Winter squash are one of the many reasons to love the season. They provide plenty of antioxidants, beneficial plant compounds and winter-specific nutrients such as vitamin A, which helps us to fight viral infections. They are high in carotenoids, which are specialized compounds that support respiratory health for the winter months and have shown to […]
Here is a delicious soup I enjoyed this week in chilly Sydney. For those of you in the States, it’s winter for us down here! Cashews are a great cheese alternative, giving soups a creamy and thick texture without dairy. And of course, cashews are a good source of healthy fats. Adding cashew meal (just […]
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.
These flavorful stuffed peppers are easy to make and are a great way to incorporate seasonal vegetables into your meal. The seasonal brussels sprouts and butternut squash- along with all the other vegetables, are packed with phytonutrients that can help to boost your immune system and give you energy.
New Ingredient Alert! I’ve never cooked with delicata squash before. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever even had a delicata squash in my kitchen. That is, until I picked up my CSA this week. Not only does my CSA (Full-Plate Farm Collective) provide me with organic, local and ultra-seasonal produce, it encourages me to branch out from my traditional recipes and try things that are new to me.