Diet culture has painted a toxic picture that “ethnic” cuisines are “unhealthy.” The fact is, eating a diet that honors one's cultural background and experience IS nourishment. No matter your cultural or ethnic background, food can be a way of connecting with not only ourselves, but our families, cultures, and traditions. And while many of us are interested in improving overall health and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Enjoying Your Cultural Foods: Newsflash…They all Fit, Babe.
A well-balanced diet includes eating fruits and vegetables of different colors every day. A well-balanced diet, which includes fruits and vegetables with an assortment of colors helps ensure your body is getting all the beneficial phytochemicals, antioxidants, and fiber it needs to function optimally. How do these elements help your body? Phytochemicals are substances found in fruits, … [Read more...] about Eat the Rainbow of Nutrition with your Fruits and Vegetables
This recipe is inspired by a conversation I had with my daughter the other day about holiday desserts… She wondered if it was still the season to eat pumpkin pie. Indeed, it is! Pumpkin pie should (in my opinion) be an everyday food. Did you know that pumpkin pie is a rich source of Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, as well as potassium and iron? These are nutrients which help our digestion, immune … [Read more...] about Recipes you’ll love to Cook: Pumpkin Pie