All tagged Fiber

Sweet Potato, Yellow Beets, Garbanzo Beans, and Kale Bowl

This Sweet Potato Bowl is a delicious way to enjoy roasted fall root vegetables – just add some maple-temon tahini dressing and crispy chickpeas and you're set!

It's pretty much perfect for any and all kinds of food restrictions and diets. This meal is vegan, gluten-free, high-fiber and filled with lots of flavor!

It only requires 30 minutes. And it’s ridiculously healthy – loaded with vegetables, fiber- and protein-rich chickpeas, and a maple, lemon-tahini sauce that’s so good you’ll want to put it on everything.

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Is Fiber important for Gut Health?

Is Fiber important for gut health?

Fiber is found in most whole foods we eat from vegetables, fruits, to legumes and grains. But why is fiber important for gut health, digestion, and our overall health?

Read more about this important part of your diet.

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

Sesame Crusted Tofu with Broccoli and Whole Wheat Orzo

Tofu a completely blank canvas for whatever you want to season it with. There are so many possibilities. For this recipe, I used a pretty basic marinade that packs a lot of flavor with just a few ingredients by using things like soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. Sesame seeds add a nice nutty flavor dimension. The broccoli adds a nice crunch with whole wheat orzo! Ready in 35 minutes.

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN

How to Beat those sugar cravings!

Can you learn to beat sugar cravings for good? I’m sure many of you have experienced that 2pm crash when you can’t seem to keep your eyes open at your desk. When all you want is that sugar rush to get you through. There’s nothing more annoying when you’re trying to be healthy and all you can think about is chocolate in that vending machine! The worst part is, the more sugar we eat, the more sugar we want!  There are several reasons why sugar cravings occur so keep reading to learn how to finally beat sugar cravings!

By: Carol Aguirre MS, RD/LDN