Do you remember Popeye the Sailor Man? He was strong to the finish because he ate his spinach. And you know what? It’s true. Spinach is as close to a super veggie as they come. It’s a green vegetable that’s cheap and affordable by one and all. It’s so versatile and can be use in appetizers, salads, main courses and even desserts. This bright, vibrant-looking vegetable is not only appealing to the eye, but nourishing as well. It’s difficult to [...]
Did you know that your morning cup of Joe was full of antioxidants? Well, it is! What’s more interesting is that Americans get more antioxidants from coffee than any other source. Although fruits and veggies contain numerous beneficial protective qualities, American’s still aren’t consuming enough of them. We must admit, however, Nutribullet users are way ahead with their vegetable and fruit consumption than the average person! Most of us do drink coffee (and plenty of it!), so we get lots [...]
Are you setting up your child to be addicted to junk food? If you’ve got a junk-food rich diet, then there’s a chance you might be. According to new research from the University of Adelaide in Australia, mothers who eat junk food while pregnant are programming their babies to be addicted to a high fat, high sugar diet by the time they’re weaned. The study notes that a junk food diet desensitizes children to the normal reward system fueled by [...]
As a recovering sugar-holic, I enjoy trying out healthy dessert style recipes in my NutriBullet. Even though the holidays are over and the winter season is already over, there is no reason why we can’t still enjoy traditional desserts. In this case, they’re not only easy to prepare, they’re low on the guilt scale. Here are two dessert recipes, the NutriBullet way… Apple and Blueberry Spice Pie Ingredients 1 apple-cut up with seeds removed 1 small handful of rinsed blueberries [...]
We’re all a pretty good judge of how healthy (or unhealthy) some food is, but when it comes to what’s on our own plates, we’re not so savvy. This infographic gives us an idea of just how bad we are at it. Take a look at the numbers… What do you think?