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 […]

The Truth About Soy

Healthy Foods The Truth About Soy by Leanne Ely, CNC There is a huge misconception that soy is the smarter choice when it comes to milk, meat, and snack foods. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but soy is a member of the dark side. I don’t think any Jedi Knight would […]

7 Satisfying Salty Snacks

Healthy Foods 7 Satisfying Salty Snacks by Leanne Ely, CNC   Worrying about excess salt has become an obsession as of late–you cannot turn on the television without someone pushing the salt alarm. One would think pulling salt completely out of the diet would be a healthy thing. But salt is important to our bodies […]

HF – GMO Salmon

Healthy Foods GMO Salmon By Leanne Ely, C.N.C. Genetically modified salmon has been all over the news lately, they’re calling it “Franken Fish” and other interestingly descriptive names. You probably wonder if you should be concerned. Allow me to help you with that–you should. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) were banned in Europe over a decade […]

DD – Are Chicken Nuggets Food?

Dinner Diva Are Chicken Nuggets Food? By Leanne Ely CNC Remember that old fast food commercial with the little old lady asking “Where’s the beef”? We could just as easily ask “Where’s the chicken?” when it comes to those little golden nuggets found on most fast food menus these days. But listen, I get it. […]

DD – The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Dinner Diva The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup By Leanne Ely CNC Too much of a good thing is never a good thing. This rings true when it comes to what we eat and especially true when it comes to corn. Our diets are inundated with it and the biggest offender is high fructose […]


Corn has gotten a bad rap in the past few years, especially the GMO variety. But this time of year, there is plenty of organic, non GMO, local corn that is just begging to be eaten! Isn’t that what summer is about? It’s true, corn is in everything in some fashion, including your sausage and […]

Cooking is the Answer

Cooking is the answer

Cooking is the answer – do you know the question? There’s nothing like a pandemic to get your appetite going!  Am I right? Let’s just say the sourdough starter/bread-making/pizza phase didn’t last too long at my house and I’m just going to give a shoutout to my inner Wise Woman for telling me to shut […]