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Simplify Your Diet with Real Food

With so many food choices available, it can be difficult for one to choose foods that are healthy, and foods that shouldn’t be eaten. One way we can simplify our diets is by eating real food. Michael Pollan, best-selling author, in his book: In Defense of Food, writes: “Don’t eat anything that your great grandmother […]

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New Ways to Enjoy Summer Squash

Summer squash is plentiful during the month of July. The farmers markets and grocers are stocked with yellow squash, zucchini, and pattypan (the big, green and yellow squash). Yet, with so much variety and abundance of squash, it can be difficult to think of new ways to prepare it. There are many ways that summer […]

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Fall in Love with Salad

In observance of Fruit & Veggies month, I’d like to bring attention to the wonderful world of salads. Sure, a salad is one of those dishes that you either love or hate. If you’re trying to lose weight and eating salad everyday, you may be growing tired of salad right about now.  Eating salad can […]

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Stand Your Ground: Eat Healthy

Let’s face it, many times our family and friends have a lot of influence over us.  We tend to make decisions based on what they think and feel. Growing up, my family was no exception. They tried to discourage me from adopting a vegetarian diet. Eating soul food high in sodium, sugar, and bad fats […]

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How Valuable is Good Health?

When I chose a vegetarian diet over 30 years ago, I knew there were health benefits, but I didn’t think much of the value of good health. But, after having a family, I realized that good health is quite valuable. So, each day, for myself and my family, I make healthy eating choices: no red […]

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Buy the Best Food You Can Afford

When it comes to having good health, don’t let your pockets be the controlling factor. A lack of funds shouldn’t be an excuse for not eating healthy. Instead, buy the best food that your money will allow. We all know that fresh fruits and vegetables are expensive. And, it seems that all foods that are […]

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