many people whose parents forced them to eat vegetables they didn’t like still hold onto those dislikes as adults.  Boiled, soggy Brussels sprouts and beets and broccoli- Yuck!  But your taste buds change throughout your lifetime, and there are many more ways to cook these healthy veggies than just boiling or steaming them.  Try some of these ideas with your family, and see if they change your mind!

Brussels Sprouts

Why eat them?  These baby cabbages have just 38 …

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CNN Health: 4 Surprising Benefits of Vegetables, 08/04/2014

August 04, 2014

4 Surprising Benefits of Vegetables

Did you know that vegetables are a powerful food group? They can also help you lose weight and decrease your risk of chronic diseases. However, most people across the nation don’t consume enough of them. Here are 4 noteworthy skills that eating vegetables can do for you to enhance your lifestyle.

1.)    Battle Bloat!

Vegetables are rich in fiber, which flushes out waste and gastric irritants and prevents constipation by keeping the digestive tract moving. Vegetables can also help you look leaner by …

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