There are many reasons to eat garlic. And while many love the taste, garlic also provides an array of health benefits. So it makes sense to eat and enjoy garlic in a way that will maximize its nutritive potential. Chopping garlic helps increase the healthy, potentially disease fighting nutrient called allicin. Storing garlic correctly then helps maintain allicin's healing potential. Follow these … [Read more...] about How to Bring Out the Allicin in Garlic and Other Garlic Tips
There are lots of weight loss options out there. Many will try to lure you by flaunting pictures of chiseled, skinny and sexy men and women. They tell you that all you have to do is take a pill, count points, buy an exercise apparatus, purchase pre-packaged food or eliminate carbohydrates, and this will be you. You want to look hot, so you ask yourself what you have to lose by trying besides … [Read more...] about How To Be Sexy, Starting From The Inside
So I learned a few things this weekend, in no particular order – A) Purple smoothies have some real staining power. B) My husband is just a wee bit klutzy. (well, I kinda knew that one already.) C) It is a bad idea to let your accident prone husband near your relatively new mattress with a purple smoothie D) There are some great resources on the internet to deal with everything, including … [Read more...] about Mattress Stain Removal – Purple Smoothie Edition
I am not a chef. I’m just an ordinary person, passionate about eating healthy, that wants to help people enjoy eating a nutritious diet. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good caramel, hot fudge sundae, and I do relish my sugar filled indulgences. But I choose special occasions to indulge, and I balance my sweet snacks with nourishing wholesome foods to keep my blood sugar in check. That brings me to … [Read more...] about Breakfast in Bed Valentines Yogurt Parfait
So, it is well known these days that being healthy takes more than just a clean diet. Chemicals are everywhere and many of us would like to lower our toxic load. This might mean doing things like using a Brita filter for our drinking water or buying all natural cleaning products. Yet, are there toxins hiding in our healthy home of which we are unaware? I’ll go over some of the most commonly … [Read more...] about Are Toxins Hiding in your Healthy Home?