Healthy Recipes

Breast Cancer: When You Eat Counts as Much as What You Eat

Eating a healthy diet that includes plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables is top priority when it comes to the prevention of breast cancer. Now, a new study shows that when you eat may also affect your outcome.
Catherine Marinac, lead author of the study says: “Previous research has focused on what to eat for cancer…

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Healthy Easter Recipes

Bright & Colorful Easter Fruit Salad
This salad of antioxidant-rich berries and other fruits makes a tasty and healthy side dish. And, the combination of fruits will add some bright color to your Easter table.

2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar
1/3 cup water
3/4 teaspoon dried lavender
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Pinch salt
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 peach,…

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Joint Health Smoothie

When your joints feel tired and achy, give this sweet-tasting smoothie recipe a try. It combines ingredients known to curb inflammation, ease discomfort, and promote overall joint health. The smoothie includes:
Strawberries. Like most berries, strawberries are loaded with antioxidants which scavenge free radicals in your joints and help keep them healthy.
Pineapple. This tropical fruit contains…

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Homemade Pizza Margherita

Makes 6 Slices
In many homes across the U.S. Friday night is pizza night. In my family, this tradition goes back to my childhood when we would visit my grandparents’ house for the weekend and pizza would be served for dinner every Friday.
As much as I love the cheesy deliciousness of a fresh baked pizza pie,…

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Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes

Craving a cool, sweet treat on a hot summer day? Skip the heavy milkshake that’s loaded with calories and fat and create your own healthful fruit smoothie. Packed with antioxidants and essential nutrients, these simple smoothie recipes are a wonderful way to satisfy a sweet tooth and deliver wholesome nutrition. 
Strawberry Mango Smoothie
Makes 3½ cups

1 cup…

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Four Festive and Healthy Recipes for July 4th

Nothing says “Happy Independence Day!” than a table adorned with red, white and blue foods. Lucky for us, there’s an abundance of healthy options to make our holiday table look festive. Tops on that list is berries—strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. These sweet treats are loaded with antioxidants. And, consumption of berries has been linked to stable…

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