Foods That Heal the Gut

The holidays can be a tough time for many of us for various reasons. The parties and the treat foods are abounding. If you have digestive issues, you are probably feeling the discomfort of a month of indulging… I would suggest that you say no to the processed holiday foods and the sugary treats that wreck havoc on the immune […]

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Healthy Homemade Gifts

The Dole company just posted some great recipes for fun homemade holiday gifts to make. If you love DYI gifts, take a look at the links below for some inspiration this holiday season. HEALTHY HOMEMADE GIFTS ttp://www.dole.com/Articles/Healthy_Homemade_Gifts Food gifts that make holidays easy! Calling all D-I-Y ers!  Whether you’re planning to give only-homemade gifts or if you’re caught last minute […]

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Eating for detoxification!

Detoxifying the body with healthy food- chose organic whenever possible! Apples Avocados Beets Black Rice https://www.pressurecookrecipes.com/instant-pot-black-rice/ Cabbage Carrots Curciferious vegetables Garlic Grapefruit Green Tea Leafy Green vegetables Lemons & Limes Turmeric Walnuts Try to purchase only organic produce from the list below to minimize your exposure to pesticides. The 2019 Dirty Dozen Foods List Strawberries Spinach Kale Nectarines Apples Grapes […]

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Gluten & Dairy Free Banana Bread Recipe

My son and I have made this recipe a few times now and it is super simple and satisfying for that sweet craving. We used dairy free chocolate chips and Earth Balance vegan butter to keep this recipe gluten and dairy free. This is a simple and delicious quick bread. Enjoy! Ingredients:2 cups rolled oats (we used Bob’s Red Mill […]

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Immune Boosting Foods

The cold and flu season is here once again. How will you strengthen your immune system? I would suggest some simple steps to stay healthy this holiday and flu season. Make sure to avoid sugar and processed foods as much as possible. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Get adequate sleep daily and manage stress throughout this busy last […]

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Healthy Snacking with Celery

I enjoy celery as a low calorie and refreshing snack. I like to use celery in my salad and soup recipes. I always buy organic celery because celery is on the dirty dozen list. The Food Revolution Network has really helped me to know even more of the many benefits of celery. Try juicing some celery soon!https://gohealthyliving.org/?s=dirty+dozen SUMMARY I always […]

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Another Reason to Eat Avocados!

I’m a big fan of avocados. They are a nutrient dense food. Dole just published a study that has more encouraging news about this healthy fruit. It seems that avocados also help with hunger. If you seem to get hungry between meals, try adding more avocado to your salads, or use them in place of mayo on your sandwich. I […]

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Should We Be Eating Corn?

I absolutely love corn. I love corn on the cob. I enjoy corn in tex mex food, and with a good move in the form of popcorn. Unfortunately, corn is a highly modified crop these days filled with chemicals that are terrible for our health. If you are like me and enjoy corn, please make sure you see the butterfly […]

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