For a long time, I demonized starches. You know, these kind... I felt that the idea of needing a starch with every meal was ludicrous and was contributing to rising rates of heart disease, diabetes and obesity in this country. I was partially wrong. Americans eat WAY too many starches throughout the day (see above!), but it's time we address what "good" starches are and how we can enjoy them. I… Read More
You think you have heard it all before, huh? Well, apparently tigernuts are a thing. In fact, they are super healthy for you and can be made into a variety of delicious recipes, who knew? (Keep reading for awesome recipe below!) I came across tigernuts a few months ago in Whole Foods and decided to do some homework. Tigernuts are actually not nuts, so those with nut allergies can dive right… Read More
Peach Lemon "Gummies" Ingredients 1 heaping cup of frozen peaches 2-3 tablespoons raw honey 1/4 cup Great Lakes Gelatin 3/4 inch ginger root 3/4 inch turmeric root 1 scoop Vitamin C powder (American Nutraceuticals brand) 2 lemons juiced 3/4 filtered water Dash of salt Procedure 1) Blend all the ingredients together, except the gelatin. 2) Pour ingredients into small pot and turn heat to medium. Whisk in the gelatin… Read More
I've often said that if you simply "stick with it", no matter what "it" is, you will succeed. So many people give up. They quit and their potential is left untapped. When I was a 10 year old "tomboy" practicing basketball in my New Jersey drive way, I made a promise to myself. I promised that no matter what happened, I was going to exhaust my ability. I was going… Read More
I am completely in love with chocolate. Many of you know this, but for those that don't, my love affair with all things chocolate started at the ripe age of oh, I don't know, 3! My parents actually entered my twin sister, Catherine, and I into a diaper "derby" contest and while all the other parents used dolls, toys and shiny objects to lure their children to the finish line,… Read More
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