That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
I love Salt and Vinegar flavouring, so my mum used to buy me these rice crackers. If you're in NZ you might recognise them, one kind comes in a purple box, and the other comes in rows of four from various manufactures.
I've stopped eating them,... Read more
I have heard a lot about Apple cider vinegar being an amazing health product for a plethora of reasons, and it can't stop reading about it. Has anybody tried using it either internally or external and had results? I am not lo... Read more
Hello :) I love vinegar on salads. Just plain vinegar or apple cider vinegar, no oil or anything. Is this calorie free, or are there any health risks to eating straight vinegar? It's just so tangy I love it! Thank you!... Read more
This is the first recipe I made using sweet potatoes. I was in heaven.
2 sweet potatoes sliced into ¼ inch slices
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
¼ tsp.dried dill
¼ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. chili powder
¼... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
I believe that a part of my success in losing weight is avoiding a ton of condiments on sandwiches/burgers and dressings on salads...I have switched to mustard only for sandwiches, ketchup and mustard for burgers (can't give up my ketchup!), cheese s... Read more
Editor's Note: I met Nicki Sizemore while we were working on some new videos for the site earlier this summer. She's a new culinary instructor and food stylist and writer who's also a new mom. Nicki is passionate about healthy living--her... Read more
Gluten is a protein found in products made from wheat, rye and some forms of oats. In some people, gluten can trigger an immune response, which damages the fingerlike projections of the small intestine known as villi causing them to become flattened... Read more
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