It's April and that means spring and summer are right around the corner! Time to check in with yourself and really look at how those resolutions are coming along.
Be honest: are you on your way to a healthier month, year, and life? I hope so! In an effort to help keep you on track and make this year THE year you develop those healthy habits once and for all, here are some of my favorite ways to swap in healthier choices in your everyday life.
After making this fajita seasoning you won't know why you bought it in packets for so long. It has all of the flavor or packet seasoning but none of the artificial colors or flavorings. Try it once, adjust the seasoning to taste with more or less spiciness, and then make a big batch of it to use in fajitas, tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, and this amazing recipe for Mexican Lasagna......more
A common question I receive, and a very good one at that, especially now that we are entering warmer months where produce abounds.Let's start here:There's a difference between a food being nutritious and a food being free of pesticides. So let's begin by taking a look at the nutritional value of organic foods versus conventional.Are organic foods more nutritious?...more
Editor's Note: I love savory little pie things, and this one is spicy, healthy, and easy to make—not to mention flat-out gorgeous. These are SO going on my list of party appetizers to try. —Julie
Oatmeal is awesome! Its high in fiber, lowers cholesterol, contains antioxidants and also helps stabilizes blood sugar levels. For me oatmeal keeps me full for a longer period of time. It keeps me from wanting to snack on things. It gives me energy and puts me in a good mood. Why the good mood? Well when you work around food all day long, the snacking possibilities are endless. The struggle is real. So being able to look at my surroundings and not be phased by the amount of things I can stuff my face with, is a big win for me....more
The best chefs will NEVER use recipes.You might hear of well-renowned chefs spending weeks or months trying to come up with a spectacular creation that will have the taste buds of food connoisseurs bolting; but ask them how many recipes they will actually follow and the answer will most likely be zero.The reason? Cooking is simple....more
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