Keep your healthy eating resolutions by introducing a few healthy, easy food trends! I always love observing the diets and new foods that pop up each year, and 2017 is full of them. … More Healthy Easy Food Trends of 2017
Happy National Lemonade Day! Many of us love the bold flavor of a fresh lemonade, and today we get to celebrate this juicy treat! But, before you enjoy that tall glass of sweet lemon goodness, consider this: Sugary beverages are not on any list of the most nutritious foods, but juice, soda, sweetened teas, and … More Have Your Lemonade and Drink It Too
Every season we see new food trends and fads. Last year, egg yolks, specialty pastas, middle eastern spices, tea-infused foods, game meats, and seaweed—among others—made a comeback. This fall, we’re seeing the rise of spiralized veggies, grain-free foods, smoothie bowls, tigernuts, cauliflower, coconut butter, grass fed butter, turmeric and bone broth rising to fame. I … More My Top Three Must-Try Foods for Fall 2015
Greek yogurt is such a great quick protein source. And it’s so versatile! Rich in complete protein, iron, B vitamins, calcium, potassium and probiotics, Greek yogurt makes an excellent addition to meals and snacks. Just make sure you reach for the right kind of Greek! Not all are created equal. Many brands are selling Greek … More My Favorite Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes for Spring
Spirulina has grown in popularity over the past several years. Claims about this freshwater plant have placed it at the top of the list of foods that support detox, cancer prevention and recovery, digestive health, eye health, cardiovascular health, athletic performance and energy levels. So, what is so great about spirulina? And is it … More Spirulina: What Is It and What Is It Good For?
Most of us are familiar with that rush of energy we get after taking the first sips of our morning coffee. Caffeine from our morning drinks “wakes up” the brain by blocking the brain’s adenosine receptors and increasing the activity of the neurotransmitters dopamine and glutamate. Adenosine is a neurochemical that is produced by the … More Caffeine-Free Energy
Tea is moving up in the drink popularity contest! Already coming in second for most-consumed drink in the U.S. (water is in first place), Americans are continuing to increase their consumption as a body of epidemiological studies show that tea can increase cardiovascular health, burn calories, and fight against a variety of cancers. According to … More Drink More Tea!