Saucy as You Want to Be

When it comes to food, flavor is king. Healthy food should taste good! Last week I explored how to enjoy vegetables to power up your health. Another key to composing a delicious meal is to consider the finishing touch – the sauce. You can become a competent cook who can open the fridge and create…

Eat Your Healthy Veggies and Enjoy Them Too!

The health benefits of vegetables are legion, and yet the average American eats just 1 1/2 cups per day, while the recommendation is for 2-3 cups. Additionally, the most commonly eaten vegetables are potatoes and tomatoes. Now, these are healthy foods, but not in the form of french fries, potato chips or pizza, which are…

Salad Days of Summer

Salads can be big and filling, flavorful and exciting. Get into the salad routine and you can have a salad bar in your fridge ready for a quick meal or an easy five-minute prep to pack a lunch. This is salad as the main course and one that should keep you full. It’s not a…

You Have a Fiber Deficiency

Last week, I wrote about a promising study on the benefits of high-fat ketogenic diets for blood sugar control. This week I’m focusing on one of the potential┬áhealth issues with eating a ketogenic diet- a lack of fiber. Without very careful planning, most high fiber foods are eliminated from the typical keto diet. Unfortunately, this…

Is Juice Good Fuel?

Juicing fruits and vegetables has been promoted as a way to improve health since the 1930s. Over the years this health trend has taken many forms, from juice fasts to green smoothies to cold pressed juices. But is it actually good for you? Juicing vs Smoothies The primary difference between juice and smoothies is the…