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Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe

I know it seems almost silly to have a recipe for boiled eggs, but I have found that many people boil their eggs for too long, decreasing the quality of protein and fat that properly cooked and raw eggs provide.

Here's how to boil an egg to preserve as much of its health benefits as possible:

Place your eggs in a pot and add enough cold water to completely cover eggs. Allow this pot to sit on medium to medium-high heat until the water is just ready to boil. Read more about Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe

 

Why Do You Want To Be Healthy?

We recently had a guest stay with us for a 30-day water fast. This particular guest is an engineer with extensive experience in designing and inventing various machines like forklifts. Having a detective-like mindset and being highly trained to understand how things work, he asked numerous questions during his stay, his goal being to understand all of the variables that influence human health. Read more about Why Do You Want To Be Healthy?

 

Three of the Worst Foods for Your Health

While it is good to be aware of the negative health effects of obsessing over dietary purity, some foods don't deserve to be included in the philosophy of "everything in moderation." Want to know three foods that will destroy your health the quickest? Here they are:

1. Doughnuts

Doughnuts are moist paddies of sugar, trans fat, and white flour. The sugar and white flour will fill you up but provide little nutritional benefit. Trans fats are known to cause cancer and contribute to every chronic degenerative disease known to man. Finally, frying carbohydates causes acrylamide formation, known to contribute to cancer development. Read more about Three of the Worst Foods for Your Health

 

Pesto Salmon Recipe

Ingredients: 

1 1/4 cups loosely packed fresh basil
1 clove garlic
3 tablespoons vegetable or chicken broth
1 tablespoon blanched slivered almonds
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound skinned pacific wild salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
lemon wedges (optional)
basil sprigs (optional)

Directions: Read more about Pesto Salmon Recipe

 

Date Pecan Balls Recipe

Ingredients: 

2 cups of raw pecans
1 and 1/2 cups of dates
Spring or filtered water

Directions:

Soak pecans and dates for 1-2 hours in water. Drain well and blend together in a food processor or strong blender until it turns into a coarse paste. Use your hands to form paste into bite-size balls. Enjoy these delicious treats right away, or save them in a container in the refrigerator for later. They keep well for up to three days in the refrigerator.

Save these date pecan balls for occasional treats, as dates are extremely concentrated in sugar and can contribute to health problems if eaten in large amounts. Read more about Date Pecan Balls Recipe

 

Eight Of The Best Foods For Your Health

Here is a list of eight of the healthiest foods you can eat:

Leafy Greens
Romaine lettuce, red leaf and green leaf lettuce, spinach, kale, collards, Swiss chard, turnip greens, and bok choy provide an abundance of vitamins and minerals, particularly folate, vitamin B6, iron, calcium, magnesium, and zinc. Leafy greens are also high in several different antioxidants and chlorophyll, which help to lower the risk of cancer, heart disease, macular degeneration, and cataracts. Read more about Eight Of The Best Foods For Your Health

 

Green Beans, Korean Style Recipe

Ingredients: 

1 pound (2-3 large handfuls) fresh green beans, washed, trimmed, and cut in half
1 medium onion, cut in half and then sliced into thin strips
1/3 cup water or Vegetable Broth
1 tablespoon naturally brewed soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar

Directions: Read more about Green Beans, Korean Style Recipe

 

Papaya with Lime, Honeydew with Lemon Recipes

Papaya with Lime Recipe

When choosing a papaya, look for one that has a nice yellow color and smells like papaya.

Cut ripe papaya in half, scoop out seeds, and cut into bite-size pieces. Squeeze fresh lime juice over papaya chunks. Enjoy this refreshing, sweet and sour treat.

Honeydew with Lemon Recipe Read more about Papaya with Lime, Honeydew with Lemon Recipes

 

Vegetable Broth Recipe

Ingredients:

1 whole onion, halved
3 ribs of celery, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
3 potatoes, chopped
Any leftover greens like swiss chard, beet tops, or turnip tops, chopped
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Combine all vegetables in a large pot. Fill with spring or filtered water until vegetables are fully covered. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and leave it to simmer with the lid on for one hour.

Strain well. Add sea salt, to taste. Read more about Vegetable Broth Recipe

 

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