Grilling and Stir Frying

Food preparation can make a difference in how we eat. Grilling and stir frying are quick and easy ways to make a healthy meal that includes vegetables and fruits.  One thing to be aware of is the high temperature that is used with both these methods. Grilling can cause carcinogens when heating at high temperatures. […]

Buzz About Fruits & Vegetables

We are in the season where we have an abundant amount of fresh vegetables and fruits.  I so enjoy going to a Farmer’s Market. Of course we want to eat them at their freshest. However, that may not always happen. Here is an article that explains simple but great steps to get the best flavors […]


Everyday we are bombarded with commercials to buy the latest food. The visuals and sometimes the smells draw us to a favorite food. French fries can be irresistible. The crunch, the smell and the taste lures us to eat them often. We are blessed to live in a country that offers us so many tasteful […]

The Fiber Facts

As I stated in my newsletter: Fiber needs to be an essential part of EVERYONE’s diet. Fiber along with adequate fluid intake, moves quickly and relatively easily through your digestive tract. This helps it function properly such as normalizing bowel movements, helping maintain bowel integrity and health, lowering blood cholesterol levels, and helping control blood […]

Ways to Keep the Calories Down On Thanksgiving

A few simple ways to keep the calories down when celebrating Thanksgiving or any other family celebration are: 1. Eat in moderation and space out your eating. Keep the desserts for at least an hour after the meal. 2. Drink a glass of water before you sit down to eat a meal. 3. Have deep, […]

Wonders of Sugar

Sugar is referred to as sucrose or an edible crystalline carbohydrate which includes sucrose, lactose and fructose. Sucrose is broken down to glucose and fructose. The glucose is used in our bodies for energy. Every cell, as well as bacterium, in our body needs glucose to function properly. Fructose or simple sugar is what gives […]