Kitchen Fire, Cooking fire, Cooking safety, fire safety

Kitchen Fire Prevention

By: Leanne Ely A few years ago, a friend of mine (a young mother of two) had a terrifying moment in her kitchen. She’d turned on the water to boil a pot of eggs and went to change a diaper in the next room. She smelled something burning and ran to the kitchen to discover that a tea towel that …

Tahini, hummus, tahini paste, sesame, Middle Eastern food

A Secret High Protein Source

By: Leanne Ely If you’re a fan of Middle Eastern food, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten tahini at least once or twice. An essential ingredient in hummus, tahini is a paste made primarily with ground sesame seeds. In Middle Eastern countries, tahini is a common table ingredient. The flavor of tahini is similar to peanut butter, but it looks …

A personal note from Leanne

How did it get to be August already?? Seriously!! And while the “dog days” of August are upon us, I cannot think of a better time to get busy with our 10 Day Paleo Blitz. 10 days isn’t a lot of time, but for me, this is when the magic happened! The Blitz is the cornerstone of our weight loss …

Top Ten Fibrous Foods

By: Leanne Ely Boosting your intake of fiber in your diet should be tops on the list of anyone hoping to improve their nutritional profile and will absolutely keep you on a regular, first name basis with a certain porcelain object in your bathroom, if you know what I mean. This is important information for anyone hoping to avoid colon …