Yogurt…The Which

These days there are SO many yogurts to choose from…   So how do you know that will give you the most health benefits? Here are a few things to look for… ******** Milk Nowadays yogurt not only can be made with the typical cow’s milk, but can also be made from one of theContinue reading “Yogurt…The Which”

Yogurt…The What

One delicious way to reap the antioxidant benefits of raspberries is to add them to yogurt. But first let’s take a look at what yogurt actually is, what the benefits of yogurt are, and other ways that you can incorporate raspberries into your healthier lifestyle without sacrificing the taste of foods that you probably craveContinue reading “Yogurt…The What”

If All Else Fails

So what to do if your attempts at container gardening are an epic fail…or while you wait to see if the plants that you do plant actually turn out successful…or if you simply don’t want to go to the trouble of planting your own….or if you don’t have the space to even attempt to growContinue reading “If All Else Fails”

Farmer Brown Went to Town

It may seem that buying organic produce is so much more expensive that “regular” produce, but there are ways to keep switching to organic produce less expensive. Let’s take a look…     *********** Food Coops One way that you can possibly start buying organic foods for far less is to join a food co-op.Continue reading “Farmer Brown Went to Town”

Cream of the Crop…Veggies

Now that we’ve taken a look at which fruits you should be buying in organic form, let’s consider veggies. The following veggies are ones that you really should be buying in organic form…   ******* Celery More than 95% percent of the celery sampled by the EWG contained up to 13 chemicals….so this is anotherContinue reading “Cream of the Crop…Veggies”

Organic or Not…Here I Come

While two of my main goals lately have been to start eating healthier and to stop eating so much processed food, I also don’t want to blow my budget. And when looking at my budget, one of my major expenses is Groceries. And as if I wasn’t already forking over enough money on groceries, nowContinue reading “Organic or Not…Here I Come”

Great Advice for Buying Grapes

When shopping for grapes, there are three questions that you should ask yourself… 1.  Are the grapes organic? 2.  Are the grapes fully ripe? How can I tell? 3.  What color are the grapes? What’s the difference?       ************************ 1.  Are the grapes organic? One of my goals in adopting a healthier lifestyle and learningContinue reading “Great Advice for Buying Grapes”

Fish…The What

Fish is another food high in antioxidants and other nutritional value, but it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed at the fish counter. You want to buy the tastiest, healthiest, and most sustainable choice…but truth is, they all look the same to the normal grocery shopper, right?! First we’re going to take a look at theContinue reading “Fish…The What”

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood, and just like any other neighborhood…and just like any other neighborhood, the produce bin neighborhood has several families. Although these families are primarily designed for crop rotation, these families will be a great asset as we start discussing the fruits and vegetables segment of the Raw Foods Pyramid…Continue reading “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

What’s Next?

Everyone seems to be studying and talking about the “Kon Mari” method of organizijng your home…and “Tidying U” has become one of the most watched things on Netflix… But why does this matter for those who are not obsessive-comulsive… Actually there are several reasons to take the time, thought, and effort to organize your house,Continue reading “What’s Next?”