Eggs-good or bad? Surprising findings

So are eggs good for us or not? In 1968 the American Heart Association recommended that we eat no more than 3 eggs a week. I grew up in the 70s and eggs got a really bad reputation because of their high cholesterol content.  On top of that my Dad had a heart attack and […]

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10 TRICKS TO BEAT THE HALLOWEEN MUNCHIE MONSTER

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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Want more energy? Me too!

So it’s time to ‘fess up!  Yup, this lady thought she made healthy food choices.  But I learned an important lesson last week. I always include some good protein in my meals.  But my protein sources didn’t contain much iron.  I chose yogurt, cheese, nuts and seeds and peanut butter as part of my breakfast […]

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Smoothie bowl recipe. Too yummy to be healthy?

It’s the time of year when I want a sweet cold treat.  I found one that’s healthy too! How cool is that? Smoothies always sound so delicious but I really don’t like to drink my calories. I prefer the hand to mouth experience of eating. So I went on a search for a smoothie recipe […]

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Tempted? Choose the best reward and win!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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10 tips for winning the summer eating battles!

I so easily wander off the path of health and well being when summer comes.  How about you?  I love the change in routine.  But it’s so easy to fall back into old habits.  Old habits are comfortable, like a favorite pair of shoes.  Before I realize it, I’m having ice cream treats almost every […]

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Are you missing this important nutrient?

Want to feel full longer?  Want to decrease belly fat and lose some weight?   Want to lower your cholesterol and blood sugar levels? Sounds like a magic diet pill right?  Nope, it’s regular old fiber. Most of us don’t eat enough fiber, this important nutrient, to experience these wonderful benefits. But after reading this […]

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Looking for a yummy healthy treat?

How about Apple Nachos?  I got some tech help and that means I have some good pictures! It looks too good to be healthy! But it is! Ingredients 1 medium apple nut butter maple syrup Topping suggestions-sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, coconut Method Cut the apple into slices and place in a circle on a medium […]

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Tempted? Count the cost!

I want to reward myself with something to eat or drink.  It is so tempting, isn’t it? It’s a hot summer day and I’m hot and tired from my day of running errands. I want a rich cold sweet coffee drink from Starbucks! I stand in line for a few minutes trying to make up […]

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Eat this fruit everyday for amazing benefits!

Can you guess which fruit is rated as one of the best? It’s sweet and juicy. It has no fat. Only 82 calories for a whole cup and as an added bonus it has 3.4 grams of fiber. It’s packed with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s small and round and blue. Yes, it’s blueberries! So why […]

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13 healthy items to buy today!

What can I eat today? Yummy food is one of the blessings of my life. I won’t live a life of deprivation! I want to eat delicious food that’s good for me too. Here’s my list of healthy yummy food that I’ve researched and found to be some of the best! Nothing is too weird […]

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Summer salad-kale,chickpea and feta cheese!

Do you love summer salads?  My husband and I often enjoy a large salad for dinner on a hot summer night. This is our new healthy favorite. Kale, Chickpea and Feta cheese salad Ingredient List 1 bunch Kale, washed & dried or a package of chopped Kale 1 can chick peas, rinsed and drained ¾ […]

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