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 […]
Recipe – 2 Point Conversion Guacamole
Yum! Pictured with Trader Joe’s Soy & Flaxseed Tortilla Chips Prep Time: 10 minutes Set Time: 10 Minutes On Game Day, don’t ruin your New Year’s Resolutions… Instead, help yourself and others to healthier versions of popular snacks. For instance, guacamole isn’t in itself that bad considering avocados provide essential mono-unsaturated fats, potassium and folate. […]
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. […]
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 […]