Lots of Zucchini? Try Zucchini Pizza Crust!

I don’t know about you, but when the veggies start coming from the garden, there are massive amounts that need some sort of eating or processing very soon!  The tomatoes I have licked, by suggestion of a patient, to freeze them for a little later (even saves a step).  But, that being said, items like […]

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Salad of the week

Revamp your leftover chicken! Pears and a maple syrup dressing add a touch of sweetness to this salad. By Elizabeth Brown,  brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements       THE BIG CHICKEN SALAD Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 1 servingIngredients: 3 cups mesclun greens (a mix of spinach, […]

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Salad of the week

With fresh veggies, whole grains, healthy fats and lean protein, this salad has all the fit-girl favorites.  By Elizabeth Brown, brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements SALAD NIÇOISE Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 1 serving Ingredients: 2 cups water ½ cup greens beans, cut into 1″ pieces ¼ cup […]

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Change your diet, change your life…

How can changing your diet change your life?   There are many things to consider in trying to make healthier choices in our lives.  When we really stop and think about it, we may wonder why we did not make the necessary changes sooner. One needs to start with small steps, in order to produce […]

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Salad of the week

By Elizabeth Brown, brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements SKINNY CAESAR SALAD DRESSING Ready in 5 minutes • Makes 5 servings Ingredients: 4 oz firm light tofu 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup water Juice of 1 lemon 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, freshly grated 2 anchovies 1 tbsp red wine […]

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Salad of the week

  MANDARIN TILAPIA SPINACH SALAD Ready in 30 minutes • Makes 2 servings By Nancy Kamineski, Brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements   Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup sliced almonds 1 mandarin orange, halved, unpeeled 1 tbsp white vinegar 2 stalks celery, chopped ¼ cup parsley, chopped […]

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Salad of the week

                  KIWI STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD Ready in 20 minutes • Makes 2 servings Recipe found by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements from Elizabeth Brown, MS, RD, CPT   Ingredients: 6 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast Juice of 2 lemons (½ cup) 1 sprig fresh rosemary, chopped […]

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Fat Burning Super Foods

Need a fat-burning boost? Add these superfoods to your grocery list! From grapefruit to ginger, these easy-to-find items will fuel you up with key nutrients that help you lose fat faster… By Jordana Brown Brought to you by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements     Avocado: Active ingredients: healthy fats, mannoheptulose High in […]

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Salad of the week

      WARM BEEF & VEGGIE AMARANTH SALAD Ready in 15 minutes • Makes 1 serving by: Carla Warrilow, Oxygen Magazine                                                                      Recipe discovered by Jes, Healthy Eating Dept at Natural Elements Ingredients: 4 oz boneless beef round, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 red chard leaves 1 baby zucchini, sliced 6 asparagus tips […]

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Small treats for a Big Holiday Weekend

Sometimes we just need a little treat… Ideas for the weekend: SMALLER ROOT BEER FLOATS Purchase 1/2 cans of Root Beer and vanilla icecream.  Each person can have their own 1/2 can and make their own float by adding icecream in a cup or mug.  Smaller portions make this treat more manageable. MOCHA BANANA “ICE CREAM” Ready […]

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