Traditional Tomato Soup

Tomatoes contain a phytochemical called lycopene, which your body requires but does not produce – and it’s an important carotenoid that fights free radicals and promotes skin firmness, elasticity, and smoothness (YES, please!).  Cooking tomatoes actually concentrates the amount of lycopene, making it a more powerful antioxidant. Credit: The Big Book Of Smoothies and Soups […]

Chickpea, cherry, and ginger salad

Chickpeas are a great staple to have around as they are high in good carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and iron.  Here they are combined with tart cherries, sweet mandarin oranges, and cruncy pecans for a nutrient packed meal with loads of flavor and texture.  Tart cherries are teeming with nutrients that can aid in fitness recovery, […]