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Best Hummus Recipes

Chickpeas are one of the least expensive, nutrient-rich foods that you can eat. Chickpeas are rich in a number of nutrients, most notably folate (folic acid), manganese, tryptophan, copper, iron, and of course, healthy protein.

Due to their high folate and tryptophan content, chickpeas are an excellent food choice for women of child-bearing age and people who have trouble getting restful sleep.

Enjoy the many health benefits of chickpeas through our two favorite hummus recipes, found below. Read more about Best Hummus Recipes

 

Traditional Korean Miso Soup Recipe

Naturally produced miso, also known as fermented soy bean paste, is an excellent source of healthy protein and friendly bacteria.

You can find Korean miso - called den jang - at your local Korean grocery store. If you don't have a Korean market in your area, you can use a Japanese version of miso, found at any Asian food market or your local health food store. Read more about Traditional Korean Miso Soup Recipe

 

Smoothie Recipe for Healthy Bones and Teeth

If you want to build and maintain healthy bones and teeth, you have to supply your body with a variety of nutrients. The vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients that you need most to promote healthy teeth and bones are:

Vitamin D - Needed to help you absorb calcium from the foods that you eat. Read more about Smoothie Recipe for Healthy Bones and Teeth

 

Red Beet Salad Recipe to Promote Longevity

I'm constantly on the lookout for recipes that call for raw red beets, as these root vegetables contain a variety of nutrients that can help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer, especially colon cancer. Red beets are also rich in B vitamins, including folate, which makes them useful for preventing birth defects. Read more about Red Beet Salad Recipe to Promote Longevity

 

Dairy-Free Ravioli with "Goat Cheese" Recipe

One of the most antioxidant-rich and healthy vegetables that you can eat is raw red beet. This all-raw and vegan ravioli with "goat cheese" dish is a great way to enjoy the taste and health benefits of raw red beet. Goat cheese enthusiasts are likely to be surprised at how closely this vegan substitute - made with raw pine nuts - resembles the real thing. Read more about Dairy-Free Ravioli with "Goat Cheese" Recipe

 

Healthy Pecan Pie Recipe

If pecan pie is on your mind, you and your guests will love this raw and healthy version. Read more about Healthy Pecan Pie Recipe

 

Tropical Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

This is the most visually appetizing smoothie that I have ever come across, perfect for health enthusiasts, children, and anyone who's had a tough day. To see a smoothie with two distinct portions that mesh as a beautiful blue-yellow border really brings the taste buds alive.

The quantities listed in the ingredients section produce approximately 2-4 servings, depending on the size of your drinking glasses.

Ingredients: Read more about Tropical Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

 

Easy Healthy Fudge Recipe

This easy and delicious fudge recipe calls for protein-rich almond butter and antioxidant-rich raw chocolate powder, making it a decadent treat that is much healthier than conventional store-bought fudge.

Although this fudge is made with all-natural ingredients, it is best to eat only one or two small pieces at a time, as eating honey-rich foods can stress one's blood sugar-regulating mechanisms.

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Guacasalsa: A Super Tasty and Healthy Dip Recipe

If you want to ensure a program of nutritional excellence, it's essential that you include healthy fats -- like those found in avocados -- in your everyday diet. To the best of my knowledge, the low-fat era was essentially created and fueled by studies that did not differentiate between healthy fats and fats that have been damaged by excessive processing and heating.

Damaged fats like those found in hydrogenated oils, margarine, and fat-rich foods that have been heated at high temperatures are harmful to your health, and should be avoided as much as possible. Read more about Guacasalsa: A Super Tasty and Healthy Dip Recipe

 

Roasted Pumpkin and Feta Risotto Recipe

If you're a fan of rich and creamy risotto dishes, you'll definitely want to give this pumpkin and feta version a try. If pumpkin isn't readily available, try using butternut squash or sweet potato in its place - all three are excellent sources of beta-carotene and dietary fiber.

If you have trouble tolerating dairy, exclude the feta that this recipe calls for. We think it's just as good without the feta, although the feta does add a great little tang to this special dish. Read more about Roasted Pumpkin and Feta Risotto Recipe

 

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