Thumbs up Thursday goes to Hibiscus

The colorful hibiscus flower is cultivated worldwide for both its aesthetic appeal and its medicinal uses, which are primarily in the form of tea. Hibiscus tea is rich in antioxidants. These include vitamin A and vitamin C, along with anthocyanins and malic acid. All of these antioxidants combined help to combat free radical damage throughout…

Fabs Vegan Chili

2- 29oz cans of organic black beans (drained and rinsed) 1- 29oz can of organic red beans (drained and rinsed) 1- 29oz can of organic diced tomatoes 7- stalks celery diced 2- medium onions diced 2- Tbsp of cumin 2- Tbsp paprika 2- tsp onion salt 1- tsp of red pepper flakes 2 cloves garlic…

Protein Packed Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl

Thanksgiving is over and your are in need of something to satisfy those after thanksgiving cravings. Try this clean, protein packed breakfast bowl for a great pick me up to get you ready to tackle the Christmas season. 1 -1/2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk 2tbsp Organic Pumpkin Puree 1 tbsp Powdered Peanut butter 3/4 cup…

The Top 5 Cancer Fighting Foods

1. Leafy Green Vegetables Kale, Spinach, romaine, etc. are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes, and are also very low in calories, fats, sodium and other toxins (when you purchase organic). They are loaded with antioxidants known to combat cancer, including vitamin C and beta-carotene (which is a type of Vitamin A). These leafy greens…

The Who’s Who of Foods for Fighting Inflammation

#1 Celery – helps manage cholesterol and blood pressure levels Fab’s Fiber Fuel #2 Beets – high levels of potassium and magnesium help reduce inflammation Fab’s Beet the Heat Salad Fab’s Anti-Inflammatory Beet Salad Fab’s Glow Juice #3 Broccoli – contains high levels of antioxidants and phytonutrients like sulforaphane which helps the body to get rid…

Foodie Friday Food Review – 110 Grill

Welcome to a new segment of our Foodie Friday Tricks and Tips! We will be featuring a local restaurant or haunt monthly.  In general we are looking for restaurants that can cater to vegan and gluten free cuisine, that offer a scratch kitchen and that ideally, source locally. This week we checked out the 110…

Mushroom Stew over Mashed Cauliflower

I love mushrooms! Here are some of the amazing benefits of these little fungi: lowers bad cholesterol, helps prevent anemia, protects against cancer, regulates insulin levels in the body, helps lower blood pressure and helps to boost bone mineral density. Place the following in slow cooker: 2 lbs washed and sliced organic baby portobello mushrooms…