Healthy Foods

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

Peach season is here! So that means peaches & cream, peach smoothies, and peach cobbler! Growing up, my mom would make the most divine peach cobbler recipe ever! But since it sadly doesn’t fit my gluten-free, refined-sugar-free criteria, I was determined to create one as close […]

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-pot meals are seriously the best. Not only is this a healthy, crowd-pleasing, easy-to-make meal, the clean up is also a breeze too! Make sure you use organic chicken and veggies if possible, and even enjoy reheating these tasty leftovers the next day.     […]

Put Your Aloe Vera To Use

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species which has been used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Aloe Vera is widely used in the cosmetics and holistic health industries due to its healing and rejuvenating abilities. If you are thinking about introducing a new houseplant […]

Top 6 Reasons to Include Figs in Your Diet

One of my favorite snacks is dried figs. I buy my dried figs at local ethnic grocers, or at Whole Foods.  I also enjoy fresh figs, but these are harder to come by here. There are many varieties of figs, which are grown in warm, […]

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 […]

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

  One of my favorite meals is Paella. I love yellow rice. Saffron is the spice that gives the rice its color (“saffron” means “yellow” in Arabic) and flavor in this yummy Spanish dish. Saffron has been prized throughout history for its medicinal properties, and […]

Top 10 Health Benefits of Spirulina

“Superfood” is a buzz word that flies around these days like crazy and is used to classify a lot of different foods. The Oxford Dictionary definition states a superfood is “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being”. There are really […]

Top 6 Benefits of Coconut Oil

Top 6 Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an edible oil that is consumed throughout the world. The health benefits of coconut oil can affect your entire body, inside and out. Studies have shown that coconut oil can help our bodies mount resistance to both viruses and bacteria that can cause illness. Due to the […]

Health Benefits of Celery

Health Benefits of Celery

Celery? Is it really healthy? I know it tastes better with peanut butter or ranch dressing. I do like it in my salads and I especially love the very inner stalks! Is there really a good amount of health benefits? Yes! I also have to […]

Health Benefits of Carrots

When we do our juicing, carrots are always included. For me, the nice thing about carrot juice is that although it is a vegetable the juice is sweet. To ensure that you have the most nutrient dense carrots, juice the ones from your own garden, […]