About Grace O
As a child in Southeast Asia, Grace O learned culinary arts by her mother's side in her family's cooking school Read More...
Brownie Bites To Live For!Brownie Bites You won’t believe these brownie bites are completely raw and fruit-based! Dates blended with walnuts and cocoa powder create a rich, chocolate treat perfect for a special treat, party or holiday. Feel free to roll brownie bites in nuts or other toppings if you do not care for coconut;
Sweet Prune and Walnut BarsPrune and Walnut Bars Prunes and walnuts are both exceedingly high in antioxidant power. Both are listed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) scale with over 10,000 units. Prunes also are a great source of vitamin C. I've combined these two age-defying powerhouses into one great
The Art of Pear and Apple TartPear and Apple Tart In this dessert, I take the recipe for the classic French dessert tarte tatin--with its quercetin-containing apples--and add pears for their copper content and pecans and cinnamon, which are high in antioxidants. It is worth noting that when used in sufficient amounts, cinnamon also has anti-blood-clotting agents and
Chia Seed PuddingChia Seed Pudding Chia has gained recent popularity for good reason; these little seeds are nutrient powerhouses -- high in protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Including chia seeds in your diet can deliver a healthy breakfast or afternoon energy boost because chia is associated with
Brazil Nut TartsBrazil Nut Tarts These tarts, with their hint of lime and rich texture, take Brazil nuts to a new level. Brazil nuts are full of selenium and protein, as well as Omega-3s, which help to keep your skin elastic and hydrated and to reduce swelling and redness. I like to
Cherimoya CirclesCherimoya Circles A tropical American fruit, cherimoyas are popular in the Southern hemisphere andSpain. In Britain they’re called custard apples which aptly describes their texture and flavor. Cherimoyas can be purchased online from melissas.com and need to be allowed to ripen until soft before using. The black seeds
Cranberry Bread PuddingCranberry Bread Pudding Cranberries don’t grow in the subtropical climate of Southeast Asia, so when my mother and I wanted to make this dessert, we had to use a local red-colored berry as a substitute. I like this recipe better with cranberries, which are high in vitamin C. They also rank
Almond-Blueberry Gelatin ParfaitsAlmond-Blueberry Gelatin Parfaits The flavors and colors of the almond and blueberry gelatins play off each otherbeautifully in this dessert. Blueberries rank very high in their ability to fight free oxygen radicals that damage cells. They also contain vitamin C and antibacterial elements called anthocyanosides, which are great for maintaining
Sweet Potato and Jackfruit DelightSweet Potato and Jackfruit Delight This dessert is very popular in Asia. Jackfruit, one of the world’s largest tree fruit, is very high in antioxidants and has a mild tropical taste. Coconut milk helps hydrate the skin and keep it elastic. Sweet potatoes are packed with carotenoids and potassium. SERVES 6-8 ¼ cup
Mango TapiocaMango Tapioca A variation on traditional tapioca pudding, this refreshing dessert is low in fat but creamy and satisfying all the same. Mango contains skin-friendly carotenoids and vitamin C to help skin stay looking young. It also has silica, a mineral that keeps skin elastic by helping to form collagen. SERVES 6-8
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduces inflammation process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Enhancers encourage vibrant skin and hair and improve mood and mental agility.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.