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Top 7 reasons to eat organic

Top 7 reasons to eat organic

When I think about my great-great-grandparents, I think about how they ate foods that were so much healthier than what we have today. They ate all natural, locally grown potatoes, beans, rice, vegetables, and fruit. They baked their own breads, and existed on a completely […]

Surviving winter blues

Surviving winter blues

This time of year when its cold and dark, can be a real downer for me. While not knocking me out completely, it is a slow-churn of a bummer that comes on seasonally, and peaks right about the end of February, when I will spend […]

Top 4 Tips on How to Live Hygge

Top 4 Tips on How to Live Hygge

What is this lifestyle trend that a lot of us have already embraced, probably without realizing it? This Danish concept, pronounced ‘hue-guh’,  can’t be expressed in just one word. It is a lifestyle of cozy contentment, and a big contributor to why Denmark is known […]

Is Arsenic What’s in Rice?

Is Arsenic What’s in Rice?

A naturally occurring mineral with a long history as a murder weapon, Arsenic is toxic and it’s what’s in rice. Does that mean that rice is toxic? Why do we keep eating rice, considering that arsenic has been associated with lung, skin and bladder cancer, […]

The naturally healthy home

The naturally healthy home

Time for spring-cleaning!  We clean our kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, playrooms – but what kind of supplies are we using to clean those areas? Take a look at the bottles of cleanser you’re using, and I challenge you to pronounce all the ingredients! Maybe now’s the […]

Mediterranean Diet Review

Mediterranean Diet Review

There are so many diets out there, all claiming to be the one solution you need to lose weight or get healthy. They range from super calorie-restricting, to low carb or low fat, to high protein or high fat diets. Today we’re focusing on two of […]

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

In a stunning announcement this morning, Amazon, the online retail giant, is acquiring Whole Foods in a deal valued at 13.7 billion. That’s billion – with a B.  As you all know, Whole Foods is the organic grocery store chain that I visit several times […]

Eating healthy at college

Eating healthy at college

As a plant-based food blogger, I was a bit taken aback by the food choices available to my son away at college for 4 years.  There are various small restaurants and “hubs” on campus which are mostly filled with the usual fare of cold cuts, […]

Raw Food Facts

Raw Food Facts

As we approach the summer season, what better time than to enjoy all the fresh fruits and veggies that are abundantly available at the road-side farm stands. Refreshing, packed with antioxidants and inflammation-fighters, these sun-kissed beauties are ripe for the raw-eating. I’ve tried. I’ve eaten […]


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