Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... 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
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
Faster than a speeding bullet…
More powerful than a locomotive…
Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties…
Here come the SUPER FOODS!
These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and... Read more
Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d... Read more
Okay. My baby sister decided to give me a belated, (6 months), birthday gift and it was: The Wheat Belly Book, The Wheat Belly Cookbook, and two non-stick pans and non-stick cooking utensils.
I read The Wheat Belly Book and it makes sense to get... Read more
I am finding it very difficult to plan meals from your menu planner to take all three things into consideration. Any ideas how to effectively create a weight loss progam considering all those things.... Read more
I mowed our tiny back yard today and wore my HRM (finally got the battery fixed, yay). Out of curiosity, though, I tried the default calories-burned entries to see how they compared. Goodness, it was way off!
The whole back yard only took me 2... Read more
I have been tracking my foods lately and every day I come up short on magnesium and potassium. Internet searching led me to wheat germ as something that would help me reach these levels but I have no idea where to go from here. I have found a multi... Read more
I have a jar that I keep in the freezer that has a healthy mix of wheat germ, ground and whole flax seed and sesame seeds. I sprinkle some of this mix into my cereal, salads and right now, some cabbage roll casserole. Anytime I can actually cook th... Read more
When I was a kid, my mom cooked hot cereal most winter mornings--the good kind, not the flavored stuff that came in packets. Rich, warm and filling, the cream of wheat, oatmeal and other "healthy" cereals tided me over until lunchtime. These days, wh... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
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