The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet | Belly Bytes The following is a "healthy food hot list" consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Along with each description is a suggestion as to how to incorporate these power-foods into your diet. Fruits 01. Apricots The Power: Beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. 02. The Power: Oleic acid, an unsaturated fat that helps lower overall cholesterol and raise levels of HDL, plus a good dose of fiber. 03. The Power: Ellagic acid, which helps stall cancer-cell growth. 04. The Power: Stop aging, live longer and keep your mind sharp with blueberries. 05. The Power: Vitamin C (117mg in half a melon, almost twice the recommended daily dose) and beta-carotene - both powerful antioxidants that help protect cells from free-radical damage. 06. 07. The Power: Lycopene, one of the strongest carotenoids, acts as an antioxidant.
Vegetarian Restaurants, Vegan Restaurant, Natural Health Food Stores Guide by HappyCow veggie.num.num — delicious vegetarian recipes The healthy vegetarian recipe blog The 10 Cheapest, Healthiest Foods Money Can Buy Whether you’re broke and waiting for the next paycheck, or simply trying to cut back on your grocery bill, it’s vital to choose foods that give you the healthiest bang for your hard-earned buck. These ten foods do just that. They’re nutritional powerhouses for pennies on the dollar. Many could be considered superfoods, and have long been staples of frugal households. To compile the final list, there were three main criteria. Versatile. Of course, your opinion on some of these foods (particularly the first) might differ, and I’d love to hear what you would have included instead. All prices are the lowest available from Peapod (Stop & Shop) on 4/6/10.All nutrition data comes from, uh, Nutrition Data and is approximate. BANANAS Are there better-rounded fruits? BEANS We’ve discussed beans ad nauseum here on CHG, and for good reason: there are fewer cheaper sources of protein and fiber found on Earth. CARROTS Bugs Bunny was on to something. PEAS Yes, peas.
Nigel Slater's classic bubble and squeak recipe Nigel Slater's classic bubble and squeak. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the Observer The name refers to the appetising sound this stir-up of cooked potatoes and greens makes as it cooks. As kitchen recycling goes, this is probably the most useful of all, neatly dispensing with those most difficult of leftovers. Most recipes suggest equal quantities of cooked potatoes to shredded cabbage, though much depends on what you have to hand. The only difficult bit about this recipe is turning the sizzling cake over in the pan in order to brown the underside. Some serve this with a fried egg on top, but my own favourite twists are to fry a little bacon in the butter before adding the vegetables or to add some chopped cooked sausages to the pan creating something more like a good old fry-up. Email Nigel at email@example.com or visit guardian.co.uk/profile/nigelslater for all his recipes in one place
Aubergine and Mushroom Moussaka recipe - C-N-Do Scotland Walking Holidays Aubergine and Mushroom Moussaka Moussaka is a Greek classic and this simple dish is best served with some simple brown rice and a Greek-style salad of cucumber, tomatoes, black olives and diced Feta cheese dressed with olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Cooking Instructions: Slice aubergine into thin slices lengthways. Brush each slice with olive oil lightly, trying not to use too much, place on an baking tray and grill, under a medium heat, turning from time to time until completely soft. Show all recipes → 25 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in under 30 minutes We are big fans of spending quality time on food and eating. Eating is one of the most important things you do all day long, so for physical, mental and spiritual health, it is vital to spend time and thought each part of the process from selecting ingredients and recipes, to preparing your food, to enjoying your meals to their fullest. But we also know that sometimes weeknights can be hectic and you want to have some recipes handy that are healthy and delicious but that come together in a hurry when needed. So here you have 25 great vegetarian meals that can be made in 30 minutes or less. © Jaymi Heimbuch1. © Jaymi Heimbuch2. © Jaymi Heimbuch3. © Jaymi Heimbuch4. © Jaymi Heimbuch5. © Jaymi Heimbuch6. © Jaymi Heimbuch7. © Jaymi Heimbuch8. © Jaymi Heimbuch9. © Jaymi Heimbuch10. © Jaymi Heimbuch11. © Jaymi Heimbuch12. © Jaymi Heimbuch13. © Jaymi Heimbuch14. © Jaymi Heimbuch15. © Jaymi Heimbuch16. © Jaymi Heimbuch17. © Jaymi Heimbuch18. © Jaymi Heimbuch19. © Jaymi Heimbuch20.
50 Super Healthy Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes By cutting out meat you cut out a lot of the cholesterol, fat, as well as hormones and chemicals that animals get pumped with. The numbers don’t lie, and vegetarians have a lower risk of all forms of heart disease and stroke, as well as a longer longevity, all else being equal. That’s reason enough to start eating more healthy vegetarian meals like the ones we’re presenting here. Lunch A vegetarian lunch does a great job of holding you over until dinner, without weighing you down and giving you the afternoon sluggishness. Photo: Feasting at Home Collard Green Wraps with Roasted Yam – They walk you through this recipe step by step so that you can get the same picture-perfect wraps they ended up with. Beetroot Leaf and Yogurt Flatbreads – These flatbread sandwiches look interesting if nothing else, and they’re using a superfood that often gets overlooked, but should really be in the spotlight more: beets. See more healthy lunch recipes Salads Photo: Eating Bird Food Breakfast Burgers Indian Pasta