Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a... Read more
I'm a little concerned about our meal for tonight. My grand daughter is cooking and is making meat loaf. How do I count the calories and food values ? I dread eating what I don't cook. #food... Read more
I want to make a meal plan but I don't know where to start. I've found programs that can do it for you and they allow you to switch ingredients/meals but I don't eat vegetables. Is there a meal planner program that can use a list of foods to create a... Read more
What makes flaxseeds unique from other nuts and seeds?The seeds of most plants are rich in nutrients and can provide us with health benefits. Yet flaxseeds are also nutritionally unique and offer us health benefits not found across the board within t... Read more
Instead of making my usual recipe for Spark's yummy buttermilk cornmeal muffins and freezing the leftovers after DH and I finish a meal, I doubled the recipe and now have muffins for more 5 more meals in my freezer! 334... Read more
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I've been reading healthy living blogs for more than three years. One of the very first ones I discovered was Carrots 'N' Cake, written by Tina Haupert, who li... Read more
The boys just finished school, and we've been spending weekends at my family farm in central Kentucky, picking strawberries. Last weekend, the boys and their cousins helped me by picking all the bad berries (one bad berry will spoil the bunch!), then... Read more
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