The long hot days of summer have arrived and we can support our bodies by adjusting our food and exercise routines to be in sync with the new season. Very often as the heat increases, we crave more fresh and raw foods that have a cooling effect on our bodies. The lightness and high water, fiber, and vitamin content work together to hydrate and cool us down. In addition to staying hydrated by drinking a lot of water, this is a great time of year to try out new fresh veggies and add some creative flavors. How about fennel and mint? Radish and arugula? Summer squash with watercress? These flavors can spice up salads and bring many added health benefits.
Here are a few recipes for inspiration!