Fat Burning Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

The Top Fat-Burning Foods Brought to us by Health Magazine Credit: Getty Images Boost your metabolism It’s true: Certain foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally scorch calories as you chew. Other eats contain nutrients and compounds that stoke your metabolic fire. Feed your metabolism with these. Credit: Geoff Wilkinson Image Library…

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…

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

Article Provided by Bob’s Red Mill The whole truth about whole grains It’s amazing to think that something as simple as a whole grain can pack so much energy and vitality. Sure, they may look innocent enough from the outside, but the real magic lies within. Which leads us to one of the most common…

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…

Whole Grain Stamps

The Whole Grain Stamp makes it simple Looking for the Whole Grain Stamp, will make finding three to five servings of whole grains simple: Pick three to five foods with the 100% Stamp or six foods with ANY Whole Grain Stamp. The 100% Stamp assures you that a food contains a full serving or more…

Enjoying Whole Grains

Simple Ways to Enjoy Whole Grains You can very simply add whole grains to your meals,  using favorite recipes you’ve always enjoyed. Simple Substitutions Substitute half the white flour with whole wheat flour in your regular recipes for baked goods, pizza crust, cookies, muffins, breads, pancakes, and waffles. I try to use whole grain flour…

Getting in your 3 -5 Servings of Whole Grains Each Day

The USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 2010 recommended consuming a minimum of 3 servings of whole grains per day.  I do my best each day to get a minimum of 5 servings of whole grains per day. Begin today and start getting your minimum 3 -5 servings in.  I try to get all all…

Whole Grains – What are they?

 Whole Grains What Are They? All grains begin as whole grains. Whole grains are the entire seed of a plant. The seed also referred to as a kernel has three key parts.  The bran, the germ, and the endosperm. The Bran The bran is the outer skin of the kernel, this tough protective layer keeps…

Changes Today to Help Your Tomorrow – Start Now!

In our previous posts we have mentioned many steps to wellness.  We have discussed drinking more purified water as well as many other steps to a healthier lifestyle.  Just in case you have missed our previous posts or you are just now following us we are going to mention them here again.  The sooner you…