Chunky Mango Avocado Dip Recipe
Perfect for gatherings, you can prep the ingredients ahead, but don’t make this dip until right before serving. Serve with radish rounds and tortilla chips. Ingredients: 3 large mangoes (peeled and diced to ½-inch pieces) ¼ cup fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons orange juice 1 serrano or jalapeño pepper (seeded and finely diced) ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro 2…Read More
Make mine a Cold Brew, please!
Coffee—it’s a universal beverage, but much more concentrated in Finland, Norway, Iceland and Denmark (where it’s cold a good percentage of the year.) Surprised? With the United States and Canada being the no. 2 and no. 3 countries (behind no. 1 Monaco) where Starbucks has entrenched its tentacles, one would think the U.S. would rank…Read More
Zero calories and diabetic friendly. Sweet!
November is National Diabetes Month—a time to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 30.3 million Americans, (9.4 % of the United States population) have diabetes. And another 84.1 million people have “prediabetes,” a condition that often leads to type 2…Read More
Easy, tasty springtime eating!
With all the beautiful, ripe fruit and vegetables beginning to come into Green Acres, it starts some of us thinking of easy, breezy springtime entertaining. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, caveman, gluten free or grain-convinced, you’ll love these recipes that are spotlighted in the recent Garden of Life magazine called, Extraordinary Health. Just looking at…Read More
Microgreens: Delivering a terrific punch for such a tiny seedling
It seems that every year there’s something totally new to be discovered about nutrition. This year it looks like it’s going to be all about baby veggies. When we’re talking baby, we’re not talking diminutive versions of whole vegetables. We’re talking seedlings—sprouts no older than 14 days old! Microgreens have been slowly making their…Read More
It’s Halloween! Half the fun is keeping it healthy
You don’t have to give your kids, your family or your friends a sugar rush to ensure they have a happy Halloween. In fact, hosting a “healthy” dinner party or presenting your family with an extra special “spooky, playful meal” before donning costumes and heading out for a neighborhood Trick-or-Treat might be more novel than…Read More
Suja—Making detox delicious!
Wherever do the young find these things?! Suja, an organic cleansing drink developed by a RAW chef and his partner, a woman who wrestled with autoimmune skin disease as a teen, has become a staple of those who take getting and staying in shape seriously. Founders Eric Ethans and Annie Lawless have a passion for…Read More
Our customers babble about Babka!
They can’t seem to get enough of that chocolaty, cinnamon goodness that reads like an Easter bread for the Czechs and the Poles, but more like an every-day cake for the Jews. The Czechs, Hungarians and Ukrainians made Nut Roll—layers of pastry, brushed with butter, dusted with pecans, raisins and cinnamon sugar, then rolled into…Read More
Eat your greens…Guy says!
All these little âadultismsâ handed down from generation to generation. Where do they come from and do they have merit? Well, greens it seems hold a wealth of nutrition in some very large leafy, almost plant-like leaves that embody a whole subculture of eating. There are collard greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, spinach, chard, kale.Â …Read More
Grillin’and chillin’…it’s what’s on the Labor Day menu!
Never too hot to grill you say? Well then don’t put away the smoker or the cooker for at least another month. It’s going to stay hot right up to the end of summer, and since grilling is considered an art by many, it’s really never too early or too late in any season to…Read More