Giving the green light to red kale

Tricks, Tips and a Recipe Giving the green light to red kale By: Leanne Ely It’s time once again for Tricks, Tips and a Recipe. Today you’ll learn a tip, a trick and you’ll get a great recipe to try it out with. Neat, huh? Today’s focus is on: RED KALE I am one of […]

Let's go local!

Food For Thought Let’s go local! By: Leanne Ely There’s something happening in cities and towns throughout North America right now that’s been a long time coming. More and more consumers are shopping for local food sources and demanding that their local grocery stores stock local options for meat, produce and dairy. The local food […]

Raising a Paleo baby

Dinner Diva Raising a Paleo baby By: Leanne Ely If you are currently expecting a baby, or if you have a baby getting ready to start on solid foods, how I envy you! You have the chance to raise an organic, Part-Time Paleo baby. How fortunate you are! When you give birth to a healthy […]

The deal with evaporated cane juice

Food For Thought The deal with evaporated cane juice By: Leanne Ely If you spend time reading labels in health food stores, you may have noticed evaporated cane juice listed on the label of most of the packaged food items you find there. But that doesn’t mean those products are healthy. I was recently asked […]

Can the canned cooking spray

Cooking Spray, food safety, GMO

Food For Thought Can the canned cooking spray By: Leanne Ely If you were to sit back and really look at it, spraying a cloud of oil out of a can and onto your food doesn’t paint a terribly healthy picture, does it? I mean, it’s the same delivery vehicle as WD-40 or hair spray. […]

Pros (no cons) about probiotics

Food For Thought Pros (no cons) about probiotics By: Leanne Ely If you know me at all, you know I’m nuts about guts! Gut health, that is. One often overlooked aspect of good gut health is getting plenty of those good bacteria moving through your system. I’m talking about probiotics. Good gut bacteria is extremely […]

Mayo: Yay-o or Nay-o?

Dinner Diva Mayo: Yay-o or Nay-o? By: Leanne Ely Mayonnaise is one of those things that many people miss after embarking on a journey towards good health. Some people can’t bear to give it up. Some people search for a healthier version of mayo. Other people give it up and choose a healthier alternative. What’s […]

Wax on . . . wax off! What are they putting on our fruits and veggies?

Dinner Diva Wax on . . . wax off! What are they putting on our fruits and veggies? By: Leanne Ely I saw some videos online recently that stopped me in my tracks. They featured people in their kitchens peeling a plastic sort of film off of their lettuce. Now, I’ve also seen a video […]

Heirlooms Never Broke

Healthy-Foods Heirlooms Never Broke By: Matt Kokenes The battle rages on between these plants, each touting their desirable assets over the other. The Heirloom, a traditionalist, the Hybrid, a scientist, the GMO, a dog crossed with a toucan. Who would you root for? If you have to ask, you already have your answer. The convolution […]

Please, for the love of all that’s good and holy, say no to GMO

Food For Thought Please, for the love of all that’s good and holy, say no to GMO By: Leanne Ely There are hundreds (if not thousands) of mad scientists out there right now, at this very minute, working away in labs all over the world, messing around with our food supply. Scientists involved in the […]