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...
Stuffed Sugar Pumpkins Are A Real TreatStuffed Sugar Pumpkins Sugar pumpkins are mostly used as decoration in the fall months.
Try Our Flavorful & Filling Fall SaladAutumn Salad with Maple-Protein Dressing Sometimes salads aren’t filling, but they can be if you add the right combination of fiber, protein and healthy fats. This fall salad offers double beans; a protein punch! Maple syrup, mustard, tahini, tamari and savory nutritional yeast combine into a thick dressing that pairs perfectly with hearty salad greens. Cruciferous veggies like
Homemade Stir-Fry SauceHomemade Stir-Fry Sauce Have you ever read the ingredients on a bottle of prepared sauce? Full of corn syrup, caramel color and artificial flavoring, these products can irritate the body leading to inflammation and sluggish energy. If you need a simple clean-eating stir-fry sauce that is quick to make
Apple Barley SaladApple 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
Cherry Barbecue Tempeh SandwichCherry Barbecue Tempeh Sandwich Tempeh is a traditionally Asian fermented plant-based protein source made from whole soy-beans. Because of the fermentation process, tempeh also contains beneficial probiotics. With a meat-like texture, tempeh is a hearty substitute for meatless meals and pairs well with many
Summer Berry Salad with Lemon Chia DressingSummer Berry Salad with Lemon Chia Dressing This colorful and refreshing salad is perfect for summer afternoons and evenings. Fresh, seasonal berries offer up sweet and juicy flavor, while also providing a concentrated source of beneficial antioxidants and phytonutrients. Chia seeds provide energy in the form of healthy
Refresh With Mint Agave TonicMint Agave Tonic The inspiration for this drink comes from the Cuban mojito. My nonalcoholic version uses sparkling water. Mint leaves aid digestion. The agave nectar is high in fructose, which means that it does not raise your blood sugar to the same extent as other sweeteners do.
Herbed Summer HummusHerbed Summer Hummus No-cook summer recipes should be easy, quick, and healthy. Be ready to entertain any time with this simple crowd-pleasing hummus. Fresh herbs add depth to a classic chickpea blend bursting with flavor from rich tahini paste, fresh lemon juice and zest and savory garlic. Quick to
Garlic Crab Royale Has BenefitsGarlic Crab Royale Crab provides the selenium in this dish while garlic brings a host of impressive health benefits to the table through the compound allicin. Allicin has been shown to lower cholesterol, reduce plaque buildup in arteries, and keep blood platelets from sticking together too aggressively. I've served this dish to presidents and
Ashitaba Potato SaladAshitaba Potato Salad Potato salad is a great way to showcase ashitaba leaves. These healthful leaves, grown in Japan and Southeast Asia, are often dried, ground and taken as a dietary supplement. I grow my own ashitaba plants here in Southern California and I like to eat them fresh. The dark green leaves taste like
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.