Tag: antioxidants



Powerful Pomegranates

Are you a fan of pomegranates or afraid of them? Are you addicted to their sweet-tart, juicy-crunchy arils or baffled by how to even crack into one? For those of you who are fans of these ruby-red jewels, you know … Continue reading

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Our New Cookbook is HERE!

We are so excited to announce that our brand new (ebook) cookbook, “No Excuses! 50 Healthy Ways to ROCK Lunch & Dinner!” is now available! Almost immediately on the heels of our first cookbook, “No Excuses! 50 Healthy Ways to … Continue reading

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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the spicy jalapeno fuels … Continue reading

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Tandoori Vegetables and Tofu

It’s time to introduce another vegetarian dish! This week, we’re going international and getting inspired by the tasty and healthy cuisine of India. Tandoori is one of the most popular dishes on Indian food menu. The dish is traditionally prepares … Continue reading

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Jewish New Year Tsimmes Recipe

Tonight at sunset, Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – begins. The word Rosh means “head” and Shana means “year” which translates to the “head of the year”. Just like the traditional new year that celebrated on January 1st, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Oh those little red jewels of summer! Strawberries. Sweet and juicy, we fight off our kids to stake our claim when we bring them home from the farmer’s market.  Who knew that something so delicious could be so good for you? … Continue reading

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Fresh and Fruity

Spring and Summer are our favorite seasons as it’s when the best fruits are available. Produce stands at markets and farmer’s market stalls are brimming with so many colors of the rainbow. Super sweet strawberries, gem-like apricots, luscious mangoes, and … Continue reading

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Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Blue Mini Tarts

No meal would be complete without dessert. And on the 4th of July, which is just a few days away, your dessert should proudly boast the colors of the American flag. So, we here at U Rock Girl have come up … Continue reading

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