Beyond blood clotting, vitamin K is recognized for its role in maintaining bone health and keeping arteries free from calcification. K2 from fermented and animal-based foods is primarily regarded for these effects but K1 from plant-based foods need not be discounted.
Strawberry Oat Muffins, giving spring a whole new meaning. This simple recipe can serve as part of breakfast or as an afternoon snack- packed with complex carbohydrates, a burst of antioxidants, some sunflower butter staying-power and a touch of protein.
When it comes to aiding digestion and regularity, insoluble fiber is a shining star. This key nutrient helps food pass through the digestive tract quickly and seamlessly.
The best way to showcase spring produce! Avocado, strawberries and lemon paired with arugula and carrots not only make for a phytonutrient-packed backyard barbecue dish, but one your guests will love. Simply slice, toss and serve.
Is it summer yet?? I was so excited to receive a watermelon in this week’s farm box delivery (by the way I use Golden Gate Organics and highly recommend if you are local!). Even though it provided a glimpse (and taste!) of summer, I am in no way rushing through spring…
Heart health and blood sugar regulation are both attributed to soluble fiber. Acting to lower cholesterol by blocking absorption and forming a gel to slow digestion and induce satiation are its two mechanisms of action.