In 2022, resolve to adopt a lifestyle that includes healthy food
by eli za schuet t
The new year means an opportunity to transform into a better version of ourselves. For those aiming to
live a healthier lifestyle this year, start in the kitchen. More conscientious eating doesn’t have to be boring!
There are many wonderful new foods to try that are better for people and the planet.
aCAI BERRIES, a superfood native to South and Central America, are commonly
found in smoothie shops. They are rich in the antioxidant anthocyanin, which is
touted for its ability to lower risk of age-related brain diseases like Parkinson’s and
Alzheimer’s, enhance and improve memory, and reduce risk of heart attacks and
Frozen acai is readily available in supermarkets and tastes like a mild berry with choco-late
notes. Blend 1-2 packets of unsweetened acai with a frozen banana, some nut butter,
a ripe avocado and coconut milk for a thick, creamy acai bowl, topped with fresh fruit and
coconut flakes. For a smoothie, add a little more coconut milk. Pro tip: peel and halve ripe
bananas before freezing for easy access.