Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Health Benefits of Purple Potatoes!

I love purple potatoes. So does my daughter. I remember the first time I made them for her when she was still little–she was delighted! Young children have some of the best reactions to some of the more odd vegetables, though I know a lot of adults that react the same way. If you’ve never […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: All About Artichokes

Artichokes are actually big thistles, a member of the sunflower family. I bet you didn’t know that, did you? Watch for when they are coming into peak season so you can take advantage of the sales that are going to be out there and enjoy this fun, fiber-filled veggie. Don’t know how? That’s why I’m […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Green about frisee?

Such a pretty addition to a gourmet salad, lovely, lacy frisee lettuce is more than just a pretty face! Frisee (pronounced free-zay) is rich in fiber, vitamins A, B, C, and E. Ever wonder why there are so few of those frizzy leaves of pale green that you see in salad mixes? Well, it’s because […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Sprouts!

I’m sure you’ve seen the ubiquitous bean sprout in your grocery store since you were a child. And maybe some alfalfa sprouts. But there’s more to sprouts than what is in your grocery store. There’s radish sprouts, clover sprouts, broccoli sprouts—just to name a few. These wonderful sprouts are all full phytochemicals, massive nutrients and […]

Top Ten Hints for Buying Meat and Poultry

Where’s the beef, was the cry heard ‘round the world over twenty-five years ago, by a little lady named Clara Peller who got a tad upset when there wasn’t enough ground round between the hamburger buns. A lot has changed since 1984. Not only is it hip to beef up the protein in your meals, […]

Dinner Diva: The Healthiest Herbs and Spices

I am all about the herbs and spices! Most people don’t realize how many health benefits those simple little jars in our pantries contain inside. As I mentioned in the article I published a while back, we are eating nutritionally deficient foods, so we might as well boost our intake of vitamins and nutrients however […]

Grab Some Beauty In A Bottle

Grab some beauty in a bottle

Grab some beauty in a bottle. BeautySupport (if you don’t already know) is one of my favorite, all-time great supplements, and is clinically proven to advance your body’s own ability to create collagen!  This is crucial–without the collagen you’re toast and you look like it too! Your skin is dry, thin, and definitely not plump […]

CoQ10 for the Win!

CoQ10 for the win!

Coenzyme Q, generally known as CoQ10 or ubiquinone, is essentially an enzyme that is found everywhere in animals and most bacteria.   This enzyme occurs naturally in humans and is stored in the mitochondria of your cells. It acts as an antioxidant, protecting us at a cellular level and plays a critical role in metabolism. People […]

Ever feel like you ate a brick?

Ever feel like you ate a brick?

Hey there– Ever eat a steak and feel like it’s just sitting on the bottom of your stomach, not digesting at all? You’re not alone! This is because as we age, we lose our once robust ability to digest our foods—basically, we need help. Not only do we feel like we ate a brick, but […]