Steel Cut Oats

Steel-cut oats are delicious whole grains using the inner portion of the oat kernel.  What sets steel cut oats apart from standard oats is that they have been cut into two two to three pieces by steel, much different that rolled oats.  Their appearance is slightly different then standard rolled oats as they are golden…

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…

Flax Seed

Flax seed is amazingly nutritious especially for being such a tiny seed.  Fiber, Lignans & Omega 3‘s are what make these seeds so special.  Flax are filled with vitamins and minerals while also providing antioxidants. Flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, which makes it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and…

Pomegranate – Delicious Jeweled Gems!

Pomegranates are so unique and much different then your standard fruits. Eating a pomegranate takes much finesse, in that you can’t just peel it or bite into it like an apple or other fruits.  The exterior skin of a pomegranate is leathery and red purple in color, while the inside is a spongy non-edible tart…

Asparagus

Asparagus is a wonderful source of folate and potassium and happens to be very low in calories.  The stalks are rich in antioxidants providing many essential nutrients.  Foods rich in folate have been linked to reduce the risk of heart and cardiovascular disease.  Most recent research shows folate to be key in protecting against neural…

A Healthy Snack: Exploring Dried Apple Rings

Dried apples are a healthy and nutritious snack.  They are easy to take on the go and provide a good amount of nutrition and fiber.  Be sure if you are buying dried fruits that you are picking up organic un-sulfured type.  There are many additional chemicals and additives that they like to add to dried…