About Grace O
As a child in Southeast Asia, Grace O learned culinary arts by her mother's side in her family's cooking school Read More...
A Passion for Power-Packed PersimmonsThey arrive in a corner of the produce section each fall. Or maybe they adorn your neighbor’s tree like small, orange lanterns. Beautiful, smooth, flame-skinned persimmons. I have 10 persimmon trees on my farm near San Diego and look forward to harvesting and eating them every year. What to do with them? Actually, persimmons are quite
Feel Like a Winner? This All-Clad Slow Cooker Could Be Yours!Calling all cooks! FoodTrients.com is launching a new contest that you don’t want to miss. We’re giving away this incredible All-Clad Cast Iron Dutch Oven Slow Cooker just in time for colder weather. This Dutch Oven from Williams-Sonoma sells for $300 and is perfect for those one-pot meals we love. If you are already a FoodTrients newsletter subscriber – you’re in! But please tell all
Miraculous Mushrooms Are a Food PowerhouseMost of the people I know have very strong feelings about mushrooms—they either love them or hate them. One of the beauties of mushrooms is that they usually take on the flavor of whatever they are cooked with. If it’s garlic and olive oil, that’s what they taste like. If they’re in a spicy Asian stir fry, they take on
Power to the Protein! We’re Full of Beans and Lovin’ It!Beans are a wonderful, vegan source of protein. They are full of fiber—good for lowering cholesterol and pulling heavy metals out of the body—and lysine
Adobo! A Delicious Dish Heard Round the WorldAs the song goes, “You say, Adobo and I say, adobo….” Yes, it’s confusing. There’s Spanish adobo (the original adobo from Spain),
EggCeptional International Egg RecipesIs 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.
It’s About Time! Taking Mystery Out of MisoMost people’s experience with miso is the yellowish paste that settles at the bottom of a bowl of soup that’s at the start of a Japanese meal.It’s salty and
Secrets of Okinawa: A Diet for LongevityOkinawa is in the southern-most prefecture of Japan, straddling the East China and the Philippine Seas. With itswhite, tropical beaches
There’s Still Time To Savor Cool Summer BeveragesMost of us enjoy sweet beverages during the warm days of summer—juices, iced tea, lemonade, and others. But there are times when drinks become even more refreshing if they offer a slightly savory element. Besides, juices and sweetened beverages have high amounts of sugar that can aggravate a propensity for diabetes and
Longevity: The Secrets of MediterraneanI’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
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.