Lean Beef Lean beef is one of the best-absorbed sources of iron there is. If you can, splurge on grass-fed. Compared with grain-fed beef, it has twice the concentration of vitamin E, a powerful brain-boosting antioxidant. It’s also high in omega-3 fatty acids. Because this type of beef tends to be lower in overall fat,Continue reading
Sweet Potato Pie with Candied Pecans and Coconut Extra-vibrant garnet yams lend bright color and silky texture to this special holiday pie. Regular sweet potatoes are also delicious in this recipe and just as sweet and moist, but the color of the filling will be a little more muted INGREDIENTS: Yield: 8-10 Servings Crust: 1Continue reading
Brazil Nuts Brazil nuts are chock full of vitamins and minerals, many of which can improve your appearance. Aside from zinc and copper, Brazil nuts are high in magnesium. Magnesium is needed by nearly every organ in the body and also contributes to the makeup of teeth and bones. Brazil nuts are also a richContinue reading
Post Workout Mistakes You’re Probably Making: Protein is a great recovery nutrient that helps rebuild muscle torn during a workout, but your body can only use so much. Balance your protein intake with complex carbs. Whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables provide the steady energy your system craves while helping protein to do its jobContinue reading
Stewed Collard Greens Cajun seasoning adds a kick to tender collard greens while the cider vinegar and hot sauce give this Kwanzaa side a tangy twist. Directions: Cook 4 slices chopped bacon in a large pot until crisp; drain on paper towels. Add 1 diced onion and 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning to the pot withContinue reading
Classic Fried Chicken Celebrate Kwanzaa with this classic soul-soothing Southern chicken. INGREDIENTS: YIELD:4-6 Servings 1 3 -pound chicken, cut into 10 pieces, or 3 pounds chicken pieces Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 quart buttermilk 2 teaspoons hot sauce 1 bay leaf 3 cloves garlic, smashed 3 sprigs thyme 3 cups all-purpose flourContinue reading
Grits and Roasted Vegetables With Hazelnut Butter Enjoy this creamy dish of southern-style grits topped with roasted squash, mushrooms and finished with warm hazelnut butter. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 4 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise 4 cloves garlic, smashed 4 sprigs fresh thyme 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oilContinue reading
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