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Healthy Eating

Make sense of all that you’ve heard about eating healthy, nutritious foods and having a balanced diet.


Ancient Grains & Whole Grain Goodness

Did you know that eating more whole grains, like ancient grains, can help prevent type II diabetes, stroke, and heart disease? Ancient grains, seeds and…


Melissa’s Easy Pesto

Pesto is no longer just for pasta! I love spreading it on whole grain toast, serving it on top of veggies or olives as a mini-appetizer, having it with…


10 Tasty Ways to Use Peanut Butter in Sweet Treats

I love nut butters, and peanut butter is a staple in our house. I like it crunchy, smooth, unsalted or salted. Peanut butter or nut…


15 Tasty Ways to Use Plain Greek Yogurt

My diet is mostly plant based, so I like to add plain Greek yogurt for a protein boost. Plus it adds a creamy taste and…


Tasty Reduced Sodium Cauliflower Soup

In our family we are always looking for ways to boost our vegetable intake to increase fiber, help prevent heart disease and improve longevity. Cauliflower…


Pineapple Parsley Green Smoothie

  Green smoothies are surprisingly refreshing and make a great mid day snack or accompaniment to any meal. Parsley is full of vitamins A and…


How to Break Bad Habits

A habit can be hard to break because it is a routine you’ve created that’s easy to follow each day. To evaluate your unhealthy habits,…


A Delicious Way to Filter Out UV Rays

The Benefits of Blueberries: Are a rich source of vitamin K, which may play a role in preventing osteoporosis and hardening of the arteries May…


Top 5 Tips for Eating Healthier

Choose more plant-based proteins – legumes, nuts, seeds and soy products – as your protein source (protein should fill ¼ of your plate). Then choose…


5 Tips to Outsmart Your Junk Food Snack Attack

Cut back on snack foods like chips, cookies, sticks and fake veggies that come in bags – they are not real food and trick you…