Posts by Audrey Humaciu

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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Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip – A Healthy Dip

Chipotle Spinach Dip

This Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip is a healthier and more flavorful dip than that boring frozen spinach, sour cream, packaged mix concoction. We start with fresh raw spinach. Dark greens, such as spinach, are rich in vitamins A, C, E and K  and are high in carotenoids – antioxidants that help block the early stages of cancer.…

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Low Carb Carrot Balls – Sweet or Spicy

Low Carb Carrot Balls

These Low Carb Carrot Balls are perfect as a dessert or a savory snack depending on the spices you add. They whip up in just a few minutes for a tasty treat. Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene (which promotes eye health), B-vitamins (for metabolizing food), vitamin K (for blood coagulation and bone health) and fiber.…

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Radish Fritters – Delicious Way to Enjoy These Red Bulbs

Radish Fritters

These Radish Fritters are a crispy and delicious way to enjoy these amazingly healthy little red bulbs. Radishes are loaded with antioxidants, particularly vitamin C. Plus they are low in calories and high in fiber and a great source of folate, potassium, and riboflavin. They also contain compounds that help stimulate the liver and promote…

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Mixed Greens Tart – Fiber, Iron, and Antioxidants

Mixed Greens Tart

This Mixed Greens Tart is perfect for an appetizer or brunch and makes an ideal side dish for lunch or dinner. Leafy dark green vegetables are considered one of the most potent cancer-preventing foods. They are loaded with fiber, iron, and antioxidants, with no fat and minimal sodium. Use your favorite greens, or maybe a combination…

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Add Winter Squash to Your Meals For A Health Boost

winter squash

What if I told you there were more winter squash than just pumpkin? Shocking I know! Pumpkin gets all of the love these days, but all of the winter types are worthy of a featured place on your table. The vivid orange flesh of many winter squash varieties is due to their high concentration of carotenoids, particularly…

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Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup – Easy and Nutrient-Dense

Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup

This Low Carb Chicken Noodle Soup may not cure a common cold, but it makes a wonderful meal on a chilly night. And, if you do happen to have a cold, the combination of vegetables, vegetables, chicken and hot broth will help ease your symptoms as well. Instead of traditional pasta, this Low Carb Chicken Noodle…

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