Eggplant, Turnip Root and Watermelon Radish in Coconut Milk

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Produce was provided by Matson Family Farm https://www.facebook.com/matson.farm.9 Eggplant, Turnip Root and Watermelon Radish in Coconut Milk INGREDIENTS: 1 turnip root sliced in crescent moon shape 1 watermelon radish sliced in crescent moon shape 1 small eggplant diced 1 large onion sliced in crescent moon shape 2 T real butter …

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Fire Up the Grill for Heart Health

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Fire Up the Grill for Heart Health Spicy Grilled Watermelon (Family Features) Summer grilling season is here. Nearly half of all homeowners grill one to two times per week in the summer months, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association. While it is tempting to cook hot dogs, burgers …

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What’s Causing Our Overweight Nation?

Australia Now the Fattest Nation in the World
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What is really causing our nation to be overweight? We are the root cause of the problem in our nation. We need to take responsibility and stop pointing a finger at someone else, genes, depression, and the host of other reason we can give whether they are legitimate or not; …

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School Lunch Food New Guidelines

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New guidelines for school lunches have been created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act .  Now, both fruits and vegetables must be served every day of the week with specific weekly colors of vegetables.  In the past, schools had the option to offer food …

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How to Reduce Produce Food Prices

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First thing to note is the farmers are NOT the ones making all the money. The stores selling the produce are the ones actually reaping most of the profit. Why are the stores selling the produce making so much more? You the consumer have created this produce price monster! How, …

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Recipes: Ingredients for Healthy Grillin

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It’s “Grillin Time!”  You ask: What about the carcinogens? How can I tenderize the meats? What will help my system digest the meats and proteins? Are there any good marinade suggestions or recipes? Carcinogens When meats are grilled, carcinogens are created. Unlike meat, vegetables don’t create carcinogens when they char.  …

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How to Destarch High Carb Vegetables

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What are high carb (carbohydrate) starchy vegetables and why do we want to destarch them? High starch vegetables are vegetables that are high in carb (carbohydrates) and sugars and low in protein.  Some high starch vegetables are: corn, potatoes, beans, peas, yams, and many other root vegetables (vegetables that grow …

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Mediterranean Okra and Asparagus Salad

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May is National Mediterranean Diet and National Salad Month Mediterranean Salad  Mediterranean Okra & Asparagus Salad This recipe combines two of the celebrated food concepts for the month of May. By synergistically marrying these two health concepts, the nutritional and known medicinal benefits are propelled to the levels of Superfood …

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Paula Dean… Fires Back in Food Fight

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TV Chef, Anthony Bourdain of No Reservations blasted Food Network star Paula Dean for her continued presentation of unhealthy, obesity and diabetic causing cuisines after she herself was diagnosed with diabetes. Supposedly, it was not so much the continued cooking or presentation of her cooking to the public, but her …

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Healthy Never Tasted So Good… Weight Loss Schedule!

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With the ever increasing diabetes and obesity epidemic, busy schedules and lack of expendable income to join paid membership fitness programs, I, Charmene “Mama” Vega, created Mama Vega*s Weight Loss Schedule using foods and how the body responds to them. Part of my schedule incorporates the eating traditional schedule of …

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