Tag: PowerFoods

8 Health Benefits (and Cautions) of Kale

8 Health Benefits (and Cautions) of Kale

| November 12, 2013 | 6 Comments

Discover the newest superfood of the stars, its health benefits AND cautions. “Every leaf of kale your chew adds another stem to your tree of life.” Ancient Turkish Saying Kale was once called the ‘poor people food’ but now it’s the new trend. Celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Woody Harrelson, and Gwyneth Paltrow are all eating kale […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew

| December 17, 2012 | 14 Comments

Lentil soup has all the benefits of the mighty powerfood lentils  plus much more.  And it tastes great. Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 3-6 garlic cloves, chopped 2 pieces celery, chopped 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup green whole lentils: soak over night and cook according to directions here: Cooking Beans & Lentils 1 piece Kombu* […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Millet Pudding, Sugarless, Gluten Free

Millet Pudding, Sugarless, Gluten Free

| May 20, 2012 | 8 Comments

This is a simple and very nourishing alkaline pudding. Ingredients: 2 cup cooked millet (see how to cook millet)2/3 C sultanas2 cup Almond Milk1/3 cup almonds, chopped1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)2 Tbsp. coconut oil2/3 tsp. light liquid Stevia2 tsp. cinnamonDash of nutmegDash of cardamomPinch of salt Directions: Mix all above ingredients except for the almonds. […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Deluxe Quinoa Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

Deluxe Quinoa Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

| April 7, 2012 | 7 Comments

An extra special quinoa pudding made from my favorite grain that as we now know is really a seed.

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Pears:  ‘Gift of the Gods’

Pears: ‘Gift of the Gods’

| January 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Homer, famous author of the Odyessy, called pears “gift of the gods. Thousands (including me) would agree!

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Hermit Cookies – Gluten Free

Hermit Cookies – Gluten Free

| January 20, 2012 | 12 Comments

These have a dryer texture then the ones with wheat in them so don’t be concerned.  These cookies are not overly sweet which is why we like them.   Ingredients: 3/4 cup vegetable oil or coconut oil 4 tbsp sucanat or coconut sugar (which will give a slight coconut flavour) 1 tbsp molasses 1/4 tsp […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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5 Sources of Power for Powerfoods

5 Sources of Power for Powerfoods

| October 12, 2011 | 2 Comments

“Before understanding the power of the foods around me, I was unhealthy, unhappy and confused. Constant visits to doctors and health food stores had little effect on my deep fatigue and constant hunger. That was 30 years ago when Western nutritional science was not as advanced as it is now. It was the 5,000 year […]

About Randy Fritz

A certified Nutritional Consultant, Randy has been teaching health and personal development principles for over 30 years and has personally helped individuals with over 10,000 Body Health Assessments.

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Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream

Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream

| October 5, 2011 | 5 Comments

This Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream recipe is very yummy and easy to make for dinner and filled with #Powerfoods

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Quinoa a Powerfood for You

Quinoa a Powerfood for You

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa. This grain comes from South America with it’s origins from the Inca civilization making it a truly ancient powerfood grain.

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Cabbage – the Big Powerfood

Cabbage – the Big Powerfood

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you want beautiful glowing skin, and an immune system powerful enough to fight off just about anything, don’t forget this highly nutritious but common vegetable. Cabbage is powerful. Ancient healers thought it contained moon power because it grew in the moonlight. Modern nutritional science understands its power comes from its high sulfur and vitamin […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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9 Health Benefits of Almonds – King of Nuts

9 Health Benefits of Almonds – King of Nuts

| July 18, 2011 | 17 Comments

Do you know how beneficial almonds are for your health? Almonds are my favourite nut; most mornings I add 7 to 10 almonds to my breakfast.  Almonds are tasty and nutritious as most people will agree. 9 Health Benefits of Almonds: Reduce Heart Attack Risk:  A study showed those who consumed nuts five times a week had a […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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Power Spinach Salad

Power Spinach Salad

| July 11, 2011 | 7 Comments

Greens are the highest alkaline forming foods and they are full of vitamins A, K, and D. Adding spinach to your meal is an excellent way to alkalize your diet. This is very simple and tasty salad is full of powerfoods ; everyone I have served it to enjoys it very much. Ingredients: 1 pound fresh Spinach 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup Olive […]

About Diana Herrington

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

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