Eat This, Not That This Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love a holiday dedicated to throwing an all-out fiesta with good food and drinks? But, as much as we all love Mexican cuisine, most of the culinary staples are full of fat and sour cream (not to mention tons of fried items), which translates to hundreds of unnecessary calories. It also means countless, [...]

By | 2017-05-05T11:20:12+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Food 101|0 Comments

7 Foods That Energize You More Than Coffee

Coffee gets a bad rep—but the jury isn’t totally clear on whether your morning cup of joe does more harm than good. While some studies have stated that it’s OK to have one cup a day, or even two, and that doing so may even reduce your risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, others [...]

By | 2017-02-16T13:57:02+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Food 101|0 Comments

Summer Produce Guide: What to Pick & Ways to Use

I associate summer with fresh, plump, blueberries just like I associate fall with pumpkins. I love the summer for many reasons, but I especially love it because of the abundant, fresh, produce! Summer is not only bursting with flavor, but it is also bursting with phytonutrients and antioxidants. Eat up my friends! […]

By | 2016-08-09T21:07:52+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Food 101|Comments Off on Summer Produce Guide: What to Pick & Ways to Use

Why Buy Sprouted Nuts and Flour?

Are you wondering if sprouted nuts and flours are really better for you than regular old nuts and flours? Sprouted nuts and flours are becoming increasingly more popular and for a good reason. Sprouting actually brings nuts and seeds to life whereby they germinate and sprout. The process that the nuts and seeds go through [...]

By | 2016-08-09T21:07:56+00:00 May 28th, 2016|Food 101|Comments Off on Why Buy Sprouted Nuts and Flour?

What’s the Deal with Matcha?

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha! If you haven’t noticed, Matcha is popping up everywhere! It is a powdered tea. Actually the whole leaf is ground up, which gives it one leg up on green tea that is made by infusing the leaves. Both are high in antioxidants, but Matcha is the ultimate powerhouse when it comes to [...]

By | 2016-08-08T22:06:38+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Food 101|Comments Off on What’s the Deal with Matcha?