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Is Organic and Non-GMO Foods Better for You?

Is Organic and Non-GMO Foods Better for You?

Once upon a time, strawberries and bananas were my favorite fruits.  As I got older, I had to stop eating them because of an allergy I started developing for them.  I would get red little itchy bumps that would stick around for three to four […]

Eating Healthy

Eating Healthy

When you hear the words organic, gluten-free, GMO free, do you think dollar signs? Does buying those “specialty” foods put a bigger hole in your wallet? Why do you think that is so? That mindset is not always accurate.  Organic, gluten-free, GMO free foods aren’t […]

Stock Up Your Pantry

Stock Up Your Pantry

Stop wasting hours at the store and stock up your pantry!  My family and I just took a trip and it was nice not having to run to the store and end up with a $300+ bill at the cash register. How do you stop […]

The Stopping GMO Challenge

The Stopping GMO Challenge

Food, Inc., Forks over Knives, What the Health, and GMO OMG… Have you been watching these documentaries about GMOs (genetically modified organisms)? Does it have you wondering? You are not the only one! As a mom, I’m always worried about what I’m feeding my kiddo. […]

Market Finds: The Zucchini

Market Finds: The Zucchini

What’s a fast growing vegetable that’s great to grill, saute, bake, add to a soup, or steam?  Zucchini! Zucchini is my one of my favorite vegetables and the peak time to buy is in the summer.  Cooked tender or left crispy, you cannot go wrong […]

Benefits of Wine

Benefits of Wine

Red or white?  Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, or Pinot Grigio is just a few of the wines out there for people to enjoy.  You can drink them or cook with them…but are there any health benefits to wines? Every year, there are […]

Benefits of Cardamom

Benefits of Cardamom

Did you know that cardamom is the 3rd most expensive spice?  1st and 2nd are Saffron and Vanilla.  Those two don’t even have the same health benefits as Cardamom. Cardamon has so many health benefits, it can help with cardiovascular conditions, control hypertension, it’s believed […]

How to Warm Up Corn Tortillas

How to Warm Up Corn Tortillas

A great and simple way to warm up corn tortillas!  …so much more healthier than frying them! https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/cooking-tips-techniques/cooking/how-heat-corn-tortillas

Going Sugar Free…

Going Sugar Free…

With so many diet plans out there, not many are as simple as just going sugar free.  Yet going sugar free isn’t as simple as people assume it is.  Everything you eat has some type of sugar in it!  If you check your pantry, your […]

Girl Scout Cookies Are On Their Way

Girl Scout Cookies Are On Their Way

2017 marks the 100th year of sales of the Girl Scout Cookies.  Who knew the Girl Scouts sell 200 million boxes a year.  That’s crazy!  This year is even more special, two new cookies will be offered that will taste like s’mores!  One chocolate covered […]