Food & Recipes

Recipes and tips for eating smart and in season.

Add Papaya to your Meal

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POWER LIVING® TIP: Want to feel super good and lower your risk for disease? Eat papaya – a leading superfood. Papaya is packed with antioxidants and offers an abundance of benefits…

Mindful Eating: The Apple Exercise

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POWER LIVING® TV: How can you lose weight naturally? One way is to eat mindfully. Join Dr. Terri Kennedy in this Mindful Eating Exercise using an apple. In addition to losing weight, by eating mindfully, you will become more aware your food choices and truly enjoy the eating experience. If you’ve never tried a mindful eating exercise before, you might find it funny to slow down and actually chew your food. Nevertheless, there are countless benefits so give it a try!

Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life

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POWER LIVING® TV: Have you ever moved through the day so fast that you don’t even remember what you ate? HOW you eat is just as important as WHAT you eat. This is at the heart of the book, Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life. In this edition of Power Living® with Dr. Terri Kennedy, learn more as Dr. Kennedy interviews Dr. Lilian Cheung, Director of Health Promotion & Communication at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Carrot Ginger Soup

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PWR FOODS: Carrot Ginger Soup is one of my absolute favorite soups in Fall and Winter. It is packed with vitamin A and beta-carotene from the carrots which help to protect eyesight. It also gives a shot of vitamin C and iron – the vitamin C allows you to better absorb the iron. Lastly, the ginger is good for digestion and has wonderful anti-inflammatory properties. Try out this vegan recipe which has no cream.

Seasonal Eating

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PWR FOODS: From Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda to African and Native American traditions, seasonal eating has been a practice of many indigenous and ancient cultures.

Summer Foods

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PWR FOODS: In the summer, it’s time to enjoy cooling foods – water-filled fruits and vegetables. Summer is associated with the element Fire, according to the Taoist Five Element Theory…

Italian Leafy Green Salad

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PWR FOODS: Salads capture the essence of summer. Visit a farmer’s market or produce stand and toss up this Italian Leafy Green Salad. Test out the grapeseed oil. It’s packed with antioxidants and is high in vitamin E, C and beta-carotene. Try it out…