Archive for September 2016

Benefits of Beta-Carotene

What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is part of the carotenoid family, which contributes to the color or pigmentation of the fruit, oil, grains or vegetable. Generally these types of food are a hue of red, orange or yellow. Beta-carotene is considered fat soluble compound and an antioxidant. As an antioxidant, it protects the body from free…

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Spinach and Mushroom Quinoa

Spinach and Mushroom Quinoa

Spinach and Mushroom Quinoa Ingredients: 1 pound mushrooms (white or cremini), sliced thinly 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 green onions, chopped 5-10 ounces fresh spinach 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional) Salt Instructions: Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high…

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Avocado Tuna Salad

Avocado Tuna Salad

Avocado Tuna Salad Ingredients: 1 avocado 1 lemon, juiced, to taste 1 tablespoon chopped onion, to taste 5 ounces cooked or canned wild tuna Sea salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Cut the avocado in half and scoop the middle of both avocado halves into a bowl, leaving a shell of avocado flesh about 1/4-inch…

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