By now you know that green vegetables are good for you. As in, super-good-superfood kind of good. Though all vegetables play an important role in your good health, it’s the deep green vegetables that stand high among the rest on the nutritional scale. Ever wonder why they hold so much power? The benefits speak for themselves.
Legumes are a wonder food. They are food sources that you might eat every day, but never gave much thought to. Legumes are a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas, and lentils, and they’re excellent sources of fat, protein, and carbohydrates.
Everyone seems to be watching their cholesterol these days. Doctors recommend having your cholesterol levels measured through a blood test at least once every five years beginning at age 20. When your test results come back, the results, combined with your risk factors, can be used to determine your future risk of heart problems.
Of all the hotly debated foods in the world, the humble egg seems to find itself continually at the center of controversy. Conflicting reports debate whether the egg should be consumed regularly, or eaten in moderation. The debate is mostly centered on how much cholesterol an egg contains, all of which is found in the yolk. The white part of the egg, however, is another matter.
When walking into the SoLé Soup Studio® for your favorite homemade soup, you might take a little interest in those with beets. Beets aren’t an ingredient found in a whole lot of common soups, but at SoLé SoupS®, we think this is something that should change. Not only does this root vegetable provide an incredible flavor, they’re also excellent for you. A few of the key benefits of beets are:
Pot pie is a meat pie with somewhat contested origins, though the general consensus is that this delicious comfort food got its start in ancient Greece. At SoLé SoupS, we love the idea of a rich and hearty chicken pot pie, one filled with wholesome natural ingredients to fill you up on a cool day after hitting the slopes or sitting around the kitchen table with your family. Since Greece, chicken pot pie has been adapted into its own regional iterations incorporating the regional flavors of several different countries, but all versions have in common the same central cozy tastes and textures we’ve come to know and love.
Celery and carrots are common add-ins in various soups. At SoLé SoupS, you’ll find these two little superfoods inside a variety of what you see inside of the Soups Studio®, and while you may not notice them while they’re there, we’re sure you’d be likely to notice their absence if they weren’t. Carrots and celery add flavor and texture to any soup, stew, chili, or pot pie filling, but also quite a bit of nutritional value.
Black beans are one of those foods that go with everything and can be eaten at every meal. Hungry for a Nutritious Pure Delicious breakfast burrito? Add SoLé SoupS Black Bean puree or our Mighty 2-Bean TM for a morning wrap that’s loaded with extra protein! Want something comforting and filling for lunch or dinner at our SoupS Studio TM? Try out our Hearty Turkey Chili and let the power of black beans make your belly happy while reaping every benefit. 5 reasons why you want to eat black beans with your next meal are:
It’s not exactly the first thing you think about when it comes to eating clean, but it’s the first thing you think about when it comes to an all-American food that screams of patriotism. It’s the hot dog, and it’s often the building block of July 4th Celebrations all over the country.
Nachos. Everyone has heard of them, and most everyone has probably tried them. But have you ever wondered how they were created, or when they really come from?