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12 Delicious Ways To Eat Sunflower Seeds. Ah, the humble sunflower seed: arguably not the darling of the bulk bins.

12 Delicious Ways To Eat Sunflower Seeds

Compared to celebrated cousins chia, flax and pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds can seem a little… beige. But sunflower seeds offer a pleasing crunch, toasty flavor and impressive nutrition that almost anyone can enjoy. The highlights: fiber, selenium, vitamin E, healthful unsaturated fats and 7 grams of vegan protein per serving. Try out a few of these recipes and ideas to give these powerful and affordable seeds their day in the sun (and on your plate!)

1. 2. Spread toast with hummus or nut butter, then sprinkle raw or toasted sunflower seeds on top. 3. Layer yogurt, fruit and sunflower seeds to make parfait. 4. 5. 6. Fold sunflower seeds into your favorite bread dough, or roll the outside of a loaf with seeds before baking. 7. Love This? Thanks for subscribing! Puree toasted sunflower seeds in a food processor with a little honey, sea salt and coconut oil. 8. Ingredients: Directions: Graines germées. Health Benefits Of Black Rice. We’d all love to load up on antioxidants, but it can be cringe-inducing to shell out $10 for a paltry quantity of organic berries.

Health Benefits Of Black Rice

As you probably know, blueberries and blackberries are rich in incredible, health-boosting antioxidants known as anthocyanins. 5 Ways To Boost Your Energy With Food. The most common complaint I hear from people is that they are exhausted or have low energy.

5 Ways To Boost Your Energy With Food

Fortunately, there are some simple ways you can give your energy a significant boost. Here are some of my favorites: Give Your Mitochondria a Boost: Coenzyme Q10 is a naturally-occurring substance in our bodies and in some foods that is necessary to provide energy to our cells. Inside our cells there is a micro-sized energy manufacturing facility known as the mitochondria. Mitochondria depend on CoQ10, as it is also called, to boost energy for every cellular function, including brain functions. 6 Health Benefits Of Fennel.

Sweet aromatic fennel is a flavorful herb that gives your meals a delicious taste.

6 Health Benefits Of Fennel

It’s also full of health benefits and natural medicinal uses. If you have ever dined at an East Indian restaurant, you may have noticed the dish of colorful seeds ready to be eaten on the way out. How to Peel Garlic and How to Peel Ginger. Fresh garlic and ginger both taste far superior to their dried counterparts, but prepping them can be a pain.

How to Peel Garlic and How to Peel Ginger

Here are easy ways to peel garlic and ginger and prep them for cooking. How to Peel Garlic Garlic comes in big bunches, called heads, made up of lots of smaller cloves. Usually, recipes will call for a number of minced cloves of garlic. 3 Great Reasons to Love Parsley. Parsley is often dismissed as just a garnish, but there are plenty of great reasons to love this unsung herbal hero!

3 Great Reasons to Love Parsley

It’s been a warm winter in a lot of places, but we’ve had a few weeks of below-freezing nights here in Atlanta. After a few light frosts, almost my entire garden is kaput. Since I thought everything was dead, I was neglecting my garden until last week when we had some warm weather, and I tromped back to check things out. I was shocked to see that, along with the collard plants, the parsley was still thriving. What is a Microbiome and 5 Ways to Keep Yours Healthy. You may think that you are only you.

What is a Microbiome and 5 Ways to Keep Yours Healthy

After all, who else could you be? But in the same way that scientists have been busy cataloguing DNA in the Human Genome Project, other scientists are busy cataloguing the many bacteria that live on or within the human body in the Human Microbiome Project (HMP). They found that each human being has a collection of ecosystems in various parts of his or her body. We have ecosystems in our intestines, in our mouth, on our tongue, on our teeth, on the front of our knees, on the back of our knees, on our nose, on our wrists, on our left hand, on our right hand, and on and on. You get the picture.

Potiron & cie. Pour une alternative végétarienne obligatoire dans les cantines scolaires. Tartelettes aux fraises 100% crue. C'est l'heure des tartes aux fruits rafraîchissantes.

Tartelettes aux fraises 100% crue

En voici une toute crue de Noémie Gazza. Vous pouvez d'ailleurs apprendre à la faire avec Noémie: notre petite cerise agitée, amoureuse des bons petits plats bio, sains et bons pour la planète, donne désormais des cours de cuisine dans l'Aude, près de Narbonne. Top 12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods. Inflammation is an important immune system function.

Top 12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

But, when out of control, it can cause serious damage. Inflammation has been linked to major diseases such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and signs of aging. (To learn more about inflammation, read Inflammation: The Slow Silent Killer.) There’s good news: many foods are naturally anti-inflammatory. Antioxidants found in foods protect your cells from the effects of free radicals and can help reduce an overabundance of inflammation in your body. 12 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Foods Beets’ red color actually helps with inflammation. 1. The 7 Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat. For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat.

The 7 Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. 7 Health Benefits of Ginger. I love the aromatic spicy taste of ginger and how it adds a unique flavor to my meals and beverages. But ginger has plenty of other beneficial properties besides its taste. Chinese medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine have used ginger to help treat and prevent health problems for thousands of years.

In the west, we are just learning how valuable it is. Health Uses for Ginger 1. 8 Spices with Major Health Benefits. Spices are a great thing to have in your pantry. They have the ability to turn a healthy, slightly bland meal into a nutritious flavor explosion. What’s even better, many spices are really great for your health, with loads of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. Here are 9 everyday, super spices that you should use more of. Oregano. Pourquoi il vaut mieux ajouter un oeuf à ses crudités.

Manger une salade de crudités, c’est bon pour la santé. Et avec un œuf en plus, c’est encore mieux car l'oeuf améliore l'absorption des antioxydants des légumes. Nut, Seed and Flower Oils: Which Cooking Oil to Use When. From deep-fried foods to healthy salads, cooking oils play a part in the flavor profile and healthiness of many meals. With such a huge range of nut, seed, and flower oils on the market to choose from, all boasting their own array of nutritional and superfood benefits, it can be hard to know where to start. Consider the smoke point when selecting an oil to cook with. The temperature at which a type of oil begins to smoke and burn will play a huge factor in the dishes you should use it in.

Will you be cooking your food hot and fast? 7 Food Sources for the Nutrients You Most Likely Lack. It’s ironic but true. Even though more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished. The USDA reports that a large number of adults in the US are not obtaining sufficient amounts of seven vital nutrients: calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin E. La bûche. Recette de soufflé au chocolat. Manger un ou deux morceaux de chocolat noir chaque jour est bon pour le cœur. Les flavonoïdes contenus dans le cacao diminuent en effet la formation du mauvais cholestérol comme des caillots sanguins qui bouchent les artères et ils évitent aussi l'augmentation de la tension artérielle. Vivre à la montagne protègerait de l'obésité. Les personnes vivant en montagne auraient moins de risque d'être obèses que celles stationnées en plaine, selon une étude sur des soldats en surpoids.

Et si un déménagement ou des séjours fréquents en altitude pouvaient vous aider à garder la ligne ? D’après une étude intrigante portant sur des soldats américains et parue dans PLOS One, les personnes en surpoids vivant à haute altitude auraient moins de risque de basculer dans l’obésité que celles vivant à basse altitude. Fuits et légumes de Saison. Janvier. Découvrir toutes les recettes bio Les fruits et légumes de saison et locaux : Janvier Janvier est le mois où il faut profiter des fruits vitaminés que sont les agrumes (citron, orange, clémentine), fruits d'arbustres cultivés dans le sud de l'Europe (Espagne, Italie).

Plus riche en vitamine C que l'orange, le kiwi est aussi un fruit de saison; on le trouve en France (4e producteur mondial) ou en Italie. De nombreux légumes comme l'endive, la mâche ou le topinambour peuvent également être consommés en Janvier. Les fruits de janvier Les légumes de janvier. Grandma’s Healing Soup Recipe. The author of this wonderful cookbook says he’s been making this light restorative soup for his kids when they’re sick for years–but that it’s so delicious, you don’t have to be sick to enjoy it! Either way, its luscious fragrance helps to clear the sinuses, with potatoes that are soothing to the digestive tract and a delightful broth filled with spinach, parsley, leeks, and garlic for minerals, vitamins, and healing antioxidants plus some winter root vegetables for sweetness.

It reminded Cait of a lovely soup her Grandma used to make. A steaming bowlful on a cold winter day is so wonderfully soothing and comforting–and it is very quick to make. 1. Santé digestive Fibres : 7 stratégies pour en manger plus. 10 Strategies for Better Digestion. We all want our cake and to eat it too — especially during the holiday season. While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigestion and bloating. Here are 9 simple ways to give your digestion a boost: Avoid drinking much with meals. The liquid dilutes your body’s natural digestive enzymes which are needed in full force to cope with all the heavy food at this time of year. Snack more and eat less food at meals rather than eating huge meals. 5 Food Combinations To Avoid. About one in three Americans has some kind of digestive problem. Les dangers des aliments grillés et des fritures enfin reconnus.

L'Académie nationale de pharmacie vient de mettre en garde contre les aliments cuits à haute température. En cause, la glycation des protéines à l’origine de substances néoformées appelées produits de glycation avancée (AGE). Alimentation et cuisson : trop cuire les aliments peut être nocif pour la santé. La semaine dernière, l'Académie nationale de pharmacie a mis en garde au sujet de la cuisson des aliments. 14 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin. Les 90 fruits et légumes exotiques à tester avant de mourir ! To survive, fast food will have to think fresh. Le manuel de cuisine pour tous - en ligne.

Et si le roquefort était le secret de longévité des Français(es) ? Une étude majeure prouve qu'on peut vivre plus longtemps en mangeant moins. 10 Foods That Promote Brain Health. 8 Common Myths about Dehydration. Nouvelle preuve de l’efficacité des glucides à index glycémique (IG) bas contre le diabète. En France, ce qui est sain est bon, mais pas aux États-Unis. 3 Delicious Ways to Eat Boiled Potatoes. Top 5 Reasons to Buy Local Food. Protocole pour se désintoxiquer. Add Fresh Herbs to Pasta. Decolonizing Diet: Eating Like Native Americans. Honey for Wound Healing.

3 Super-Healing Summer Melons. Beurre d'amande fait maison. VÉGÉTARIEN (guides + recettes) 5 Easy Ways to Enjoy Carrots. How to Survive Without a Microwave (Page 6) Pourquoi la Russie a interdit l'usage des fours à micro-ondes? Salades.