Tempeh Croutons

Prep time: 10 minutes Prep notes: Cooking time: 45 minutes Yields: 4 people Ingredients: 1 package tempeh 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon shoyu Directions: … Continue Reading →


Bowden, J., Ph.D., C.N.S. (2007). The 150 healthiest foods on earth. Fair Winds – Press,Massachusetts.


Turmeric, a kind of ginger, has an encyclopedic list of health benefits (Bowden, 2007, p.292). Turmeric is known for its phenomenal anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties due to the presence of … Continue Reading →

Fresh Vegetable and Fruit Juice

Juicing is an excellent way to maximize the benefits of fruits and vegetables, with the benefits of live enzymes contained in them, but without the fiber (Bowden, 2007, p.255). The … Continue Reading →

Almonds (Nut/Milk/Butter)

Almonds are a good source of protein, essential fatty acids, fiber, and magnesium. Its fat and protein content are highly satiating, and moderate consumption may promote weight loss (Bowden, 2007, … Continue Reading →


The Environment Working Group’s 2003 list shows spinach as one of the foods most contaminated with pesticides, so buying organic is recommended (Bowden, 2007, p.61). Spinach is packed with Non-dairy … Continue Reading →


Lentils are loaded with fiber, especially soluble fiber, making it a low glycemic food useful for better weight management. The fiber helps reduce cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar (Bowden, 2007, … Continue Reading →


Kale has antioxidant power; it contains powerful phytochemicals like cancer-fighting indoles which have been found to prevent breast, cervical, and colon cancer (Bowden, 2007, p.46). It contains sulforaphane, which help … Continue Reading →


The Environment Working Group’s 2003 list shows onions as one of the foods least contaminated with pesticides (Bowden, 2007, p.53). Research has confirmed that the allium vegetable family, which includes … Continue Reading →


Blueberries have been found to be one of the least pesticide-ridden fruits (Bowden, 2007, p.72). Blueberries are rich in the anti-inflammatory antioxidant anthocyanin, making it useful in preventing degenerative diseases, … Continue Reading →