If you love the spiralizer tool, you’ll love this recipe for using it!
• 2 zucchini
• 1 summer squash
• ½ tsp olive oil
• ½ lb. washed button mushrooms
• 2 veggie burgers (your choice). My favorite is Hilary’s
• Tomato sauce (healthy store-bought or homemade). One of my favorite brands is Rao’s Tomato Basil. (Ingredients: Italian tomatoes, olive oil, fresh onions, fresh basil, salt, fresh garlic, black pepper, oregano).
Wash the zucchini and squash. Then peel or “spiralize” each one into long, slim “noodles” (se...
If you read yesterday's post on the health benefits of eggs and love eating avocados like me, then try this delicious recipe. Avocados are packed with "muscle building" magnesium and lots of fiber which will help keep you feeling full longer.
-2 whole eggs
-Lime zest, for serving
-Parsley for a final decorative touch!
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Slice the avocados in half, and take out the pit. Scoop out about two tablespoons of flesh from the center of the avocado, just...
One of my favorite holiday recipes is Green Beans with Toasted Garlic and Almonds. It is a great health y option for those who don't eat salads. Enjoy, Bee- Fitters!
• 1 TBSP kosher salt + ½ tsp to taste
• 2 lb. fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
• 1 TBSP olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic, chopped
• 1 cup sliced raw almonds
• ¼ tsp black pepper (or to taste)
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 TBSP salt, then the green beans, and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
Meanwhile, heat the oil...
Because we can get most vegetables any time of the year, we may forget that certain vegetables are at their peak flavor in the Fall. A few of my favorite vegetables harvested in the Fall include eggplant, green beans, beets, parsnips, sweet potatoes (yams) and of course, winter squash. See Fall Veggie list below. These Fall vegetables are high in fiber, helping us feel fuller, longer, and keeping our digestive system running smoothly.
The most popular Fall vegetables are winter squashes -- butternut squash, acorn squash, and pumpkin, t...
Start spring off healthy by begiining your day with a great detox juice! It tastes better than it looks! :-)
Using a juicer
• 1 Apple
• 2 stalks celery
• 1 – 2 cucumbers
• 1 pear
• 1 – 2 cups kale or spinach (or both)
Juice, stir and enjoy!
Spring Green Juice – using blender
Using a blender
• 1 green apple, chopped
• 2 celery stalks, chopped into one-inch pieces
• 1 small salad cucumbers, peeled and sliced/chopped
• 1/2 pear, chopped
• 2 cups water
• ½ cup of spinach (or kale), torn into one-...
Many nutritional studies continue to show that eating spinach helps improve health and reduce the risk of many health issues, from cancer to memory loss to strokes, and heart disease. Here’s a short list of what makes Spinach a SuperHero to your health!
~ Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes
~ Protects against the occurrence of cancer, including colon, lung, skin, oral, stomach, ovarian, prostate, and breast cancer
~ Helps regulate blood pressure
~ Helps build muscle and strong bones
~ Helps prevent memory loss and co...