Learn The Three Quinoa Varieties – Gold, Red, and Black

3 varieties of quinoaThere may be over 100 varieties of quinoa, but the three main types of quinoa sold commercially are what we need to learn about here. Each has its own characteristics that makes it completely unique from the others. Let's take a bite out of each of these different varieties and see where it takes us.… Read More »

Introduce Exotic Vegetables To Your Diet

bok choyIf you find that you're getting tired of the same ole vegetables over and over then it's time to start thinking of different ways to introduce new ones into your diet. One of the ways to do this is to start experimenting with exotic vegetables. Thankfully it's much easier these days to have access to… Read More »

3 Healthy Quick And Easy Fruit Desserts

healthy recipesWhen you think of the word “dessert” what comes to mind? More than likely you immediately think of pies, cakes, cookies - all the unhealthy things that most people associate with the word desserts. But did you know there are healthier versions available? And healthier doesn't mean boring and bland! Things like fruit desserts can… Read More »

Lose Weight With Smoothies


Losing weight isn’t easy. It takes perseverance, hard work and a determination to change old habits. It also takes a willingness to make better choices when it comes to what goes into your body. Adding smoothies to your diet is a great way to help you get into a healthy eating habit. This article will… Read More »

Quiona For Health And Weight Loss

bowl of quinoaOriginally from the heart of South America, quinoa is not a grain; it is a seed. If sprouted and grown, quinoa would resemble plants in the spinach family – dark leafy greens. This ancient food has tons of health benefits that have been passed down from generation to generation; like a plant family heirloom of… Read More »

Three Secret Strategies For Eating More Fruits And Vegetables

fruit and veggies

When it comes to healthy eating and snacking it’s all about convenience and having things readily available. These three secrets will help encourage you and your family to eat more fruits and vegetables. So, let’s jump right in. Secret #1 – Buy prepackaged One of the biggest reasons people say they don’t eat more fruits… Read More »

Easy Cheesy Mustard Dip

healthy recipesIngredients 1 pkg (8 oz) softened cream cheese 1/4 cup milk 3 Tbsp spicy brown mustard 2 Tbsp olive oil mayonnaise 2 Tbsp finely minced green onion tops Directions In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mash together with a fork or pastry cutter until the dip is nice and smooth and creamy. Serve… Read More »

Delightful Guacamole Dip

healthy recipesIngredients 4 to 5 ripe avocados 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1 cup finely diced red bell pepper 1 cup finely chopped plum tomatoes 1/2 cup finely chopped green onion 1 garlic clove, grated 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper sprinkle of red… Read More »