Helpful Tips to prepare Healthy Meals for One or Two People

Some people may find it difficult to prepare healthy meals for one or two people when you used to cook for an entire family of four or more. Don’t short change yourself. You can still cook healthy meals even when the household is decreased to one or two persons. And you can do it without…

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We Are What We Eat

That saying, “You are what you eat”, provides keen insight into our health and well-being. Choosing whole plant based foods over refined processed foods has unequaled value as one of the components of a healthy lifestyle. Are you concerned about your health and how you can live a vibrant healthy life? Here are some strategies…

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9 Tips to Help Your Children Develop Healthy Eating Habits

You know that what you eat influences what your children eat. Telling children and teenagers to eat healthy and stay active is good; but teaching and showing them are better. Here are 9 tips to help your children develop healthy eating habits. Set a good example yourself Parents being the adults are a major influence on…

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Protein: Key Nutrient for Good Health

Protein’s purpose for the body is to build and repair all tissues. It forms enzymes and hormones. It forms antibodies to fight infections. It supplies energy. How do you get protein? You get protein from these food sources: Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, dried beans, peas, peanut butter, nuts and seeds. Protein supplies essential…

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10 Herbs and Spices with Powerful Healing Properties

Antioxidants and spices? When you think of spices, antioxidants probably aren’t at the forefront of your mind. But did you know that most of the spices we use in cooking have them. In fact, there are several that actually have healing properties within them. Use them in your meal preparations and take advantage of their powerful…

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5 Simple Tips for Cutting Calories Daily

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Losing weight is no easy feat. It doesn’t matter whether you have 5, 50, or 100+ pounds to lose there’s one common factor when it comes to weight loss. Cutting calories. Here are three basic ‘rules’ to stick to when embarking on a healthy eating and weight loss journey: Make Mindful food choices. Take a step toward…

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Lentil Cauliflower Soup: Eat to Boost Your Immune System (Video)

Lentil Cauliflower Soup

Your immune system can use all the help it can get in the winter time. With this soup, you can give your immune system a little boost to help fight off those nasty little bugs floating around. Let me know how you would change it or make it your own! Print recipe here.  

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Blueberry Walnut Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Blueberries and Walnuts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? And yet, it is still a very overlooked meal oftentimes. Switch it up and make it more exciting with more than just oatmeal or eggs. Here’s a great healthy option with quinoa, blueberries, and walnuts. If you like more protein at breakfast to have with…

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Crab Spread for the Holidays

Crab Spread for Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And when you’re thinking about all the holiday goodies you’ll be consuming, we can add a little twist and health to the options. Use this recipe for Holiday Crab Spread from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine to go with the main dish or as an appetizer for your…

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Spicy Apricot Sauce

spicy apricot sauce

Recipes for The New American Plate: Take Two Sauces, salsas and chutneys give new life to plain foods like poached chicken breasts or fish filet. These simple recipes bring more vegetables, fruits and flavor to your plate and taste buds. Today: Spice up your plate with this Apricot Sauce. If you’d like to revisit the…

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