Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Grapefruit Sorbet – A Refreshing Creamy Frozen Treat

Grapefruit Sorbet

This Grapefruit Sorbet is a refreshing creamy frozen treat made without added sugar or dairy. And you don’t need an ice cream freezer to make it thanks to the emulsification provided by the egg whites and gelatin. This Grapefruit Sorbet recipe uses both Ruby Red grapefruit and oranges for a tart-sweet dose of vitamin C,…

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Organic Avocados – 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

organic Avocados - 7 Delicious Ways to Enjoy

Let’s face it most of us think of either avocado toast or guacamole when we think of organic avocados. I admit that is how I usually use them. But there are so many other delicious ways to enjoy these amazingly healthy fruits. The Avocado is a dense nutrient superfood. Half of the calories may be…

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Carrot Greens – More Vitamin C Than the Root

carrot greens

Those feathery carrot greens on your carrots are not only edible, but they are also delicious and quite good for you. Note: Its vital that you only eat organic carrot greens. High levels of herbicides and pesticides may be in and on the carrot leaves. Carrot leaves (also called carrot tops or carrot greens) contain…

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Carrot Leaf Tea – A Perfect Way to Use the Green Tops

carrot leaf tea

Carrot Leaf Tea is a light and refreshing green tea made from the tops of carrots, and a little lemon zest if desired. Carrot leaves are edible as long as you buy organic carrots to ensure they haven’t been sprayed with pesticides or other chemicals. They have more vitamin C than the carrot root as…

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies – Gluten Free

Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Yes, you can have cookies for breakfast. As long as they are healthy like these Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies. I make them ahead so we can grab them and go on those busy mornings. Carrots are the star of this recipe of course. They are loaded with fiber, antioxidants and vitamin A among other micronutrients.…

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Chicory and Beans (Cicoria e Fagioli) – A Full Meal

Chicory and Beans

Chicory and Beans, Cicoria e Fagioli in Italian, is a simple greens and beans recipe that is delicious as a side dish yet hearty enough for a full meal. Jame Beard adds a pound of cooked Italian Sausage to his method, cooking it with the garlic and pepper. Others add a quart of chicken or vegetable…

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Orange Cranberry Salad – With Tea Infused Dressing

Orange Cranberry Salad

This Orange Cranberry Salad is simple but bursting with flavor, especially with the Tea Infused Dressing. Salad dressing and soups are two things I cannot understand buying in the store. They are both so easy to make yourself and so much better. This orange cranberry salad dressing takes five extra minutes to boil a little…

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Pomegranate Marinade – A Powerful Antioxidant Boost

Pomegranate Marinade

This simple pomegranate marinade gives a powerful antioxidant boost to chicken, fish, pork, or lamb. Pomegranates are loaded with polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that “offer protection against the development of cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis, and neurodegenerative diseases.” (source) A ½ cup of arils, the red pods with the white seeds inside, offer 15% of the daily…

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Low Carb Creamed Spinach – Healthy and Easy

Low Carb Creamed Spinach

This Easy Low Carb Creamed Spinach cooks up in under 10 minutes and adds a delightful southern touch to any meal. The recipe is easy to adjust for your personal tastes: add more spinach and less sauce if desired, add a bit more cayenne if you like it spicy (taste it first though!), etc. Spinach,…

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