Delicata Squash

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Delicata Squash! This squash was the first squash I ever liked and know I LOVE all squash!! Its really super easy to make too because you can eat the skin. You just chop it up and throw it in the oven FIBER- Most squash has fiber but a lot of it is […]

WHY? Broccoli Sprouts

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Broccoli Sprouts! Which I sprouted myself!! Its super easy too, All you gotta do is buy some broccoli sprouting seeds (we bought the Mumms brand off of Vitacost) Then, in a pint sized mason jar, put one tablespoon of the seeds and fill with water. Place cheese cloth over the top of […]

WHY? Garlic

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Today were going to talk about something that adds a lot of flavor to dishes…. GARLIC! Why should you add it to your food? PREVENT CANCER- Garlic is shown to prevent and reduce breast cancer (1) IMMUNE SYSTEM- Garlic is antimicrobial, antiviral and anti-fungal! This is because the component allicin DEMENTIA- Garlic […]

WHY? Mustard Greens

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday but on a Wednesday😉 Mustard Greens DETOXIFY- Mustard greens contain chlorophyll which can literally pull toxins from the bloodstream INCREASE BILE- It has be shown to increase bile binding when cooked, which is when your liver uses cholesterol to make bile acids and therefore, lowers cholesterol levels (1) VITAMIN K- High in […]

WHY? Butternut Squash

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Butternut Squash GOOD SUBSTITUTE- You can use butternut squash for so many things like fries, mashed, cheese sauce, soups! VITAMINS OBVIOUSLY- Butter squash contains vitamin C, A, and minerals like potassium and manganese. SKIN CANCER- Squash has a protein that can actually inhibit the growth of skin cancer. (1) FATIGUE- The extract […]

WHY? Bok Choy

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Bok Choy CANCER FIGHTING- Bok Choy contains brassinin, an antimicrobial substance that’s a proven chemopreventive agent (meaning they help protect you from cancer cell formation) (1) INFLAMMATION- Bok Choy contains the beloved omega-3 fats! And vitamin K which both help fight inflammation CARROTS?- You know how everyone says carrots are good for your […]

WHY? Rhubarb

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Rhubarb is in season! YAY!! DIGESTION- Rhubarb has a large amount of dietary fiber (I actually learned that it is in fact a vegetable, which makes sense) ALZHEIMERS- Rhubarbs most prominent vitamin is vitamin K. Vitamin K helps to prevent the oxidation of brain cells and stimulate brain function (1) BONE HEALTH- […]

Roasted Rutabaga Fries

Since we know all the great benefits of rutabagas try out this simple way to eat it! Roasted with some lime and spice! Perfect with Mexican food!! Roasted Rutabaga (print here) Ingredients: 1 rutabaga 2-3 tbsp. ghee or coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp. lime juice ½ tsp. oregano ½ tsp. smoked paprika ¼ salt Directions: Cut […]

WHY? Rutabaga

Tid Bit(e) Tuesday Why eat a rutabaga? Its a root vegetable that is a cross of a cabbage and a turnip GOOD SUBSTITUTE- Can be used as a sub for potato if on the AIP or any other special dietary reason like diabetes SKIN HEALTH- In a 100 gram serving, rutabaga offers about half of the […]