The Process of Changing Habits

The Process of Changing Habits

Changing habits is hard – even with the best intentions. When it comes to changing your eating habits it is even harder. You have been formulating your eating style since the day you were born with many things influence your eating habits. The taste of food. The...
Tomato Olive Salad

Tomato Olive Salad

Once upon a time, I really did not like olives, despite their nutritional value. In fact, I have many times said “olives will ruin a food faster than anything else.” Just as all things change, so has my attitude toward olives. I was recently at a dinner...
Going Beyond the Avocado: Avocado Oil

Going Beyond the Avocado: Avocado Oil

Contrary to popular belief, fat is essential to the health and proper function of the body. Say what?! I know, it’s shocking, but stay with me. The fats found in foods we love from plants and animals are known as dietary fats. Dietary fat is a macronutrient that...
The 6W’s of Taking Probiotics-part 2

The 6W’s of Taking Probiotics-part 2

Probiotics are beneficial for many reasons. These posts explore the 6W’s – what, where, who, why, when, and which – about taking probiotics. Part 1 looks at what they are, where to find them  and who should take them. This part reviews why we need...
The 6W’s of Taking Probiotics-part 1

The 6W’s of Taking Probiotics-part 1

Probiotics. A buzz word with seemingly a lot of confusion around it. These posts will explore the 6W’s – what, where, who, why, when, and which – about taking probiotics. Part 1 looks at what they are, where to find them , and who should take them....
Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Tart

A few years ago, my father-in-law was at my house for a birthday celebration. We were about to dig in to a dessert and he asks, “Is this ‘Daphne sweet’?” He then went on to explain that most of my desserts are just slightly sweet (he went on to...

Fruit Infused Water

Hydration is so important for so many reasons. Being well hydrated allows the body to detoxify, it provides an avenue for moving nutrients throughout the body, and lubricates our joints and organs. Sometimes plain water can get a little boring. These fruit infused...
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