September 29th is National Coffee Day! You maybe surprised to know that coffee offers many health benefits and it is one of the healthiest beverages you can drink.
Shallots are a sensational way to flavor your food! A member of the onion family, but not as pungent, shallots not only provide a delicious flavor but are also nutritious! As compared to onions, shallots are more nutrient dense. Here are 3 health reasons to eat shallots: antioxidants, minerals and vitamins.
Hail to Kale!
Hail to the almighty vegetable, kale! Loaded with antioxidants and rich in vitamins A, C, K and minerals calcium and iron, kale is credited with anti inflammatory abilities, cardiovascular benefits and the ability to detoxify. With all these nutrients and health benefits it is no surprise that kale is labeled as a superfood. Kale is highly versatile and can be used raw in salads, blended into shakes and smoothies, juiced, cooked in soups, sautéed with other veggies or even baked as chips!
5 Reasons to Eat Pumpkin this Fall
Fall is my favorite season as it is defined by football, foliage, and pumpkins. While pumpkins are fabulous for carving Jack O’Lanterns during Halloween, the flesh of the pumpkin is highly nutritious and provide many health benefits.
Asparagus “The Detoxifier”
Spring is finally here! The season change brings new fresh produce options to our plates. Asparagus is a spring vegetable that is highly nutritious and beneficial to your health and has many reasons why it should be included in your diet this season.