Diet and Metabolism

Some people think metabolism is a kind of organ, or a body part, that influences digestion. Actually, the metabolism isn’t a body part. Metabolism, is the process of transforming food (e.g. nutrients) into fuel (e.g. energy). The body uses this energy to...

Protein Rich Vegan Recipes

Here are 10 easy healthy, protein rich recipes to try. Some are sure to become family favorites. Gazpacho Vegetable Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Healthy Vegetable Dip Vegetable Kabobs Vegetarian Fiesta Lasagna No Mayo Slaw Rosemary Sweet Potato Wedges Bean...

Protein – Meat vs. Plant

There’s a plant-based food revolution going on! More and more people are taking action to improve their health and that of their family through diet. Often, this means a choice of reducing or eliminating meat from their diets. Studies have shown that a...




Correct Proteins For Weight Loss

Following foods contain proteins that will accelerate your body's metabolic rate which lead to safe and healthy weight loss. Whey Concentrate The great feature of whey concentrate is that it comes with numerous unique properties that can assist you with your weight...

Food Pyramid

If you are fed up with your chubby body, there is still hope. By knowing the proper way to eat for weight-loss, you will not just achieve a great body, but keep it for long time. Just knowing is not enough. You have to eat properly. To do this, you have to have...

Weight Loss Tips To Try

It can be very hard to stay on your weight loss path. Even though your weight loss goals started easily, you will likely notice your motivation decline as time goes on. How can you gain inspiration from more motivated people around you? What are the habits of...




Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 1/2 cups raw shredded coconut 1/2 cup ground flax seeds 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 cup raisins 1/4 cup natural peanut butter, crunchy or smooth 1/4 cup raw chocolate nibs Directions • Grind everything except the raisins into flour in a...

Traditional Scottish Oat Cakes

These are a tasty and healthy quick bread you can use for any occasion. If you think you are sensitive to glutens, use gluten-free oats and flour. Ingredients 1 cup quick cook oats 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1/8 cup coconut...

Falafel Balls

Falafel (pronounced FAH-LAH-fell) is a popular Middle Eastern dish eaten any time of the day, including breakfast. Normally, falafel is deep fried, but in this recipe, they are baked, to make them crunchy on the outside and delicious on the inside! Ingredients 3...

Hummus

Ingredients 4 cups cooked chickpeas, canned, or cooked from dried 3/4 cups tahini (sesame paste) 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 teaspoons kosher salt, or to taste 1 Tbsp ground cumin Directions  Combine all...

Homemade Trail Mix

Ingredients 1/4 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup shelled pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup raisins 2 tbsp. dried cranberries 2 tbsp. raw cacao nibs Directions  In a large plastic container with a lid, or a zippered food storage bag, add all of the ingredients. ...

Edamame with Dressing

Edamame are soy bean pods. They resemble large, plump, lumpy green beans. Ingredients 2 cups raw edamame, or frozen and defrosted Raw Honey Mustard Dressing Vegans can’t eat honey, so this dressing is the next best thing to traditional honey mustard. Agave comes from...

Ants On A Log

Ingredients 4 large celery stalks, washed well, ends cut off, green parts only 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 to 1/2 cup raisins Directions  Stuff the celery stalks with the peanut butter by spreading it inside with a knife.  Add raisins to each ‘log’, pressing...

Healthy Apple Cookies

Ingredients 2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and sliced into 8 pieces each 1 cup raw peanuts or hazelnuts 2 cups raisins ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup chia seeds Directions  In a food processor, using the steel blade, add the apples and pulse a few...

Raw Granola Bars

Experiment with the recipe a bit and try different nuts, seeds, fruit and nut butters to create range of tasty treats you and your family will never get bored with. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups rolled or quick oats (certified gluten-free) 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup...