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Butter vs. Margarine: You Decide
I asked my doctor about "butter vs. margarine" and was told that, believe it or not, butter being a natural product was probably better for our bodies.
Ten Easy Ways to Eat Healthfully
Diet is a four letter word! Restrictions lead to a feeling of deprivation and that leads - you guessed it - right to the kitchen cupboard, in search of a reward.
The Seasonal "Locavore": Guidelines for Healthy...
Few of us would argue the health and environmental benefits of locally produced food. It is usually the freshest, best tasting and most nutritious food we can give our bodies, and growing, harvesting, and transporting it locally leaves the smallest carbon footprint and does the least amount of damage to the environment.
Fast Food Versus Good Food
It seems like I've posted online a lot lately about healthy food being cheaper than "fast food," but I get the feeling that many remain unconvinced. To illustrate, I'd like to share a purchase I made recently at my local grocery store. Here are the items I bought:
Eat Healthy and Save Money Too
Yes, Virginia, it is possible to eat healthy and save money. If you are looking for a good New Year's resolution next month, here's food for thought. Use more beans, legumes, grains and seeds in your diet!
Homemade Stevia Sweetener
If you grow stevia in your garden at home, try making this easy homemade sweetener. This is a guide about homemade stevia sweetener.
Bring Fruit to Potlucks or Church Dinners
We recently attending a cookout at church People often pick up cookies or cokes or something processed to bring. I think blueberries are a great food to bring because they have so many vitamins and antioxidants in them. So I will be bringing blueberries, strawberries, and other wonderful real food to all the meals I attend.
Adding Extra Nutrition to Your Food
To increase the amount of vitamins in my diet, I like to enhance my meals with a variety of nutrition boosters! Anything to make one's food 'super!' Here's a few things I like to use:
Using Zucchini Instead of Apple or Pineapple When Baking
This is a guide about using zucchini instead of apple or pineapple when baking. Try using this versatile squash instead of fruit in your next baking.
Combine Salmon Patty with Green Beans
I was at Food City and I decided to go to the deli and get a salmon patty. I felt I needed a side of vegetables, so I purchased green beans. I put them together, and surprisingly, they go really well together.
Product Review: Sweet Leaf Stevia
This is the world's best-tasting stevia. My son even likes it. This all you need to sweeten your food. I use SweetLeaf in everything; baking cakes, cereal, coffee, tea, everything! I put it in a peach cake and was so good. It took 24 packets to add up to 1 cup of sugar. I always keep it on hand.
Food Inspiration at the Market
I am trying to eat healthier but it's easier said than done. I am tiring of making the same salad over and over. When I go to assorted markets, I will snap photos of the salad aisle to give me inspiration on what different kinds of salads I could make or may like.
Buying Sugarfree Peanut Butter
On February 6, 2012 there was a piece about peanut butter. There was an editor note that said "Real peanut butter should only contain peanuts and salt. Be sure to check the ingredients of any brand you buy." Can anyone tell me the name of peanut butter that does not have any sugar?
Substituting Agave Syrup for Karo Syrup in Recipes
Around this time of year I like to make homemade popcorn balls for my Dad. The syrup recipe I have always used calls for light corn syrup, (such as Karo). However recently I found an all natural sweetener called agave nectar.
Diabetic Meal Planning
I would like suggestions for cheap cuts of meat and ideas for meal planning. I have type 2 diabetes.
Blending Whole Lemons Including Peels
Can one blend a whole lemon, both juice and back together, to drink? Is the lemon oil edible (the oil from the peel)?
Healthy Oil for Popcorn
What kind of oil is 'healthy" for popping popcorn on the stove top?
Recommendations for a Reliable Nutritional Information Site
I'm looking for a reliable website with nutrition info (ie: how to read nutrition labels, etc.) Can anyone offer me suggestions on site(s) they have liked/had good results with?
Cooking With Coconut Oil
Buying Sugar Free Peanut Butter
Helping My Husband Change His Eating...
Eating Healthy on a Budget
Eating Healthy at Fast Food Restaurants
Make Tomato Soup from Spaghetti Sauce
Making Packaged Foods More Nutritious
Avoiding Fast Food
Product Review: Truvia Nectar
Foods That Are Yellow
Reducing Sugar in Your Diet
Using Chia Seeds
Healthy Eating Advice
Healthy Meals for Kids
Buying Foods in Season
Healthy Snacks for Losing Weight
Cantaloupe With Cottage Cheese
Tips for Eating Healthy
Free Fruit For Kids At Farm Fresh Grocery
Nutrition In Disguise
Getting Your Family to Eat More Fruits and...
Cutting Back on Junk Foods
Avoiding Genetically Modified Foods (GMO)
Low Sodium Recipes
Whole Grain Cooking Substitutions
Eating Healthy While Eating Out
Replace Margarine with Olive Oil in Recipes
Substitute Olive Oil For Healthier Cakes
Healthiest Produce for the Money
Add Juice Concentrate to Kefir
Substitute Fruit Puree For Sugar
Put Cinnamon in Cottage Cheese
Eat Apples for Colon Health
Add Veggies to Tomato Sauce
Give Unwanted Food to Family or Friends
Good Power Foods
Healthy and Frugal Meatloaf "Burgers"
Cut Up Veggies For Quick And Healthy Snack
Has Anyone Tried 'Miracle Noodles'?
100% Juice Is A Good Way To Add Nutrients
Add Beans To Ground Beef
Add Baby Food To Recipes To Boost Nutrition
Cereal Bar Recipe
Nutritional Information For Newsletter Recipes
Pour Off Oil From Bottled Salad Dressings
Mix in Baby Food to Get Extra Veggies
Lower Salt Soups
Raise a Glass to Healthier (and...
Making Healthy Spreadable Butter
Tips for a Husband Who is a Picky Eater
Adding Nutrition to Meals
Before Eating Junk Food, Consider Medical Costs Down The Road
Invest In Your Health
A Healthy Meat Substitute
Groceries Are Cheaper Than Doctor Bills
Enriching Meatloaf - Adding Calcium
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