Have you ever thought about the tiny number of things over which we have actual control?
Do you want to cook more of your own meals and eat out less? Have you found yourself in a dinner-time rut cycling through the same five dishes over and over and over?
There are many new and old/revisited diets in today’s landscape featuring a variety of different foods. Many of them are aimed at losing weight and improving your health.
I have a love/hate relationship with pasta. I love that it’s so easy to prepare, it’s very versatile, and honestly, I crave carbs. However, I hate what carbs do to my waist and thighs.
I am proud to be a farmer’s daughter and cherish my memories growing up on the farm. The first lambs and calves of the year meant spring was finally here. Winning a blue ribbon for my show pig at the county fair is an early accomplishment I’ll never forget.
The morning cup of coffee is essential for many and is a trusted friend through early starts with children, grandchildren and morning meetings. But for those of us who are looking for ways to cut down caffeine levels, there are other great and healthy options to start the day.
When you hear the word tea, what usually comes to mind? Black, green, White? Perhaps Oolong? Or do you think of a specific tea blend like Earl Grey or English Breakfast? I think it’s probably safe to say that one type of tea that doesn’t pop into your brain is Dark Tea.
Imagine a rain forest teeming with life. All around are trees reaching seemingly to the sky, monkeys swing through the branches, vividly coloured birds shout noisily to each other, butterflies flutter by flowers, wire haired pigs snuffle in the dirt, underneath our feet tree roots form a dense mat.