Asparagus is full of an amazing amount of nutrients. I had no idea. It is a powerhouse of nutrition. Take a glance at the nutritional highlights found at the end of this article. Continue reading “Growing Asparagus”
What is Protein?
Previously, we discussed why protein is important for our metabolism. As promised, we’re going to dive in a little deeper to explore protein and why we should care about it.
Protein is one of the important nutrients our body needs to Continue reading “Protein: Why, How Much and Risks”
What is Fiber?
Fiber, sugar and starch make up total carbohydrates. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that does not get fully digested in the digestive tract and therefore it is generally not absorbed by our bodies. Continue reading “Fiber Explained”
When you don’t want something sweet. A fun way to down some vegetables. Reminiscent of V-8 juice, but better. Continue reading “Savory Vegetable Smoothie”
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.”
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”
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”
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”
“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.”
“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?”
Often when someone hears how I eat they counter with, “I can’t afford to eat healthy, it costs too much.” Continue reading “Eating Healthy Costs Too Much”
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”