Sweet and Savory Kale

Sweet and Savory Kale...more

Power Smoothie

Happy Monday! Fresh start to a new week. I don’t always eat healthy, but when I do, I like to try to make up for all those fried and sugar covered foods I consume. It’s all about balance, right? I like to make this smoothie around 5 times a month or anytime I’m feeling sluggish or an illness brewing. I read about this recipe on Miranda Kerr’s blog.  I admire her all things natural, organic and general healthy approach to life, so I knew I had to give her smoothie a try. It’s a strong flavored smoothie. I always add a banana for sweetness and it does the trick for me....more

7 Super Foods for Women

A healthy, balanced diet helps you look and feel your best. However, some foods go beyond being merely healthy. These are dubbed super foods for their enhanced nutritional value and their ability to zero in on various aspects of your health and well-being. Here are some of the top recommended super foods for women. Greek Yogurt ...more
Here's a great treat to eat: mix one plain greek yogurt with some acai berry puree (thaw one ...more

Super Foods by Foodmatters.tv

Superfoods are a special category of foods found in nature. By definition they are calorie sparse and nutrient dense meaning they pack a lot of punch for their weight as far as goodness goes.They are superior sources of anti-oxidants and essential nutrients - nutrients we need but cannot make ourselves. We all may be adding more salads and vegetables to our diets, but concern over the quality of foods grown on mineral depleted soils makes Superfoods an intelligent choice....more

Superfoods: Are They Really Super?

Acai berries, flax seeds, olive oil, pomegranates, etc.: All reported to be superfoods with the potential to prevent disease and maintain health. Sounds great! But are these foods really superfoods? Will they really enhance your health? The term superfoods was first used in the US around 1998 in reference to certain foods containing an above average level of nutrients. Here in the States, it's generally used as a marketing term to promote the consumption of certain foods to enhance health, decrease potential disease or in some other manner alter your current or future health status. ...more
Hello, Cannot help myself but respond! Over the course of last 7 years I tried almost everything ...more

10 Super Foods for Boosting Immunity

It was one of those weekends that changes course so fast you’re not sure what just happened. My daughter had a big skating competition and a tightly packed schedule. Despite my efforts to create a germ-free environment, she got a bad case of strep. Let me just tell you that strep is not limited to a bad sore throat. Everything came to a screeching halt and I found myself rearranging plans, talking to pharmacists and doctors and comforting a miserable child.Which makes me wonder: is there more we can do to boost our immunity beyond vitamin supplements?...more
I'm so glad you figured out the problem Robin!  Thanks for your comment.  Stay healthy, my friend!more

Reclaim Your Energy in 5 Quick Steps

Do you ever wish you had more energy?  Ha. I know, silly question.  Who doesn't wish they had more energy? Everyone I talk to, no matter if they are parents or single, working or living a life of leisure, ill or not, they have the same goal: they want more energy....more