This is where the meat is at. Portabella mushrooms are versatile, simple, and delicious. These are thin sliced and broiled, juicy, with rosemary and thyme and served with potatoes. A beautiful and memorable meal. One cup of these mushrooms has only 35 calories, 11% of your daily fiber intake, is high in B vitamins like pantothenic acid, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, and folate, and rich in minerals like potassium, phosphorus, copper, and selenium.
Have one of these every day. A salad of varying raw ingredients; greens, arugula, kale, mesclun, spinach, mustard greens, grated carrots and beets, celery, micro greens, cabbage, radish, parsley, sprouts, cucumbers, broccoli rabe, seeds, nuts, etc. It will be surprisingly fulfilling, and you can top it with quinoa, black beans, and other grains and legumes. All you need is a good dressing to really enjoy these. Eating raw has so many health benefits; enzymes, live nutrients that aren’t destroyed by heat, great for your immune system, alkalizing, warding off disease, energy, and intestinal health.
For a perfect tomato sauce, choosing great tomatoes is key. It takes experience, time, and trial and error to see which ones work the best. The best sauces are the most simple, but the secret lies in the quality of the ingredients.
Chia pudding is a sweet and nutritious way to start your day. This pudding is blended with nuts, fruits, and seeds that are high in essential fatty acids, protein, and amino acids. Chia is loaded with omega 3 fats, fiber, and holds 10 times its weight in water. This will keep you satiated, hydrated, and reduce cravings.
In recent years, chia has grown in popularity as a superfood far beyond its native land of Mexico. Chia, meaning strength in Mayan, was known as the warriors food to sustain them with energy and endurance all day.
Açai berries are high in antioxidants, healthy fats, fiber, minerals, and vitamins. They are a delicious superfood from the Amazon that have endless benefits and healing properties. Starting your day with an açai bowl will keep you sustained, satiated, and provide energy for hours. You can buy them in frozen packets at most health food stores, Trader Joes, Whole Foods, etc, or you could buy the açai powder online.