Timely Tips

Homemade Lemonade (With A Twist)

Homemade Lemonade (With A Twist)

There’s nothing better than a cold glass of lemonade to quench your thirst on a hot Summer day. Treat your family with the simple recipe below, you may never package the powdered stuff again! 2 cups sugar or Agave Nectar 2 cups water 2 cups lemon juice (I use fresh... Read More

Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers

Bell Pepper is a fruit that can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Did you know that Paprika is dried Bell Pepper? A little more Bell Pepper trivia: Did you know that green bell peppers are not fully ripe? They are bitter compared to their fully ripe, sweet, orange, red, and... Read More

Meatless Meals Inspired by the Middle East 

Meatless Meals Inspired by the Middle East 

I am not a vegetarian, but I do make plants the focus of my diet. While living in the Middle East I took quickly to their diet and culture around food. Their diet is basically a Mediterranean Diet which focuses on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds,... Read More

Every day uses for Distilled White Vinegar

Every day uses for Distilled White Vinegar

Growing up my parents loved to throw around the quotation we all know about flies, honey and vinegar. Well, I think vinegar has gotten a bad rap. Vinegar with its acidity does some pretty amazing things naturally. I prefer to give honey and vinegar equal recognition... Read More

Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

This is my all-time favorite blueberry muffin recipe taken from the Barefoot Contessa Family Style cookbook. Surprise your loved ones with a batch on National Blueberry Muffin Day 7/11/2020! Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter,... Read More

Blueberries

Blueberries

July is the national blueberry month, a great reason to focus on why they deserve that honor. Blueberries are a nutrient-dense food, low in calories, but packed with vitamins and minerals. They are one of the best-known sources of antioxidants, and also contain... Read More

Health, Happiness, and Omega Fatty Acids

Health, Happiness, and Omega Fatty Acids

There are over ten thousand medical journal studies that show omega fatty acids have helped just about every organ in the body stay healthier, especially the brain, eyes, and heart. Studies have shown that people who have the highest blood levels of omegas live... Read More

5 Ingredient Complete Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 Ingredient Complete Chocolate Chip Cookies

*It’s true! Complete by Juice Plus+ shake mix can be used as a substitute for flour in your baked goods recipes. It’s gluten free, vegan, and packs extra nutrients, fiber, and protein into recipes without compromising flavor. Find more ideas and recipes for cooking... Read More