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Avocados – the Wonder Food

Avocados - Won't I gain weight if I eat avocados? Avocados really are a wonder food when it comes to our health and weight loss.  We use them as a vegetable, but they are really a fruit.  Avocados are the most popular fruit of all, and for good reason. Avocados are rich in nutrients and healthy fats making them a [...]

By | August 1st, 2020|Categories: Health Benefits, Inflammation, Salad, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Watermelon, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

I created this recipe to go with an article I wrote on eating for sunburn prevention.  I wanted to be sure to include fresh summer produce in my recipe.    See the article here:  https://veronicashealthyliving.com/portfolio-items/sunburn-prevention/ The textures of the different fruits blends beautifully in this salad could make a lovely light lunch when served with soup or bread.   This dish [...]

By | July 28th, 2020|Categories: Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Sun Protection in a Pill

Astaxanthin for Sun Protection How about sunscreen in a pill? Yep!  It’s true! And what if I told you that this incredible food, and can also be found as a supplement can also help with prevention of wrinkles, age spots, freckles and dry skin, as well as reverse the visible signs of aging.  Now I have your attention!   Astaxanthin [...]

By | July 28th, 2020|Categories: Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Non-Dairy Peach “Nice” Cream

Frozen bananas and frozen fruit make a absolutely delicious frozen ice cream substitute!  I have been turning frozen bananas into ice cream for years.  Many people are allergic to dairy or sensitive, as I am, so when I discovered this easy and tasty way to still enjoy my ice cream, I adopted it as my "go-to" dessert.  I have made [...]

By | July 21st, 2020|Categories: Dessert, Health Benefits|0 Comments

Homemade Mint Iced Tea

A very important part of my family’s summer is homemade Mint Iced Tea. This sweet, refreshing beverage has evolved over the years by trading sugar for other sweeteners, usually stevia, and more tea bags for strength. I learned to make it stronger to allow for lots of ice. But the concept is the same…cold, refreshing, and sweet! Mint Iced Tea [...]

By | July 12th, 2020|Categories: Beverages & Smoothies|Tags: |0 Comments

Refreshingly Cold Cucumber Soup

Cucumbers are a tasty and juicy vegetable that are in abundance this time of year. This is a perfect lunch and a great way to get extra water into your day. Most recipes have you prepare your cucumber by peeling, and seeding it. But I always skip this step when I make it. If you have a high-speed blender, it [...]

By | July 7th, 2020|Categories: Soups and Stews|0 Comments