Tag: avocado

Eating By Color: Green

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 15, 2011

With both St. Patty’s day and spring just around the corner, what better color to focus on than green? March is also National Nutrition Month and this year the focus is eating a variety of colors– so be sure to check out some yummy orange and red colored foods.

Top 10 Foods for Stress Relief

by in Healthy Tips, April 15, 2010

While there isn’t a cure-all food to magically erase stress, you can get some stress relief with a combination of exercising, eating small meals throughout the day and getting more of these 10 fresh foods.

10 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

by in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010

Deciphering which foods are healthy can be tough. Some foods that are marketed as “healthy” are anything but. Other foods might not have a fancy label or have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.

Spotlight Recipe: Vegetable Sushi Rolls

by in Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2009

In this sushi recipe, the raw fish is switched with a variety of vitamin-packed veggies — radishes, carrots, scallions, peppers and some avocado. Don’t forget about nori (sushi’s green wrapper). This traditional Japanese sea vegetable is high in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C (both antioxidants).

Why We Love Avocados

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 27, 2009

You can use them in soup, dip, salad, drinks and, heck, even ice cream. Avocados are certainly a wonder fruit (yep, they’re a fruit). With such versatility, we can’t help but like them, but add their health benefits to the list and we’re in love.