Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beans and Greens Soup


Beans and Greens SoupIt’s soup time at the Garner house.  When the weather gets cold, we always make a huge pot of Sunday soup.  Today, I made a pot of my healthy beans and greens soup. This soup is packed with nutrition.  There are three types of beans: black beans, kidney beans, and cannellini beans.  We all know that silly song that we used to sing as kids…”beans, beans, they’re good for your heart…” Well, I’ll stop there, but the truth is: it’s true.  Beans are good for your heart.  Actually, just a half of cup of beans per day has been found to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease.  Continue reading Beans and Greens Soup

Carrot Romaine Lemonade

Miracle JuiceI can’t say enough about this juice.  This is something James and I drink at least three times a week.  We start our day with a glass of juice or a green smoothie almost every day.  We prefer the juice because of the energy boost it gives us to start our day.  I heard from several health sites that it is best to drink it on an empty stomach because of the immediate absorption of micro-nutrients.  I’m not sure if this is accurate, but I can tell you from experience that this juice will immediately make a body feel energized and healthy.  It’s much better than a cup of coffee. Continue reading Carrot Romaine Lemonade