Posts Tagged "vitamin E"

Sunflower Sprouts & Mulberries 00

Sunflower Sprouts & Mulberries

Sunflower Sprouts & Mulberries

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After a crazy week and an extremely delayed flight last night, I finally made it back to Omaha, NE to visit my family for the holiday weekend. We started off the morning with a trip to the Benson Farmers Market, where I had my first shot of fresh wheatgrass juice and a taste of sunflower sprouts! The wheatgrass had a sweet honey after-taste, which was a pleasant surprise! Click here for more...

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Almond Milk

Almond Milk

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I have had a number of questions recently regarding almond milk and whether or not it should be used in place of cow’s milk in people’s diets. Here is everything you need to know about almond milk: Almond milk is made from, you guessed it, almonds. Similar to soy milk, almond milk acts as a cow’s milk substitute; it contains no cholesterol and is lactose-free and soy-free....

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Omega-3 Krill Oil

Omega-3 Krill Oil

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Recently krill oil has been gaining popularity as a superior source of omega-3 fatty acids. But what exactly is krill oil and is it better than fish oil?   Krill are tiny shrimp-like crustaceans that live near Antarctica and are a staple food source for baleen whales and penguins. Oil extracted from these small sea creatures are being extracted and manufactured into capsules as a source of...

Green Beans and Pasta Dinner 00

Green Beans and Pasta Dinner

Green Beans and Pasta Dinner

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Tonight for dinner I made some basic pasta with tomato sauce. I topped the pasta with broccoli and a few leftover falafels to act as “meatballs”. As a side I baked green beans with sliced onions and minced garlic in olive oil (for a kick of vitamin E). Once they were done baking I mixed in some toasted pine nuts and pear infused balsalmic vinegar for extra flavor! It was quick and...

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How to Make Falafels

How to Make Falafels

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This weekend while I had all of my measuring tools, knives, and cutting boards out I made some falafel mix for the week! Of course, using my Magic Bullet blender made it super easy and you can store the batter in the refrigerator for several days before actually using it! Falafel vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free,...

Vitamin of the Month – Vitamin E 00

Vitamin of the Month – Vitamin E

Vitamin of the Month – Vitamin E

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Can you believe it is already September! Summer has sadly come to and end. But, look on the bright side, Eat Chic gets to share a new vitamin of the month with you! September is the month for Vitamin E! Like vitamin A and D, vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin. It also acts as an antioxidant to defend against free radicals! Check out the Importance of Antioxidants post to learn more about why this...

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The Importance of Antioxidants

The Importance of Antioxidants

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Today we are always hearing talk about antioxidants and how we should eat this or drink that becaues it is full of antioxidants that can save us. But what exactly is an antioxidant? Don’t think you can’t know what an antioxidant is just because you hate science. Eat Chic will fill you in with this quick and dirty explanation. When oxygen reacts with certain compounds it produces free...