How to eat healthier

So, here we are…the holiday season has officially begun. Cookies and candy are showing up everywhere. The gingerbread house taunts you. This is the time busy women want to know how to eat healthier during the holidays. Here are five simple tips to help you eat healthier. While this may be your holiday survival guide, Read more about How to eat healthier[…]

3 tips to help you avoid eating Halloween sweets

I have mixed feelings about Halloween. I love the trick-or-treaters in their little costumes. I hate the Halloween sweets. All that candy just sitting in  a bowl, taunting me all night. It’s truly a Halloween fright. Especially for women who are watching how much sugar and junk they eat. The Halloween sweets bowl is just Read more about 3 tips to help you avoid eating Halloween sweets[…]

How to Blanch Vegetables

Blanching is a a great way to to cook your vegetables while retaining most of the nutrients. Blanched vegetables have a vibrant color and are still crispy when you eat them. Blanching, or quick boiling, helps to quickly break down the fiber of raw vegetables more than steaming does, which aids digestion—this is good for Read more about How to Blanch Vegetables[…]

Recipe Weds: Kale and Swiss Chard Salad

In Monday’s post, I extolled the virtues of kale (it’s a great anti-inflammatory food as well as having other great properties). Swiss Chard is also a good one, and fall is a great time to eat both. The Swiss Chard in my garden is going crazy; no matter how much I harvest, the next day Read more about Recipe Weds: Kale and Swiss Chard Salad[…]