Blog Monthly Archives: November 2015

Nearly a third of American adults have a potentially chronic disease, and nine out of ten of them don’t even know it yet. Eighty-six million American adults have prediabetes, a condition that increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.   What is prediabetes? Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that plays a major role in metabolism. During digestion carbohydrates—sugars and starches—are broken down into glucose and then enter the bloodstream. With the help of … Read More

Roasted Winter Veggies

We know that roasting veggies with a touch of olive oil and sea salt brings out the natural sweetness of vegetables, but in the spirit of the holiday season, we kicked up the sweetness factor with Honeycrisp apples and a post-roast drizzle of maple syrup.  KEYWORDS: Vitamin A, fiber, potassium, vitamin K Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Yield: 4 one cup servings Ingredients: 3 cups brussels sprouts, halved 3 cups butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch … Read More