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Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds is on Saturday’s Food For Thought! Happy beautiful weekend to you all!!   Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds Benefits & Facts: Chia seeds are among one of the healthiest foods to eat. These seeds are loaded with super nutrients that benefit your body.   Chia seeds grow in South America, and derive from the plant Salvia Hispanica. Chia seeds date back to the Aztecs and Mayans who would use chia seeds in cooking, and ancient ritual.  Just one ounce of chia seeds provide an abundance of nutrients.… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Chia Seeds

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Happy weekend to you all!  What are your weekend plans??  I am staying in tonight and watching a movie with my boyfriend.  Oh did I mention I will be making… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Blueberries

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Today I came across a beautiful recipe that I must share. From one of the fellow bloggers I met, check out Sabine’s recipe: http://mamangerie.com/2014/03/26/pear-and-lavender-tart/   When I came across her wonderful recipe it made me think a few things. Lavender is really a new craze. My family owns a lavender company called Friends Of The Earth Lavender, you might have seen our blog at http://www.friendsoftheearthlavender.wordpress.com or came across our Etsy Shop at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FRIENDSOFTHEEARTHLAV We are a unique family owned business that not only plants our very own flowers, but we distill our… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Lavender

Greek Food For Thought: Greek Yogurt

1 cup of Greek yogurt can deliver as much protein as eating meat. Greek yogurt has double the protein then most regular yogurts.  Grab yourself a Greek yogurt today and enjoy the health benefits it offers.  🙂

Mango: Saturday’s Food For Thought

Happy Saturday!! Saturday’s Food For Thought: Mangoes Mango Facts   Mangoes are one of the richest sources of vitamin A and vitamin C and minerals namely potassium, calcium and phosphorus.  Oval in shape and around five inches long, mangoes are heavy because of the single, large seed or stone in the middle. Mangoes were first cultivated in India several centuries ago. Most mangoes consumed in the U.S. are produced in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala, and Haiti. Besides having more than 20 different vitamins and minerals, mangos contain flavonoids like betacarotene,… Read more Mango: Saturday’s Food For Thought

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Greek Coffee

Happy Saturday to you all!!! What are your Saturday plans? Anything fun cooking up in your kitchen? I am enjoying my Saturday with this wonderful post! I love Greek coffee, but I wondered is Greek coffee good for you? Check it out below. SATURDAY’S FOOD FOR THOUGHT: GREEK COFFEE What is the secret for a healthy heart or longevity?? Could Greek coffee perhaps be the trick?! It has been documented on the island of IKaria, Greece, elderly residents who had one cup a day of Ellenikos, (Greek coffee), displayed better… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought: Greek Coffee

~Saturday’s Food For Thought~

Happy weekend to you all from Kouzounas Kitchen. I am having a great day! I found out that we hit over 1,000 votes in the Fed Ex Small Business Grant Contest. Thank you to everyone who has voted within the past month and you can still vote until Feb 23.  http://smallbusinessgrant.fedex.com/Gallery/Detail/d7f1c195-613c-40c7-863f-7014d2af777e Saturday’s Food For Thought: Quince   Quince belonging to the apple and pear family, being native to the warm areas of southwest Asia. Quince are very much like a pear in shape, with a golden-yellowish outer layer.  Quinces are… Read more ~Saturday’s Food For Thought~

Saturday’s Food For Thought

Hello Friday, and hello weekend. I would like to apologize as Friday’s Menu will be cancelled today. It was a very busy day for me, and I am working on… Read more Saturday’s Food For Thought

Power Food!!

Saturday’s Food For Thought: Broccoli Rabe Broccoli Rabe pairs beautifully with bold ingredients like sausage, anchovy and hot pepper. Like other cabbage family members it’s packed with nutritious vitamins like; vitamin C, potassium, calcium and fiber as well as carotenoids and cancer-fighting indoles and isothiocyanates.   Health Benefits: The latest news with this power food is that it’s a cancer preventing potential. It holds a rich source of glucosinolates, which the body converts to cancer fighting sulforophanes and indoles. Studies have shown that these compounds are effective against stomach, lung, and colon cancers. … Read more Power Food!!

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