Nutrition

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

How To Roast Veggies Like A Pro

We blinked, and it feels like summer vanished! Now it’s time for fabulous fall recipes that if you are like me, you wait all year to enjoy. While salads tend to dominate the summer scene, cooked vegetables bring us more comfort in the fall.

One of the best ways to enjoy your veggies as the temperatures cool down is to crank up your oven and roast them. It gives them a fantastic texture and flavor that tastes more decadent than any other cooking method, in my opinion. They're just delicious! Plus, they pair well with any main dish.

If you’ve ever tried and failed at roasting veggies – perhaps they were overdone, or some pieces were still raw – you’ve got to keep reading to make the best roasted vegetables to go with every meal. Even those big holiday meals can do with a presentation of perfectly-roasted vegetables.

Tips for Roasting Veggies

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites Recipe

One of the most common requests I get from my clients is more healthy and easy recipes. These matcha green tea energy bites fit perfectly!

Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Serves 6 (makes 12-18 bites)

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened

  • 4 tbsp almond flour

  • 1 tbsp matcha green tea

  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Green Tea vs. Black Tea

Tea is said to be the most popular beverage in the world. It’s been consumed for thousands of years by millions, perhaps billions, of people.

Tea has also been shown to have many health benefits. And some of these benefits are thought to be related to tea’s antioxidant properties. These properties are from its flavonoids known as “catechins.” Flavonoids are anti-inflammatory and have a range of health benefits that I talk about in this post.

Green Tea vs. Black Tea- What’s The Difference?

What do green and black teas have in common?

Why All Disease Begins In the Gut

Why All Disease Begins In the Gut

Why All Disease Begins In the Gut 

You may have heard or seen this quote from Hippocrates: “all disease begins in the gut” . It’s said that he used those words thousands of years ago, and current research is finding there’s much truth in this ancient piece of wisdom.

If you think your intestinal tract is only responsible for digestion and waste elimination, think again… your gut also plays a big role in immune system function, the synthesis of essential nutrients, and balancing neurotransmitters important for brain and mood health.

It’s even been referred to as our second brain by experts in the health professional community. I find this stuff fascinating!

It’s all about the health of our gut