Jicama Fries with Lemon-Yogurt Dip

Jicama Fries

By Barbara E. Stefàno A few years ago, a leisurely walk through the supermarket produce led me to jicama (pronounced HEE-ka-muh), a starchy root vegetable originating in Mexico. Known for its crisp texture and mild flavor – it’s akin to an unsweet apple in both respects – jicama is often used to add a bit …

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Warm Up to This Vision-Friendly Chili

Vision-Friendly Chili

By Barbara E. Stefàno We couldn’t let too much of autumn pass without toasting the season with … well, seasoning! And what better way to amp-up the flavor of fall than with a spicy, vision-friendly chili? This recipe incorporates a number of eye-healthy ingredients and toppings: chicken breast, garlic and onions, peppers and avocado, to …

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Vision-healthy recipe: Chicken with roasted orange pepper sauce

eye healthy recipe pepper sauce

Eating right for your sight is simple and delicious with this fantastic one-pan eye-healthy recipe. Orange peppers are a great source of carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin, all of which are important for vision and eye health, and may curb the development of macular degeneration and glaucoma. Make this healthy recipe a tasty treat with fish, …

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Vision-healthy eating: How to roast bell peppers

eye healthy recipe bell peppers

Roasted red, yellow, or orange bell peppers are one of the most flavorful ways to add vision-healthy nutrients to your vision healthy diet. Roasted peppers are simple enough to find in the store, but nothing beats them fresh off the vine. (Here’s a delicious recipe to try with roasted orange peppers!) What you may not know …

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Eating for healthy eyes: Best ever strawberry spinach salad with chicken

eye healthy strawberry recipe

We’ve talked a lot about healthy eyes being part of an overall healthful lifestyle. It seems we’re all learning to be good to our bodies through exercise, rest, meditation, and diet. We invest our time, money, and energy into our fitness, our skin, and our overall peace of mind, and choosing food for healthy eyes …

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