Commit To Eating Better & Healthier!

The American diet is filled with processed foods.  Americans tend to be looking for the fast convenient choice with such fast paced lifestyles.  When asked and polled they unanimously agree that it works with ease and therefore they consume a great deal of processed foods fitting in their life with not much required.  They can…

Delicious & Nutritious Dates!

Dates are an amazingly nutritious fruit enjoyed all over the world. They are also very healthy loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, and fiber.  In fact one  date fruit has 25% more potassium than a banana.  Dates are also naturally fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free and make an incredible way to naturally…

Staying Healthy One Step At A Time

Healthy Tips to Incorporate Right Away I get requests daily asking how to begin taking the steps to move towards a healthy lifestyle.  One of my tricks that always keeps me on track and prevents me from falling off is – being prepared.  Planning ahead really is a great step to move you closer to…

Commit To Eating Better & Healthier This YEAR!

The American diet is filled with processed foods.  Americans tend to be looking for the fast convenient choice with such fast paced lifestyles.  When asked and polled they unanimously agree that it works with ease and therefore they consume a great deal of processed foods fitting in their life with not much required.  They can…

Low-Calorie Antioxidant Kale

Kale is an amazing food and nutritionally it has a lot to offer.  You can eat a large bowl of kale as 1 packed cup is only 34 calories. Kale has a natural taste and is great in salads, soups, stews and more. Kale grows in its peak season from mid-winter through first weeks of…

Healing Properties of Cinnamon

Cinnamon – An amazing healing food Cinnamon has sweet woody notes of bright spice.  This spice has also been touted as an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Cinnamon named Cinnamomum cassia, is a heavy and rich, spicy, cousin Ceylon cinnamon. 1/2 teaspoon a day has been found to regulate blood sugar levels, according to…

Healing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

One of the healthiest and most potent antioxidant rich food is dark chocolate.  Chocolate has been known to improve heart health.  A 2007 report in The Journal of the American Medical Association study showed that procyanidins and epicatechins, which are the flavanols in cocoa, can improve heart health by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure.  It…

Healing Properties of Cayenne

Cayenne Pepper is a wonderful fiery spice that grows on a plant much like other fruits and vegetables.  Once the are matured the Cayenne Pepper is picked and prepared to be eaten. The Pepper is eaten both raw in foods like salsa and other spicy mexican dishes, as well as dried and ground. Ground Cayenne…

Non Fat Creamy Goodness

Simple Healthy Snacks without a fuss. Take a container of Non Fat Greek Yogurt.  I like FAGE brand, your favorite will work perfectly.  Then top with delicious pomegranate gems separated from their husk.  Makes a non-fat delicious snack that is both sweet, tart and creamy good. Ingredients: 1 Container 32 oz+ Non Fat Greek Yogurt…

Canning Made Simple

Great Cold Weather Techniques All About Canning Enjoy summer favorite flavors all year long canning.  It’s easy to do and keeps you set through the cold months when these may be out of season or less abundant and available.  Most likely you have experienced a deliciously fresh meal before.  When canning a fruit or vegetable…

HEMP SEED – An amazing healing food with Anti-Inflammatory Omegas.

Hemp Seed Healing abilities of Hemp seed: This incredible Cannabis sativa plant is filled with a wealth of healthy nutrients.  While you won’t get any type of high from this plant it is power packed with nutrition.  Hemp seeds have a perfect omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio, which is ideal for anti-inflammatory properties.  These…