Literally meaning “pasta with tomatoes”, our Penne Pasta al Pomodoro is as authentic as the waterways of beautiful Venice. Made with farm-fresh, hand-sliced tomatoes, aromatic garlic, sweet basil and cold-pressed Italian olive oil, this light sauce is hand-tossed into al dente organic brown rice penne pasta, enhancing its uniquely nutty flavor.
Detox and nourish the body and the soul with this mega-healthy grilled salmon salad. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, healthy fats, and lean protein, this salad can be enjoyed with the wild-caught salmon grilled on top, or pulled apart and flaked within the salad. Feel free to substitute organic, free-range pulled chicken if salmon isn’t your first choice!
Our Executive Chef has studied all over the world, but when it comes to his favorite cuisine, there is no place as rich in culinary influence as Italy. Whether it is rustic, hearty dishes from Northern Italy or light, coastal-inspired entrees from Southern Italy, you really cannot go wrong when sampling the flavors of this beautiful country.
The nutrition field is in the beginning of a new era. The latest research is making it harder to ignore that the industry has been wrong about saturated fat and cholesterol. Look at eggs, for example. For a long time, eggs were widely associated with high cholesterol and heart disease. Now, however, we know that eggs are unrelated to heart disease and dietary cholesterol itself isn’t to blame.
The problem of misinformation isn’t exclusive to eggs. The industry is learning that it’s been wrong about the foods making Americans unhealthy and overweight. Dietary fat has never been the enemy — it’s sugar. Sugar (and foods that raise blood sugar in the body too quickly) is what’s making people sick, fat, tired, and depressed.
It’s time to get serious about detoxing from your holiday overindulgence and this tasty detox smoothie is just your ticket. Lemon provides a perfect acidic balance to the fruit and greens, but most importantly it offers several amazing dietary benefits. In addition to balancing your PH and keeping your skin clear and glowing, it kick starts your digestive system!
On average, women have difficulty firing from their lat muscles. A majority of gross motor skills develop between the ages of 8 and 10. Unless you were a gymnast or spent a lot of time on the monkey bars, vertical pulling may not be a movement that comes naturally to you.
Women may also have a lack of relative strength, which is the measure of how strong you are in relation to your body weight. Improving body composition by adding muscle and decreasing body fat goes a long way towards completing your first pull-up, as does your diet.
Known for its rich and lively culture, Spain is a country that perfectly blends conventional European values with vibrant coastal Mediterranean excitement. This perfect balance of quintessential European formality and coastal exhilaration was our Executive Chef’s inspiration for our Spanish Meatball Stew.
Prepare for a New Year filled with health and prosperity by cooking traditional black-eyed peas. In the South, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to bring prosperity in the new year. The traditional preparation also includes hearty greens and ham. In this recipe, we’re using curly kale and leftover ham from Christmas. The peas ability to swell in size symbolizes prosperity; the greens symbolize money; the pork, because pigs root forward when foraging, represents positive motion. A hearty serving of this soup comes with good Karma and amazing health benefits! Bon Appetit!
Our Chimichurri Chicken Burger and Black Bean Salad is another great example of how burgers are just the best. We start with quality organic, free-range ground chicken, ever so slightly seasoned to bring out the meat’s natural flavor.
Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of this system is even slightly imbalanced, it can cause major health problems.