My most common sayings when it comes to food and one’s diet is “feed your cells and fuel your body”. Have you ever thought that when you eat you’re not only feeding your belly, you’re fueling your body and feeding every cell that works continuously to make you healthy? What you feed your cells affects your body’s… Continue reading Feed Your Cells
Some documented effects that today’s wheat has had on humans include increased appetite, massive blood sugar surges that..
Nearly every one of us has the desire for good health, more energy, physical attractiveness and fulfilled happiness. With the level of stress that current times bring and the ability to find food around every corner, the bakeries and frozen meals in the grocery store, it’s easy to fall into the convenience of… Continue reading Stave off Your Cravings
Diabetes is the body’s inability to regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes means the pancreas doesn’t make any or enough insulin, a hormone produced to metabolize fat and carbohydrates in the body. Type 2 means that the pancreas doesn’t… Continue reading Diabetes-What you eat matters!
Healthy Lung Foods Winter unfortunately ushers in colds, flu, bronchitis and pnuemonia. A few things that you can do to help boost your lung function is of course drink plenty of water; many of us decrease water consumption when the weather isn’t hot, however, it’s important to drink plenty every day of the year. Increasing… Continue reading Healthy Lungs & Foods that Help
If you’re lucky enough to have a neighbor/farm that grows an abundance of garlic to sell/share as I am, you know how truly lucky you are. Garlic from a store is just fine if there is not a farm nearby. Garlic is one of those super foods we just shouldn’t live without. It is versatile,… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Soup
Sometimes we need to get things done as easily and quickly as possible due to time constraints, physical health/ability and a number of other stumbling blocks. If you too are looking for easier meal prep, read on…
I’ve been hearing about Matcha tea for quite a while but until recently, I wasn’t interested in giving it a try. A week or so ago I did a bit of personal research to understand the hype and benefits. I admit, I like it and wish I gave it a try sooner. I’m the type… Continue reading My Matcha Tea Time
It’s the end of January and my craving for fresh greens is kicking in strongly right about now. My fix? Kale is a winter green, citrus is in season, avocados, celery, apples & pears are all colder weather crops so I feed my desire on these things. Last night while dinner was in the oven… Continue reading Kale Chips & Other Green Things
For a good part of the winter I haven’t eaten or made many potatoes aside from the potato used to top Shepherd’s Pie and even at that, I’ve used the healthier “mashed cauliflower” many times in place of potatoes. For the past two weeks I’ve used potatoes in a few dishes since I’ve been sort… Continue reading Sugar in Potatoes – Did you know?