- Zest of large orange
- ¼ tsp. cinnamon
- 3 ¼ cup fresh cranberries
- ½ cup raw honey
- In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients and heat over low heat until well combined.
Did you know that the foods you eat on a daily basis could be playing a major role in how quickly your skin gets damaged by the sun? I had no idea before I was diagnosed with Melanoma that my diet could be attributing to how I was being affected by the sun (Read more about my story)! Antioxidants and the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their color help prevent sun damage to skin cells. Plants have to protect themselves from UV rays, just like we do, and they use color pigments from carotenoids as a sunscreen. When we eat a variety of fruits and veggies, the pigments act as antioxidants and help protect us from UV rays in the same way they protect the plants. When we consume diets rich in carotenoids from natural foods, such as fruits and vegetables, we become healthier and have a much lower chance of chronic illnesses. [Read more…]
Looking for an alternative to greasy potato chips? I have tried this recipe with several other veggies, but getting in a healthy vegetable like eggplant was extremely exciting! Making fresh vegetables, like eggplant, part of your diet can help fight obesity & disease. We love eggplant because it is full of vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. In fact, it contains a unique antioxidant called nasunin, which protects brain cells from free radicals. This is an all-around great snack or side dish!
Almond Milk is a staple in our home. Have you ever tried to make your own? Below is a recipe that is very satisfying to make from scratch or you can just add the ingredients from your store bought items. This is great to enjoy year round, but especially in the summer!
There are so many benefits in this refreshing drink! The creamy almond milk is rich in antioxidant vitamin E, high in beta-carotene and oxygenating magnesium that have benefits of supple skin as well as a great immune booster! With an infusion of apricots this delish drink will make you feel amazing!