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Maple, Pecan & Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Here is a healthy breakfast and all you need to get your day started. Quinoa is gluten-free–a great wheat-free alternative. Plus, it’s high in protein and is a complex carbohydrate, which promotes weight management. Another healthy...

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

Kale, Quinoa and Mango Lunch

I have been trying new healthy recipes this month from Danette May. This is one of my favorites and it is so easy to make. I have had it for lunch and dinner. My husband liked it as well. If you make a batch of quinoa ahead of time it takes only...

15+ Quick, Easy No-Cook Meals!

When it’s hot outside or if you’re just feeling a little lazy, here are a few meals that don’t require cooking at all! Hummus & Veggie Sandwiches Super fresh, super crispy and super delicious. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins!  Make-Your-Own Sandwich Buffet Great for get-togethers. Mediterranean “Pizzas” with […]

Plant-Based Spaghetti & Meatballs

A super healthy alternative to the old-time classic.

The Bountiful Benefits of Chinese Cabbage

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage. Its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. Once you read about the plenitude of benefits that come with this leafy veggie, you’ll want to run out grab a stalk and sauté it up. There are only 9 calories per cup and that cup is […]

Helping Your Child Lose Weight

Our parenting instinct is to feed our children. Trying to help your child lose weight is really, really hard. There is no easy answer, but there are some helpful suggestions. Some of them are obvious, but I think they are worth listing. Weight issues are about so much more than food and exercise. 1. Always […]

25+ Healthy Toppings for Your Smoothie Bowl

Take your regular smoothie up a notch by creating a Smoothie Bowl. Make your regular smoothie and serve it up in a bowl. Drizzle with honey, maple or agave syrup. Then top with any of these healthy extras for a heartier but still healthy meal:  • acai • nuts like almonds and pistachios • sunflower seeds • […]

6 Foods That Balance the Aging Process

There is no miracle food, but there are some foods that counter some of the negative effects of aging at the cellular level. Eating foods rich in antioxidants, which remove free radicals from your skin and body, will help to slow down the aging process. 1. Blueberries: Known to have the extremely high in antioxidants, blueberries […]

Probiotics … Should You Be Taking Them?

I received an email from someone who suffers from some gastrointestinal symptoms. She was wondering if she should take probiotics. She signed off “Gassy.” Very classy, Gassy, and love you anyway. Thanks for the question. I see the ads, I have friends who swear probiotics cleared up all sorts of ailments, and I understand the science behind […]

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