May 16, 2017

Sweet Potato Nachos Shine as Appetizer

Next time you’re looking for a tasty snack or hors d’oeuvre, you might want to try a fun and healthier take on nachos. This recipe will make you the star of any occasion, and it’s GF and vegetarian. Sweet potatoes are a great source for vitamin A, potassium and fiber. Black beans provide protein and fiber, as well as key nutrients such as zinc and folate. For extra protein, add ½ pound fully cooked, 100-percent-grass-fed ground beef. Ingredients: ½ tsp. salt 2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. chili powder 1 pound sweet potatoes (peeled and sliced lengthwise ¼-inch thick – about […]
January 21, 2017

Spicy Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is a nutritional powerhouse! When combined with other vegetables and spices, lentils will leave you feeling full longer than other types of soups. Part of the legume (bean) family, lentils contain high levels of both soluble and insoluble fiber, making them a satiating and low calorie choice, helpful for weight management. Soluble fiber absorbs water and creates a gel consistency that is known for binding cholesterol-containing bile and escorting it out of the body, helping you detox. Insoluble fiber consists of plant-compounds that the body cannot digest, helping contribute to healthy bowels. Together, this high fiber content can […]