Tag: Wellness

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Fall time is notorious for its apple picking and thus lots of apple recipes. We are loving apple crisp! Apples in the Fall just hit differently. When Fall comes around apples become a staple food. There is nothing better than eating a fresh raw apple, […]

Roasted Carrot with Yaji Spice Relish

Roasted Carrot with Yaji Spice Relish

This carrot recipe is a creative and festive way to incorporate nutritious, high-fiber vegetables into your diet. The use of “Yaji spice relish” sure caught my attention. This spice is native to the Muslim community of West Africa and is incorporated into many meals such […]

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

This smoothie uses a banana, rolled oats, and figs. The name “Oatana” comes from combining oatmeal and banana! We have to have some fun in life 😊 Bananas make a convenient and good fruit for smoothies. Adding oatmeal and figs provides extra heart-healthy fiber, smooth […]

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

This recipe is a delicious and vegetarian alternative to a classic burger. These are potato-based veggie burgers, fully cooked, with authentic Indian flavors ready to convert into a delicious sandwich meal within 10-15 minutes.  Using Trader Joe’s delicious veggie burgers and some unique ingredients like sour […]

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

This delicious herbal green chutney is a must for Indian cuisines, especially fast-food snacks and chaats. This chutney also makes an excellent healthy spread to any Indian-style sandwich.  This green chutney is kept in many Indian households to add a spicy pizzaz to any dish.   […]

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

Portobelm Veggie Mountain

This portobello mushroom is stuffed with an array of colorful veggies, can be the perfect side dish, and only takes about 30 minutes to make! Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 400°. Wash mushrooms properly and take out the stem: drain and dry mushrooms.  […]

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

What’s the Deal With Chickpea Pasta?

Continuing on the chickpea trend, let’s talk chickpea pasta. Everyone loves a nice comforting bowl of noodles, but this pasta packs just a little more protein and nutrients and only has four ingredients, while still giving you that pasta pleasure!

Chickpea Chatter

Chickpea Chatter

Chickpeas are all the rage lately. This nutrient dense legume has become one of interest for many companies trying to healthify their brands. One brand that I enjoy snacking on is Hippea.  Using our food coach system I was able to determine that this is […]

“Review suggests eating oats can lower cholesterol as measured by a variety of markers”

“Review suggests eating oats can lower cholesterol as measured by a variety of markers”

As this article points out, it is known that oats can lower cholesterol thus reducing your risk for cardiovascular disease. However, a new study has revealed that oats may do a better job of lowering cholesterol than was originally thought.

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

Check out this week’s Monday Nutrition Read-“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control.”

“Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit is in Your Control” Cancer is undoubtedly a scary disease and according to this article, many people feel that preventing the onset of cancer is completely out of their control. They are partially correct that genetics and environmental factors do play a […]

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month! December is the month of celebrations all over the world which involve; food, parties, and giving gifts. Giving a perfect gift can be a daunting task, but it is not impossible. Think about giving a gift of health […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Orange Smoothie!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Orange Smoothie!

NutriPledge is proud to present our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe series! We will be posting healthy recipes every Thursday featuring a therapeutic value for that food. Be sure to check back every Thursday for a free recipe – complete with; instructions, nutrition facts, our NutriPledge Food […]

10 Types of Milk: What’s out there?

10 Types of Milk: What’s out there?

Soy Milk– This milk substitute is popular for those with lactose intolerances. Protein content of soy milk is close to that of cow’s milk.   Organic Milk– This type of milk comes from cows. Government regulations state that these cows must be fed organic feed […]

10 Food Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy This Summer

10 Food Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy This Summer

Wash Your Hands– Germs spread easily through contamination from hands. Make sure you wash your hands using warm, soapy water for at least 20 seconds.  Make sure you get between your fingers, backs of your hands, and under the fingernails. Wash Surfaces– Countertops and other […]

Simple Low-Moderate Sodium Vegetarian Recipes That Can Change Your Life!

Simple Low-Moderate Sodium Vegetarian Recipes That Can Change Your Life!

NutriPledge Oatmeal: Microwave 1 cup skim milk in a cup for 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup oats, 1 Tablespoon chopped walnuts, 2 teaspoons flaxseed, and 1 Tablespoon dried cranberries. Mix well with a spoon. Serves 1. 250 Calories | 105mg sodium | o NutriPledge Spinach […]

January 2015 Newsletter

January 2015 Newsletter

The Biggest Health Threats of Winter Darkness

The Biggest Health Threats of Winter Darkness

The earth would be lifeless without the sun; it is essential to human health. Human beings have evolved with exposure to sun. The sun is even worshiped in some cultures. In the modern world, the dark days of winter do not change our lives as […]