08/29/2014
The deep jewel tones of this earthy vegetable are a good indication of its antioxidant potency. The whole vegetable can be used in a variety of ways - raw, roasted, pickled, or juiced. Pickled... read more
08/25/2014
Cashew Cheese / Cheese Alternative Vegan or lactose intolerant or just looking for something new to try, everybody is playing in the world of nut-based recipes. Here is your new ingredient of... read more
08/11/2014
The common wisdom is that in the summertime, you'd better drink, drink, drink water to stay hydrated and healthy while your body is naturally shedding higher amounts of water to increased... read more
08/08/2014
By Emilie Croisier / The Intelligent Optimist More than a summer treat, research has found that watermelon extract can lower blood pressure. Beloved as a refreshing summer treat,... read more
08/01/2014
COFFEE REDUCES DIABETES. Coffee and tea consumption decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. By Emilie Croisier, The Intelligent Optimist   What is the best way to prevent... read more
07/25/2014
Mmmmmmm, summertime smoothie. You have that aching sweet tooth during the post-lunch doldrums...once upon a time you'd go to the coffee shop and get an iced blended or a frappé coffee with twenty... read more
07/21/2014
by Editorial Team at The Intelligent Optimist Scientists are continuing to learn more about the collection of microorganisms that live in and on our bodies: our micro-biome. The Dutch... read more
07/18/2014
by Daniel Hills/from The Intelligent OptimistShiitake mushrooms' health benefits will have you putting more of this fancy fungi on your everyday meal. Shiitake mushrooms have been used in... read more
07/07/2014
Key Lime Pie Green Smoothie. When the blended veggie blues have you down, turn them green with envy of this sweet summertime treat. Who says a green smoothie has to be like medicine?  Tart... read more

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05/01/2013
These tacos are simple to make and perfect for Cinco de Mayo. Shrimp or fish are ideal fillings for a light version of Mexican cuisine, which sometimes has a reputation for being heavy or fried.... read more
plate of arranged asparagus spears
04/21/2013
Who can resist a perfectly poached egg? It can hold its own, complete with its own sauce, but paired with a creamy asparagus soup it becomes a perfect spring meal. Nutrient dense and low in fat,... read more

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