Tag: lunch

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Lemon Salmon

Salmon –when it’s wild-caught and not farmed- is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It’s packed with flavor and nutrients, outstanding amounts of vitamins B12 and D and omega-3 fatty acids. Among its nutritional benefits are: It helps maintain optimal health, helps prevent osteoporosis, helps prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease […]

 
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Lentil Soup

Lentils are one of my favorite foods as they are loaded with health benefits, they have an amazing taste, and they also are a great source of plant-based protein, high in folate, manganese, iron and phosphorus which makes them a great element for vegetarian and vegan diets. Lentils have many […]

 
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Creamy Broccoli Soup

Broccoli is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It is part of the cruciferous vegetables, the same family that includes other greens like bok choy, cabbage, kale and Swiss chard. These vegetables are nutrient-dense and provide with vast amounts of phytochemicals and antioxidants. Broccoli is famous for its anti-cancer […]

 
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Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant is a highly nutritious vegetable, high in antioxidants, special phytonutrients, fiber, vitamins K, B, Folate, Manganese, Potassium Magnesium and Copper. It is also low in calorie content. According to some recent studies, cooking the eggplant has even more nutritional benefits than eating it raw, this, since cooking the eggplant increases […]

 
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Avocado Wrap

Avocados are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are packed with nutrients, healthy fats, antioxidant phytochemicals, trace minerals and vitamins, carotenoids, and they also are rich in fiber, protein and folate. The benefits of avocados are many, some of the most important include improved heart health, lower […]

 
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Hummus

Hummus is a creamy, thick spread made primarily from mashed chickpeas and a few other healthy ingredients traditional from Middle Eastern and North African countries. Homemade hummus done with high quality ingredients -whole and unprocessed- has so many health benefits that makes it an excellent choice to include in our […]

 
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Eggs on Toast

Eggs are a great source of protein. They are considered a complete protein since they contain all nine essential amino acids necessary in our diet. In recent years, eggs had a bad reputation due to their high cholesterol content, however, these critics were undeserved as the cholesterol in eggs actually […]

 
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Mighty Beans

Beans are a powerhouse of superior nutrition, and the most nutrient-dense carbohydrate source. They make a great ingredient in any diet, specially in vegan and vegetarian diets as they are an extremely affordable and powerful source of protein. Among their key health benefits are: They are rich in filling fiber, […]

 
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Coconut Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is a healthy food high in beta-carotene, an antioxidant critical for vision, healthy skin, and brain function. It is low in calories and a good source of fiber and vitamin C. There are many ways to cook it, it makes a great ingredient in salads and soups. This recipe […]