Is Breakfast Really Important?

How often have you heard that skipping breakfast is the worst mistake you can make? What about all the media reports and so-called health experts that claim that missing breakfast is a huge contributor to weight gain and obesity? Nothing…

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Best Snacks to Pack a Protein Punch

  I love getting the famous saying of where do Plant-Based eating people get their protein? Well, if someone has asked that they’ve never heard of beans!   I love snacking on roasted chickpeas for a protein punch. Not only…

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The Best Mushrooms for Healthy Eating

  Mushrooms have been part of the human diet since the beginning of time. They grow nearly everywhere in the world and are plentiful in moist, dark, environments. Mushrooms are commonly thought of as vegetables, but in reality, they are…

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Healthy Easter Basket Treats

One of my favorite holidays is Easter Sunday, but the one thing I dislike about it is the awful unhealthy Easter baskets parents give to their children. This year I decided to share some of my tips to create a…

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How to Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

“The incredible edible egg” may be the most accurate jingle ever made. Eggs are a great source of protein, they are inexpensive and they can be prepared many different ways. My personal fave is the hard-boiled egg.   A Few…

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Healthy Hacks – Irish Potato Candy

One of my favorite holidays is Saint Patrick’s Day. I am so proud of my personal Irish heritage, so of course I am excited to share this blog post with with you. I even participated in Irish step dancing classes…

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Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables in Winter

These winter month can be challenging for some people to think about seasonal fruits and veggies. However, I am going to make it easy for you to get all that amazing winter seasonal healthy foods into your diet. What exactly…

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5 Crock-Pot Recipes for the Fall

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year, with cool, crisp days and cozy nights. However, when it comes to healthy eating, fall does present some challenges – the biggest being time. Our days become jam packed and the time…

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Why Cook with Adzuki Beans?

Adzuki beans are red, dry beans known to have a sweet nutty-flavor that are quite common in Japanese and Chinese dishes. Adzuki beans are often cooked, puréed and mixed with sugar to make a bean paste, which is then used…

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An Apple a Day: Five Health Benefits of Apples

Delicious and crunchy apples are one of the most popular fruits in the US. However, what are the health benefits of apples? You’re probably familiar with the the old Welsh proverb that states “an apple a day keeps the doctor…

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