Did you know that tahini is made from ground sesame seeds? It’s a great source of essential minerals like copper, for nerve, bone, and metabolic health, and iron, for anemia prevention. This combination makes this Mediterranean salad recipe a must try! Makes 4 servings.
Halibut is a good fish to try if you find salmon too “fishy”. It contains omega-3 fatty acids and holds together well when cooked making it a favorite with seafood chefs. Give this halibut soup recipe a try as the weather turns colder! Makes 4 servings.
Halibut Soup Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 leeks (white and light green parts), chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small fennel bulb, sliced
⅓ cup dry sherry
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
½ teaspoon salt
1 pound halibut fillet or other firm white fish, cut into 2-inch pieces
Actually the bud of a flower, artichokes are a good source of folate, dietary fiber, and vitamins C and K. They are also packed with antioxidants. This makes this a tasty and simply healthy recipe! Makes 2 pizzas.
This uniquely shaped vegetable contains a load of fiber called pectin that helps lower cholesterol. There are even more types of fiber in okra which help to prevent constipation and maintain a healthy digestive system. This makes this roasted okra recipe a perfect addition to any meal or snack! Makes 4 servings.
A chocolatey snack that has protein, fiber, and no white sugar? With an irresistible consistency and taste somewhere between chocolate pudding and cookie dough, you have to try this chocolate hummus recipe! Smear it on strawberries, bananas, or just nibble off of a spoon!
These spicy patties are a good source of plant protein and fiber. Serve with liberal amounts of the creamy, citrus-flavored lemon cream. This winning flavor combo will keep you satiated and your blood sugar levels in check for hours. This simple recipe makes 16 fritters.
We are familiar with the benefits of ginger for motion sickness, seasickness, and morning sickness, but did you know it also contains gingerols that reduce pain? Not only that, but these peach popsicles are amazingly tasty for a late summer afternoon snack – or anytime! Adjust the amount you’d like to stir into these popsicles to suit your taste. This simple recipe makes 10 peach popsicles.
Sour (or tart) cherries don’t stay fresh very long so freeze some to enjoy in winter. This is a great smoothie for avid exercisers because this high antioxidant tart cherry juice can decrease muscle aches. Blend this smoothie up after a workout to rehydrate and reduce exercise-induced free radicals which can lead to painful inflammation.