THIS is a Real Super Bowl!

Ever hear that expression, “bowl you over?” Well, today I’m going to “bowl you over” and show you the wonders of the oft looked over Bowl. The lowly bowl most often used for soup, ice cream and cereal is really a super powered implement, ready to leap nutritional boundaries in a single bound, resist fast […]

What veggie can I not get enough of right now?

By: Leanne Ely   It’s time for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe! And in honor of this most ultimate summer squash, today we’re giving it the attention it deserves. Sound good? Zucchinis are packed with beta-carotene, potassium and B vitamins. They also provide fiber and a bit of Vitamin C, but a large zucchini contains only […]

It’s not easy being green (Kermit the Frog)

By: Leanne Ely   It’s not easy being greens. So packed with goodness and fiber, yet so many people just push them around the plate without any respect for the nutrition in their pretty green leaves. If you want to get the nutrients you need in your system, you have to get good and comfortable […]

3 reasons you should try kelp noodles

By: Leanne Ely   Seaweed contains more minerals and vitamins (ounce for ounce) than any other plant. All of the 56 minerals and vitamins you need to survive can be gotten from seaweed. Kelp is one of the more popular varieties of sea vegetable and like other ocean plants, it contains fiber and cancer fighting […]

Cheap, tasty & fast!

By: Leanne Ely   Chicken breasts are a great starting point for a delicious and healthy meal. They’re a very lean source of protein and an excellent item to serve to your family on a regular basis. And I promise you that there’s an endless number of ways you can cook chicken breasts so that […]

Sneaky Ways to Have Pasta :)

By: Leanne Ely   Pasta is one of those comfort foods that everyone loves and yet, if you’re at all like me, that pasta doesn’t love you back. For me, giving up pasta was heartbreaking, until I figured out there’s still ways to enjoy great pasta dishes—just ditch the pasta and try these fabulous alternatives: […]

Natural protein power with almond flour

By: Leanne Ely Almond flour (or almond meal) is made from ground almonds. It’s a staple in the kitchens of most Paleoistas because it can be used instead of traditional wheat flour as a foundation for gluten-free baking. More dense than traditional flour, almond flour has a heavy texture but it also has a neutral […]

Understanding autoimmune disease

By: Leanne Ely Rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, thyroid disease, celiac disease, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease are all examples of autoimmune diseases, and millions of North Americans are affected by them. If you don’t have one of these diseases yourself, I’ll bet you know someone who does. Autoimmune disease is one of the top […]

More to tapioca than pudding!

Tricks, Tips and a Recipe More to tapioca than pudding! By: Leanne Ely Many people are familiar with the creamy white dessert known as tapioca pudding, but there’s a lot more than that to the root of the cassava plant. In some countries, tapioca (which is essentially a root vegetable) is eaten as a main […]