What is Resveratrol?

You may have heard that red wine has anti-cancer properties, but you may not know that that reason is resveratrol. What is resveratrol? Resveratrol is a polyphenolic compound, primarily found in red wine. Due to its potent anti-oxidative effect, its ability to regulate cell proliferation and to decrease blood supply to tumor cells, resveratrol is … Continued

Why Do People Take Supplements?

  Dietary supplements are a popular topic. Whether you are in a store, online, or having a  conversation, you’ve likely heard claims about their benefits. But what are they, and how do they improve your health? What are Dietary Supplements? Dietary supplements (also called nutritional supplements, or supplements for short) are defined by the following … Continued

Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Black Bean Burgers                                                                                      Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained, rinsed 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise (can also use Veganaise) ½ tsp seasoning salt or lemon-pepper seasoning 1 Tbsp whole grain breadcrumbs Small amount of whole wheat flour     Directions Mash beans with olive oil mayonnaise in a large … Continued

Cancer Deaths Plummet 65% with a Healthier Diet

  For over 30 years, we’ve contended clinically that healthier diets will foster longer, better living for cancer patients. Simply put — improved survival. But what specifically do we understand as “healthier”? Generally, our dietary principles rely primarily on plant-based proteins plus cold water fish, emphasize complex carbohydrates – whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits … Continued

Farro Salad with Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing

  Ingredients Farro: 1 cup dry farro 2 ½ cups vegetable broth Salt Steamed Vegetables: 1 pound asparagus, chopped into thirds (1 bunch) 2 cups green beans 1 cup frozen peas Dressing: ¼ cup tahini 1 tablespoon lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 … Continued

Creamy Coleslaw

  Ingredients 2 Green Onions, finely chopped 2/3 cup Original Vegenaise® 1 Tsp Black Pepper 1 Tsp Celery Salt 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Lb Package Cabbage Mix Salt to taste   Instructions Mix first five ingredients in a large mixing bowl to make dressing. Stir in cabbage mix and toss to coat. Add salt … Continued

“Toum” Lebanese Garlic Paste Recipe

    Ingredients 2 whole bulbs of garlic, peeled ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt 2-3 cups of canola oil to ‘fluff’ the paste     Instructions Place all garlic cloves and salt into food processor and mix Add canola oil in slowly to reach desired consistency ( fluffy is ideal) … Continued

Creamy Potato Soup

  Ingredients                                                                                        3 c                   Yukon gold potatoes 1 can                white beans, drained and rinsed ½ c                  raw almonds, peeled and pre-soaked 2 c                   vegetable broth ¼- 1/3 c          Nutritional Yeast 1 tbsp              olive oil (and grapeseed/canola oil) 1                      shallot, minced 1 cup               leek, thinly sliced 1 tbsp              white wine vinegar 1/8 tsp   … Continued

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