Did you know you can get a heaping serving of veggies while eating a decadent, chocolaty dessert? Now that’s a food win! Chocolate zucchini Bundt cake is amazing: this cake is dense, rich, moist, and very, very chocolaty. If I hadn’t told you there was zucchini in it, you would have never guessed. Shhh, it can be our little secret.
My name is Lisa but some people call me Veggie Lisa. I am a mom of four kids who loves to dance, cook, exercise, shop, decorate, and enjoy all the beautiful things the state of Utah has to offer. As a 30-year vegetarian, I love all things green! But I have had a very long journey to get to the place that I am now: strong and confident but most of all happy. After losing 60 pounds, I have made it my mission to help others discover their own love of veggies. As a big believer in plant based nutrition, I formulate recipes that are healthy and of course, taste good! Peaches are still in season here in Utah and there’s nothing quite like a fresh Utah peach! Because of our hot days and cool nights, peaches grow well here. Starting in August, fruit stands are lined with boxes and boxes of these sweet treats. If you currently have more than you know what to do with, I’m here to help you out! Peach pie, …
Peach season is in full swing! Have you had a chance to head to a fresh fruit stand and grab yourself a box? Peach season runs from the beginning of August through the end of September here in Utah. There are so many fun ways to use peaches in recipes, but my favorite way to use peaches is diced into fresh peach salsa over tilapia tacos. YUM!
The choice to eat less meat and/or dairy products or remove them altogether is a very personal one. People are motivated by ethics, the environment, health reasons, or a combination of the three. And according to the US Department of Agriculture “Plant-based diets can meet all the recommendations for nutrients. The key is to consume a variety of foods and the right amount of foods to meet your calorie needs.”
This guest post was written by Susan Klatz Beal, a lifelong organic gardener, devoted foodie, and a local food enthusiast. Susan takes pride in spotting seasonal produce at the peak of freshness and ripeness.
Move over burgers, there are plenty of other foods that love the grill, too. Barbecue season is well underway and if you’re itching for something a little different this weekend, try a few of these unexpected foods that can take the heat.
Looking for a gluten free breakfast that’s easy and portable? Ogden Clinic’s guest blogger’s got you covered with easy yogurt parfaits.
There are a couple hundred reasons to up your vegetable intake, but nobody needs to tell you that. We all understand that vegetables are undoubtedly “good for us.” But despite their amazing health benefits, many of us struggle to hit the recommended amount each day. The very nutrients that plague veggies with a “boring” or “bitter” flavor are what make them so healthy!
Hello Ogden Clinic Readers, We are the girls from Twosistersandastory.com and we are so excited to be here with you today to share a healthy and EASY lunch idea!