July 14, 2018

Spices should never be underestimated. They can be added to almost any food or drink in some manner, and even the smallest dash can make for some unbelievable flavors. Not only do they have the power to improve taste, but they are extremely effective...

June 30, 2018

Even when you are trying to keep your intake healthy and focus on fresh foods like fruits and vegetables, most of us include our share of packaged foods in the mix. Foods such as oatmeal, energy/protein bars, and yogurt can certainly be incorporated...

May 18, 2018

Juicing has become very popular recently. It sounds delicious and easy enough -- simply extract the juice and water from fruits and vegetables. This is a great way to consume many fruits and vegetables at once and reap the benefit of highly bioavaila...

May 8, 2018

Here is something that I bet you have never had before, but seriously need to try: curry. Curry is often associated with Indian dishes but it has traveled from country to country for centuries, changing and evolving to please each new cultural palate...

May 3, 2018

Although butter may get a bad rep in today’s world, it is universal food, used in nearly all cultures. Originating in India, ghee is a sacred food often used for medicinal benefits. The problem with the usual hard stick butter found in every food mar...

April 25, 2018

Did you know that cooking with high heat for a long period of time can actually burn your oil? Not only does this product leave an unpleasant and smoking odor, it creates health problems. This is referred to as cooking past an oil’s smoke point. Once...

April 24, 2018

Imagine you are in the kitchen on a Sunday and you are following one of your favorite recipes. It is ladies night and you want to cook up some healthy chicken stir fry for your guests. First you clean the chicken, cut it up into bite size pieces, thr...

April 19, 2018

Dairy is a big part of the American diet. Just about anything we eat can be topped with cheese or have a splash or milk or a pat of butter. Dairy is defined as being any food that is made from milk. Many milk products are comfort foods such as milksh...

April 16, 2018

Have you been wondering what “whole grains” mean? Or, which ones are the best for you? A whole grain is an unprocessed grain that contains more fiber, protein, and at least seventeen key nutrients. Once a grain has been processed, it loses a lot of t...

April 10, 2018

Did you know there are over 140,000 mushroom species in the world? Scientists are only familiar with about 10%, leaving much wonder about what the other 90% are all about. The most nutritious and known mushrooms are cordyceps, reishi, maitake and shi...

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