Portion Control Plates

Vegetarian Blog | Veg Daily Blog  January’s Find: Pretty Portion Control Plates By Jolia Sidona Allen January 16, 2013 January is prime time for reinventing ourselves. New year, new me: sounds simple, right? This year, I resolved to eat cleaner—and less, exercise more, kick caffeine, read more books (OK, read more e-books), and floss every…

A Healthy New You for 2013! Reach For the STARS!

2013 New Food Resolutions Top nutrition experts offer a healthy resolution a day to keep the doctor (and unwanted pounds) away This new year, how would you like to inspire someone—maybe a friend, a family member, or even a stranger—to eat more healthfully? You have the power to do just that, and it can start…

Natural Approaches to Gout

Brought to us by Dr. Weil.com Gout What is gout? Gout is a painful, arthritic condition of the joints. It usually strikes the big toes, but it can also affect the ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers and elbows. What are the symptoms of gout? The pain associated with gout is often sudden and intense. Joints…

The Perfect Veggie Burger: Veggie Burger Basics

Modified from Kathy Patalsky’s Original Article Veggie Burger Basics The Perfect Veggie Burger Along With Simple Steps To Make Them Vegan Chili Bean Burger If you are like us and love everything veggie you will love this. This is also great for preparing food for a vegan, vegetarian or health conscious individuals you may have…

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery

Dramatic Omega-3 Discovery A critical genetic variation rules our ability to make essential omega-3s from plant foods; this may explain why rates of disease vary by ethnicity and diet by Craig Weatherby A landmark study shows that people’ genetic profiles greatly influence the impact of the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids they consume.   The…

Bob’s Red Mill Online Flour Sale – 20% Organic Wheat Flour

If you have been following the blog for a while you have heard me talking about Bob’s Red Mill and their wonderful line of products often. If you are new to the site, this may be the first time you have heard the name.  Bob’s Red Mill Brand  is my preferred flour brand that we…

Importance of Manganese

Importance of Manganese An insufficient supply of manganese can reduce the enzyme activity that takes place within the cells, leaving you feeling very tired and fatigued.  A low supply of manganese can also create feelings of nervousness and irritability. This trace mineral is very important to aid in the detoxification of the liver, aiding the…

Basil

Basil This herb is a medicinal herb as well as a sweet and pungent culinary seasoning.  Basil is most familiar in its widely used Italian cuisine, most often used in tomato based dishes.  It is very complimentary to many foods including meats, poultry, salads, soups and side dishes.  Basil is great for enhancing the flavor…

Eating Organic Natural Foods

There are so many positive impacts to eating organic and natural foods. Benefits of Organic and Natural foods For the body: Eating organic and natural foods will be limiting your exposure and reducing the negative impact chemical pollutants have on your body. Eliminate the intake of synthetic and man-made insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides used in…