On warm summer days, a chopped salad is my meal of choice. They’re light, fresh, and filling! No heat in the kitchen, that’s pretty much all I need on a hot, summer day. The beauty of a chopped salad is that there really aren’t any rules. You can pretty much add whatever you want! A summer chopped salad is like summer on a fork! and … Continue reading Summer Fruit Chopped Salad
Damita Miller-Shanklin We are all aware that healthy eating is the trend today. I believe in healthy eating and I know it’s the right choice. But I like Soul Food!! Most Black families feast on Soul Food when families gather or on special occasions. I remember having soul food for dinner. When I think of our Black History, I always think of good Soul Food. … Continue reading Soul Food for the Soul
Source: healthmatters.nyp.org Portion the perfect plate Each meal should consist of 45 percent fiber-rich carbohydrates, 30 percent healthy fats, and 25 percent lean proteins, such as white-meat chicken or turkey, fish, tuna, tofu, beans, or egg whites, Rosenstock says. Eat before hunger strikes A good way to make sure you don’t end up reaching for chips or a chocolate bar when you need a snack … Continue reading 5 Rules to Follow for Healthier Eating in the New Year
Source: Food and Wine Some people may call Beets a Superfood. Beets are high in fiber. Fiber can help you control blood sugar levels, maintain a healthy weight, lower cholesterol and stay regular. So how can you use beets in your meal? Here is a list of ways you can eat Beets. Crushed. For beets that are crispy on the outside and super tender within, … Continue reading What Are Beets Good For?
Courtesy of FeastandFarm.com Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have a number of other health benefits, such as fresher breath, better digestion, and reduced pain from headaches. Peppermint tea also has antibacterial properties. Boil 2 cups of water. Add 15 to 20 fresh mint leaves. I like to … Continue reading Drink: Peppermint Tea