Holiday/Winter Weight Gain. Let’s Avoid It.

 

Did you know that most people report gaining about 5 pounds during the holiday season, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day?

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine states that poundage is over estimated.  Continue reading “Holiday/Winter Weight Gain. Let’s Avoid It.”

Product Review: BFree Wraps

 

Out of Ireland, BFree offers delicious bread products free from all major allergens.

 

“…so tasty, you won’t believe they’re not wheat.”

 

The wraps are quite good, compared to other wraps I have tried. Continue reading “Product Review: BFree Wraps”

Flavorful Spaghetti Squash with Herbs

The problem with spaghetti Squash is that is has no flavor. It is so bland. Using it in place of noodles for spaghetti to reduce calories is a nice idea, but it doesn’t taste like anything. I have tried numerous recipes and they just don’t have much flavor.

I like this one. Continue reading “Flavorful Spaghetti Squash with Herbs”

The Cost of Healthy Eating: Tips for Stretching Your Dollar

One of the most common complaints I get from people who are changing to a healthier eating lifestyle (or are looking for an excuse not to…) is that it is sooo expensive. There is some truth to that, but it doesn’t have to be that significant.

Eating healthy is not as expensive as being sick, however, it can be pricier than eating the “Standard American Diet”. Making the most of your income is always a concern, Continue reading “The Cost of Healthy Eating: Tips for Stretching Your Dollar”

Phytonutrients. A Rainbow of Foods.

“I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.”  Genesis 9:13

Phytochemicals are plant foods that contain natural chemicals that help protect the plant. They also help us prevent disease and keep our bodies working properly. There are more that 10,000 known phytonutrients. Continue reading “Phytonutrients. A Rainbow of Foods.”

Why Make Your Own Plant-Based Milk?

“Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation,”  1 Peter 2:2

 

🐿Nuts and seeds are very nutritious. They are full of protein, the healthy kind of fats, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and more. Continue reading “Why Make Your Own Plant-Based Milk?”

April’s Garden

I guess I can’t call it winter gardening anymore. April has been a busy month in zone 6. Things are finally starting to warm up and there was a leap in growth. Continue reading “April’s Garden”

Product Review: RAW REV Glo. My New Favorite Snack Bar

Sometimes your just need to grab a snack that is quick and easy. It’s not always easy to make it a healthy snack. These are my new favorite snack bars. Continue reading “Product Review: RAW REV Glo. My New Favorite Snack Bar”