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Leftover Wraps

From the Be Well Kitchen: Leftover Wraps

Since being pregnant with my first child last year, I’ve become increasingly committed to ensuring our family is eating healthy, fresh food. Since then I’ve become one busy mama, so efficiency is now also incredibly important. I’m a big proponent of cooking once and eating twice, but it’s also nice to have some staple fridge clean-out meals in mind, ready to deploy when your leftovers are becoming unruly. Leftover wraps are one of my favorite solutions! The filling can be made with basically whatever’s on hand (rice, beans and veggies work great), and rolled up in cabbage, collard, kale, or any big leafy green.

Building a Salad

From the Be Well Kitchen:
How to Build a Healthier Salad

Salad – it’s what’s often for lunch in our house and in many cases, for dinner too. They’re an easy way to pack a nutritional punch into a meal and with a little creativity and a little preparation, they are always healthy and never boring. Here are 7 simple steps to making a better salad. The possibilities are endless.

Blueberries and Cranberries

5 Foods Highest in Antioxidants

Fight premature aging, cancer and disease with antioxidants. Free radicals in our environment, food and water can damage our cells but antioxidants help protect them so that the damage doesn’t happen. Pretty cool, right? Eating colorful fruits and vegetables (preferably organic) will provide your body with lots of great antioxidant protection. Here are the foods that are ranked highest in antioxidants: