Raw Food Series: Watercress

Despite being very low in calories, the watercress vegetable is incredibly nutrient dense (11 calories = 100 grams of raw leaves!) and provides a wide variety of health benefits. Even Hippocrates, the father of medicine, would use it to treat his patients. This plant contains more than 15 essential vitamins and minerals! So next time, […]

Tea Tip: 3 Reasons to Drink Echinacea Tea

Echinacea was used centuries ago by the Native Americans to treat wounds, infections, and a variety of conditions such as scarlet fever, syphilis, malaria, blood poisoning and diphtheria. Today, people still consume echinacea for immunity support! Here are a couple of health benefits of echinacea tea:   Common Cold & Flu: Echinacea’s strong antioxidant properties […]

5 Foods that Help Fight Arthritis

Broccoli: Broccoli, and other cruciferous vegetables, may help reduce your risk for developing arthritis! A compoundfound in broccoli, sulforaphane, prevents inflammation and may also slow down the symptoms of osteoarthritis (particularly the destruction of cartilage in joints). For more health benefits of broccoli, read here.   Almonds: Not only are they healthy for your heart, […]

Zucchini ‘Sushi’ Rolls Recipe

Instead of raw fish, these ‘sushi’ rolls are filled with yummy veggies! It’s an incredibly healthy snack and fun to make with the kids! Check out the full recipe at Sonnet’s blog here.   Ingredients: ½ cup cashews (or nut of your choice) 1 tablespoon rice vinegar (optional) 4 zucchini 2 carrots, finely sliced into […]