They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue... Read more
Food waste is something of an epidemic these days. A 2013 study for the Food Waste Reduction Alliance showed that more than 84 percent of unused restaurant food in the United States ends up in landfills—and according to some reports, that... Read more
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
When you’re on a tight budget, the thought of preparing tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis can seem daunting. Not only is it easy to get sucked in by grocery merchandising tricks, but it’s also normal for most of us to fall into... Read more
Every diet will tell you to drink half your bodyweight in water per day, but I am trialling a month not doing this. In place I will be only be drinking drink 6 cups of green tea.
In the past I've had the green tea and about 6 cups of water, but wa... Read more
There are 60 calories in 1 serving of Trader Joe's Sprouted Rye Bread and 7 carbs per slice. Claims are made that sprouted grain bread does not cause as high or fast of a blood sugar rise as regular bread, but always test to make sure. A good rule is... Read more
We all know fast food isn't good for us, but sometimes it seems like there's no other option. Follow these rules, and you can drive through with a clear conscience! 11 Ways to Beef Up (the Nutrition in) Your Fast Food MealLook up nutrition info onlin... Read more
Do you remember the scene in The Wizard of Oz where Dorothy is walking through the forest and the mean, angry trees start throwing apples at her? Sometimes I feel like I’m in that scene when I drive near my house.One time when I came out... Read more
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