Category: Health and Wellness

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month®, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month® is Celebrate […]

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month® which is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme […]

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds  Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

Sesame seeds have been used for centuries in the traditional medicine of India and China. Its good oil, high protein, fiber, low carbohydrate properties, and many other beneficial vitamins and minerals make it an excellent healthy and energetic food. Besides providing good energy, sesame seeds […]

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

Tip #1: Fiber up Aim for daily fiber intake at least 25 grams per day (21-25 grams for females; 25-38 grams for Males) with particular emphasis on soluble fiber (7-13 grams/day) from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, high fiber cereals like oatmeal and legumes. Soluble fibers […]

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

This mouth-watering refreshing Mexican cuisine-based super healthy salad can accompany any meal but goes well with Mexican foods. As you can see in the picture below, we tried this delicious salad with homemade crunchy tacos, and uhh, it was so good! Here is how you […]

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

This super easy and healthy salad meal can be easily made within 5-10 minutes from your pantry ingredients. Everyone will love this delicious salad in the family, even picky eater children. This is how you make it. There is also a recipe card link here […]

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day, and there is no better way to celebrate cheese than enjoying it on a pizza. On this national cheese day, I would like to share this homemade pizza recipe that is easy to make at home and deliciously […]

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Weight loss weight gain is a complicated phenomenon and I am no exception. I am also experiencing slow weight gain with my age without making any obvious changes in my eating habits or lifestyle. Being a health professional I think I should know better what […]

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

If you have not tried black-eyed peas in the new year, no worry. This versatile and kind bean can still bring you good luck with health and wellness whenever you want to try it. It is never too late to eat healthy. Here is an […]

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

Pomegranates – Seasonal Fruit

The seasonal fruit known for its antioxidant boost, Pomegranates! We are switching up Friday Food Talk this week to talk seasonal foods with you all. This week it happens to be one of my favorites, pomegranates. About Pomegranates Pomegranates are a seasonal fruit, full of […]

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Whole Foods 365 Gummies; Flavored with Red Cabbage

Gummy bears are one of our nutrition interns, Mackenzie’s favorite sweet treats! These gummie’s were found at the whole foods market and have pretty unique features. What caught our eye is they are flavored with red cabbage juice! Benefits of red cabbage include, it is […]

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Kaddu Ki Kheer (pumpkin pudding)

Pumpkin season is here and we are cheffing up a delicious Indian dish, Kaddu Ki Kheer. Pumpkin kheer is a flavorsome, nutritious, and an easy to prepare traditional fall dish of India. This dish is specially prepared during the fasting season of Navaratri.  Ingredients 2 cups grated […]

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Is beef jerky a healthy snack?

Beef jerky can be found almost anywhere considering its one of the most popular convenience store items. Beef jerky can be known for high sugar contents, but also great on the go protein. Chomps jerky sticks are a great shelf stable protein option for traveling […]

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

If cauliflower can be gnocchi, you can be anything you want! Seriously though, cauliflower is being turned into all sorts of foods these days, but one of my favorites has to be Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi.  Personally, I love popping it in the air fryer […]

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Soup season is here! With that in mind, we brought back a great chili recipe to warm you up as the temps start to drop. This great vegetarian plant-based three-bean chili recipe is perfect for the fall/winter season. It is truly delicious, nutritious, and filling, […]

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Is Hummus Snackers Healthy?

Hummus provides both fiber and plant protein and snackers make it easy to enjoy conveniently. Hummus is also a great plant based protein option if you are opting for a plant based diet or wanting more variety of proteins. Although it does not yield as […]

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Sargento Balanced Breaks

Charcuterie is the most trendy snack out there right now and this might be your on the go ticket to a miniature version. These balanced breaks are perfect for a grab and go snack and have a healthy overall balance. Food Coach Rating: This food […]