Healthy Homemade Almond Milk

almond milk

Almond milk is a fantastic alternative to milk. It's lactose and casein free, which makes it a healthy and easy to digest choice for most people.Homemade almond milk is so silky, creamy, flavorful and insanely delicious. Once you realize how easy and cost effective it is to make yourself, you'll never want to turn back to the watered-down carton varieties (which can also contain fillers and … Read More

Cantaloupe

Top 9 Benefits of Cantaloupe

Summer is¬†here and it is a hot one in the southern states! One of my favorite foods to bring along on summer picnics is cantaloupe. It is so easy to dice up and toss into a bowl to take along. Or better yet, thread it on skewers with other fruits and serve at your next outdoor gathering.¬†Cantaloupe is so healthy with many amazing benefits, not to mention its high water content which can ward off … Read More

Top 7 Benefits of Chlorella

Top 7 Benefits of Chlorella

Chlorella is a type of algae that grows in fresh water, mainly in Taiwan and Japan.¬†When it was first discovered and harvested (after WWII), chlorella was studied as a potential food source because it is high in protein and other essential nutrients and can be mass-produced inexpensively.¬†The whole plant is processed and made into supplements and extracts which¬†are a good source of¬†protein, fats, … Read More

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cashews

Top 5 Benefits of Cashews

Cashews are probably my favorite nut. Cashew nuts are¬†the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple. The cashew tree is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil, but grows in other warm, tropical climates. I have fond memories of climbing cashew apple trees (pomme de cashew) in Senegal and eating the fruit until I was stuffed. I would just throw the cashew part … Read More

Sensationalism

sensationalism

Sensationalism (especially in journalism) has been used since the dawn of time. People know that if you use exciting or shocking stories or language that you'll get attention. Some don't even care if the stories are even accurate or not.¬†We tend to blame news journalists for these types of antics, but even small-time informal bloggers will intentionally write controversial things on their blogs … Read More