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A Lovely Pomegranate and Almond Salad

With pomegranates in season for most of us, now's the time to infuse our cells with their many health-enhancing nutrients.

Pomegranates are one of nature's best sources of polyphenols and isoflavones, groups of antioxidants that are thought to help suppress and even kill off cancer cells.

Pomegranates are lower in sugar than most other fruits, making them a good choice for maintaining optimal blood sugar and insulin levels.

Hope you have a chance to enjoy the following recipe for a light and nutritious pomegranate and almond salad. Read more about A Lovely Pomegranate and Almond Salad

 

Guacamole With A Twist For Healthy Vision

Love guacamole and feeling a little adventurous? This recipe provides edgy and colourful twists that are likely to please all those who appreciate mashed avocados.

Rich in lutein, vitamin E, carotenoids, and healthy fiber, this mango pomegranate guacamole is good for all of your body parts, but particularly your eyes. Many thanks to Kristen for sharing this lovely recipe with us. - Ben Kim Read more about Guacamole With A Twist For Healthy Vision

 

Easy Peasy Mouthwatering Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas are one of the least expensive, nutrient-rich foods that you can devour. They're naturally abundant in a number of health-enhancing micro and macronutrients, most notably folate, 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 sleeping well. - Ben Kim Read more about Easy Peasy Mouthwatering Chickpea Salad

 

How to Make a Velvety Squash and Apple Soup

Mellow-sweet and abundant in cancer-preventing antioxidants like vitamin C and carotenoids, butternut squash makes for a delightfully healthy base for autumn and winter soups.

The following recipe calls for two crisp apples, a simple way to add a hint of sweetness to a velvety squash soup. Enjoy! Read more about How to Make a Velvety Squash and Apple Soup

 

How to Make a Nutritious Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Care for a nutritious, creamy, and light smoothie that tastes like pumpkin pie? We have just the recipe for you. As you're devouring it, feel free to bask in the glow of knowing that you're infusing your cells with natural vitamin C, vitamin E, potassium, and cartenoids, all nutrients that are known to reduce risk of just about every degenerative disease that we know of. Read more about How to Make a Nutritious Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

 

Healthy Autumn Salad Recipe

This healthy fall salad recipe calls for a classic combination of sweet and sour - the sweet supplied by ripe pears, and the sour by pickles and vinaigrette. Jicama strips add a refreshing and delightful crunch to the mix. Read more about Healthy Autumn Salad Recipe

 

Three-Tomato Salad Recipe

Tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes. This delicious salad recipe brings together three varieties of one of summer's healthiest fruits to make for a light but satisfying meal.

Tomatoes are rich in naturally occurring vitamin C, beta-carotene, and vitamin K. They're also abundant in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that numerous studies indicate has the ability to reduce your risk of developing different varieties of cancer. Read more about Three-Tomato Salad Recipe

 

Fresh Peach Smoothies

When looking to make the perfect nutrient-rich summer smoothie, few fruits are better suited than tree-ripened peaches. Naturally juicy, sweet, and ever so slightly creamy, peach smoothies are abundant in carotenoids for healthy vision and skin, as well as natural vitamin C for optimal skeletal strength, immune system strength, and tissue healing. Read more about Fresh Peach Smoothies

 

Easy Healthy Summer Salad Recipe Pictorial

On days when I feel like having an all-raw and relatively light meal, I turn to some type of salad with a handful of raw nuts. The other dya, I found a recipe for baby spinach salad with pecans and Bosc pear in a wonderful raw foods cookbook called Living Cuisine. I tweaked the recipe a bit, taking into account the ingredients that we had on hand in our kitchen, and proceeded to have a truly memorable salad meal.

If you enjoy healthy salads that provide a number of contrasting textures and flavors, I encourage you to give the following recipe a try. Did I mention that it's really good for your health? It's rich in calcium, iron, folate, healthy fatty acids, healthy protein, and complex carbohydrates, including fiber. - Ben Kim Read more about Easy Healthy Summer Salad Recipe Pictorial

 

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