Beef Salad | Wellness Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings 2 c  Pot roast, cold, julienne 3 tb Red wine vinegar 1/2 ts Salt 1 ds Pepper 2 ts Dijon mustard 1/2 c  Olive oil 3 tb Parsley, finely chopped 2 tb Capers, drained and coursely -chopped 1    Garlic clove, minced 2    Red onions sliced 2    Tomatoes, peeled and sliced 1/2 c  [...]

The best fruit choices for low-carbers

While some fruits are indeed too high in fructose to fit easily into a carb-conscious plan, still more are nutritional powerhouses packed with the nutrients and fiber your body needs. South Beach diet creator Arthur Agatston, M.D.,  advised changing the way we think about fruits, such as bananas — formerly off limits due to their [...]

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Quinoa has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains.

English: cooked red quinoa (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains. It is an extremely high-energy grain and has been grown and consumed for about 8,000 years on the high plains of the Andes Mountains in South America. The Incas were able [...]

Figs are high in fiber, iron, and boost energy

Nutrition Tip: Figs are fresh in fiber and high in iron, boosting energy and promoting healthy blood. Fig leaf extract has anti-diabetic properties reducing the amount of insulin needed by some people with diabetes. Figs are however high in calories so they should be eaten moderation. Figs contain sterols which lower cholesterol, good source of [...]