Rapeseed oil, popularly known as Canola Oil, which along with soybean, is the most commonly used cooking oil in restaurants, I think is bad for your health.
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Zucchini, meaty portabella mushrooms, and a rich tasting macadamia "ricotta" make this raw pesto lasagna a summer treat. Pine nuts, garlic and spicy arugula add even more flavor and zest. - Veronica
Consider this the sequel to my rant about kombucha (“booch” if you’re a hipster). This time, I wanted to focus on drinking high alcohol kombucha, which I briefly wrote about in part 1.
Here's my healthy Pasta Salad, using brown rice pasta, your choice of veggies and my raw cashew mayo to sauce. Enjoy! - Veronica
Veronica Wheat, Chef V, shows you how to make a Banana Blue Smoothie. She shares tips for starting the day in the most healthy way, using fresh organic green drink and more.
We’re still a few weeks away from stashing the beach and patio umbrellas back in the storage shed. But while the weather is still sizzling, there’s something potentially dangerous we all should be thinking about right now….
This rock pesto This rock pesto is so delicious. Besides my grilled chicken pasta, try this on gluten free bread as a spread or use it as a marinade for your favorite protein or vegetables.is so delicious. Besides my grilled chicken pasta, try this on gluten free bread as a spread or use it as a marinade for your favorite protein or vegetables.
Looking to enjoy refreshing summertime drinks but hate the added alcohol calories? Take a break from the added sugar and try one of these refreshing mocktail recipes.
Easy fried rice, have with my salmon recipe or serve as a main course. For more protein, add 1 pound chopped grilled chicken. This is a great side or a meal in itself.
Cooking More At Home These Days Because of Corona? Here’s How To Make Meals Healthy Because of stay-at-home orders during the early stages of the pandemic, the continued closure of many restaurants nearly half a year later, combined with the apprehension of going out in public, more people are cooking at home these days. That’s both a good thing and a bad thing. I’ll explain the paradox and also provide some tips on quick, healthy meal creation.
Pumpkin Lasagna & Rosemary “Ricotta”, incorporates some pumpkin into the ‘cheese’ and is so yummy with the pumpkin sauce and gluten free noodles. A family favorite - for even the pickiest eater!
On my trip to Greece I fell in love with Moussaka. But not with the ingredients - too much fat and carbs. Here is my healthier version. Make it vegan: replace the lamb with 3c ups of minced mushrooms.
I think that it’s good for most people to have a little animal protein every now and then. Especially cold-water oily fish rich in omega-3s like salmon. If you do eat salmon, here’s one of my favorite entrees from my cookbook, Making Cleansing Easier: Ginger Glazed Salmon & Bok Choy. – Veronica
The 2020 back to school season is going to be an unprecedented, stressful one. Whether your kid is elementary-school age or high-school, keeping your kids stoked to learn all day via Zoom will be challenging.
Stressing about coronavirus, the upcoming election, and everyday concerns? The news isn’t all bad. There’s a clean food and drink movement brewing.
I have an easy three-step solution for conquering the Quarantine 15... if like so many of us you have been baking bread and indulging in comfort food, while the gym is closed.
Kale is a wonder in the world of superfoods. It is packed with caratenoids and flavinoids, the key antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals.
So simple and so decadent. This raw chocolate avocado mousse dessert is going to be your new go-to when you just have to have some chocolate! - Veronica
Here are my 5 top tips for improving digestion and getting lean for summer.
Chef V sponsors North Essex virtual Comedy Night - time for a ew laughs and a good time! Join the Chamber and friends for a special evening of comedy to benefit the American Cancer Society.
Tough times now. More than ever I depend on my yoga practice to settle my mind, re-energize, and reduce unhealthy stress. When it all gets to be just too much, I use these two poses to find a calm, relaxed center - and I try to carry that feeling through the entire day.
Veronica Wheat and Brandon Kress, founders of Chef V, did exactly that, shifting from an unscalable cooking business to becoming the creators and suppliers of a nutrient-filled green drink. By adapting their passion and making that leap, not only did they expand their business exponentially, but they changed lives. This is Chef V’s Story of Transformation.
Lemon and ginger detoxify the liver and strengthen the immune system.This is a great drink to start your morning and also for an afternoon lemonade. Follow it with a low-sugar green drink for the best detoxifying results in the morning. - Veronica
Watermelons are a good source of thiamin, potassium, and magnesium, which protect our boidy from many diseases. Also rich in vitamins A and C. Who doesn’t love a little watermelon on a hot summer day?