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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.

How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall
5 days ago

How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall

Many kitchen spices have warming properties that can enhance your health as the weather turns colder. While they are available in supplement form, use them in recipes whenever possible. Read More

Bring the Swinging 60s to Your Garden with a Flower-Powered BBQ
4 weeks ago

Bring the Swinging 60s to Your Garden with a Flower-Powered BBQ

Granny G-Nome is as old as the hills and as young as the day. She is a character in a children’s book I wrote. Over the years, Granny G, as I fondly call her now, has become a great friend. Read More

A Healthy Chocolate Mousse Recipe? Yes, It Does Exist!
1 month ago

A Healthy Chocolate Mousse Recipe? Yes, It Does Exist!

What if I told you there was a healthy chocolate mousse recipe? No “what if?” There is, and I’m sharing it right here, for free! Read More

How Locally Grown Food Can Improve Your Health After 60
1 month ago

How Locally Grown Food Can Improve Your Health After 60

In today’s world, we can get almost any food at any time of year. While this can broaden our choices, in some ways it is not an ideal way to eat. Read More

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60
1 month ago

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60

According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore. Read More

Listen to Your Body! 5 Healthy Eating Tips for Women Over 60
2 months ago

Listen to Your Body! 5 Healthy Eating Tips for Women Over 60

These days, it seems there is at least one article, study or documentary coming out each day that delivers conflicting information about what you should and shouldn’t be eating. Read More

7 Reasons to Keep Cooking Healthy and Delicious Daily Meals at Home
2 months ago

7 Reasons to Keep Cooking Healthy and Delicious Daily Meals at Home

Are you still cooking meals at home? How many meals do you think you have made in your life? I have easily made more than 12,000 meals for my family, friends, guests and to take to potluck suppers. Read More

How to Make Your Meals Look Amazing with Edible Flowers
2 months ago

How to Make Your Meals Look Amazing with Edible Flowers

Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.” I say, “Let them eat flowers!”

You are not so much what you eat as what you can digest. And guess what – digestion starts in your eyes! When you see an appetising morsel, a message is sent to your brain triggering the release of digestive enzymes. Read More

You Need More Than Calcium Supplements for Healthy Bones
2 months ago

You Need More Than Calcium Supplements for Healthy Bones

As a child, I was always told I needed calcium for strong bones. So, I drank lots of milk and made sure to eat foods rich in this mineral. As an adult, I took calcium supplements. I figured I was doing what I was supposed to be doing from a nutritional standpoint in order to protect my bones. Read More

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods
3 months ago

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods

Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives. Read More