What is Intermittent Fasting

More Than a Diet: How Intermittent Fasting Could Be the Key It’s easy to dismiss new diet trends that come and go. Intermittent fasting, though, is not your typical fad diet – it’s far from it. What Is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is simply the practice of alternating between periods of eating and fasting. What’sContinue reading “What is Intermittent Fasting”

Essential Vitamins and Vitamer Diversity

Vitamins take on many forms in natural, whole foods like fruits and vegetables. Different forms of a vitamin, known as vitamers (pronounced vīt-ə-mərs), deliver greater nutrient diversity. Check this out to learn more about the benefits of vitamers! What Are Vitamers? July 9th, 2020| While you might think of a vitamin like vitamin C asContinue reading “Essential Vitamins and Vitamer Diversity”

A Wild Supergreen Growing Voluntarily in my Garden?

I was so happy to find more purslane growing in my garden! This is a key ingredient for making one of my favorite soups! Right now is a great time to look for this growing like a “weed” in your garden. I cut it or pinch it from the plant while ensuring to leave someContinue reading “A Wild Supergreen Growing Voluntarily in my Garden?”

Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon

As we are still attempting to stay satisfied with our food experiences during this pandemic, we were remembering a wonderful ancient grain bowl with salmon that we had at True Food Kitchen.  It was fabulous! We explored recipes on the internet, looked through a few cook books at home, and took inventory of our ingredientsContinue reading “Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon”

Why you should care about probiotics

Why should we care about probiotics?  After all, the first time I remember hearing about probiotics was on a commercial about yogurts with added probiotics and I thought “Another gimmick to sell products”. Of course I knew very little about the meaning of the word probiotics, but I did know that yogurts had cultured orContinue reading “Why you should care about probiotics”

Are You Getting Enough Nutrition From the Food You Eat?

When we make the effort to eat a balanced diet, it’s easy to assume we’ll get all the nutrition we need from our meals. But, once food is eaten, there’s potential for nutrient loss to occur during the different stages of digestion. Much of our nutrition depends on how well foods are broken down andContinue reading “Are You Getting Enough Nutrition From the Food You Eat?”

Warm Molten Cake – Decadence in a Mug!

I made this for dessert last night and it was so good. What a decadent yet healthy flavorful dessert! This warm molten mug cake was such a treat!! Its ~250 calories and a whopping 24 grams of the best whey protein! 24 vitamins and minerals including trace minerals which our bodies are just dying for!Continue reading “Warm Molten Cake – Decadence in a Mug!”

My Favorite Salsas!

These are two of my favorite salsas. So healthy and good for you too!! The only reason I don’t make them more is because I love them to much on chips! Too much of anything is too much! No need for recipes here! The first one is Pico de Gallo which has sweet white onion,Continue reading “My Favorite Salsas!”

Midday Mimosa

Doesn’t a midday Mimosa sound good right about now? While many of us are trying to stay active at home, a refreshing drink in the afternoon has initially been a glass of rosé for us but then it felt like too much wine consumption, too early, and that’s not good for anyone or our budget!Continue reading “Midday Mimosa”

Proof In The Pudding!

Don’t waste your time on fad diets, gym memberships, or new resolutions that you will not sustain, that just don’t work, or in some instances are actually not even healthy for you in the big picture. Don’t get me wrong, I love physical fiitmess, exercise, and movement. But you can not work off a badContinue reading “Proof In The Pudding!”