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Americans seem to be infatuated with their sauces and condiments. Just to mention a few, we have barbeque, mustard, mayonnaise, and the all mighty ketchup. But would you add salsa to this category? To my surprise, after doing a little research, in 2013 salsa sales surpassed sales of ketchup in the United States. Definitely, the…
Summer is here so lets talk about pool side and patio snacks. One snack that always seems to call my name is guacamole. But can guacamole be a superfood appetizer? Yes it can be and that is why I am making Pichuberry Guacamole. Not only are you adding a burst of nutrition, but you are…
The beginning of the school year is here and that means that parents are packing up school lunches for their children again. This reminds me of my childhood when my mother packed my lunchbox with tasty treats and a satisfying lunch to get me through the day. As you can see from the picture above,…
Did you know that camu is the fruit with the most vitamin C on the planet? It has 60 times more vitamin C than an orange! Camu is a tropical fruit that is commonly found in the Amazonian jungle. This prized resource is now available in the US in the whole food powder form. Remember,…
Guest post by Jennifer Nordwall, a freelance contributor to Everyday Health. You might think that summer is a much easier time to seek out local, fresh food in your community. After all, the sun is shining, the earth is green, and there is a farmer’s market around every corner offering farm fresh berries, dark green…
Manuel describes the right serving sizes of fruits. Learn how to incorporate all fruits to your daily life. Following 45% carbs-30% protein-25% fat.
The Andes are known to produce many nutrient dense foods, from 3,000 different types of potatoes, quinoa, to this exotic secret fruit of the Incas: the Pichuberry. What Is It? The Pichuberry, also known as Physalis peruviana, is a plant that yields a small, smooth berry. In Peru it is known as aguaymanto or Inca…
Delicious, juicy peaches oozing with love are combined with luscious tomatoes in this wonderful, fresh summer salad. Super quick and easy to prepare. Enjoy the light, succulent richness of these glorious summer delights! Summer Peach & Tomato Salad Ingredients: 1/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion 1/2 pound ripe peaches, pitted and cut into wedges…
Bite into this sweet, luscious, piece of goodness and savor its sugary red juice as it dribbles down your chin…AND load up on nutrients all at the same time?! Yup – the superstar of berries- the strawberry- does it all. Full of surprises – with three times as much health optimizing Vitamin C per 1…
It is the season to get the grill fired up and bring on that wonderful, smoky taste. Forget the standard BBQ steak. Here are some reminders on how to switch it up and bring on some new grilling flavors. Try grilling some vegetables! You can slice tomatoes, green peppers, red peppers, yellow peppers, zucchinis in…