Let’s unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between gut health, mood, and stress. This week we’ll talk about your friendly resident gut microbes, probiotic foods, and supplements. As an Affiliate I may earn a small fee from qualifying purchases of some of the links you might click and purchase … Continue reading The Link Between Gut Health, Mood, and Stress
Want To Reach Optimal Health, Lose Weight And Increase Your Energy? Kick-start your plant-based eating journey today! Are you tired of diets that doesn't work?Do you want to improve your health?Do you feel like you don't know what is good or bad food for you?Do you want to learn more about plant-based eating?If you answered … Continue reading Plant Based Eating. It’s Not What You Think
A hot, spicy, peppery KICK.. Let's talk about growing and using Horseradish. To start with it is referred to as a herb by some and as a vegetable by others. Either way, it's easy to grow and has a lot of yummy uses. People have been grinding the roots of horseradish for more than 3,000 … Continue reading Horseradish
And it's SCARY “Food additives” is a blanket term for the countless chemical concoctions designed to mimic natural flavors. A single artificial flavoring can be created from hundreds of individual chemicals, and since the 1950s, the number of food additives allowed in food has grown from hundreds to thousands here in the US. GRAS (generally … Continue reading They are Messing With Our Food
It would be overwhelming if we try to change everything at once. Using the “crowd out” method to change our way of eating can be an easier and far more manageable. This method is easy and simple. We start by replacing some of the junk with healthier options instead of trying to start a strict … Continue reading The “Crowd Out” method
Why We Should use it more often... Why a slow cooker (crockpot)? To start with foods cooked this way generally have more flavor due to the longer cooking time and allows for better distribution of flavors in many dishes. Because the food is cooked at a fairly low heat for longer periods it generally yields … Continue reading The Marvelous Crockpot
It's really not a stupid question. because there are a lot of "products" out there that are not actually food, or at least, have very little actual food included in the product. According to the Oxford dictionary the definition of food is: Any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink or that plants … Continue reading What is food?