Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • flax

    Flax Seeds vs. Chia Seeds

    Posted on March 31, 2012 by sara in Health Tips.

    Flax vs. Chia Flax and Chia both provide optimal amounts of Omega-3s when eaten daily. Most of us know that Omega-3s are essential fatty acids — every cell in our body needs them to function properly, yet our bodies do not make them. The same is true with Omega-6s, however, the Standard American Diet is […]

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  • Quiche

    William’s Egg Pie

    Posted on March 21, 2012 by sara in Recipes, Uncategorized.

    Versatile recipes are my favorite! Below is one version of a basic quiche recipe. You can leave out the bacon and make it vegetarian. If you prefer gluten free, make it a crustless quiche, by spraying the pie dish with cooking spray. Use seasonal vegetables, the ones in your fridge, or the ones you know […]

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  • GreeenDip

    “Green” Bean Dip

    Posted on March 18, 2012 by sara in Recipes.

    This simple dip is made with white beans; kale or spinach will give it the beautiful green color. I wanted it green for St. Patrick’s Day, but I am sure it would taste delicious without the green too. Great on crackers, pita, or for dipping vegetables. My new Vitamix gave it the perfect smooth and […]

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  • oliveoil

    Olive Oil Exposed

    Posted on March 14, 2012 by sara in Health Tips.

    Is nothing sacred anymore? I have been actively avoiding all canola oil after learning, “the oil was so toxic that the FDA banned it for human consumption in 1956.” But wouldn’t you know it, finding good, clean, food, without canola oil is not as easy at it sounds. On a recent solo trip to the […]

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  • pinkslime

    Chicken Paste Anyone?

    Posted on March 7, 2012 by sara in Health Tips.

    Maybe you have seen this image floating around on various social media sights in the last few months. When I first saw the photo, it reminded me of strawberry soft serve. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be further from the truth. As it turns out, this pink sludge is what your fast food chicken nuggets/patties and even […]

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