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Guacamole with Pomegranate

Guacamole dip horizontal FoodTrientsICON_Large_Ai-copyFoodTrientsICON_Large_B Guacamole with Pomegranate The idea for this combination comes from a very talented Mexican chef who owns an upscale restaurant in Santa Barbara. The pomegranate seeds add a spectacular, tart crunch to this otherwise mild dip. I serve this dip with blue corn chips, which add a splash of color READ MORE

Herbed Summer Hummus

hummus Herbed Summer Hummus sb10062327ll-001No-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 READ MORE

Garlic Crab Royale Has Benefits

Garlic 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 READ MORE

Cauliflower Steaks with Herbed Goat Cheese

Cauliflower-Steaks-Cropped475 Kale-Chips-300x44   Cauliflower Steaks with Herbed Goat Cheese These cauliflower steaks can serve as a vegetarian main course or sit beautifully alongside grass-fed, grilled rib-eye or Porterhouse steaks. Piment d’Espelette is the French version of paprika. It’s mild and full-flavored. You can use paprika or red pepper flakes (1 tsp.) instead. SERVES 4-6 Ingredients 2 READ MORE

Pineapple Black Bean Salsa

 Pinapple Black Bean Salsa (1 of 7) spinach strawberry booster Pineapple Black Bean Salsa Party food can most definitely be colorful, delicious, and healthy at the same time. This pineapple black bean salsa is a perfect example. Pineapple, beans, avocado, and other nutrient-dense ingredients combine to create a festive dish that promotes optimal energy levels, READ MORE

Soy Custard Cups

Soy-Custard0305cropped475 Soy Custard Cups This dish is an interesting  way to add more soy to your diet. The isoflavones in soy may help maintain bone density, reduce the risk of certain cancers, protect against heart disease, and help alleviate symptoms of menopause. The Omega-3s in the tofu help skin retain its natural moisture. This recipe is inspired by READ MORE

Deviled Eggs–Lightened Up!

IMG_7352 Deviled Eggs Deviled Eggs - Lightened Up! Deviled eggs are everyone’s favorite party appetizer but loaded with mayonnaise, can be a caloric bomb. Lighten up a classic treat by subbing mayo for protein-packed low-fat Greek yogurt, dropping a couple yolks (but keeping the majority!) and adding mustard, dried dill and smoked paprika for an unexpected burst of flavor. READ MORE

Citrusy Asparagus

 Asparaguscrop dp Citrusy Asparagus Asparagus is a finicky vegetable. It must be very fresh and picked early in the season or it will have woody stalks. Don't cut the dry ends of the stalks. Instead, bend the stalks until the dry ends break off. Otherwise you risk serving chewy, inedible asparagus parts that your READ MORE

Apple Sage Cauliflower

2016-10-01-foodtrients-apple-sage-roasted-cauliflower-4-of-13 spinach strawberry booster Apple Sage Cauliflower Golden brown cauliflower, sprigs of fresh sage and a dollop of sweet and tart applesauce make this tasty side dish the perfect addition to almost any meal. Like other cruciferous vegetables, cauliflower is a rich source of fiber and important vitamins and minerals for wellness and disease prevention. READ MORE

Lemon Spring Herb Bean Soup

TS-480680267 Herb Spring Soupcrop spinach strawberry booster Lemon Spring Herb Bean Soup Soup isn’t just for winter anymore! This hearty, flavorful soup features anti-inflammatory ingredients balanced with fiber, protein and healthy fats. Plenty of fresh and dried herbs and spices liven up the flavor as beans take the center READ MORE
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Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
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Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
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Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
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Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.