Baby’s first foods: Consider skipping the cereal and purees

It’s very exciting–but also a little scary– when your baby is ready to start eating his first real foods! The good news is you can start your little one on table foods right out of the gate and skip the processed grain cereals and pureed foods. Here are my tips on how to start your… More Baby’s first foods: Consider skipping the cereal and purees

Optimize your food dollar: My top tips for shopping smarter

I penned a two-part guest post for Tyner Pond Farm on how to de-clutter your pantry and shop smarter. Check out part 1ย hereย on organizing your panty. Belowย is the summary from part 2, Shop like a European.ย It’s the full version of the bullet points listed below, you’ll definitely want to check it out!๐Ÿ™‚ Simplify your shopping… More Optimize your food dollar: My top tips for shopping smarter

Balanced eating 101

I talk a lot about balanced eating, so it’s time to go a bit more in depth as to what that means so when I refer to balanced eating, you’ll know! Here’s how to put together a balanced meal and snack. The idea behind eating in balance is to keep your blood sugar steady. Keeping… More Balanced eating 101

Cow’s milk: It doesn’t do a body good

Cow’s milk has been considered to beย a healthy part of our diets for some time now. It’s recommendedย by many in the health industry to incorporate daily (3 servings/day) into our diets. We’re told that “Winners Drink Milk”. I couldn’t disagree more. How did humans get started drinking cow’s milk? Why are we told it’s good… More Cow’s milk: It doesn’t do a body good

Swimming to a store near you: GMO salmon approved

Despite the feedback from millions of consumers and over 40 members of Congress saying no to genetically-modified salmon, the FDA has approved it for sale. This salmon is called AquAdvantage salmon and was created by a company called AquaBountyย Technologies. It is the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption. As if that isn’t bad… More Swimming to a store near you: GMO salmon approved

Slimcado?… No.

A slimcado. I happened across these last night in my local grocery store and my initial thought was, “you have gotta be kidding me.” Yep, it’s true, there is a new type of avocado out there and it’s called the slimcado. Now, while they are new to us in stores in Indiana, they’ve been around… More Slimcado?… No.

The Big FAT Lie, part 2

If you’re here and haven’t read part 1 of this series, get caught up by reading The Big FAT Lie, part 1. I ended part 1 with a question for you to answer. The question was, “What would happen if Americans lowered their cholesterol via their diet, ate REAL foodย instead ofย processed,ย packagedย “food”,ย restored their bodies to a… More The Big FAT Lie, part 2