Grounded with Root Veggies

Thes Root Veggie Fries are amazing! Excerpted from Clean Food by Terry Walters. I love the taste of the parsnips and olive oil roasted! Recipe of the Month Get Grounded with Root Veggies Ingredients 1 rutabaga, peeled 4 carrots 4 parsnips, peeled 3 T extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c yellow corn meal 1 tsp course […]

Healthy Food Daikon Radish

Daikon is a Japanese word that literally means “large root.” No kidding, this Asian vegetable healthy food daikon radish roots can weigh as much as 50 lbs. and grow to 3 feet long! Typically about 1 1/2 – 2 lbs., the crisp, sweet and spicy daikon is most abundant in the fall and winter and […]

Healthy Food of the Week: Burdock Root

Burdock Root is the ugly duckling of the vegetable world. Despite its unsavory appearance, it should not be overlooked. Healthy Food of the Week: Burdock Root is a powerhouse veggie for health and happens to be incredibly flavorful as well. The farmers at my local market (Union Square in NYC) have written an excellent explanation […]

Celeriac Soup with Jerusalem Artichokes

Celeriac and Jerusalem Artichokes are both available in the winter (especially fresh from your local farmer’s market) and are excellent in this creamy soup. They are both root vegetables which are satisfying and help to ground us. Makes sense, right? Ingredients: 1-2 Large celeriac (Also called celery root), chopped 4 medium Jerusalem artichokes, chopped Cashew […]

Beet and Avocado Salad

Beets are an excellent way to stimulate your digestive track and fresh veggies provide a delicious source of fiber and nutrients. Beet and Avocado Salad made with ripe organic Avocados are high in healthy fat and minerals that provide a great energy boost. You may craft your own favorite dressing. I included two options below […]

Simple Ways to Clean Up Your Diet

Rethinking your eating habits can be an intimidating task. Here are some quick and easy ways to get on the path to a healthier life. Trash anything that contains ingredients that you cannot easily recognize, has high levels of sugar and sodium and anything with the word HYDROGENATED on the label. (Future goal: Stop using […]