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CARROT SOUP SPICED UP!

SPICE UP OUR WINTER WITH THIS CARROT SOUP We promise you will love this carrot and cilantro soup with a kick. Simple, quick and taste!!!! This is also one of my mother’s favorite recipes which she has been making for me most of my life. Carrots are so great for us; they can assist with […]

We Love pumpkin!

Put More Pumpkin in Your Life Now that fall is upon us, we are back to the drawing board with endless yummy and nutritious ways to include pumpkin into our favorite recipes. From breads to salads, there are several ways to include this nutritious fruit (yes it is fruit) into your fall recipes. First off, pumpkin is very […]

Cinnamon A Way of Spicing Things Up This Season!!

With my Favorite Spice: Cinnamon ‘Tis the season for spices and teas. The smell of cinnamon is synonymous with the holidays. We all love the taste of it in our beverages, and on top of holiday sweet treat. But are you aware of all the health benefits of this magical spice??? Cinnamon is a dynamic and mighty […]

Artificial Sweeteners: What Are You Putting In Your Coffee?

Artificial Sweeteners; be it Sweet N Low, Stevia, Sugar in the Raw, with so many options, WHICH DO YOU CHOOSE? When you have a sweet tooth and love your coffee, cereal, soda etc., is picking artificial sweetener the best choice? Let the artificial sweetener debate begin! Sugar substitutes were originally created by accident in 1879, when two […]

Kale: The Superfood You Should Be Eating

Today is National Kale day so we decided to take the day to look more at what makes kale so great! There is a lot of buzz around the trendy vegetable, and we want you to know why people feel the need to eat it so much. There are proven benefits to this nutrient dense […]

Smoothie Craze: How to make the right choice.

Smoothies and juice retailers are popping up right and left. So the question is… are these smoothie drinks healthy for you or is this just another money guzzling business idea? Well, the answer is YES and NO. Few smoothies and/or juice drinks out there are particularly healthy, low in sugar, and provide us with an abundance […]

Why We’re Crazy About Chia Seeds!!

So what’s the deal with these seeds? They are derived from the desert plant, Salvia Hispanica, found in South America. Hundreds of years ago, they were recognized for providing a good source of energy among the Aztec and Mayan Tribes. Recently, they made it back to the limelight. Nutrition gurus are hailing the small black seeds for […]

Take Control of Your Health: Follow Theses Tips To Escape the Flu Season

As that time of year comes around again, the dreaded flu season; you do not have to fear the flu after following these important health and nutrition tips! Don’t cut calories Here are some important health and nutrition tips to keep in mind now the flu season is upon us! A 2008 report in the Journal […]

Eating On A Budget

Listen Up and Budget Up! Were going to tell you how to eat healthy on a budget by following 6 simple steps. Buy fresh produce in bulk when it’s in season or on sale and freeze it. When produce is in season it is typically more affordable simply because there’s a lot of it to […]

METABOLISM BOOSTING SCRAMBLE

A SPICY WAY TO START OR END THE DAY! INGREDIENTS 1 egg 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon of skim milk, almond milk or oat milk pinch of cayenne pepper 50g smoked salmon, (alternatives cooked chicken breast or cooked tuna) small handful of chopped parsley bran oil spray METHOD Chop the parsley and salmon thinly and place […]