Here are 6 reasons I try to eat a banana every day. A list of banana health benefits… for your body and your wellbeing! Plus, my favorite overripe banana recipes – including homemade banana bread and strawberry banana smoothies.
Is organic soda healthier for you than regular soda? Does it taste good? I tried 3 popular organic sodas (Zevia Soda, Hansen’s Natural Soda, Blue Sky Soda) – in search of the best organic soda. Here’s what I’ve learned about organic, natural soda.
A comparison of the Wendy’s Chicken BLT salad vs McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Bacon Ranch salad. PLUS… some interesting facts about fast food salads compared to dog food. AND… fast-food salads compared to burgers.
I decided to try organic chicken soup after seeing how many preservatives are in traditional canned chicken soup. My taste-test review of 4 popular organic soups.
If you buy food at the grocery store, look for these common buzzwords on food labels. The misleading food labels make foods seem healthier than they really are.
I’ve been trying to find more convenient and less expensive natural foods lately. These 4 food brands are adding more & more natural foods that taste great!
Frozen yogurt ISN’T the perfect healthy treat you may think it is. Here’s why you should stick to eating regular yogurt instead of frozen yogurt.
Whether you’re a diabetic trying to keep your blood glucose numbers low, or you’re just trying to eat healthier these days… following are lots of great tips & videos for making healthy pizza using tortilla shells.
Learning to cook healthy is just a matter of making a few small adjustments to how you prepare your meals. Here are 10 tips for healthy cooking, plus videos showing how to keep all the nutrients in your vegetables by steaming them in the microwave.
With these tips, quick healthy meals can be served up at home — even when you have no time at all! Plus, there’s a video that demonstrates some products that can make it even easier.
It’s hard to trust nutrition labels when they hide bad facts with confusing numbers. Serving sizes can be ridiculously small just to make it look good in the percentages. Making your own nutritional labels for food that you prepare at home is the best way to get a handle on what you’re eating and the foods’ nutritional values.
A superfood is one that provides multiple health benefits when it is included in your diet. Superfoods are often overlooked. This video will introduce you to many superfood items from around the world.
Chocoholics rejoice! There are 3 new reasons that dark chocolate benefits health enough to raise it to superfood status. Finally, the chocolate bar with almonds is recognized for all of its health benefits.
Oil in moderation is an important part of your diet. Choosing from these 6 healthy cooking oils, you can actually improve your health. This video shows how to pan fry fish to perfection with just a little bit of healthy canola oil.
See the latest food industry trends. Plus, all the best links to stay on top of the most recent food and restaurant trends.
For a healthy snack you can’t beat nuts and berries. They’re packed full of disease-fighting goodness that should be included in your diet every day. Here’s why…
Make your own nutritional labels to better watch your calorie and fat intake when eating homemade foods.
Homemade bread using whole grains and healthy seed is a real treat. Here are some recipes and tips for using whole grains.
Did you know that most weeds that grow in your yard are actually edible? Here are some of the foods that will grow themselves in your yard.
Homemade egg drop soup is one meal that is both satisfying and tasty. At the same time, it will help keep your blood glucose monitor reading well within the safe range if you are diabetic. Here’s how I made my own egg drop soup recipe.
Here are some fun ways to flavor plain popcorn and keep it healthy, plus lots of flavored popcorn recipes that are also healthy.
The latest new artificial sweetener goes by the name of Splenda. According to all the hype, it is made from sugar and because of that it is safer. But is it? The following information will make you think twice about using Splenda and other artificial sweeteners!
We go to Sonic drive-in at least once every week. Tonight at Sonic I noticed a few unique things I’d never seen before. These 4 things are just SOME of the reasons that Sonic is our all-time favorite fast-food restaurant.
Believe it or not, popcorn is one of the healthiest foods available to us. Following are just a few of the nutritional benefits you’ll get from eating popcorn.
Taco salad can be one of the most unhealthy dishes around when it comes to the fat content alone. But once I applied the following tips to my own taco salad recipe, I not only felt better, but when applying the same principles to other recipes I also began to lose weight — a real plus for me!
Miracle Fruit is all the rage these days. Now you can buy your own Miracle Fruit seeds to grow your own Miracle Fruit plants. Miracle Fruit makes foods taste sweet… without using sugar!
Eating in restaurants you’ve never been in before can be difficult for those on gluten-free diets. When you’re traveling and trying to find gluten-free foods when you dine out, some cuisines are easier than others — like Mexican food. In Page, Arizona, we stopped at a Mexican restaurant called Fiesta Mexicana. Here’s my review. Plus some great gluten-free beers!
Here’s how to sort through the many choices of green tea available to you and pick the one that’s right for you. With many health benefits from drinking green tea, you’ll want to learn the differences between the many different types of green tea.
Several studies suggest that beer has just as many health benefits as wine. As with wine, women who drink one glass and men who drink up to two glasses can benefit from drinking beer. Studies show that light to moderate drinkers — people who drink a beer a week or a beer a day — have an equal chance to experience beer’s health benefits.
If you own a chest freezer — and if you don’t you should — then you’ll want to consider purchasing local meat in bulk. But, if purchasing a case of chicken or a side of beef sounds like too much, then consider splitting the purchase between a few friends or family members. Here are the benefits of buying local meat.
Tonight, I wanted to make spaghetti, but I didn’t have any spaghetti sauce. I also didn’t have all the things I needed to make it. So, I put together some things I did have and came up with a pretty good dinner. It is gluten free, and low in fat and sugar, so it was good for both of us.
I learned to prepare lots of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes when I was living in south Texas. I also learned to love the chipotle flavor there. Chipotle is a fully ripened and smoked jalapeno pepper, so adding it to your food gives it a warm, smokey flavor. Here is my recipes for homemade gluten-free enchiladas using Knorr Mini Cubs Chipotle Seasoning.
See how the major airports stack up when it comes to healthy (and tasty) restaurant food. The following reports on airport food can help you to make good choices — when you’re traveling by plane.
At Smoothie King, for a mere 6 carbs — in your daily allotment of 20 on the Atkins plan — you get to choose from a lusciously light Strawberry, Chocolate, Vanilla, or Banana Smoothie. What you get is something more like a lumpy ice-filled cup with a squirt of some artificially flavored concoction inside. Blech! Don’t do it.