Chickpea Tacos

Please enjoy these delicious Chickpea Tacos from www.TheCheeseTrap.org. Serve with leafy greens, in a bowl, or stuffed in taco shells. Serve this mildly spicy (or not!) taco filling in taco shells with Avocado Cream, lettuce, and other fresh veggies like chopped tomatoes, jicama, or cucumber. Or serve the filling simply over rice with the toppings, or tuck all into a whole-grain tortilla. [Read more…]

Mango and Salsa Bean Salad

Fit Fathers and family, please try this Mango and Salsa Bean Salad from www.TheCheeseTrap.org.

Makes 6 cups (5 servings)

 1 to 1 1/2 cups cubed fresh mango (1 medium mango), see Note

1 cup diced red bell pepper

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

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Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer

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Note: Cancer risk factors are calculated from studies cited in the 2014 review. We recognize different studies will yield different results.

Source: Gonzales JF, Barnard ND, Jenkins, DJ, Lanou, AJ, Davis B, Saxe G, Levin S. Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer. J Am Coll Nutr. Published online May 28, 2014. doi:10.1080/07315724.2013.866527.

Eat like a Rabbit, Train like a Horse: Breaking from Tradition

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The statement “you are what you eat” is all too true. In fact, how I fuel and nourish my temple influences 90% of my decision making processes as it relates to choice of activities, energy levels, physical appearance and positive vibrations. Foods have a way of affecting your temperament, which can lead to positive lifestyle choices or negative patterns. I choose to flow with the natural current of life which encompasses pure 1-ingredient foods that grow from trees, roots and plants and not born from wombs; daily movement; drinking mostly alkaline water, herbal decaf teas and freshly pressed juices from my Omega VRT; and practicing mindful thinking. Each and every day I wake up feeling amazed! [Read more…]