As promised, here’s the gnocchi recipe mentioned in my previous post. Enjoy it!! 🙂
I love winter squash. All of them. And when this season comes around I’m in ‘squash-heaven’! Oh the possibilities! They are delicious in every way you prepare them: roasted as a side dish, mashed, in a risotto, as ravioli’s filling, fritters, cake, fresh pasta…and the list goes on. Squash are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, a good source of Vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6, folate, calcium and magnesium, and a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium and manganese. Some of the health benefits include antioxidant support, anti-inflammatory and blood sugar regulation benefits, promotion of optimal health. So, when something is so yummy and so healthy, how can you not take advantage of it?!
Oh my! I have been dealing with a nasty cold these past few days. I generally try to avoid using conventional medicine to ‘cure’ myself, as I rather strengthen my immune system through a diet packed with the right nutrients, vitamins and minerals. So, on top of a lot of juicing, leafy greens, and gallons (literally!) of hot ginger/lemon/raw honey teas I have been treating myself with this incredible soup. Continue reading “Nicole’s SWEET POTATOES GARLIC & TURMERIC SOUP”
This is the season! And who doesn’t love them?! Did you know they are considered one of the ‘world’s healthiest foods’? Cranberries provide us with an incredible array of phytonutrients, such as phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, flavonoids and triterpenoids. They also are a very good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, and manganese, as well as a good source of vitamin E, vitamin K, copper, and pantothenic acid. Continue reading “CRANBERRIES YAY!”
Tonight I picked my Easy-Peasy Spaghetti Squash. As much as I’m ready for ‘Holiday recipes’, it has been so warm lately here in Southern California, I still just crave light and refreshing foods.