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Plant-Based Meats: New and Delicious

it's time to meet the new plant-based meats. As more consumers are switching to plant-based proteins, or eating less meat, the quality of meat substitutes has radically improved. I'll share with you a few of my favorite brands as well as a couple you should avoid.

Plant-Based Meats: New and Delicious2018-12-26T16:39:33+00:00

Warning! Choose healthy greens carefully – Romaine & e. coli

I apologize for using a sensationalized headline. But there's lots of truth to it. In case you haven't heard, a recall of romaine lettuce has been issued by both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following an outbreak of E. Coli poisoning in 11 States and Canada

Warning! Choose healthy greens carefully – Romaine & e. coli2018-12-02T18:57:32+00:00

Thanksgiving Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Holiday

The smallest things matter the most and in this case, small changes can make a big difference. Simple ingredient swaps this holiday season will help you stay on track while eliminating at the feeling of indulgence guilt. Whether it’s an appetizer or a dessert, these easy changes will help you avoid that pesky holiday weight gain we all hate.

Thanksgiving Makeover: Ingredient Swaps for a Healthy Holiday2018-11-12T19:56:08+00:00

Kale Nutrition: This Superfood Ain’t Going Out Of Style Anytime Soon

Here’s why I use two varieties of kale in Green Drink: Each cup of raw kale has 3 grams of proteins but only has 33 calories Great source of fiber: 2.5 grams per cup, which is great for blood sugar levels and preventing cravings Super rich in vitamins A, B, C and K Good source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids Rich in minerals such as calcium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium Loaded with antioxidants

Kale Nutrition: This Superfood Ain’t Going Out Of Style Anytime Soon2018-11-04T18:18:44+00:00

Consumer Reports on Green Juice: Chef V Excels

What's the healthiest green juice? According to an article on Consumer Reports, some of the most popular brands fail to meet their strict criteria for what constitutes a healthy green juice. And according to what Consumer Reports says, my recipe has all the  features they regard as healthy, and none of the unhealthy. My Green Drink passes with flying (green) colors! 

Consumer Reports on Green Juice: Chef V Excels2018-10-18T18:41:47+00:00