Don’t you just love the benefits of going natural! Every single case I have become aware of, where someone has used natural substances to heal themselves; it has done a better job than taking medications or pharmaceuticals and without the nasty side-effects. It is my […]
What if you could fight a host of diseases and even increase your longevity, just by adding a few delicious servings of fungus to your diet every day? Not to worry – these fungi are what French chefs dream of! Click below to read the […]
This is a smooth, creamy dressing that’s delicious not only on salads, but I have also used it on chicken and pork.
Honey Mustard Dressing
- 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 Tbsp vinegar
- 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 2 tsp minced fresh parsley
- 2 Tbsp prepared mustard
- Step 1 Place all ingredients in a blender
- Step 2 Blend well
- Step 3 If it separates after sitting, shake it up to blend
If you need a new way to cook Brussels sprouts, this is so tasty that you’ll convert even hard-core Brussels sprouts haters. Yes, sadly, they exist. But they won’t anymore after eating this take on the vegetable.
Squash has some amazing health benefits as they are rich in carotenes, which are good for the eyes and cucurbitanes which stabilize blood sugar and can protect against cancer. The fiber within them is especially helpful for any and ALL digestive problems.
Chop suey is a chinese dish that comes to us from Taishan in the Guangdong province China, where it is called tsap seui (杂碎, “miscellaneous leftovers”).
Vegetable Chop Suey
You can make chop suey into just about whatever you want. You can add meat like pork, chicken or beef. You can also mix and match vegetables to your own unique tastes. This is quite a simple recipe, so modify it to your heart’s content.
- 3 tablespoons shortening
- 1 cup diced onion
- 4 chopped carrots
- 4 chopped stalks of celery
- 1 1/2 cups chopped cauliflower
- 1 ½ cups chopped broccoli
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- • 2/3 cup water
- • 1/3 cup soy sauce
- • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- • 2 tablespoons sugar
- Step 1 Heat the shortening in a wok or frying pan over medium heat.
- Step 2 Add the onion, carrots and celery. Saute until softened slightly.
- Step 3 Add the cauliflower, broccoli and the 1 cup of water.
- Step 4 Place a lid on your pan and bring to a boil. Then simmer for about 5 minutes.
- Step 5 Remove the lid and add the bean sprouts, cooking for a few minutes more.
- Step 6 In a small bowl, whisk together the 2/3 cup water, soy sauce, cornstarch and sugar.
- Step 7 Add it to the vegetable mix and stir until thickened. Allow to simmer for a few minutes more or until the vegetables are at your desired softness.
- Step 8 Serve with rice or alongside your favorite Chinese dish.
Most Americans are chronically dehydrated and need to drink a lot more water. But if you are like a lot of people that think water is boring and want something with flavor and variety, then infused water may be just the solution for you. You […]
This healthy version of fried green tomatoes is a great way to use up the end-of-the-season tomatoes that didn’t have time to ripen -Or- start-of-the-season tomatoes if you’re anxious and just can’t wait for those first ones to ripen.
Veggie plates make the perfect healthy snack or accompaniment to any meal. The great thing is you can provide plenty of variety, so everyone in your family can have some of their favorites. You can even have a little fun and add things like cheeses, pickles, fruit and more.
Here are a few ideas to make your next yummy veggie and more plate.
Veggie Ideas (Note: some of these are technically fruit, but are commonly accepted as veggies)
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Tomato Wedges
- Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
- Snow Peas
- Snap Peas
- Green Beans
- Colored Peppers
- Radish• Baby Corn
- Artichoke Hearts
Fruits & Berries
- Apples (but don’t slice them too early or they’ll turn brown)
- Pears (same caution as apples)
- Dragon Fruit
- Star Fruit
If you have ever grown zucchini, you know how profusely they produce. When you end up with a bumper crop of these, it’s always good to have a variety of ways to prepare them. Summer and winter squashes are very healthy for you. They are […]