10 Healing Foods to Start Eating Today

10 Healing Foods

With the advancement of food and dietary research they are continuously finding new plant chemicals, properties and their health benefits. Here are 10 worth mentioning that you should start eating today!

11 Natural Ways to Fight a Cold

11 Foods that Fight Colds

Seasons are changing all over the world! Here in Australia we are just coming off of a particularly bad season for coughs, runny noses, headaches, sore throats and generally feeling awful, so we are welcoming spring with open arms. When temperatures and humidity drops (like it’s about to for those of you in the northern hemisphere), cold viruses can survive better, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer from them. Here are 11 natural ways to fight them.

Dinner Idea: Spiced Red Pepper & Lentil Soup

Spiced Red Pepper and Lentil Soup

It’s getting colder here in Australia so warming meals are what’s cooking in the kitchen. This soup is easy to throw together and the peppers break down nicely to give it a rich, strong flavour along with potent spices. Enjoy!

Meatless Monday: Vibrant Vegetable Chili

Kale Chili

There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of chili on a cold winters evening. This delicious chili is loaded with nutrient-packed vegetables like carrots and peppers, fiber-packed kidney beans and white beans, and delicious kale. Get the recipe!

Seasonal: Spaghetti Squash with Avocado “Cream” & Cashew “Cheeze” Sauce

Spaghetti with Avocado "Cream" and Cashew "Cheeze" Sauce

The other night I was in the mood for spaghetti and alfredo sauce. I know, not good! Realizing that would be highly caloric with zero nutrients, I decided to come up with something just as satisfying but loaded with nutrients, healthy fats, and fiber. In comes Spaghetti Squash with Avocado “Cream” and Cashew “Cheeze” Sauce.

Healthy Appetizer: Red Onion & Bell Pepper Guacamole

Red Onion and Bell Pepper Guacamole

Hosting a Super Bowl or Academy Awards party? Or just looking for something to serve to guests at your next gathering? Well healthy snacks and dips are key for keeping your guests and you, satisfied and feeling good. Try this healthy version of guacamole.

Meatless Monday: Lentil and Butternut Squash Curry

Lentil and Butternut Squash Curry

Easily cooked in a large stovetop pot or in a slow cooker, this is a nice warming meal with plenty of high anti-oxidant spices which have been shown to have anti-cancer benefits. The curry is also rich in carotenoids which are vital for a healthy immune system, healthy skin and eyes and it also contains plenty of minerals such as magnesium, calcium and iron, fiber and protein.

Lemon & Mint Lentil Soup

Lemon and Mint Lentil Soup

Wondering what to do with all that leftover pulp from your juice?  This spin on a classic Lebanese dish uses pulp from your favorite green juice for extra flavor and fiber. Saving some for soup recipes is a great way to get all the goodness from the vegetables you are juicing.  Store pulp in the freezer […]

Meatless Monday: Greek Cannellini Bean & Vegetable Soup

Greek Cannellini Bean and Vegetable Soup

This light and refreshing Greek soup is nice in cold or warm weather. Cheap, easy and delicious, you will find it to be a good go-to when you want something fast and healthy and that you can have for the rest of the week. You can also feel free to experiment and use any vegetables you wish! If you are completing a Reboot and including eating fruits and vegetables, then you can eat this soup but just elave out the cannellini beans.