Try looking in the monthly archives. July 2016

This Okra, Corn, and Jalapeno Salsa is so good!!

0

Okra, Corn, and Jalapeno Salsa – Serves 8 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 cup fresh yellow corn kernels (about 2 ears) 1 pound okra, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 1/2 cups) 1 cup chopped fresh spinach 1/4 cup bottled pickled jalapeño pepper slices 3/4 cup chopped tomato (about 1 medium) 1 tablespoon fresh lime […]

Continue Reading...

This “Tri-Pepper Salad” recipe is delicious and easy to make.

0

Sweet (bell) pepper contains small levels of health benefiting alkaloid compound, capsaicin. Early laboratory studies on experimental mammals suggest that capsaicin has anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, analgesic and anti-diabetic properties. When used judiciously, it also found to reduce triglycerides and LDL cholesterol levels in obese individuals. Fresh bell peppers, red or green, are rich source of vitamin-C. […]

Continue Reading...

Do need a recipe for some leftover corn from the weekend?

0

Southwestern Salad with Corn and Avocado – Serves 8 2 small heads romaine lettuce, cut into bite-size pieces (about 12 cups) 1 cup corn kernels, cut from 1-2 ears or frozen and thawed) 1 avocados, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 can pinto beans (15.5 ounce) rinsed 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro […]

Continue Reading...

Are you looking for a healthy and delicious recipe to make this weekend?

off

Ratatouille You will find most of these ingredients at your local farmers market. Click here to find a market near you. Ingredients: 5 tbsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1 cup tomato sauce 1 small eggplant, sliced (1/2 inch) 1 red onion, medium slices 2 summer squash, sliced (1/2 […]

Continue Reading...

These blueberry oatmeal bars are YUMMY!!

0

Blueberry Oatmeal Bars – servings 16 1 ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup old-fashioned oats 1/3 cup unsweetened flaked coconut 1/3 cup dark brown sugar ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp salt ½ cup canola oil 2 large egg whites 1 cup blueberries Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9 x 9 inch baking […]

Continue Reading...

Here is a zucchini recipe you and your family will love?

0

What are the health benefits of zucchini? Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp Ingredients: 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil pinch crushed red pepper flakes 4 oz peeled and deveined shrimp 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin and devided 1 medium zucchini, spiralized pinch salt and fresh black pepper 1/4 lemon 1/4 cup halved grape tomatoes Directions: […]

Continue Reading...

Here are some good reasons to eat more butter beans.

0

Fresh as well as dry lima are an excellent source of folates. 100 g dry mature beans provide 395 µg or 99% of folates. Folate, along with vitamin B-12, is one of the essential co-factor for DNA synthesis and cell division. Adequate folate in the diet around conception and during pregnancy may help prevent neural-tube […]

Continue Reading...

Try this “Eggplant Parmesan” recipe this week! Yummy!!!

0

The benefits of eggplant – The fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, and phytonutrient content in eggplants all support heart health. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating foods containing flavonoids is affiliated with a lower risk of mortality from heart disease. Consuming even small quantities of flavonoid-rich foods may benefit human health. […]

Continue Reading...

What fruits and vegetables are in season during July?

0

You will find these fruits and vegetables at your local farmers market during the month of July – Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Butter Beans, Cantaloupe, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Figs, Green Beans, Grapes, Okra, Onions, Peaches, Peppers, Potatoes, Raspberries, Summer Squash, Sweet Corn, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watermelons, Wax Beans, and Zucchini Raspberries – High in polyphenolic compounds […]

Continue Reading...

Do you know the signs of heat exhaustion?

0

What causes heat exhaustion and heatstroke? Heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke, occur when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the air temperature rises, your body stays cool when your sweat evaporates. On hot, humid days, the evaporation of sweat is slowed by the increased moisture in the air. When sweating isn’t […]

Continue Reading...
error: Content is protected !!