Recipe: Green Grape Smoothie

This delicious, healthy smoothie features spinach and kale—the cancer-fighting greens that keep you going—as well as sweet grapes, a pear, orange and banana. Ingredients 1 cup cleaned spinach leaves, firmly packed 1 cup cleaned kale, roughly chopped, firmly packed 1 cup green seedless grapes 1 Bartlett pear – core, stem and seeds removed 1 orange … Read More

Eat Your Beets to Fight Inflammation (Video)

You may find root vegetables such as beets turning up in the farmers markets and in your community-supported agriculture shares. Beets are a great source of healthful, naturally occurring nitrates, which may help to support healthy blood pressure.  And all parts of the plant are edible, from the leafy stems — which can be sautéed like spinach — to … Read More