Seafood News Flash!
News Flash! Mercury toxicity is not an issue in most varieties of seafood contrary to what was once suspected. In fact, more research into mercury toxicity revealed eating seafood improves IQs. Seafood has other valuable nutrients, that we are not eating enough...
A Healthier Sweet Tooth: Maple Syrup
Okay, Halloween is over. Now it’s time to get rid of the candy and move on to healthier options. Even with Thanksgiving around the corner, you can make healthier choices without being on a “diet”! For the biggest impact on your waistline...
Farro and Blueberry Salad
A deliciously, healthy farrow and blueberry salad by the U.S. High bush Blueberry Council. My favorite recipe from the 2016 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in Boston. ...
Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars
I find favorite products all the time that I enthusiastically share. This will be the first of many posts thrown your way that highlight my discoveries. My recommendations will always be delicious and almost always be nutritious and on the quick side. There...
Fabulous Flax
It’s surprising I haven’t chosen flax seed as one of my monthly Healthy Challenge foods since I started my blog more than six years ago. I mean it’s oozing with valuable nutrients that we have a difficult time getting in our diet,...
Southern Okra Fun
One of the first things I did after my recent move from Ohio to North Carolina was go to the farmers market in the center of Durham. Yoga on the grass, visiting chefs, food trucks, and local organic food (including lots of...
Peanut Health Punch
Peanuts aren’t actually nuts, but they do have the heart benefits that nuts have, with some bonus value. Peanuts are most closely related to beans and lentils. They may even make you healthier, leaner, and smarter over a lifetime. Interestingly enough, it...
Protein-Packed Fruit Bowl
When I tell people to eat (not drink) at least 30 grams of protein in the morning, they sort of freak until I show them my tricks. Greek yogurt laced with cottage cheese packs in the protein for the perfect high protein...
Cottage Cheese: Secret Weapon
Cottage cheese is a secret weapon to increase protein and keep body fat down. For all the cottage cheese haters out there, I’ve got great news. You won’t know it’s even there. In fact, It makes recipes creamier and taste better without...
Powerful Papaya
I’ve known that papaya was loaded with nutrients that help digestive issues and protect us from disease, but I hadn’t had good experience with Papaya until my recent trip to Hawaii. The Papaya was so good there that I had to give...