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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Make You Feel Good!

Fall is in the air, and  if your like me, chances are you have already ordered in some Celestial Seasonings Sweet Harvest Pumpkin Black Tea to help you enjoy the now-chilly evenings. I know I will be drinking this tea from now until about…
immunity boosting foods

Immunity-Boosting Foods

In order to combat feeling under the weather, you may be washing your hands regularly to protect yourself, but did you know that what you eat can help prevent infection and boost your immunity? Today we’re going to take a look at some foods…
Cherries

The Very Best of Cherries!

Bright, fresh and delicious, cherries offer great nutrition and are the perfect fruit for eating and cooking. This vibrant fruit belongs to the same family as plums, peaches and apricots, and have a stone-like seed in the center surrounded by…
Fish Nutrition

Troubled Waters: Farmed vs. Wild Fish Nutrition

Before we launch into comparing farmed vs. wild fish, let’s get one thing straight – any fish is better than none! If you’re eating fish regularly, give yourself a pat on the back. Fish provides you with lean protein and healthy omega-3s…
Benefits of lemons

When Life Gives you Lemons…

Spring is here, and perhaps the warmer weather is giving you a craving for that perfect glass of not-too-sweet, not-too-sour lemonade. But did you know that the bright yellow fruit can do much more than liven up your beverage? Read on to find…

Celebrate Spring with Greens

What Are Spring Greens? Spring greens are the first cabbages of the year, but without the fibrous crunch of regular cabbage. They look more like a lettuce and have fresh, loose heads without the hard heart found in other cabbages. They are…
quinoa benefits

Keen on Quinoa

Background The demand for quinoa has risen sharply in recent years. It is a fantastic wheat-free, complete protein that is full of nutritional benefits. Today we’ll look at ways to enjoy this uber-trendy ancient grain. Quinoa (pronounced…

The Great Grapefruit

Fun Facts Grapefruit has long been heralded as a health food. This citrus fruit is refreshing and offers a signature juicy, acidic flavor. It was discovered in the Caribbean, but in the US today, it's mostly cultivated in Florida and California. Grapefruits…

Turn on the Turmeric!

Turmeric: It’s an exotic rhizome, or root, herb with a bright yellow hue – have you used it before? Turmeric’s bright yellow color comes from phytochemicals that also contribute to its intense flavor and distinct fragrance. Turmeric belongs…

How to Choose the Best Chicken to Cook

What are the Health Benefits of Chicken? Chicken is often seen as the ultimate white meat. It has plus points – it is versatile, cooks easily and quickly, and is one of the most popular meats in the U.S. It's lower in saturated fat than most…

Kombucha

Health Benefits: Kombucha is fascinating, both as a hot trend in the beverage aisle and in the biological sense. It is brewed with a live, expanding bacterial culture. Kombucha originated in Asia and has been around for centuries. Its popularity…

Acai Berry

  This berry has been a traditional food and medicine of Amazon basin tribes for centuries, only recently coming to be common on United States shelves. Acai (pronounced ah-sah-ee) berry is a small, round, dark purple fruit obtained from…