Vegetable sauté

Vegetable Sauté

Vegetable sauté is a great way to fill up on vegetables. Pick a vegetable (or 2 or 5) and a safe starch, sauté them in your cooking fat of choice, top with a couple of fried eggs and voilà – you have the quintessential nutrient-dense, whole-food meal.  It’s simple, delicious, and…

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-cooked pulled pork is a simple and delicious source of protein.  Its great straight out of the oven and just as good as leftovers. It also lends well to variety, which is helpful for those of us who don’t love eating the exact same thing multiple meals in a row. This pulled pork…

Nutrient-Dense, Whole-Food Diet Part 2

Nutrient-Dense, Whole-Food Diet Part 2: Consume in Moderation

The general rule for deciding which foods belong on this list is to limit food that has no nutritional benefit aside from calories. While these foods may not be directly harmful, consuming them in large quantities instead of more nutrient-dense options limits the amount and diversity of micronutrients, phytonutrients, fatty acids, and amino acids you consume.