Sweet desserts made from vegetables are the best! Sweet potatoes work so well in these brownies, it’s a wonder anyone makes brownies any other way. Chocolatey, sweet, and rich — they’re everything you want from a brownie, plus stuff you never even thought a brownie could be! These brownies take brownies to a whole new…
‘Apple caramel’ are two words that just belong together. Just seeing them side by side, all snuggled up together and cozy, is enough to make one feel nostalgic warm fuzzies. Of course, caramel apples are the prototypical way to enjoy this star-crossed combination of flavors, but it is equally irresistible in pies, tarts, and crumbles. And this recipe lets you get that lovely experience raw!
One of the start pieces in these apple caramel tarts is the pecan crust. Something stupendous happens when pecans are sweetened. It’s ineffable, it’s magical, and it’s perfect for the holiday season. Or any other time, really! You can’t go wrong with a crust made from pecans.
Mindfulness is about paying attention. Regarding food, it’s about our conscious awareness of the experience of eating, both outside and inside the body. We pay attention to the smells, textures, flavors, temperature, and even sounds of our food. We notice the physical expression of the body. Where do we feel hungry? What does being full…
Tart, sweet, crisp. Apples and cranberry is already a killer combination. But add some celery, ginger, lemon and a bit of lettuce? Oh my. Who knew detox could be so delicious?
But as the title suggests there’s more to this ambrosial beverage than sensory delight. The apples will help regulate your blood sugar. Celery is anti-inflammatory and contains lovely vitamin K. In addition to vitamin K, romaine lettuce also brings K while lemon brings the C. And of course our good friend ginger aids in the digestion, as well as being a powerful anti-inflammatory.
Juicing pulls the fiber from your fruit and veggies, leaving you with plenty of nutrients to give your digestive system a bit of a vacation. That’s why they call it a detox!
Sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, a very good source of manganese, and a good source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, molybdenum, Vitamin B1, selenium, and dietary fiber. Arm yourself this holiday season with healthy snacks like Sesame Macaroon Bites and leave the “holiday weight gain” to everyone else!