Fruits that Fight Diabetes

by Kelli
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Exciting new evidence in 2010 suggests that eating some fruits can actually help reduce the risk of developing diabetes and help you manage it if you already have it.

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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash (V, GF)

by Kelli & Brad
Acorn squash stuffed with apples, cranberries and walnuts

This is a mouth-watering, healthy recipe that matches up acorn squash with fantastic flavors, colors, and textures. Not only does it taste amazing, but it looks great, too!

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Mobile Detox

by Kelli
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Imagine this: you’re in the land of rice and beans and fried everything. When you do get a side salad with that meal, it’s a sliver of iceberg lettuce and a tomato wedge. And then add in this challenge…for two weeks you can only eat vegetables, fish, and nuts. Now take that a step further, leave your apartment and go on a road trip in said country and see if you can still avoid eating any of the foods that aren’t on your approved list.

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Eating Local in Costa Rica

by Kelli
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How do you eat local in Costa Rica? That’s a good question, and one we’ve been on a hunt to find an answer to since we got here two months ago. We’ve been surprised at what we’ve found.

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Quinoa and Bean Chili (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
vegan quinoa and bean chili

This is a great meal for vegans and vegetarians because the beans and quinoa both provide high amounts of plant-based and complete protein. This is a pretty basic chili recipe. Don’t be afraid to add more veggies to it. Get creative and go nuts with the veggies.

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Fooduciary’s First Year

by Kelli
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As we come to the close of 2010, I’ve reflected on Fooduciary’s first calendar year: how and why we got started, and what we’re doing now.

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Eating Clean Healthy Detox Diet

by Kelli
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I’m preparing to start a detoxification diet tomorrow. This isn’t the lemons and maple syrup type of detox diets that have been so popular. This is an eating clean healthy detox diet. It’s a change your lifestyle, take-control-of-your-health kind of diet. This is the diet that just over a year ago really turned my health around, most impressively kicking my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) flare to the curb within the first week. Personally, I’m hoping for a repeat.

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Raw Cheesecake for Cheesecake Lovers (V,GF,R)

by Kelli & Brad
Raw Vegan Cheesecake

Every once in a while you come across a healthy version of one of your favorite desserts from the past and you wonder if you’ve sinned and eaten something you shouldn’t have. That’s this cheesecake. It’s so good I like to eat a piece for breakfast, maybe two for lunch, one for dinner, and one more just before bed.

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Advantages of Vitamin D

by Kelli
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Vitamin D impacts your entire body. In fact, Vitamin D receptors have been found inside almost every human cell. And it makes sense that all our cells wanna piece, because there are so many uses for it.

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Mixed-Berry Crumble (V,GF,R)

by Kelli & Brad
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This healthy dessert recipe (vegan, gluten-free, and raw) will put you back in touch with how great real food actually tastes.

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Six Things to Help You Eat Healthy at Holiday Parties

by Brad
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You probably have a few more parties to go to before the big day…and a few more situations where you’re trying to figure out how to stick to a somewhat healthy eating routine when there are so many sweets and treats around.

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe Gluten-Free and Vegan

That’s right – this is a vegan, gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe that you can serve to anyone (if you don’t eat it all yourself first).

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5 Ways to Halt Holiday Stress

by Kelli
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It’s the second week of December. Chances are you’re up to your eyeballs in parties, shopping, plans, food, family, events, parking, crowds . . . and you may be feeling a little stressed. Here are 5 natural ways to reduce stress at any time of year, even during the Holidays.

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