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EggCeptional International Egg Recipes

Eggs Is there any more perfect food than an egg – both to look at and to eat? The pristine white or café au lait brown ovals are so full of promise.  The rich golden yolk is quivering with possibilities. Besides being beautiful, eggs are nutritional powerhouses and prime FoodTrients. They are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. READ MORE

Apple Barley Salad

Apple Barley Salad  Apple Barley Salad Barley is a great source of fiber, B vitamins, and selenium. I serve it with apples in this bright, crunchy salad. For the corn kernels, I prefer fresh-roasted corn, but you can use thawed frozen corn kernels, too.  The apples can be any variety or color that you like, READ MORE

Soy-Soba Buddha Bowls Are Nutritious

soysoba-hireshorizontalcrop Fresh ginger, baby bok choy, dry-roasted edamame, yellow bell pepper and nutritious soba noodles READ MORE

Longevity: The Secrets of Mediterranean

Ingredients for a mediterranean diet on green background close-up I’ve written about Mediterranean cuisine and the Mediterranean diet before. But it’s worth writing about again because it’s so delicious and so good READ MORE

Pomegranate Iced Tea

Pom Ice Tea FoodTrients Pomegranate Iced Tea Combining antioxidant-rich pomegranates with the catechins in black tea gives your body extra free-radical-fighting power to combat aging. If pomegranates are too tart for your taste, you can sweeten this tea with honey or use presweetened pomegranate juice. For a stronger drink, stir a teaspoon of instant READ MORE

Some Sweet News for Paleo Dieters

Honey jar with honeycombs and pollen By Jenny Ivy As the name suggests, Paleo diets generally fall in line with rules governing a prehistoric, or Paleolithic, lifestyle. In other words, if a caveman couldn’t access it or it’s not naturally occurring, it’s off the plate, so to speak, for Paleo dieters. Focused primarily on the consumption of real, unprocessed, non-packaged food (think lean meats, eggs, vegetable and limited quantities of READ MORE

Avocados Bring New Take on Potato Salad

PromoAvoSweetPotatoSalad Why do we love Avocados?  Let us count the ways! They’re a great source of fiber, delivering between 11 and 17 grams per fruit. They contain more potassium than bananas, and potassium READ MORE

Dr. Gundry Explores the Energy Paradox

young man and dog jumping in the sky You are overfed, but underpowered. Think about it. We have access to more fuel than ever before, and yet we feel out of gas. How is that possible? As you will discover, the food we eat every day may look and taste “normal,” but in actuality, it has a fraction of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients than that READ MORE

Cumin Delivers Benefits and Weight Loss

Mortar and PestleYou’ll find cumin in cuisines from India to the Middle East, the Mediterranean region, Africa, China, and Central and South America. The earthy, savory, and slightly spicy flavor of this READ MORE

Cooling Off with Exotic Summer Smoothies

ThinkstockPhotos-476993874 If you’re like me, I am always looking for ways to cool off in the hot summer weather. Who can think of cooking or eating in this weather? When it’s like this, I just want to drink my meals and what could be better than icy-cold smoothies that are full of healthy FoodTrients!  Just for fun, I created several more exotic smoothie recipes with a few of my favorite fruits READ MORE
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Ai Anti- inflammatories
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Ao Anti- oxidant
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
IB Immunity Boosters
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
MB Mind
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
F Disease Prevention
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.