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The Skinny on Fat! (Recipe included!)

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Here’s the deal with UNHEALTHY fats: Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to...

Snack away on these…Matcha Bliss Balls

If I haven’t mentioned this to you before, let me set the record straight – I love to eat AND I eat a lot! I’ve just learned to channel those activities in a more healthful way.  No more toasty french baguette with melted gorgonzola cheese and a drizzle of honey as my daily snack; hello instead to my wonderfully crisp...

All about FAT….hormones!

Did you know there are 2 key hormones that control your ability to lose weight?  Of course, there are many hormones in the vast and complex process of breaking down food and moving nutrients around the body but insulin and leptin are two you’ll want to understand if getting to and maintaining a healthy weight is important to you. Insulin you may be...

Recipe Tuesday: A new spin on collard greens!

Most people have only had collard greens cooked one — the traditional Southern way meaning they were cooked low and slow and usually with some smoked meat (usually pork, sometimes turkey) for added flavor.  And there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with having them prepared that way; they are delicious and comforting! That said, I don’t always have the time to prepare them...