Confessions of a Stress Eater

Hello. My name is Cynthia, and I am a stress eater…...more

How Trendy: Chia Seed Pudding

This chia seed pudding is a breakfast and snack, all rolled up as one. Topped with fresh berries or a handful of granola, you’ll love the subtle hints of sweetness. Deciding to nibble on this, rather than a bag of chips or sugar-loaded cereal bar, will leave you filling goooood inside. ...more

Natural Food Chemicals- could you be sensitive?

SALICYLATE INTOLERANCEWhat are Salicylates?...more

Breakfast Fried Rice

This is a quick and easy recipe that I conjured up for Sunday brunch. I was literally shooting from the hip, but after the first spoonful it quickly made it to our list of dishes that require a repeat performance....more

Garlic Scapes: A lesser known powerful veggie!

The garlic scape is a vegetable that not a lot of people seem to know about…but those of us who do, we buy them up as soon as we see them, and gobble them up just as fast! They are very unique little veggies, not only because of their shape and flavor, but because of the amazing nutritional value and their versatility too!...more

Choosing Raw Offers Plant-Based Diet Help: Mocha Chia Pudding Recipe shows proof

Can raw food taste good? That's the question we asked when we came across the new cookbook and nutrition guide "Choosing Raw: Making Raw Foods Part of the Way You Eat."Gena Hamshaw's own search for health concluded in a plant-based diet. She answers questions for those dubious about the virtues of veganism and provides over 100 recipes....more
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Put Down Your Measuring Cup

 A facebook friend of mine (who is very much in crazy good shape) posted a picture of her meal along with a phrase like, "I sometimes wish this was pizza".The picture was of a precisely measured portion of grilled chicken, an exact serving of quinoa and a measured serving of a steamed vegetable.My immediate reaction was sadness followed closely by rage. My rage wasn't so much against her, more so against the trend I keep seeing towards dieting, restricting and measuring of food....more

Epilepsy & Diet: How we are working to control Seizures

I always admire those willing to delve into diet to help the body and soul. It is not an easy ...more

Don't become a slave to sugar addiction

I know, I get it, you don’t have time for breakfast. You feed your cat, your kids or your goldfish first, then before you know it, it’s time to go, and feeding yourself fails to happen, again. So by 10 o’clock you’re starving and off to the nearest Starbucks for a not-so-good-for–you morning fix. Well guess what, Sugar? You have to plan ahead to stay ahead, so read on to empower yourself to get started. ...more