Guest Post by Lisa Masé, of Harmonized Cookery Winter is here! Now is the time to savor sweet, earthy foods like winter squash, a versatile vegetable that warms our whole being and helps our bodies rejuvenate. Squash is available in a variety of colors and flavors; however, it is the deep orange color that reminds […]
Vitamins – To Supplement or Not To Supplement?
Should you take a vitamin supplement and if so, do you take a multi-vitamin or perhaps just a little extra vitamin C? Is any one vitamin more important than another? And aren’t vitamins for the elderly anyway? Arguments for and against supplements are many; and the decision to take supplements is personal and self-prescribed. How […]
Surprising Vision Myths
I was approximately 14 years old when it happened. I was living in Germany at the time and my mother and I were leaving the store. It was a very cold day. Cold enough you could see your breath formed words if you tried to speak. Shuffling over the black ice to our car, […]
Weekly Recipe – Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans
Serves 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Do you remember those little green door knobs that sat on the dinner plate? Untouched. I would have a veritable stare down, thinking that if I stared hard enough they would just…disappear. However, I wasn’t allowed to leave the dinner table until I ate them. […]
Weekly Recipe – Egg & Spinach Whole Grain Goodness
Prep time: 4 minutes Cook time: 1 minute Serving Size: 1 breakfast sandwich to keep you going! This sandwich is perfect for when I am rushing to a 9:30 class and have to swim afterwards. It keeps hunger away and I feel I had a good breakfast! Plus, I can easily make another one for […]
Which is healthier: a sweet potato or a yam?
Once upon a time on a farm far far away, a farmer found an orange colored rock in his potato field. But this rock wasn’t a rock at all! For when he cut it open, it had flesh that looked like one of his potatoes except that it was longer in shape. When he […]