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Going Organic!

I’ve been eating “organic” food for at least 25 years now. I’ve written about this very topic before but I will revisit now as it’s worth a conversation. Especially in light of the news that scientists have proven that glysophate sprayed on crops is a carcinogen. It causes the big C. Switching to organic at […]

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SALAD SEASON

Summer is here and with this awesome season of sunshine, green grass and fresh fruit and veggies comes “SALAD SEASON”. Salads are easy and the possibilities are endless as to what you can add to your greens. I always buy organic greens such as spinach, arugula, mixed greens, baby kale, romaine, and butter lettuce. I […]

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Raw vs. Cooked Spinach

Good question right? Do you know the answer to this. I did not know but was in a situation that caused me to research this very topic. I had a large package of raw organic spinach in my fridge this week that was at it’s “best before date”. I knew that we were not going […]

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Coffee…has become my “drug” of choice!

Yes, that is correct. I am back to drinking coffee after about 25 years of consuming green tea as my “caffeine” fix. Coffee has taken prominence in my day. I am really enjoying a couple of cups of coffee each day. Meeting socially around a cup of coffee…taking an afternoon break from whatever my sweetie […]

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Oranges

Oranges fell off my radar screen when I gave up orange juice many years ago. Why? I don’t know. I remember as a teenager, I would cut up two oranges and eat them as my “infront of the tv” snack. That was a good habit for a teenager. I personally don’t drink orange juice as […]

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Disease vs. Nutrition

It’s not something new. It’s something we need to be reminded of from time to time though. EAT MORE FRUIT AND VEGGIES! There is a definite link between disease and lack of fruit and vegetables in the diet of this fast paced society we live in. A scientific study by Imperial College of London strongly […]

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Junk Food

Have you ever noticed that after you consume a meal made up of fast food junk food, that your body is still craving and is still hungry. That would be because the lack of nutrition in this junk food does not nourish the cells of your body that good food nourishes. The sodium, transfats, chemicals […]

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I LOVE POTATOES!

And rightfully so….. Potatoes are a superfood. Health benefits abound. All kinds of potatoes are equally nutritious, varying slightly in vitamin and mineral values. There are so many different potato types on the market today. There are russets great for baking, new potatoes great for boiling or oven roasting, yellow flesh potatoes, red skinned potatoes, […]

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Sugar…Cancer’s Fertilizer

Oh my goodness….sugar is so tasty and everything containing sugar is so tasty….no doubt about it. I was in a situation the other day where we were invited to an “ice-cream” function where you could have any and all flavors of ice-cream, toppings etc….. and as much as you wanted. I NEVER eat “conventional” treats […]

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The Paleo Diet

It’s hard to admit this but I am no longer a “diehard vegan”. I’ve been gradually making my way back to animal protein. For the past 4 months I have been following the Paleo Diet again. I tried it back in 2012 for a short time but did not like it, perhaps I was not […]

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