Tag Archives: Healthy Eating

Warming Winter Soups, Chowder

Nothing says winter like a steaming bowl of soup, however some soups make much better winter comfort food than others. Chowder, a type of thick soup originating from New England, is so thick and creamy that it can easily be served as the main course for any meal. Chowder comes in three main varieties, fish, read more »

Baked Latke Recipe

Latkes are delicious potato pancakes that are enjoyed world wide during Chanukah, with a side of applesauce or sour cream. These tasty little treats are heavily fried in oil as a way to celebrate the miracle of Chanukah, a small amount of oil lasting for an entire eight days. While a little bit of oil read more »

Delicious Fall Foods

It’s no secret that eating foods that are in season is the best way to get the maximum nutritional benefit that each food has to offer. Spice up your menu with the most delicious foods of autumn. Although it’s easy to find fruit all year long, they are often shipped from warmer climates and are read more »

Beat the Heat with Peppermint Sun Tea

Stay cool with this super refreshing sun tea recipe (which doubles as a body mist).

Cool as Cucumbers

The cucumber is one of the most widely eaten and grown vegetables in the entire world. Although they likely originated in the area that is now northern India, cucumbers spread quickly around the globe, and are found in almost every kind of cuisine. Cucumbers are related to melons and squashes, and are almost always eaten read more »

No Bake Frozen Cookie Recipe

Ice cream is best in the summer, and hot chocolate is a tasty winter treat, but cookies are meant to be eaten all year long. As yummy as freshly baked cookies are, it’s no fun baking in front of the oven when you could be outside enjoying the sun. Instead of spending all day baking read more »

How to Grow an Avocado Tree

Although avocados are available year round, now that they are in season they are more delicious, readily available and inexpensive. Avocado pits are usually best known for keeping avocado dip fresh, but there are more interesting uses to this giant seed, like growing an avocado tree. When you open your avocado, remove the pit and read more »

Leftover Barbeque Chicken Recipes

Well the barbeque was a success, and at least you had enough food for everyone, but what can do with all the leftovers? Instead of eating leftover barbeque chicken for the next week, spice it up with some fun barbeque chicken recipes. Try adding¬†barbeque¬†chicken on top of your salad. It will add some yummy flavor, read more »

How to Know When a Cantaloupe is Ripe

Are you sick of buying a beautiful cantaloupe at the store, getting home and cutting it open to find that it’s unripe and flavorless, or mushy and old? It’s super easy to tell if a cantaloupe is ripe without ever cutting into it, you just have to know what to look for. First take a read more »

The Best Post Workout Foods

Cutting calories is part of losing weight, but it’s important to know which calories to cut, and from where. Eating the right post workout foods makes a big difference in how your body processes and burns calories. Immediately after you finish working out, your body is starved for the protein it needs to build muscle. read more »