Fennel is a seasonal bulb-like vegetable that’s loaded with fiber, and nutrients like heart-healthy potassium, brain-healthy folate, energizing vitamin B6, and it’s got great digestive properties too. Fennel has a fresh and crunchy texture and makes for a great addition to salads, side dishes and your favorite classic meals, whether it’s raw or cooked. In […]
Have you ever thought of using your toaster for something other than well, toast? That’s exactly what sweet potato toast is all about. You can replace that slice of bread with a slice of sweet potato instead. It’s an easy way to enjoy a comfort food without the extra calories or processed grains. You may […]
Potatoes are one of my all time, absolute, most favorite foods! What’s my guilty pleasure and number one food craving? It’s potato in almost any form. I’d pass on chocolate for a serving of salty sweet potato fries any day. And while these carb-filled gems are often seen as sabotage for health goals and likened […]
Skip the bagged and processed stuff and try this delicious recipe for homemade crackers and dip. Nutritional yeast (available in health-food stores) gives them a cheesy flavor. Chia and flax seeds add healthy fats and a hearty texture. This is a great lower-carb higher fiber snack, and a healthier alternative to store bought refined crackers […]
Get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day by making a healthy, heart-shaped treat! These recipes are perfect last minute-gift ideas for your sweetheart, or of course for yourself.
Twizzlers, Old bay Potato Chips (I’m from Maryland), Oreos, Sour Patch Kids. Those are just a few of the snacks I used to scarf down during a long beach day. My how things have changed! Today I’d rather be prepared with my own healthy snacks. Since the official start of summer in the northern hemisphere is this coming Saturday, I imagine many of you have plans to get away to the beach with your friends or family over the next few months. When you’re packing for your next adventure, think about these healthy snacks to keep on hand.