Juicing has gained attraction as a health craze for a few years now. One of the most popular vegetables to juice is the carrot. Naturally sweet and visually stunning, carrot juice also contains less than 100 calories, 2 g protein, 2 g fiber, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin K (in one cup of juice).
This yummy dish is a different kind of salad since there’s no lettuce. The earthy heartiness of the protein packed chickpeas, combined with the crunch of red onions, the sweetness of the tomatoes and cucumbers, and the creaminess of the feta cheese makes for an explosion of flavors and textures in your mouth.
Despite its ancient roots, quinoa is still quite a mysterious food, with many people shying away from it because they don’t quite know what it is or how to pronounce it. We will take a closer look into quinoa and demystify this superfood. Pronounced “keen-wah”, this member of the goosefoot family is a pseudocereal and
You may have heard that white foods should be avoided since they are not as good for us as their colorful counterparts. That is a good rule of thumb, but certainly not a hard and fast rule. Cauliflower is one of the reasons that rule doesn’t always apply. Cauliflower may be white, but it is
December is National Pear Month and research is showing a few good reasons to enjoy sweet, juicy, fresh pears. According to a new study published in Nutrition and Food Science journal shows that fresh pear consumption is associated with better diet quality and weight parameters, both of which are important to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass,
Hummus has been the new trend in snack dips in recent years. It’s better for you than creamy dips. It’s delicious. And it’s nutritious. More than that, it’s vegan, it’s gluten free, it’s legume based, and it can be made with organic ingredients. It kind of hits all the trend buttons. But for those all
Eggs are a great source of protein for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients. A large egg has only 80 calories, but has 6 grams of high quality protein. Eggs are easily digestible and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This recipe takes the incredible egg to the next level. By
Summer is on its way in South Florida and it’s heating up! When the weather gets warm, many people enjoy a no-cook dinner that’s quick and easy to whip up after work. The trick is to find a recipe that’s simple, has only a handful of common ingredients, and actually tastes good. Enter Lentil and
White bread and white rice have gotten a bad reputation in recent years for being less nutritious than their whole grain counterparts. Yet, the grocery aisles are filled with a wide selection of tempting white bread and white rice products begging the question: is whole grain really that much better for you? The answer appears