Sometimes I find that it’s more conventient to eat healthy in my everyday life and forget it all and eat whatever I want for the holiday. Though eating healthy throughout the year actually makes me want healthier food during the holidays to. Stuffing myself with unhealthy fatteing food is very uncomforatble and lately I prefer to celebrate the holidays in full but still put a balanced dinner on the table often it’s just as simple as adding extra healthy sides.
Guacamole is a favorite for many. The best thing about it is probably that it’s not only incredibly tasty it’s also incredibly health. Since avocados and olive oil both are full of monounsaturated fats guacamole qualifies as a MUFA-food. The wonderful type of food that actually help us remove belly fat.
On top of that guacamole is a great snack to help you get a flat belly this recipe also contains garlic and jalapeno. These spices are a great help in keeping you healthy in the flu season .
Tomatoes are known for their antioxidant lycopene. The cilantro herb is not only a anti-oxidant, it’s also a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium. And it is richest herbal sources for vitamin K.
Always, always rinse fruits and vegetables in cold water before you use them. You should wash them even if they are pre-washed, even if you buy organic produce and even if you are going to peel them.
If your produce you should also consider washing them to get rid of pesticide residue. You can buy vegetable wash in some grocery stores and online but you can also make your own very easily.
Homemade vegetable wash recipe
1 cup water
1 cup white vinegar
2 tbs baking soda
2 tbs lemon juice
If you don’t have lemon juice at home just water and white vinegar will work.
Mix all ingredients then pour in clean spray bottle. Quickly scrub down each piece of produce with a vegetable brush and your home made vegetable wash.
Some fruits are too hard to scrub. Then spray fresh vegetables and fruit generously. Sit for 5 minutes then rinse off well.
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Coconut, chocolate and the sweetness of a ripe banana. This is the perfect treat for everyone who wants to lose weight and eat great food.
Fruits are always great, coconut gives you fat burning fat and chocolate is full of antioxidants. This is one of the fantastic recipes that the Isabel gives you in her diet solution program. She has plenty of free fat burning tips that I find really good.
Anyway, whether you want to lose weight or not this recipe is really yummy and very healthy. Read more
Can food make us feel sexier? Can it even make us perform better?
Aphrodisiac foods has the reputation of increasing sex drive. You’ll be surprised to see how many regular foods that are natural aphrodisiacs. First a list of the best foods and then a love menu that can’t go wrong.
This soup is a pure antioxidant bomb. Rose hips are one of the best plant sources of vitamin C and the almonds add the vitamin E you need to keep biological age young.
Wild roses can be found all over the word so the best thing you can do is get out there a pick them fresh. If you don’t feel like going outside most health food stores sell dried rose hips. The soup is sweet, creamy and very well suited as dessert or snack. However, with it’s high levels of vitamin C serves great an immune system booster when you feel that you’re coming down with something.
When I was a child my mom would serve this soup hot on cold winter days or when I was sick. As a special treat she would add a scoop of vanilla ice cream. I loved it.