Soup is one of my favorite foods during fall. For one thing, it can heat up your body and leave you ready to face the chilly outdoors. Also, it’s ideal for packing in a ton of necessary nutrients. Soup is also super quick and easy to make; ready in less than half hour! However, a lot […]
As the days get shorter and the temps get colder, many of us find our tastes change, too. This is the season where we are biologically programmed to bulk up a bit, to enjoy hot dishes and rely on food that is comforting to our souls, as well as our bodies. That’s the basis of […]
So much is focused on how food looks and tastes that there is a chance we forget its primary purpose. In the midst of all the “here’s what I ate” Instagram posts and carefully crafted food blogger images, the essence of food remains the same. We eat it because we need it; it’s our fuel; […]
Many of us seem to have misconceptions when it comes to carbohydrates – what they are, where to find them, which are “good” and which are “bad.” Find out everything you ever wanted to know about carbohydrates but were afraid to ask in this episode.
Should you be taking a daily probiotic supplement? Here’s what probiotics do and how good bacteria are a good thing for your gut.
Need to improve your cognitive function, increase learning and memory and clear your mind? Your best bet is to eat a salad of leafy greens topped with hard-boiled eggs, avocados, walnuts, blueberries and salmon with a dressing of coconut oil. Here’s why.
This is my version of calabacitas, a baked New Mexico dish of squash and green chile. Honestly, I had never made it before, but this year’s bounty of zucchini and yellow squash necessitated something new to do with it. Of course, anything is better with green chile so I just knew I’d love this. Plus, […]
Have you heard all the buzz surrounding the healthful properties of the Mediterranean diet recently? It’s supposed to be the best option for good health and weight loss, with maximum nutrition and the ability to stick with it for the long run – after all you get to eat things like feta cheese and shrimp […]
It’s altogether too easy to waste things like vegetable peelings, onion ends, squash seeds and other things you are likely to toss out. Here’s ways to use them instead of lose them.
This is a super simple recipe that packs a big punch of flavor reminiscent of German rouladen. When I think “German food” I always think of brussels sprouts. I used to hate them as a kid (probably because my maiden name is “Bruessel” and the boys used to tease me about my “Brussels sprouts) but […]