Fall and Gorgeous Fruits, Vegetables and Recipes!!!
Summer is about over. I walked around my little farm thinking about this and make my heart ache. The flowers and the trees should soon become bear. Some of my little friendly bugs will depart. Some birds, which I feed on regular basis, will go south. But, there are also winter vegetables full of nutrition, enzymes, and minerals very good for your well-being.The gifts of nature are always within reach, if we seek them. In this article, I will look at a couple winter vegetables and simple recipes. Enjoy these wellness friendly veggies, share some of the food with others, maybe even your doctor-speak with him about this matter. When possible use organic or locally grown produce – read our free books!
Apples: the apple is a family of the Pear and originated in Central Asia. Apples are good for the heart, lungs, and stomach. Apples help remove toxins from the body. Green Apples are a liver cleanser. In fact, a long time ago mothers gave green apples to their children to reduce fever.
Natural Healing Properties and Apples
- High on Pectin, Fiber, or Vitamin C
- Lower Cholesterol
- Increase intestinal Flora
Important: apples are one of the most pesticide contaminated fruits in the market. The best time for apples is from September to May.
- Wash and chop 1 green apple
- Wash and chop 1 red bell pepper
- Wash and chop ½ fresh jalapeno peppers
- Wash and chop 2 tablespoons of fresh mint
- In a bowl combine all the ingredients
- Squeeze ½ of lime and add salt to taste
- Eat with crackers and enjoy
Winter Squash: a member of the gourd family. In the refrigerator and inside a good bag, a healthy squash can last up to five months. Squash is high in complex carbohydrates and is good for digestive issues.
Natural Healing Properties of Squash
- High in Vitamins A, C, Potassium and Magnesium
- Has an anti-carcinogen property (Carotenoids)
Stir Fried Winter Squash with Almonds
- Wash and chop 1 cup of winter squash (small squares)
- Wash and chop 2 green onions (fine)
- Wash and chop 1 clove of garlic
- Heat a pan with 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
- Add the squash
- When tender, but firm in the middle, add the garlic and the green onions
- Add two teaspoons of chopped almonds, 1/3 teaspoon of dried crushed oregano and a pinch of cumin.
- Stir in a teaspoon of soy sauce, a pinch of salt and sprinkle crushed peppers if you like it spicy
- Eat over rice or as side dish with a green salad
Eat and Enjoy!
One More Recipe
Coconut Milk Smoothie
In a blender blend together
- 1 cup nondairy coconut milk
- 1 cup honey Greek Yogurt
- 5 whole almonds
- 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger
- ½ cup of ice
Delicious so enjoy!
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I'm no doctor, but I love sharing from my vast knowledge on the power of foods and techniques that help you vastly improve your life in areas like physical health, sickness prevention, and emotional and spiritual balance. Read more about me...