White Bean Chili

White Bean ChiliOctober 12, 2018Gay RileyCool weather is here…Although White Bean Chili can be enjoyed anytime of the year! Full of fiber from white beans, onion, and garlic to feed your happy gut bacteria, spices like cumin to aid in digestion, and healthy protein from organic chicken. Oh and the broth…the flavor is all about…

Slimming Soup

Slimming SoupSlimming soup is both delicious and therapeutic. Besides the fact that it is low in calories, it ramps up the metabolism providing fiber for perfect digestion and elimination, anti-inflammatory vegetables and spices, cardio-protective onions, and garlic, and protein to stabilize blood sugar. This is a fantastic soup to have on hand. You can vary…

Morning Energy Drink

Morning Energy DrinkJuly 1, 2018Gay RileyThe most important way to set up the day for high energy, focus, and vitality is with the foods we decide to fuel up on first thing. It has become vogue and rightly so to blend live foods and nutrient rich ingredients in smoothies. The way to continue with the…

Stuffed Baked Apple

Stuffed Baked AppleJuly 1, 2018Gay RileyDuring the winter months what could be a better dessert or snack than a hearty baked apple stuffed with oats, dried fruit and nuts? Apples have limitless health benefits: They’re high in antioxidants that protect brain cells from oxidation, neurotoxicity or death; Reduce stroke risk; Contain soluble fiber to regulate…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Garlic

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and GarlicJune 30, 2018Gay RileyGetting the methylated forms of B vitamins Folic acid, B 6, B 12, and betaine to name a few helps protect genes, promote healthy memory and detoxification of environmental toxins. Vitamin B12 and methyl folate can help with depression and memory loss; Vitamin B6 creates emotional stability, decreases…

Confetti Broccoli Salad

Confetti Broccoli SaladJune 30, 2018Gay RileyIt is so simple to benefit from the amazing medicinal properties in foods. Broccoli contains a unique combo of phytonutrients giving it super detoxification properties. These chemicals are able to support all steps in body’s detox process, including activation, neutralization, and elimination of unwanted contaminants. Isothiocyanates (ITCs) are the detox-regulating…

Watermelon Mint Slush with Blueberries

Watermelon Mint Slush with BlueberriesJune 30, 2018Gay RileySummer is a time to relax, slow down and enjoy fabulously hydrating summer fruit.A particular favorite is a watermelon mint slush with blueberries. Some people are unaware of the powerful medicinal value of watermelon. It contains thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc,…

Homemade Plain Yogurt

Homemade Plain YogurtJune 29, 2018Gay RileyBy now everyone is familiar with the top health benefits of yogurt. Eating yogurt daily helps maintain robust gut bacteria which supports a strong immune system (70% of the immune system is in the gut). Yogurt is a rich source of protein, calcium and live cultures. Studies have shown when…