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30

JAN

2013

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…

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21

NOV

2012

Mashed potatoes are a staple on the holiday dinner table, and they’re a great way to feed a crowd easily and affordably.  Mashed potatoes may be easy on the wallet, but not always on the waist. Just one cup can have 306 calories and 25 grams of fat!  Here is a traditional recipe, made with…

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08

NOV

2012

Delicious oatmeal Pichuberry breakfast! Here I’ll show you a quick way to prepare oats without the stove. For vegans, gluten free or anyone who wants some superfoods. Oatmeal helps lower cholesterol, control blood sugar and can even help you lose weight by controlling your appetite! Pichuberries are the berry of the Incas. They have potent…

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01

NOV

2012

Anthocyanins are a type of flavonoid, a class of compounds with antioxidant effects. Found naturally in a number of purple foods! Anthocyanins may offer anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and anti-cancer benefits. Anthocyanins may enhance heart health. They appear to improve cholesterol levels and blood sugar. Anthocyanins help prevent high blood pressure.

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13

SEP

2012

I was recently in Greece and had several amazing baked feta dishes. Each of the dishes I had slightly differed from one to the next so I decided to create a delicious dish that encompassed the flavors of the Mediterranean. I have recreated the baked feta dish based on my recollection of its wonderful smells…

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19

JUL

2012

To Buy Pichuberries visit our Eating Free online store I am always amazed at finding historical foods that our ancestors used to kept their vitality. 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?…

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09

JUL

2012

This is a quick and delicious meal you can make in minutes with your leftover roasted vegetables. 1. Add desired amount of roasted vegetables to blender 2. Add vegetable or chicken stock 3. Blend and pour into pan 4. Heat at low temperature 5. Season to taste and Enjoy!

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09

JUL

2012

This is similar to a traditional ratatouille, and it is one of my best secret weapons. I use this as a side, in pasta sauces, in salads, on meats—you name it. The combination brings a different dimension to your dishes, and it gives you so many great vegetables. Once you bring this into your recipe…

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18

JUN

2012

Find many more great recipes and sample menus in the Eating Free book! Get a FREE gift with purchase! Banana bread is a traditional favorite. By substituting agave nectar for sugar and applesauce for oil, you can enjoy this sweet treat with less sugar, less fat – and no guilt. Your children will love it!…

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24

MAY

2012

Ah, cheeseburgers – the classic all-American food. What Memorial Day would be complete without them? If you are watching your weight, you might think cheeseburgers are off limits, but you can enjoy them if you use healthy ingredients! A classic cheeseburger can have 480 calories and 27 grams of fat! And that’s even before you…

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