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...
Chia Seed PuddingChia Seed Pudding Chia has gained recent popularity for good reason; these little seeds are nutrient powerhouses -- high in protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Including chia seeds in your diet can deliver a healthy breakfast or afternoon energy boost because chia is associated with vitality and
Mango TapiocaMango Tapioca A variation on traditional tapioca pudding, this refreshing dessert is low in fat but creamy and satisfying all the same. Mango contains skin-friendly carotenoids and vitamin C to help skin stay looking young. It also has silica, a mineral that keeps skin elastic by helping to form collagen. SERVES 6-8
Coconut Rice CakeCoconut Rice Cake Eat this chewy cake warm. It’s great plain or drizzled with my berry sauce for extra antioxidant power. Be sure to use the chewy variety of rice flour sometimes called sweet white rice flour or mochiko. You can substitute fresh or frozen blackberries for the boysenberries. You can
Dark Chocolate MousseDark Chocolate Mousse It’s hard to imagine, but this tofu and vegan version of a chocolate mousse offers the same satisfaction as its richer, less healthy sibling. Contributed by my colleague Dr. Lynn Blair, it has all of the same creaminess, the satiny, melt-in-your-mouth pleasure, and the full, no-holds-barred taste you expect from a dense and rich
Superfood GranolaSuperfood Granola With walnuts, goji berries, blueberries, and chia seeds, this delicious homemade granola recipe is filled with nourishing whole foods. Walnuts and chia seeds provide healthy fats, including essential omega 3’s, while berries are a rich source of immune-boosting antioxidants. Use this granola as a topping for yogurt, smoothie bowls, and oatmeal, or
Creamy Vegan Chocolate MousseCreamy Vegan Chocolate Mousse Chocolatey, rich mousse is a perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day or any time of the year, really. Heart healthy compounds abound in cocoa, so a lightened-up, vegan version of this classic recipe will benefit you and the ones you share it with. Many mousse recipes use chocolate chips for flavor,
Cranberry Bread PuddingCranberry Bread Pudding Cranberries don’t grow in the subtropical climate of Southeast Asia, so when my mother and I wanted to make this dessert, we had to use a local red-colored berry as a substitute. I like this recipe better with cranberries, which are high in vitamin C. They also rank very
Brazil Nut TartsBrazil Nut Tarts These tarts, with their hint of lime and rich texture, take Brazil nuts to a new level. Brazil nuts are full of selenium and protein, as well as Omega-3s, which help to keep your skin elastic and hydrated and to reduce swelling and redness. I like to make
Sweet Potato and Jackfruit DelightSweet Potato and Jackfruit Delight This dessert is very popular in Asia. Jackfruit, one of the world’s largest tree fruit, is very high in antioxidants and has a mild tropical taste. Coconut milk helps hydrate the skin and keep it elastic. Sweet potatoes are packed with carotenoids and potassium.
Chocolate Goji Berry SmoothieChocolate Goji Berry Smoothie Bowl These decadently rich chocolate smoothie bowls taste like an indulgence, but they’re actually rich sources of energy-promoting carbohydrates, plant-based protein, and healthy fats. With a generous helping of goji berries, these smoothie bowls are also packed with beneficial antioxidants and phytonutrients
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.