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 […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.