Nash Vega

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About Nash Vega

As founder of Empowered Wellness, my mission is to empower people to develop a passion for healthy food and good nutrition in order to increase happiness and well-being in their life. When we are unhealthy, we are also unhappy. Food matters, and food is medicine. When we give our body what it needs to properly function - disease disappears, pain and suffering go away, energy and happiness increase. Are you ready for some empowered wellness? Let's do this!

Glazed Portobello Pesto Pasta Bowl

INGREDIENTS 4 large Portobello mushroom caps, thickly sliced 1 cup water 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cups whole wheat pasta (or brown rice pasta, if gluten-free) 8 tablespoons pesto 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup pine nuts truffle [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Healthy Recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Basil Pesto Recipe

INGREDIENTS 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino cheese DIRECTIONS Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Healthy Recipes, Sauces, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Kimchi Bowl with Red Curry Almond Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1 cup long-grain brown rice 2 cups water 1/2 pound broccoli florets 1 can (15 ounces) adzuki beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon liquid aminos 2 1/2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons almond butter 2 teaspoons red curry paste 1 - 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 cup store-bought vegan kimchi 2 tablespoons black sesame [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entrees, Healthy Recipes|0 Comments

Grilled Romaine Chop Salad

INGREDIENTS For the salad: 1 pound eggplant, peeled and cut into inch-thick rounds 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon liquid aminos 1 teaspoon gluten-free liquid smoke 1 head (1 pound) romaine lettuce, quartered lengthwise 1/4 pound cremini mushrooms, stems removed 1 ear of corn, husk removed 1 cup grape or cherry [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Healthy Recipes, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Vegan Scramble Burrito Bowl Recipe

INGREDIENTS Tofu scramble: 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 package (12 ounces) extra-firm tofu, drained 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast Pinch of ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon Indian black salt (kala namak) Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Fajita veggies: 3/4 cup half-moon slices of red onion 1 cup bell pepper strips (any color) 1/2 [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entrees, Healthy Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

350-Calorie Easy Vegan Dinner Recipe

Tofu gets all the love when it comes to a vegetarian diet, always leaving tempeh in the dust. Made with whole soybeans, tempeh is less processed than tofu and offers more protein and fiber per serving. If you've never cooked with tempeh, this is the perfect first recipe to try. Made with cumin, cayenne, fresh [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entrees, Healthy Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

Peas, Carrots, and Tempeh with Miso-Almond Sauce

-Serves 4 -30 minutes or less The sauce here is the sort of fusion you might expect if a Southeast Asian peanut sauce met a Middle Eastern tahini in Japan. 1 cup quinoa 3 Tbs. almond butter 2 Tbs. lemon or lime juice 1 Tbs. yellow miso 1 Tbs. grated fresh ginger 1 clove garlic, [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Entrees, Healthy Recipes, Vegan|0 Comments

3 Tricks for Managing Diabetes Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

When you leave your doctor’s office, do you ever wonder what he’s not telling you?   Every appointment, he tells you to eat less sugar and go on more walks, but aren’t there other ways to get your diabetes under control? >>>Ever wish you could REVERSE your Type 2 Diabetes? Discover 3 Proven Steps with this [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Healing Diabetes, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

3 Foods That Will Make Your Type 2 Diabetes Even Worse

Did you know that some “safe” foods might be making your diabetes even worse? You know to stay away from sweets, but some so-called “healthy” alternatives could be hijacking your blood sugar. >>>What if you could REVERSE your Type 2 Diabetes and throw away your insulin shots? A new medical discovery makes it possible (LINK) [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Healing Diabetes, Wellness Topics|0 Comments

The Secrets To A Healthy Life

They say you are what you eat. In the world of medicine, that couldn’t be more true. What we choose to eat has a powerful impact on both our internal and external environments. When we realize that something as primal as what we choose to put in our mouths each day makes an important difference [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Healthy Living, Wellness Topics|0 Comments