Becoming a vegan has been a great journey even though not a smooth one. I was vegan once before in life – before leaving for the Peace Corps in West Africa. I didn’t know that was what you called it back then, I just knew I had gradually starting taking more animal products out of my diet. If you haven’t tried it, I hope you’ll consider taking a few steps in this direction very soon.
I called this my HVS – Humongous Vegetable Salad. Here is the vegetable salad I keep around constantly. It goes with absolutely everything. I prepare this once or twice a week. If you don’t put in vegetables that have a lot of water content it tends to last longer in the refrigerator. You can pull it out and serve yourself a bowl of it anytime of the day. It’s also a great meal to have on a detox. Just use a squeeze of fresh lemon or lime instead of a salad dressing to keep everything raw.
Getting enough iron is vital, particularly for the seasonsed woman. Lack of iron in the system can result in anemia. Anemia occurs when there are not enough healthy red blood cells in the body. These red blood cells provide oxygen to body tissues. There are several forms of anemia. One of the main reasons for its occurance is the lack of important elements in the body including certain vitamins and minerals as well iron, B12 and folic acid, which is another B vitamin.
The Wellness Kitchen in Templeton, CA. was the location of a wonderful gluten-free cooking event day. I had a wonderful time with Rosemary, the owner of the Bless Your Heart Bakery and about 13 other women (and one man), learning her techniques for gluten-free cooking. The atmosphere was peaceful and the community of participants was one of graciousness and friendship.
Putting delicious dishes together doesn’t to be complex. I always wonder why people say they don’t’ like to cook, but coming from a tradition of cooks who spend the whole day in the kitchen, I can understand when people think cooking…
Plus, banana bead is a type of comfort food that many people enjoy at breakfast and any other times of the day. The problem is that most banana bread recipes can also pack some punch with the calories. This recipe offers a great option for a low-calorie, much lower fat version of the famous banana bread.