January 2, 2018

From Café Sunflower

With the freezing cold weather and flu season upon us, here is the perfect recipe to help keep you warm and healthy!

This delicious, satisfying soup contains spices high in medicinal qualities and has powerful carotenoids and antioxidants that can protect your body from free radical damage.

Turmeric boosts detoxification, fights inflammation, reduces blood sugar, boosts cognitive function, promotes healthy mood, and supports weight loss. Saffron is high in manganese, which helps regulate blood sugar, metabolize carboh...

June 9, 2016

It’s summer and the juice craze is hotter than ever! Juice bars are popping up all over -- from Starbuck’s Evolution Fresh to Kale Me Crazy in Atlanta (or fill in the blank with your local popular juice bar). Juicing has been associated with celebrity detoxes and cleanses from Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, and more -- and the trend has certainly gone mainstream. The benefits of juicing include: more energy, glowing skin, elimination of toxins, clearer thinking, better overall health, and the holy grail: weight l...

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...

April 9, 2015

 

To compliment yesterday's post here is a delicious ( or should I say bee-licious :-) ) smoothie recipe!

 

 

Ingredients: 

 

1 cup of one of these: water, coconut water, almond milk, or cashew milk 

2 bunches of organic kale

1/2 cup of arugula 

½ - 1 frozen banana 

½ - 1 cup *blueberries 

2-3 organic pitted dates 

2 TBSP chia or flax seeds 

2 TBSP Vegan protein powder (optional) 

Ice

 

Directions: Pour liquid into blender. (I recommend a NutriBullet or Vitamix to ground leaves and seeds.) Add remaining ingredients and blend on low 20-30 seconds, the...

September 23, 2014

Are you on doctor's orders to avoid artery clogging sausage and omelets? Well, try this chipolte vegan sausage ( www.fieldroast.com) with egg white omelet, flavored with a 1/2 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes and cheddar-style almond cheese!

 

Remember, Bee Fit friends, food determines how we feel and heal! 

 

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