Post Archive: October, 2016

Tis the season for apples! (Recipe Inside)

It’s fall and that means it’s the season for apples!   Apple season makes me extremely happy because I LOVE apples, Granny Smith apples to be exact.  Luckily, I picked a good fruit to love as there are some pretty good health benefits to be found in whole apples like: The phytonutrients in apples can help you regulate your blood sugar Pectins, a type...

Hidden kitchen toxins – got some?

Kitchen toxins, ever heard of it? Probably not!  Most of us are using products that are ruining our health even as we purchase organic food and cut out junk food. You’re making the effort – eating clean, buying wholesome, organic foods and eliminating processed junk from your family’s diets (well, at least 80% of the time!). But you’re still feeling...

The different types of cravings…

Cravings are universal. We can all relate to what it feels like to be able to think of nothing other than a frosted donut or a bowl of ice-cream – and the feeling like we can’t possibly go on without it. We’ve all been there, right? The flip side of this situation, though, is that there is far more going...

Food swaps for cravings…

When you think about food cravings, typically the first thing that comes to mind would be some type of junk food. Something that is high in calories, low in nutrients, processed and quite unhealthy. Is that what you tend to crave when a craving kicks in? What is your go-to craving — chocolate chip cookies? A big bowl of ice...