September 8, 2016

Having difficulty adding greens into your daily diet, then try these small steps. Small steps often lead to big changes.  Sneak your greens in by following these 4 tips:

1. Add spinach, kale or chard to your fruit smoothie. You might not even notice it's in there, and if the green color makes you nervous add blueberries to turn it purple!

2. Sneak some spinach or arugula into your veggie burger or turkey burger.

3. Use a collard green to wrap your "sandwich" or "taco."

4. While pizza's not an everyday meal for those on...

January 2, 2016

 

Having trouble getting your daily requirement of vegetables into your diet? Preparing soups is a great way to get in a few servings. Try this tasty kale and white bean soup. A big bowl of this hot meal will get you at least a couple of servings of your daily requirement. And, it's a great immune boosting recipe for the winter months. Remember, BeeFitters, food determines how we feel and heal! 

 

Ingredients: 
• 2 TBSP olive oil 
• 1 small finely chopped onion and carrot (optional) 
• 6 garlic cloves, minced 
• 2 leeks (white and light...

February 27, 2015

Good news, Bee Fitters! According to Women's World, there is research from Harvard stating that if you have a family history of cancer, you can cut your risk by 32 per cent or more just by eating a variety of bright colored fruits and vegetables. Carotenoids, the pigments that make kale green, oranges and carrots orange and tomatoes red, are responsible for helping break down harmful toxins in the body before they can wreck havoc on our cells. You don't have to prepare a big meal to get in your daily requirement of rich colored fruits...

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