Breadfruit…The What and the Why

Honestly before starting our quest to switch from the typical Southern meal regimen—chicken fried steak, fried chicken, fried whatever…after all, isn’t the Texas State Fair notorious for frying anything and everything… I had never heard of many of the fruits and veggies that I am including in this blog about raw foods and clean eating.Continue reading “Breadfruit…The What and the Why”

Grapes…The What

Okay, enough talking about fish..and why we should be eating it…and how to cook fish such as catfish and cod. The true purpose of this blog is to slowly crawl our way up the Raw Foods Pyamid so that we can make important changes in our lifestyle and to learn how to cope with the Southern man’s rite ofContinue reading “Grapes…The What”

Making the Perfect Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a great recipe to have in your arsenal because you can make it ahead of time…actually ratatouille tastes even better if you do make it ahead of time.and then reheat it.   Ratatouille is great because it can help you rescue those extra vegetables that you have sitting in the “food rotter” ofContinue reading “Making the Perfect Ratatouille”

Eggplant…The Why

Another food that is high in antioxidants is eggplant. In fact, almost all fruits and vegetables with such a bll of right color are great sources of antioxidants. Let’s look at some of the health benefits of adding this purple football to our diets. ************* Brain Power The skin of the eggplant can make youContinue reading “Eggplant…The Why”

Dark Chocolate…The Why

Dark chocolate, especially any 70% dark chocolate or higher, contains many nutrients—such as antioxidants, fiber, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, zinc, and magnesium that may help lower your risk of heart disease, reduce inflammation and insulin resistance, and improve brain function, alleviate stress, and lower your risk of diabetes. *************** Antioxidants   Dark chocolate contains numerous antioxidants…in fact darkContinue reading “Dark Chocolate…The Why”