Wild Mushroom Soup [Recipe]

  Wild Mushroom Soup is a lighter savory soup perfect as an appetizer or as part of a meal. Low in calories and cholesterol-free, mushrooms contain a modest amount of fiber and over a dozen minerals and vitamins, including copper, potassium, magnesium, zinc and a number of B vitamins such as folate. This recipe is adapted from…

Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad [Recipe]

  Summer season is salad season for me and this roasted beet and goat cheese salad is simple and delicious. Beets are a nutritional powerhouse filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, or molecules that help prevent certain diseases by fighting off the damage inflicted by free radicals. The prep and cooking time is about an…

Saute Purple Cabbage

Purple Cabbage [Recipe]

  Purple cabbage also is known as red cabbage brightens up any meal. Just look at that color! It contains a type of group of phytochemicals or compounds found in plant foods with disease-fighting properties known as polyphenols. What’s so important about polyphenols? Polyphenols may offer antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits. In other words, it’s…

Vegan Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup [Recipe]

  During the colder months, I like to eat soups. All types of soups. Soups are hearty, filling, and can be a starter before a meal or the main entree. Lentils are a part of the legume family, high in folate, manganese, protein, and fiber, High fiber foods may reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart…