Making the Perfect Apple Overnight Oats

I am so not a morning person. I barely wake up until I have had about two entire pots of coffee…so being able to simply have breakfast ready ahead of time is idea for both me and my kids. The perfect overnight oats is a sweet combination of your favorite fruit…(in this case===raspberries), nuts…(totally optional,Continue reading “Making the Perfect Apple Overnight Oats”

Vegan Face Mask Recipes

Face masks are great for both winter weather—with its snow and hail, cold winds, and indoor heating systems—and summer weather—with the damage that may have been picked up from being out in the sun way too long.  They can also be great for many different skin issues, such as dry skin and acne breakouts. Below is a collectionContinue reading “Vegan Face Mask Recipes”

Acacia Honey—The What?! Why?! Which?! and How?!—July 2018 Honey of the Month

Acacia honey is one of the most popular honey varieties. It is widely considered one of the best kinds of honey in the world, provided it is authentic….and is.highly sought after around the world. Acacia honey is made from the nectar of Robinia pseudoacacia, what we here in America know as the black locust tree, orContinue reading “Acacia Honey—The What?! Why?! Which?! and How?!—July 2018 Honey of the Month”

Monofloral Honey—The Which?!

  Oh my goodness!!! Before I started reading up on honey, I had no clue that there are SO, SO, SO many varieties…I thought honey was just something you picked up in a bear-shaped container found on the very top shelf at Walmart. By the way, that top shelf at Walmart can be a veryContinue reading “Monofloral Honey—The Which?!”

Honey—The Why?!

Now for the most important question about monofloral honey—or at least to me and my family at this time as we rethink our diet and learn more about nutrition… Do we add/keep monofloral honey on our Grocery IQ app or not?! Just like I did in previous posts on why we should all be eatingContinue reading “Honey—The Why?!”

Honey—The What?!

Honey is so familiar to almost all of us as Americans, that there’s really no reason to go into a in-depth explanation of what honey actually is…most of us already know that honey is primarily produced by bees gathering nectar from nearby flowers and storing it in wax structures called honeycombs. And the 20,000 to 40,000Continue reading “Honey—The What?!”

How to Find a Healthy Sugar Substitute

  One of the best places to start swapping refined foods for more natural products is by swapping out refined sugars—such as white and brown sugars—and cutting back our sugar consumption to the ten  percent of our daily calories as suggested by the FDA’s daily recommended values. Refined sugars can affect out health in manyContinue reading “How to Find a Healthy Sugar Substitute”