“Eat your fruits and vegetables.” That’s something we hear every day. It’s not terrible advice, but it’s not the best, either, because fruits are high in sugar. (It would be better to say “Eat your vegetables and fruits” to emphasize the less-sugary of the two.) Fruits can be good for us, yes, but it’s good
Mar 27 2019
What are the top three steps you need to take to eat healthier and live healthier? Plan, Plan, Plan! Sounds simple right? Well, in a way it is, however, when you are running your kids around or getting home late from work its easier said then done. I have created meal planning tools to make
Nov 08 2018
Aug 21 2018
You can’t open a health magazine without reading something about probiotics. They have been positioned as the cornerstone for optimal health, but how do you get more of them in your diet? CLICK HERE FOR EXAMPLES
Jul 04 2018
Enjoy celebrating with your family and friends this Independence day – try this amazing gluten-free cake RECIPE Happy 4th to All!!!
Jun 14 2018
Looking for a light and delicious spring lunch? Salads are perfect at this time of year especially in Michigan where lettuces are abundant right now. Red or green leaf, Romaine or buttery lettuce like Bibb all make great salad options. I suggest you avoid iceberg lettuce as it lacks not only flavor, but also nutrients.
May 16 2018
Herbs are one of the first arrivals in our gardens—by spring, chives are thriving, mint has made a comeback, and you’ll swear your sage plant is twice as big as it was in fall. And if you don’t have an herb garden, you’ll find plenty of ultra-fresh herbs at farmer’s markets and grocery stores alike.
Apr 18 2018
Springtime is a great time to start looking at your local farmers markets for cleaner and greener foods, especially fruits and vegetables! The highest sprayed (Dirty Dozen™) and the least sprayed (Clean Fifteen™) are two lists published by The Environmental Working Group that can guide you in selection at your local farmers markets! Print the
To eat coconut or not to eat coconut? Recently, the American Heart Association weighed in on the subject, issuing a Presidential Advisory statement urging Americans to avoid saturated fat, including saturated fat in the form of coconut oil. Given how popular coconut oil has become, this has led to an outcry of confusion from the
May 02 2017
When you look at what’s in grocery store aisles, dressing is the #1 thing you should make and not buy. Why? Because commercial dressings rely on commercial-grade, heavily refined oils like soy, canola, grapeseed, corn, and safflower, none of which will do any favors for your fresh spring salads. (Because any plant-derived oil can be