January 30, 2018

Avocado at Lunch Reduces Eating Between Meals

Adding a half of a fresh avocado to lunch helped healthy, overweight people feel fuller and reduced their
February 21, 2017

An Avocado for Lunch Turns off Appetite

It’s still early in the New Year and many of you are trying to stick to your resolution to lose weight.  But, like
January 10, 2017

5 Top Anti-Aging Foods To Eat

Check out these top 5 anti-aging foods that can make you look and feel more vibrant today as FoodTrients discusses why you should incorporate them into your diet. PINK GRAPEFRUIT – A Superfood and Anti-Aging Hero Grapefruit is a go-to fruit for me, and I love to put pink grapefruit in my Spinach and Grapefruit Salad (featured in The Age GRACEfully Cookbook). All citrus contains antioxidants, fiber and anti-aging compounds like vitamin C but pink grapefruit has some special benefits to offer. Antioxidant (Ao) spermidine has shown positive results in some animal studies for longevity and in support of healthy […]
October 4, 2016

Tofu Tacos with Kimchi Slaw

   In this convenient and satisfying vegetarian entree, savory baked  tofu is topped with homemade vegetable kimchi slaw and fresh avocado. This dish is convenient enough for quick, weeknight meals but also festive enough for entertaining and parties. Feel free to substitute with your favorite protein sources (try fish, shrimp, or black beans) and you’ll want to make these tacos over and over again. The plant-based protein is full of antioxidants and protein for strength. The gut-healthy kimchi is made of disease-preventing cabbage. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 block extra firm tofu, drained, pressed, and chopped into squares 1 Tbs. toasted […]
September 4, 2014

Awesome Avocados: One of the Top Superfoods

Here’s a fact that will make your day: Many professional in the fields of medicine and nutrition consider avocados a superfood! This is great news, as avocados are one of my very favorite foods. What could be better? A buttery, rich-tasting, creamy fruit that not only tastes sublime and spreads like a dream but is cholesterol-free, sodium-free, is loaded with healthy vitamins and a good dose of fiber. Avocados have the well-earned reputation for being high in fat calories. However, those calories are nutrient dense and the fat is monounsaturated, so it is readily used by the body as energy […]
July 2, 2013

Strawberry-Avocado Relish

  No cooking is required for this condiment. The strawberries, avocado, and cilantro all contain antioxidants. Strawberries are also very high in vitamin C and flavonoids, while avocados also provide glutathione, a detoxifying agent. I use this relish with my Summertime Grilled Chicken, but it also makes a great topping for grilled fish and a satisfying dip for whole-grain tortilla chips. YIELDS about 2 cups Ingredients 1 1/2 cups diced strawberries 1 diced medium-size avocado 1/4 cup minced red onion 1/4 cup lime juice (about 2 limes) 1 Tbs. chopped cilantro 1 tsp. sugar Sea salt and ground pepper to […]