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Healthy Eating

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat.” When it comes to healthy eating, this is definitely true. If you want to experience healthy aging, you need to make sure that you are giving your body the fuel that it needs. In this section, we’ll discuss healthy recipes, nutrition for seniors and more.

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year
2 days ago

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year

As a child, I wanted nothing more than to sit with the grown-ups at the holiday table. But as the oldest of my four cousins and one brother, that was not possible. I was the designated President of the Little Table; the gatekeeper, if you will, between the two worlds. Read More

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
2 days ago

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate
4 days ago

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate

How often do healthy foods actually taste good? The answer for me sits somewhere between “not often” and “never.” And then, there is cocoa. Not only is it delicious, cocoa is also packed with anti-aging goodness. No wonder that it has been named ‘the drink of the gods.’ Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day
6 days ago

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day

A favorite issue among retirees today is the difficulty of cooking for just two people. For the most part, I find it easy to cook for two, maybe because my husband is a big eater. He is not fat though – I just serve a ton of veggies, and he eats everything. Read More

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50
1 week ago

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50

Getting older is a privilege that many people want in their own lives. You get to see society advance, your children grow up, and you may even get to accomplish your dreams. Read More

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start
1 week ago

4 Quick Healthy Breakfast Options to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

There is always a lot of chatter about what to eat for breakfast and the importance of starting the day with a healthy choice. Many people feel if they skip breakfast they will lose weight. Read More

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year
2 weeks ago

4 Ways to Add Healthier Foods to Your Holiday Parties This Year

With the holiday season in full swing and parties abounding, it’s time to think about what dishes you will be serving – or bringing – to the next event. Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season
2 weeks ago

5 Ways to Avoid Allergies So You Can Enjoy the Holiday Season

It’s the time of year that people start thinking about holiday parties. For me, parties always mean food. I’m a foodie so it makes sense. I’m a food blogger who loves to cook, eat, share my food and share my recipes on Recipe Idea Shop. Read More

7 “No Diet” Healthy Eating Secrets from Our Sisters in Europe
2 weeks ago

7 “No Diet” Healthy Eating Secrets from Our Sisters in Europe

In the never ending quest to reach a desirable weight, some cultures that are worth studying are the French and the classic Mediterraneans, i.e., Greeks and Italians. When adhering to their classical way of eating, people in both cultures generally do not have a problem with weight. Read More

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good
2 weeks ago

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good

Eating at home can be better and more fun than dining out every day. In this article I share seven ways to make home food preparation interesting. Read More