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Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe by Carly Fraser Ingredients: – 1 small organic sweet potato, roasted (about 1 cup, packed) – 3 tbsp. ground flaxseed in 1/2 cup water (let sit for 10 minutes – this is the “egg” – you can also substitute ground flax for ground chia seeds) – 3/4 cup organic canned coconut milk – 2 tbsp. organic olive oil – 1/2 cup pure maple syrup or raw,
Unfortunately, the food we eat to sustain and nourish ourselves and our families sometimes has the potential to make us sick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 20 percent of people will get some form of food poisoning each year. If you’re unlucky enough to have been in this group, you know how awful that experience can be. In recognition of National Food Safety Education Month, now
Seeing life in black or white is a limitation to happiness; development lies in seeing the shades in between. Similarly, there is magic in rainbow foods as colour is indicative of anti-oxidants. Like super-heroes, anti-oxidants protect the body against the bad guys: free radicals. Without losing you into a complex explanation, free radicals are unstable molecules that are dangerous and responsible for damaging our tissues resulting in diseases and aging.
Are you planning to enjoy America’s greatest pastime this summer? Whether you’re heading to a local minor league game or a big city to see your favorite major league team play, baseball games are a great way to get outside with your friends and family. But beware—stadium fare isn’t always the healthiest. If you’re watching your waistline, check out these tips for healthier eating at the ballpark! Try these healthier
Bananas can be a nutritional powerhouse. This tropical tree-fruit is packed with powerful nutrients that are beneficial to both your weight and health management. Filled with energizing vitamins, and also rich in fiber, which can aid in weight loss, bananas can help you feel fuller throughout the day. Best paired with healthy fats and lean proteins, here are a few recipes to help introduce more bananas into your diet: Bananas